Slideshow: The Suddenly Chic Kitten Heel

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Traditionally the preferred heel height of grannies and practical people, these lower pumps have a sensible allure. Click through the slideshow to see new styles from Jason Wu, Alexander Wang, Nicholas Kirkwood, and more. Plus: Three stylish New Yorkers on why they love the look.

*This article originally appeared in the October 22, 2012 issue of New York Magazine.

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