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A reader asks for fun sandals for a Bahama cruise.

I’m turning 40 years old in three weeks. To forestall any potential pain, can you please suggest some comfortable party shoes for the big day?

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Inspired by her collection of scarves, Laura Friedman wrote and illustrated “50 Ways to Wear a Scarf” ($15, Chronicle Books), a whimsical new TIY (tie-it-yourself) book on how to create head wraps, neck knots and more.

  • Jennifer Barger
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  • Apr 25, 2014
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Dear Manolo, After four years and countless thousands of dollars, I’ve graduated from college. I don’t know what shoes I should wear on the big day that won't have me falling on my face. What do you recommend?

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