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59 Innovative Shoes in 2009

— April 20, 2009 — Fashion
Shoes are more than foot-protecting accessories, they’re a form of self-expression. Footwear trends tend to change very fast, and every year we have a new obsession with finding that perfect pair.

This cluster of unique shoes in 2009 includes everything from mosaic sneakers and fairy tale inspired shoes, to Dior and Galliano haute spring heels. It also includes footwear innovations like human hair shoes and supercar spring footwear. A melange of every style, color and brand for any shoeholic to indulge in. Since some of you regard leather as unethical, the cluster even includes eco-friendly, 100% vegan footwear creations.
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Singer-Branded Shoes
Singer-Branded Shoes
Fergie Launches Hot Line of Footwear
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58
Body Organ Footwear
Body Organ Footwear
Wear Your Heart On Your Keds To Show Your Love of Shoes
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57
Mountain-Climbing Skateboard Shoes
Mountain-Climbing Skateboard Shoes
White Mountaineering Slip-Ons Are Fit for the Alps, Or a Skate
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56
Redesigned Iconic Footwear
Redesigned Iconic Footwear
Dr. Martens Teams Up With Raf Simons
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55
Vegan Sandals
Vegan Sandals
Olsen Haus 'David' Gladiator Sandals Exemplify Eco-Chic
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54
Military Mosaic Sneakers
Military Mosaic Sneakers
Hypethetic “Mosaic Skull Force One” Shoes Look Like Digi Camo
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53
Re-Releasing Archived Shoes
Re-Releasing Archived Shoes
Bernhard Willhelm ‘Rambaramb' Boot from Oki-ni
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52
Retro Footwear Revivals
Retro Footwear Revivals
Spats Make a Comeback, Fueled by ‘Posso the Spat'
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51
Haute Sustainable Shoes
Haute Sustainable Shoes
Recycled Plastic 'Three Strap' Sandals by Vivienne Westwood and Melissa
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50
Elegant Wool Sneakers
Elegant Wool Sneakers
The Vans Vault 2009 "Peacock" LX is Comfortable and Classy
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49
Wooden Platform Revivals
Wooden Platform Revivals
1970's Eco-Chic Footwear Makes a Comeback
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48
Personalized Photo Sneakers
Personalized Photo Sneakers
I-Saw Sneakers Are Custom Made Using Your Pictures
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47
Subway Sneakers
Subway Sneakers
Above + Below London Recycles Old Subway Seats Into Sneaks
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46
Fringed Footwear
Fringed Footwear
Shaggy Shoe Fashions for Folksy Fashionistas
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45
Electric Green Sneakers
Electric Green Sneakers
Adidas Originals Electro Pack Celebrates the Springtime
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44
Pastel Pink Sneaks
Pastel Pink Sneaks
New Nike Air Force 1 Shoes Are Strictly for Ladies
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43
Camouflage Sneakers
Camouflage Sneakers
New Balance M575J 'Advantage Timber' Shoe Defies Flashy Design
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42
Beaded Sneakers
Beaded Sneakers
Lucas Ossendrijver Channels the Crafting Vibe for Lanvin S/S '09
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41
Eco-Friendly Sneakers
Eco-Friendly Sneakers
Veja SPMA High-Tops Are a Fashionable Win-Win Situation
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40
Relaunched Classic Footwear
Relaunched Classic Footwear
The Vans Limited Vault Collection Revives Iconic Shoes
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39
Japanese Zodiac Sneakers
Japanese Zodiac Sneakers
Erik Kriek Helps Onitsuka Tiger Turn 60 With Horoscope Footwear
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38
Ruffly High Heels
Ruffly High Heels
Christian Louboutin's Spring '09 RTW Shoes Are Like Wearable Sculptures
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37
Snakeskin Sneakers
Snakeskin Sneakers
Japanese Vans Spring 2009 Collection is Pimptastic
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36
Hot Colors for Haute Spring Shoes
Hot Colors for Haute Spring Shoes
Pink, Red, and Orange Showoffs in Paris
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35
Human Hair Footwear
Human Hair Footwear
Brush Your Feet with Camilla Skovgaard Shoes
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34
Zip-Up Leg Warmers
Zip-Up Leg Warmers
Bootilegs Make Simple Footwear Outrageous
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33
Caged Footwear
Caged Footwear
These Yves Saint Laurent Hot Catwalk Boots Are Captivating
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32
Glow-in-the-Dark Sneakers
Glow-in-the-Dark Sneakers
