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The Boston Globe


More women prefer flat-out comfort

Stuart Weitzman’s 5050 boot.

Not long ago, high heels soared to such unreasonable heights that women could hardly walk in them. Even Lady Gaga took a tumble while wearing her 12-inch spikes. In the real world, where few fashionistas have a team of bodyguards to break a shoe-induced fall, the average woman put her foot down.

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