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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.
Down-filled parkas and puffer jackets talk a big talk when it comes to bad weather. But, really, how can you tell the one you're thinking about buying online or trying on in a toasty dressing room will actually hold up to colder-than-cold temperatures and other inclement scenarios? A lot more goes into this purchase than read
Over-the-knee boots are almost unanimously beloved. If you're averse to pants, the leg coverage allows you roam free without the constraint of trousers. On the other hand (er, foot), the style adds an extra layer of calf protection over your favorite pair of jeans. No matter how you wear 'em, they're likely a staple in read