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Contrary to what some New Wave pop outfit says, people do actually walk in LA—a fact often overlooked given the plethora of places that specialize in outfitting the feet of Angelenos. Our town is teeming with top-notch options for replenishing every inch of your shoe closet (or cubby) each season, which makes this an opportune time to refresh last year's guide to LA's best shoe shops.
While we've ditched fast fashion chains like Steve Madden and Aldo in favor of expertly curated indie boutiques like Opening Ceremony and luxe consignment shop Decades, our list wouldn't be complete without high-end shoe havens like Barneys New York and trendy retailer Topshop. With that, here's our handy alphabetized map for finding everything from platforms and peep-toes to sneakers and skyscrapers and every pair in between.
See something missing? As always, sound off in the comments or shoot a note to our tipline to submit suggestions for the next round.