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Now is the season when women take their freshly pedicured toes al fresco, often courtesy of strappy high-heel sandals or open-toed pumps that look fabulous but sometimes feel like the masochistic torture tools that many podiatrists insist they are.Michael Liebow, a podiatrist in Bethesda, Md., pulls out a wince-inducing photograph of a foot X-rayed in a high-heel shoe: It …

The one-piece bathing suit is having its moment in the sun.Once a staple more common for grandmas and swim teams than sunbathing celebs, the one-piece has been updated and refreshed by designers to make it trendy, super-flattering, and even sexy.Women who prefer a little more modesty at the beach or pool – or who just want to have fun in the water without worrying about …

Festive touchHere’s an idea shown in photo from Lowe’s, left, for your backyard Fourth of July barbecue: Stuff individual Ball canning jars with a red or navy bandana-print napkin and silverware for each guest and place around the picnic table or anywhere they’ll be sitting. The jars can double as drinking glasses.Something else to keep in mind for the Fourth: Better…

If it’s time to get serious about your summer wardrobe, the first piece of advice is this: Don’t get too serious.This summer season is filled with casual dresses, breezy skirts, fun prints, bright accessories, floppy hats and other styles that may convince you that, yes, it’s time to lighten things up.“Summer is all about sunshine and fun. The season is short, and …

So you think you know ballet flats. And wedges. And boat shoes. And, for that matter, sneakers. Well, shoe-makers are having some fun with you this fall. Studs and bows, shine and glitter and animal prints aplenty may just kick shoes to the top of your must-have list. These fresh styles combined with back-to-school shopping trips and Labor Day weekend sales have shoe depar…