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Carrie Bradshaw once famously said: "The fact is, sometimes it's really hard to walk in a single woman's shoes. That's why we need really special ones now and then to make the walk a little more fun."

Single or not, special shoes are always a good idea, which is why we're lucky that our city is stacked with killer kicks for every type of vibe. From errand-running shoes at Sportie LA on Melrose to statement stilettos at Elyse Walker in Pacific Palisades (pictured) to cruelty-free kicks at MooShoes in Silver Lake to Vegas heels (we all need 'em) at Lola Shoetique in DTLA, there truly is something for everyone.

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Barneys New York, Beverly Hills

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If you want to blow your entire paycheck in 15 minutes, we suggest perusing through this legendary luxury department store's ridic designer shoe stash, which features more Saint Laurent, Alaia, Chloé, Louboutin, and Manolo options than one could ever need. (JK, you need them all.) [Photo]

Decades

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Home to the $150 shoe sale, this iconic vintage boutique offers designer shoes culled from wardrobes of well-heeled consignors, from the rich and famous to just plain rich. On the couture floor, find names like Dior and Chanel (there's a reason why Rachel Zoe shops here). [Photo]

Elyse Walker

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Stretching across nearly an entire block on Antioch Street in Pacific Palisades, this specialty boutique carries just about every It-shoe your heart desires, from Gianvito Rossi's strappy stiletto to Stella McCartney's fierce flatform. [Photo]

Mona Moore

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Recently relocated from its Abbot Kinney mainstay to a Main Street collective, Mona Moore stocks unique designer styles from cult-cool names like Haider Ackermann, Ann Demeulemeester, Martin Margiela, and Marni. Expect to drop some real cash for your dreamy pair here.

Opening Ceremony

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In addition to being at the forefront of high-end, cult-fave fashion, this ultra-cool concept shop carries a delightfully eclectic collection of footwear in its own little shop connected to the main store. Here you can discover hard-to-find styles by Repetto, Kenzo, Proenza Schouler, and Acne Studios, in addition to OC's own in-house line. [Photo]

Rag & Bone

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Rag & Bone’s booties alone have inspired a cult following among Hollywood starlets and LA blogstars alike. [Photo]
For retro shoe lovers, this Beverly Boulevard boutique is a great resource. Re-Mix specializes in good-as-new styles from the '20s, '30s and '40s, and also carry their own reproduction line. [Photo]

Sportie LA

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It can seem a little dusty and overstuffed, but for sneaker lovers this Melrose Avenue mainstay is a must-hit. It's packed to the gills with rare styles by Nike, Adidas, Reebok, Supra, Converse, New Balance, Superga, and so many more. [Photo]

Topshop Topman

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It's no wonder the trendy Brit retailer's second-floor shoe salon requires a dedicated specialist: from classic day-to-night strappy heels to chunky platforms as seen on the runways, Topshop's ace footwear department stocks the latest trends at fairly affordable prices. [Photo]

Undefeated

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Last year, this La Brea District sneakerhead heaven relocated to a bigger, better shop across the street. Here you'll find all the dope Nike, Converse, New Balance, and Supra styles others will envy.

Vamp Shoes

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This Los Feliz gem is a quaint neighborhood shop with a solid collection of footwear by the likes of Dolce Vita, Rachel Comey, Jeffrey Campbell, and Frye. [Photo]

MooShoes LA

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This NY expat opened its first LA store in Silver Lake last year. Offering stylish vegan footwear from brands like Novacas and MOVMT, this 750-square-foot-space is the place for cruelty-free fashion.

Fluevog

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John Fluevog's 20th store landed on Abbot Kinney last month. Offering the Canadian footwear designer's signature sculptural heels, scalloped flats, edgy boots, oxfords, and more for women and men, the boutique also stocks luxe leather bags and limited-edition pairs exclusives.

A Runner's Circle

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Are you the athletic type looking for quality sneakers that are as eye-catching as they are functional? Head to this Atwater Village favorite, which offers sole-saving options from brands like Asics, New Balance, and Saucony. [Photo]

Lola Shoetique

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If you're in the market for sexy statement shoes that you wouldn't mind trashing in Vegas, head to this Santee Alley staple. Offering no-name heels, booties, and more priced between $30-$65, Lola Shoetique makes it easy. [Photo]

Christian Louboutin

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This red-soled wonderland recently graced the Brentwood Country Mart with its presence, offering beach-based shoppers a luxury option amongst the nabe's ultra-bohemian boutiques.

