Taking heels to crazy new heights for Spring 2009, these dangerous designer shoes were enough to make models stumble and fall on the runways. Walking in designer shoes is a catwalk model's forte, so what hope do humble fashionistas have maintaining their dignity in them?

Designers from Dolce & Gabbana to Dior and Pucci to Prada all got in on the daunting killer heel action this season. If you have fallen in love with a pair, and you are brave enough to step out in one of these precarious looking pieces of footwear, perhaps you should consider finding a way to incorporate knee pads into your outfit--just to be on the safe side.