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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.
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Conventional beauty advice has been pretty much the same for decades: Cleanse your face with something foamy, wash your hair with something sudsy, moisturize with something thick, scrub with a vengeance, occasionally use a clay mask, and paint your face with artificial colors. Ah, but the rules have changed, and some read