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Snakeskin, a Lucky Epidemic

It looks like everyone here wants snakeskin sandals for summer. The first sign was when accessories director Chris Frey stopped by my desk to rave about a very glamorous pair from J.Crew: the Galaway, which have a silver metallic snakeskin upper, antiquated brass buckles, and straw-covered heels. The effect is very arty/Italian in its appeal: a bit off-kilter but ridiculously chic.

Next came Hope, our fashion director, who pointed me in the direction of the Seville by Dolce Vita. The snakeskin is in graphic black and white, and they have teeny wedge heels to give a little boost in height. Very clean, sexy, and surprisingly affordable at $106. The Seville is from factorypeople.com, by the way, which is the e-commerce site for one of the Lucky staff's all-time favorite stores. If you're ever in Austin, Texas, make a point of stopping by.

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