Basic Training: The Perfect Black Pumps

Whether you're a high-power exec already nestled in a corner office or a newly hired fashion assistant plotting out her outfits for the first day on the job, you'll find yourself in need of a basic black pump at one point or another. The reliable shoe is a vital component of every working girl's closet, after all.
But, not every black pump is created equal, and a lot of that has to do with the specifics of your job — and life. Whether it's height, support, or a shoe that'll give you that perfect amount of toe cleavage (come on, you know what we're talking about), that you're looking for, we've got you. We scoured the market and found the covetable pairs (from budget options to the investment-item splurges) that will help you put your best foot forward.

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