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2014 BEST City Walking Shoes

Head Start Shoes

Every shoe in this stalwart’s cobblestone-friendly footwear collection almost entirely handmade in Italy is capable of handling years of city stomping, and has a cool Euro-girl flair.

126 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-567-3247 | Website


2014 BEST Party Shoes

Last Call

1634 Franklin Mills Circle, Philadelphia, PA

The best (and, frankly, only) reason to hit the Franklin Mills Mall: the Jimmy Choos and Lanvins at this Neiman Marcus outlet. The clearance section will take your breath away. Read more »

2012 BEST Women's Shoes

Bus Stop Boutique

727 South 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA

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. Read more »

2011 BEST 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 BEST Shoes

Nordstrom

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 BEST 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 »