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Best Women's Shoes

2002 Best Women's Shoes

Neiman Marcus

When Oscar Wilde wrote that he could resist anything but temptation, he was clearly channeling a shoe fiend. More to the point, he had probably […] read more»
2001 Best Women's Shoes

Barneys New York

Want to be on a first name basis with Jimmy and Manolo? This is the place for you. Though most of the kicks here sport […] read more»
2000 Best Women's Shoes

Barneys New York

Chestnut Hill
When Sex and the City‘s Carrie suffers yet another romantic setback, she heads directly to the shoe department at Barneys Collection (they’ll take a trend […] read more»
1998 Best Women's Shoes

Saks Fifth Avenue

Here’s where you’ll find a wide variety of labels to suit all tastes. From Feragamo bow flats for the ladies who lunch to Costume National […] read more»
1995 Best Women's Shoes, New Shop

Peter Fox Shoes

High-end, high-style shoes with a twist: They actually fit. Designed to give room, even in pointy-toed styles, so that the ball of the foot is […] read more»
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, […] 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 […] read more»