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While we'll patriotically add red, white, and blue into our sartorial palette for Independence Day, we just can't do those Old Glory tees they sell in Times Square. For The Fourth of July, we'll be letting our flags fly... but not freakily. Though the girls have tons of options for saying happy birthday to Uncle Sam with style, dudes are often hard pressed to find anything better than snoozy tri-color belts. Well, on yesterday's wait-the-weekend-is-here desperate shopping expedition to Soho (not during our lunch break...really), we spotted a duo of patriotic men's shoes at the Cole Haan store that were almost better than fireworks! Inspired by their classic colors, we went on a search for other ways to sing My Country 'Tis of Thee with our feet. From starry slippers to a couple of bold boat shoes, this country-proud compilation isn't for ambivalent Americans. Oh, and these buys are non-partisan, promise.
Our noses are redder than a Louboutin sole, and we haven't felt our toes since October. Yep, it’s cold here in NYC. But, in Wisconsin, for example (where this editor's mother lives), it's even worse. (Meanwhile, his brother in L.A. thinks his 65-degree day is nippy.)
Winter weather may be complicated, but our read
Try as it might, a temperature drop does not always get in the way of those who love a short hem. Yes, we're opposed to frostbitten legs, but we’ve become really good at layering warm tights and tossing on high boots to help fight the chill. Because, nobody should have to give up skirts just because it's winter. read