Paris Shoes Were the Highlight of the Season

Louis Vuitton.

Paris Fashion Week is always the strongest and most influential of the season — nobody does it quite like the French. Shoes continued to play a major role for fall. Thigh-high boots (keep doing your StairMaster) were everywhere: French coquettish at Louis Vuitton with lacing and bows or stretch suede with eighties cone heels from Isabel Marant. Feather sandals at Givenchy upped the titillation factor on an LBD, and fur-trimmed sandals took Miu Miu for a walk on the sexy side. At Nina Ricci, towering, heel-less platforms defied the laws of physics, proving that the crazy-shoe trend is still very much alive. To see more shoes from Paris, click ahead.

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Filed Under: alexander mcqueen, ann demeulemeester, balenciaga, balmain, christian dior, dries van noten, fall 2009, gareth pugh, givenchy, hermes, hussein chalayan, isabel marant, lanvin, louis vuitton, miu miu, nina ricci, paris, rick owens, shoes, slideshow, trends, yves saint laurent

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