Best of Boston

BEST Women's Shoes

1994 BEST Women's Shoes, Cutting Edge

Barneys New York

Chestnut Hill

If you’re past the age of 30, Barneys’ exaggerated shoes styles may look like orthopedic gear. But for cutting-edge footwear, names like Robert Clergerie, Accessoir, and Freelance are the very definition of au courant. read more»

1994 BEST Women's Shoes, Comfortable

Arche Shoes


These wonderful imports from France combine no-nonsense comfort (as corrugated latex flexible soles) with easy understated style to make their own kind of fashion statement. read more»

1993 BEST Women's Shoes, Hard to Find Sizes

The Forgotten Foot


Hotfoot it to Framingham for casual and dress shoes—including Nickels, Bandolino, and Liz Claiborne—that will fit everyone from Cinderella (4B) to Bigfoot (12B). read more»

1990 BEST Women's Shoes



Bejeweled sandals and linen shoes. But walk out by the touristy Faneuil Hall branch. read more»

1989 BEST Women's Shoes

La Bottega


A different twist on leather sandals and pumps, from La Bottega’s own Italian designs. read more»

1987 BEST Women's Shoes



Classy. Wide selection from the best designers. read more»

1985 BEST Women's Shoes

Sola Shoes


Funky plastics, elegant satins, and everything in between. read more»

1985 BEST Women's Shoes



A large selection of shoes by Joan and David Charles Jourdan Anne Klein, and other big names at an average savings of 50 percent. The Natick branch (at 8 Wethersfield Rd.) is fine, too. read more»