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UPPER EAST SIDE—If you're curious, here's what it's like to wear a pair of seven-inch heel-less Giuseppe Zanotti shoes. @Bergdorfs put them to the test for an entire workday, with a half-mile walk to the subway included. Our sister site, however, isn't up to the challenge: "For the record, we're going to live vicariously through this less cowardly, more hooked-up blogger: not only are the shoes so many, many dollars, but we're really into how intact our skulls are." [Bergforf Goodman via Racked National]
MEATPACKING DISTRICT—According to one of Sample Sally's tipsters, the Eva Franco sample sale happening at 420 West 14th Street this weekend is worth a trip. She writes that the sizing was spread "across the board," and that though the sale is composed of mostly dresses, sales associates were busy unpacking fresh merchandise this afternoon. [Sample Sally]