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The 15 Most Memorable Shoes of 2012

Miu Miu Spring/Summer 2012, as seen on Eva Chen
Miu Miu Spring/Summer 2012, as seen on Eva Chen

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This year's standout shoes can be broken into two distinct categories: The eminently wearable (Kate Middleton's nude LK Bennett pumps, rag & bone's ubiquitous Newbury ankle boots) and crazy fantasy footwear (Prada's hot rod stilettos, everything Footwear News Designer of the Year Charlotte Olympia designed). After the jump, see our picks for the 15 most memorable shoes of the year, and feel free to share yours in the comments.

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