Best Shoes

Bus Stop Boutique

The quirkiest, coolest collection of footwear around, from the teeteringly high (Jeffrey Campbell) to the bow-and-flower-bedecked (Irregular Choice) to the sensible(ish) (Matiko). In short: footwear worth leaving your Loubs for.

727 South 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-627-2357 | Website

2011 WINNER, Shoes

Saks Fifth Avenue

2 Bala Plaza, Bala Cynwyd, PA

We adore our independents. But sometimes a girl just needs her Manolos and Atwoods and Loubies and Choos and Mius and Loefflers, all in one place. The way God intended it. Read more »

2010 WINNER, Shoes


King of Prussia and Cherry Hill malls

Just a touch smaller than KOP’s, Nordstrom’s shoe department on the Jersey side is reliably stocked, and feels just a little less rushed and more boutique-y than its older sibling. Plus, the parking is much, much easier. Read more »

2009 WINNER, Shoes

Vivi G. Shoes

See website for locations

Before youre actually captured by the covetable selection of footwear, youll be supremely charmed by how, well, pretty the store is: all creams and ivories, with large, cushy sofas and banquettes, and spaced-out shelves not crammed with inventory. Youll feel inspired to browse leisurely and try on thoughtfully, and heartened to buy that pair (oh,… Read more »