Sweet and Sophisticated Mary Janes that Won't Make You Look like a Schoolgirl

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Sole Society Madeline Pump, $49.95, available at Nordstrom.
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Fri, Oct 19, 2012 3:40 PM EDT
By Willow Lindley, Refinery29


The thought of patent leather Mary Janes definitely takes us back to a time of knee socks and sandboxes, but these Sunday school favorites have grown up to become one of our favorite ladylike shoes. Think afternoon tea sandwiches rather than PB&Js with the crusts cut off.


The perfect pump or flat to pull on over your tights, these ankle-strapped beauties are our fall footwear obsessions, coming in every shade, height, and material one could wish for. We'll be wearing them well into the winter (until we get too nervous that Mother Nature might make it rain - literally - and ruin them for us).


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