Women’s Trend: Strappy Black Stilettos

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Like the little black dress, the strappy black stiletto is a classic design prime for constant reinvention. For fall ’14, designers toyed with revealing cutouts, such as on Christian Louboutin’s strappy look and Paul Andrew’s seductive crisscross bootie, while peekaboo vamps demand attention from Tamara Mellon, Sergio Rossi and Nicholas Kirkwood. While details vary, these femme fatale styles all share one paramount detail: a slender stiletto heel measuring a minimum of 4 inches.