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What's that, New York? You're sitting in the middle of the year's biggest snow storm, dreaming about better weather and cork-heeled sandals? Too bad, kids. The wedges above, from Steven Alan, are only available in his LA stores. Observers have speculated about whether Alan's rapid California expansion was bad for business, but it seems like he still has a soft spot for the west coast.
· LA Exclusive: Our Partridge Wedge [Steven Alan]
· Rumormongering: Steven Alan Cuts Back [Racked]