Best of Boston

Best Women's Shoes

2016 Best Women's Shoes

Saks Fifth Avenue

Boston
We wanted to give another store this award for 2016. We really did. But then we got lost in Saks’s sea of fetish-worthy footwear—sparkly Louboutin […] read more»
2015 Best Women's Shoes

John Fluevog Shoes

Boston
Turnover on Newbury Street is all too common, but John Fluevog Shoes has sold its unconventional footwear on the strip since 1987. The vast selection […] read more»
2014 Best Women's Shoes

Saks Fifth Avenue

Boston
Shoe heaven is, in fact, a place on earth—and you can find it at this second-floor salon, where heels from Jimmy Choo, Manolo Blahnik, and […] read more»
2013 Best Women's Shoes

Barneys New York

Boston
Every well-shod woman has the closet to prove it—sensible pumps for work, streamlined flats for weekends, sky-high Christian Louboutins just because—and chances are, there’s a […] read more»
2012 Best Women's Shoes

Moxie

Boston
Whether you’re looking for cobblestone-tough flats from See by Chloé or sexy date-night stilettos from B by Brian Atwood, you’ll find them at Karen Fabbri’s […] read more»
2011 Best Women's Shoes

Barneys New York

Boston
A store’s shoe section cannot be judged by its stock of sky-high Manolos and red-soled Louboutins alon—though, to be sure, Barneys has plenty of those. […] read more»
2010 Best Women's Shoes

Barneys New York

Boston
For shoe fiends, it’s hard to top Barneys’ rainbow assortment of Lanvin ballet flats, gladiators, and peep-toe Mary Janes. And that’s just the beginning. Spread […] read more»
2009 Best Women's Shoes, Affordable

344

Boston
As local shoe fetishists know, most reasonably priced footwear in Boston is usually too young, too tacky, or too shoddy. Trend-pusher 344 delivers a surprisingly […] read more»
2009 Best Women's Shoes

Barneys New York

Boston
You may not be buying as much these days, but—hallelujah!—Barneys is. The national chain is in the enviable, corporate-backed position of being able to continue […] read more»
2008 Best Women's Shoes

Louis Boston

Boston
With its efforts this past year focused on footwear, Louis Boston now rivals national department stores in quantity—and beats them outright in quality. Delicious flats […] read more»
2006 Best Women's Shoes

Neiman Marcus

Boston, Natick
An influx of new shops made for a tough year in the shoe department: So many options, so few feet! But inimitable service and selection […] read more»
2006 Best Women's Shoes, High Heels

Jimmy Choo

Boston
The new Jimmy Choo stocks a dizzying array of 3-inch-plus boots, sandals, and work-appropriate pumps in patent leather and calfskin, giving shoe fiends myriad options […] read more»
2005 Best Women's Shoes

Neiman Marcus

Boston
Smaller boutiques deserve snaps for cleverness and class, but no one touches Neiman’s when it comes to sheer selection. Sole searchers here can browse through […] read more»
2004 Best Women's Shoes

Saks Fifth Avenue

Boston
Finding the perfect sole match can be tough, but the selection at Saks will keep you on sure footing. Like works of art displayed on […] read more»
2003 Best Women's Shoes

Saks Fifth Avenue

Boston
If shoes are the ultimate in therapeutic fixes, then Saks’s fitting area could double as a women’s support group. Just slide on a pair of […] read more»