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Barneys New York, Beverly Hills

If you want to blow your entire paycheck in 15 minutes, we suggest perusing through this legendary luxury department store's ridic designer shoe stash, which features more Saint Laurent, Alaia, Chloé, Louboutin, and Manolo options than one could ever need. (JK, you need them all.) [Photo]

Decades

Home to the $150 shoe sale, this iconic vintage boutique offers designer shoes culled from wardrobes of well-heeled consignors, from the rich and famous to just plain rich. On the couture floor, find names like Dior and Chanel (there's a reason why Rachel Zoe shops here). [Photo]

Elyse Walker

Stretching across nearly an entire block on Antioch Street in Pacific Palisades, this specialty boutique carries just about every It-shoe your heart desires, from Gianvito Rossi's strappy stiletto to Stella McCartney's fierce flatform. [Photo]

Mona Moore

Recently relocated from its Abbot Kinney mainstay to a Main Street collective, Mona Moore stocks unique designer styles from cult-cool names like Haider Ackermann, Ann Demeulemeester, Martin Margiela, and Marni. Expect to drop some real cash for your dreamy pair here.

Opening Ceremony

In addition to being at the forefront of high-end, cult-fave fashion, this ultra-cool concept shop carries a delightfully eclectic collection of footwear in its own little shop connected to the main store. Here you can discover hard-to-find styles by Repetto, Kenzo, Proenza Schouler, and Acne Studios, in addition to OC's own in-house line. [Photo]

Rag & Bone

Rag & Bone’s booties alone have inspired a cult following among Hollywood starlets and LA blogstars alike. [Photo]

Re-Mix

For retro shoe lovers, this Beverly Boulevard boutique is a great resource. Re-Mix specializes in good-as-new styles from the '20s, '30s and '40s, and also carry their own reproduction line. [Photo]

Sportie LA

It can seem a little dusty and overstuffed, but for sneaker lovers this Melrose Avenue mainstay is a must-hit. It's packed to the gills with rare styles by Nike, Adidas, Reebok, Supra, Converse, New Balance, Superga, and so many more. [Photo]

Topshop Topman

It's no wonder the trendy Brit retailer's second-floor shoe salon requires a dedicated specialist: from classic day-to-night strappy heels to chunky platforms as seen on the runways, Topshop's ace footwear department stocks the latest trends at fairly affordable prices. [Photo]

Undefeated

Last year, this La Brea District sneakerhead heaven relocated to a bigger, better shop across the street. Here you'll find all the dope Nike, Converse, New Balance, and Supra styles others will envy.

Vamp Shoes

This Los Feliz gem is a quaint neighborhood shop with a solid collection of footwear by the likes of Dolce Vita, Rachel Comey, Jeffrey Campbell, and Frye. [Photo]

MooShoes LA

This NY expat opened its first LA store in Silver Lake last year. Offering stylish vegan footwear from brands like Novacas and MOVMT, this 750-square-foot-space is the place for cruelty-free fashion.

Fluevog

John Fluevog's 20th store landed on Abbot Kinney last month. Offering the Canadian footwear designer's signature sculptural heels, scalloped flats, edgy boots, oxfords, and more for women and men, the boutique also stocks luxe leather bags and limited-edition pairs exclusives.

A Runner's Circle

Are you the athletic type looking for quality sneakers that are as eye-catching as they are functional? Head to this Atwater Village favorite, which offers sole-saving options from brands like Asics, New Balance, and Saucony. [Photo]

Lola Shoetique

If you're in the market for sexy statement shoes that you wouldn't mind trashing in Vegas, head to this Santee Alley staple. Offering no-name heels, booties, and more priced between $30-$65, Lola Shoetique makes it easy. [Photo]

Christian Louboutin

This red-soled wonderland recently graced the Brentwood Country Mart with its presence, offering beach-based shoppers a luxury option amongst the nabe's ultra-bohemian boutiques.