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41 Innovative Heels

From Ice Cream Cones to Paperclip Heels

— June 5, 2010 — Fashion
Move aside, diamonds, because high heels are a girl's new best friend. There's nothing else in the world that makes a girl drool more than a pair of Christian Louboutins, and these innovative heels are just the cherry on top. From tripod stilettos to illuminating heels, ordinary just isn't an option for these shoes.

Implications - High-heeled shoes are a perennial favorite of fashionistas and working women. As office dress codes relax slightly and street fashion trends toward extreme personalization, style-savvy consumers are increasingly opting for unusual heels that showcase aspects of their personality. Creative professionals can take advantage of this opportunity by reworking the traditional heel to appeal to a niche market.
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Architectural Stilettos
Architectural Stilettos
Conde Nast Traveler Campaign Emphasizes Your Destination
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Empire State Stilettos
Empire State Stilettos
The Geox Sping/Summer 2010 Line Makes Use of Iconic Buildings
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Fringed Furry Footwear
Fringed Furry Footwear
Style Bubble Payhalf Pumps Update Classic Black Heels
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Sky Scraping Heels
Sky Scraping Heels
Footwear Fashions are Topping Upwards of 6 Inches
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Multi-Hued Heels
Multi-Hued Heels
Amaya Arzuaga's Spring 2010 Collection is Full of Color and Sass
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Sculpted Heels
Sculpted Heels
Julia Finsk Takes Footwear to New Heights With Her Project 1 Shoe
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Architectural Mega Heels
Architectural Mega Heels
Mark Giuseppe Zanotti Designs
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Barbies As Shoe Displays
Barbies As Shoe Displays
Eccentric Bruno Frisoni Shoes are Excessively Glam
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Contemporary Colorblock Heels
Contemporary Colorblock Heels
The Balenciaga Fall/Winter 2010 Shoes
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Bolted Heel Pumps
Bolted Heel Pumps
Ruthie Davis's Footwear Featured in Dennis Basso's S/S 2010 Collecti
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Disco Ball High Heels
Disco Ball High Heels
The Ce Ce Chin Footwear Collection Draws its Inspiration from Perfume
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Chromatic Structural Shoes
Chromatic Structural Shoes
Run Away With These Sculpted Heavy Machine Heels
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Gun Shoes
Gun Shoes
Chanel Vice Heels
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Illuminated Sequined Goatskin Shoes
Illuminated Sequined Goatskin Shoes
Chanel Light Bulb Heels
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Labyrinthine Platform Heels
Labyrinthine Platform Heels
The Raphael Young Fall 2010 Collection is Out of This World
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Crystal-Studded Heels
Crystal-Studded Heels
The Azzaro Enchantment Ankle Boot
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Styishly Stacked Pumps
Styishly Stacked Pumps
Are the 12 Inch Stilettos a Sweet Ride or a Morning After Mistake?
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Paperclip Heels
Paperclip Heels
These Jil Sander Sandals Take Heels to New Heights
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Furniture-Inspired Footwear
Furniture-Inspired Footwear
Eamz Heels Inspired by The Eames Lounge Chair
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Glowing Heels
Glowing Heels
LED Alina Shoes
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Ankle-Breaking Apparel
Ankle-Breaking Apparel
9 Disaster-Inducing Designs
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Tripod Stilettos
Tripod Stilettos
Acne Studios Footwear Features Triple-Spiked Heels
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Holey Wedged Heels
Holey Wedged Heels
Guo Pei's Sky-High Heels are Geometric Masterpieces
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Dual Heel Shoes
Dual Heel Shoes
Alexander McQueen's Geisha-Style Footwear
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Crystal-Encrusted Heels
Crystal-Encrusted Heels
The Prada Spring 2010 Ads are Ravishingly Sparkly
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Sweet Summer Shoes
Sweet Summer Shoes
Fun Feminine Footwear for Warm-Weather Wandering
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Giant Staple Heels
Giant Staple Heels
Omelle Shoes Look Like Funky Office Supplies
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Figurines as Sandal Heels
Figurines as Sandal Heels
Christian Dior's Goddess Shoes
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Naughty Dancer Shoes
Naughty Dancer Shoes
7" Wedges Have a Sexy Carving of a Woman and a Pole
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Heart-Shaped Heels
Heart-Shaped Heels
Glittery 7.5" Wedges for Valentine's Day
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Wonderland Stilettos
Wonderland Stilettos
Nicholas Kirkwood Haute Couture Shoes Are a Nod to the White Hare
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Swarovskified Heels
Swarovskified Heels
The Casadei Fall 2009 Collection is Glittery and Glamorous
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Illuminating Heels
Illuminating Heels
These Light-Up Stilettos From Nicholas Kirkwood for Rodarte Rock
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Candy Coated Soles
Candy Coated Soles
Designer Belma Arnautovic's Candy Shop On Heels
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High-Tech Hooker Shoes
High-Tech Hooker Shoes
Sky-High Heels Fit For Ladies of the Night
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Armed Animal High Heels
Armed Animal High Heels
Gun Hoofs by Iris Schieferstein Adds Danger to Oddity
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Killer Shoe Photoblogs
Killer Shoe Photoblogs
'If Shoes Could Kill,' a New Website from the Cheezburger Network
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Atrociously High Heels
Atrociously High Heels
Footwear Threatens to Break Necks
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Ice Cream Cone Pumps
Ice Cream Cone Pumps
Oyee Design Heels are a Yummy Treat
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See-Through High Heels
See-Through High Heels
Spring 2010 Shoes Take on Transparent Proportions
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Sea Creature Shoes
Sea Creature Shoes
The Remarkable Alexander McQueen Spring 2010 Footwear Collection
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