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Waxing philosophical

Style seekers are slipping on (and off) varying shades of white—the season’s newest nude—and all the while they’re asking themselves whether or not wearing a peep-toe pump is a rational way to exhibit the look.

Premiata Ice Gray Leather pump with hand-painted wax,
$625, at Downtown, 55 Maiden Lane, S.F., 415-975-4400,

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