Black pumps are an office mainstay, but not what most would call groundbreaking fashion. But these Cole Haan Genevieve Air Pumps have a secret: hidden under the subtly woven calfskin exterior is an uber-comfortable interior made with Nike Air technology that makes the 3-inch heelsway more cushy than any average pair you’ll find. So, are these far-from-basic black pumps worth nearly $200? Let’s do the Fashion Math:
If you wear these shoes just twice a week for a year, they’ll cost you less than a Starbucks coffee for each use. And you’ll brandish your financial smarts to all your coworkers while looking chic doing it.