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It's not often that a shoe makes our hit list for well over 20 years, but that's the power of a bona fide classic. From our way-back-in-the-day black patent Mary Janes (worn with white ruffly ankle socks, of course) to the lug-soled stompers we wore in high school, Mary Janes have always held a special place in our hearts.
So, we rounded up the 10 chicest Mary Janes out there. From Betsey Johnson's triple-strap, oxblood flats to Zara's dangerously pointed, vampy version, the steppers ahead prove that this strappy style isn't just a nostalgia trip.
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For fashion designers who do one line incredibly well, the thought of expanding into other areas is always accompanied by a fear of falling short of expectations. Few brands become as well known for menswear as they are womenswear, for example, and accomplishing that in an incredibly short timespan is rarer still. Public read