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Celebrate Opening Day With These Awesome Chiara Ferragni Sneakers

It’s officially time for another baseball season, and as we wait for the first pitch (for the Phils, that’s today at 3:05pm at Citizens Bank Park, […]

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The Best Shoe Repair Places in Philly

After shoe repair standby Superior announced it was closing in December, and the sudden shuttering of Liberty Shoe Service back in August, lots of Philadelphians wondering where the heck they […]

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The Shoppist Gift List, Day Eight: C. Wonder Smoking Slippers

Our discerning editors have culled the best-of-the-best gifts available in Philly. Each day until Christmas, we’ve reveal our 25 top gift picks to suit everyone on your […]

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Behold, The Most Stylish Rain Boots Ever Made

I have a pair of Hunter rain boots that I pull out every time it rains. They are over-the-knee, sand-colored Wellies, with a chunky heel and laces […]

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Shoes News! J.Crew Ups Its Footwear Game With Sophia Webster Collaboration

J.Crew—maker of ballet flats worn by all—has sprinkled even more quirkiness into its collection with the help of British shoe designer Sophia Webster. (You might remember her name from my […]

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Monday Obsession: Sophia Webster’s Winged Superhero Shoes

I buy expensive shoes in entirely the wrong way. Instead of investing in proper, wear-forever classics like black Louboutin pumps or ever-chic Chanel flats, I throw […]

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The Edit: 7 Supremely Sexy Thigh-High Boots For Fall

Right now, I can’t get enough of boots. And not ankle-grazers, or even knee-highs. I’m talking boots that stretch over the knee and creep up your thigh. The idea of […]

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This Week’s Obsession: These Are Our Favorite Boots For Fall

Go on. Give your strappy sandals one more spin around the block. Then set your sights to fall footwear, which is just as covetable. My pick for fall’s […]

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Sale Alert: Bus Stop’s Warehouse Sale Is Going to Be Amazing Once Again

This week, from Thursday through Sunday, Queen Village’s beloved shoe boutique Bus Stop is having a “mini” warehouse sale, which, if we’re being honest, doesn’t actually feel […]

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Philly Sole: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Mankles But Were Afraid to Ask

It’s been the summer of the mankle. Let’s backtrack: Two summers ago, UK’s Daily Mail wrote about “the rise of the mankle.” The mankle trend […]

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You Loved It: Our Photo Director’s Poop Emoji Shoes

I first posted about the collaboration between Edie Parker and Del Toro back in March. Luxury e-tailer Moda Operandi had just opened its pre-order list to […]

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Philly Sole: A Short Primer on Getting into Sneakers

I get it. You read Emily Goulet’s fantastic column about ditching heels for sneakers last month and you’ve realized you want in. It’s not the […]

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Why Sneakers Are the New Heels — And 10 Ways to Style Them

I’m five-feet-three-inches tall. Most people—even sometimes my very own husband—don’t realize this, because I spend approximately 93 percent of my life in very high heels. […]

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Market Report: 8 Lies You Should Never Tell Your Hair Stylist

Why telling little white lies to your stylist—”No, I didn’t see anyone else since our last appointment!”—can actually ruin your hair. We’re talking hair melting, guys. […]

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The Edit: Why You’ll Be Wearing Mule Shoes This Spring

Never in footwear history has there been a shoe more controversial than the mule. It’s been maligned  by many for the clomp-clomp sound it makes […]