New Balance MT576S by FRAT and Mita is Great for Athletic Ravers
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31
Shattered Sneakers
Shattered Sneakers
Phoks' 'NighKee Serie' of Digital Art is Explosive
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30
1980s Graffiti-Inspired Sneakers
1980s Graffiti-Inspired Sneakers
Psychedelic Boots From Louis Vuitton and Stephen Sprouse
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29
Ribcage-Inspired Sneakers
Ribcage-Inspired Sneakers
Alexander McQueen Puma Trainers Channel Anatomy
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28
Handcrafted Footwear
Handcrafted Footwear
TST Collection By Seishi Tanaka Inspired by Tech and Tradition
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27
Rainbow Sneakers
Rainbow Sneakers
Atmos and New Balance CM996 Sneakers Are Like a Spectrum
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26
Diamond-Studded Sneakers
Diamond-Studded Sneakers
Adidas Celebrates 60th With $800 Pair of Superstars
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25
Flashback Fashion Fusion
Flashback Fashion Fusion
Paule Marrot Blends '20s Prints and '80s Shoes for Nike
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24
Urbanized Sailing Shoes
Urbanized Sailing Shoes
La MJC Sebago Docksider Boat Shoes Blend Street & Seaside Style
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23
Strap-Happy Shoes
Strap-Happy Shoes
Dramatic Stemwear Looks for Spring 2009
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22
Relaunching Iconic Shoes
Relaunching Iconic Shoes
Adidas Marks 60th Anniversary With the Return of 3-Stripe Sneaks
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21
Carbon Fiber Cleats
Carbon Fiber Cleats
Nike Mercurial Vapor Soccer Shoes Feature Super-Light Support
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20
Kryptonite-Colored Sneakers
Kryptonite-Colored Sneakers
Nike Foamposite Lite KryptoNate Kicks Go On Sale
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19
Cross-Branded Designer Sneakers
Cross-Branded Designer Sneakers
Kanye West and Louis Vuitton Catapult Street Shoes to the Mainstre
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18
Furniture-Inspired Footwear
Furniture-Inspired Footwear
Eamz Heels Inspired by The Eames Lounge Chair
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17
Gun-Inspired Shoes
Gun-Inspired Shoes
Violent Footwear Featuring Ammunition and Pistol Shapes
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16
Iconic Album Sneakers
Iconic Album Sneakers
Converse Leaks Images of Pink Floyd Chuck Taylors
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15
Warrior Fashion Shoes
Warrior Fashion Shoes
10 Stunning Gladiator Sandals To Get You Excited for Spring
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14
Retro Footwear
Retro Footwear
Pin-Up Pumps and Cha Cha Heels Reign Supreme for Spring
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13
Fairy Tale Fashion Shoes
Fairy Tale Fashion Shoes
Footwear by 'Miss L Fire' Fit For Cinderella and Snow White
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12
Poodle Shoes
Poodle Shoes
John Galliano's Hair-Free Pom Pom Stilettos Won't Require Any Trimming
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11
Pink Zebra-Print Sneakers
Pink Zebra-Print Sneakers
Nike Women's Greco Wrestling Shoe
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10
Spiked & Feathered Sandals
Spiked & Feathered Sandals
Outrageous Givenchy Shoes Scream Drama & Sass
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9
Frightening Furry Footwear
Frightening Furry Footwear
Bizarre Animalistic Hoof Shoes To Horse Around In
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8
High-Heeled Sneakers
High-Heeled Sneakers
Puma's Classic 'Clyde' Gets A Lift Thanks to Sergio Rossi
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7
Wearable Artistic Footwear
Wearable Artistic Footwear
Kei Kagami's Heel-less Shoes Are As Comfortable As Platforms
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6
Supercar Spring Shoes
Supercar Spring Shoes
Bounce:S Trainers by Adidas Porsche Design Help You Jump
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5
Marie Antoinette Shoes
Marie Antoinette Shoes
Only 36 Pairs of These Gorgeous Christian Louboutin Luxury Heels Made
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4
Torturous Toe Shoes
Torturous Toe Shoes
Even Ballerinas Would Steer Clear Of These Feet-Deforming Shoes
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3
Towering Thigh High Boots
Towering Thigh High Boots
Heidi Klum Dons Killer Footwear for Vogue Photo Shoot
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2
Perilous Heelless Shoes
Perilous Heelless Shoes
Nina Ricci Loves Killer 11” Inch Stilts for Fall 2009
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1
Rockstar Sneakers
Rockstar Sneakers
Converse Designs Metallica and AC/DC Trainers for ‘Rock' Series
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