Fashion Week: Some shoes weren't made for walking
The old Fernando Lamas adage, "it is better to look good, than to feel good," pertains to Fashion Week's fanciest feet as well.
The Shoes at the Shows
Sometimes the most interesting thing at a fashion show is the shoes worn to it.
Gabrielle sported these scary pumps to the Red Dress runway.
Athanaelle bought these shoes years ago and recently added the fur herself.
These are from Cole Haan.
These are the shoes an employee of Allure magazine wears.
Seem pretty nice.
These Jeffrey Campbell half-platform heels look like ships. It's hard to walk on ships.
Talk about square peg-meets-round ball-of-foot.
These snappy sandals by Jill Stuart are all glitter and glass.
Ted Baker's take on the delicate bow proves to be stiff competition.
At a glance these Alaia shoes are alluring, but zoom in and it feels as though tighten the straps a bit more and all circulation to the toes will cease.
A tropical bird somewhere is not happy with the cobbler who plucked his feathers.
Wearer's likely thought process while strapping on these custom sandals by Camper: "In case someone is in need of a tourniquet mid-show."
The many ways polka-dots can be worn in a single ensemble.
Because rain boots are best when bedazzled.
Attendee channels Jon Cryer's character, Duckie, in the 1986 movie "Pretty in Pink," also starring Molly Ringwald.
This show-goer has the right idea!
These lucky two didn't get the memo about Fashion Week's hard-on-your-feet requirements.
Jeffrey Campbell booties that double as sleighs in case of a snowpocalypse.
Flower power Steve Madden flat-form sandals.
Viktor & Rolf switch things up using sneaker shoelaces as straps on stilettos.
The ubiquitous New York City mouse makes a cameo at Lincoln Center in the form of Marc by Marc Jacobs ballet flats.