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Ken Downing Will Steal Your Shoes

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Neiman Marcus' ever-fabulous fashion director Ken Downing talks to Fashionista about this spring's hottest footwear. Oh, he also makes a threat. "The flat sandal is so important for the spring season, because of all the maxi dresses, the maxi skirt and that wide pant. I’m telling women, if I see a high heel with a maxi skirt or a wide pant, I’m going to chase you down and steal your shoes! They have to wear a flat. I actually like the idea of a wedge under a maxi skirt, with also with that wide pant, you can do a wedge. You really need a solid foundation under this more voluminous bottom half of the body." [Fashionista]