April showers bring May flowers. So AEROSOLES' Sprig Break, an adorable peep toe leather shoe with a playful floral pattern and a low cork-like wedge heel, is the perfect footwear choice for the season. Not only is the shoe a casual chic fashion statement, but it's cushioned footbed and Diamond Flex Sole engineered to absorb impact and disperse friction with every step, make it seriously comfy. We love ours. So treat your feet to a sensible-yet-stylish pair, on sale now for $59.99. The shoe also comes in Black Leather, Jute Suede, Light Blue Suede and White Leather.
It's the end of an era. Conway discount stores are closing . As of this weekend, a sign on the sole Herald Square location (34th Street btwn 7th and 8th Ave) says the store will close in "7 Days." Before I relocated to New York City, I was introduced to the discount chain while on a bus trip from Baltimore. I recall the first time I saw Conway's signature pink bags carried by hurried shoppers in midtown. And Miss Foster, the trip organizer and a bargain hunter from way back, took me to the store for the first time. Conway store in the Fulton Mall./Tracy E. Hopkins When I moved here in 1994, my love affair with Conway continued. I furnished my first apartment with discount knick-knacks and home goods from the store. And much to my chagrin, in hindsight, I curated most of my wardrobe for my first full-time job from the long-shuttered 42nd Street and Third Avenue store. One regretful ensemble: Lime green and white checkered pants with a matching lime green