All The Surprisingly Practical Shoes Spotted At New York Fashion Week

Photographed by Victoria Adamson.
In case you somehow hadn't heard, New York Fashion Week was cold mind-numbingly freezing. And still, it was painful to see how many street style hopefuls sported open-toed heels and sandals solely in the name of fashion. (Seriously, is a photograph worth frostbite? We think not).
On the other hand, though, a majority of show-goers took a more (surprisingly) practical route — and we're not talking about snow boots or wellies. But we do consider the selection of block heels, ankle booties, and fun sneakers a step ahead in the right direction — and the sock/stiletto combinations aren't too far behind, either. Click on to see the kicks from #NYFW that erred on the practical side, and please excuse us while we continue to thaw for the next three days.
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A little bow gives a sporty white sneaker a girly-but-not-too-girly touch — and a pleasant surprise for anyone watching you walk away.

AGL shoes
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It's a good thing the thigh-high boot is still a popular silhouette since they're about the only thing protecting this wearer's legs from the bitter winds.

Stuart Weitzman boots
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Sure, the heel is high, but its thickness means there's no wobbling in sight.
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Trade in black boots for a pair of metallic ones.
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Florals for our feet? We're loving it.
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There's that thigh-high again. With pants underneath, you have double the leg-warmth.

Stuart Weitzman boots
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This is probably what was meant by "boots with the fur."
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Boots that are ready to disco.
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…And a hybrid of the last two.

L'F Shoes booties
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Spring dreaming…

Maison Margiela booties
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Sparkly socks + sparkly shoes = an award-winning combination.

Gucci heels
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Her legs may have been chilly, but these shoes are definitely blister-proof.

Adidas sneakers
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Make a statement with a super-pointy toe and rounded heel.

Dior boots
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Pom-poms and socks make for a fun wintery mix.

Here Now Shop shoes
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For complete coverage, match a pair of knee-high boots with a knee-length skirt.
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Balance a summery white skirt with a heavy, black sock-boot.
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Wedged platforms offer height and comfort, simultaneously.
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Yes, that is a fashion rain boot.
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A dramatic satin skirt demands some equally as dramatic boots.
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Long live the kitten heel.
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Minus the cold ankle, these low-heeled black shoes are surprisingly wearable.
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These in-your-face moon boots are out-of-this-world.

Chiara Ferragni shoes
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Seeing double.
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We're all about this furry slipper-sneaker combo.
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Make nana proud by donning a zebra-print grandma heel.
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Enter: the leather boot brigade.
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Rose gold has officially made its way into footwear.
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These may be scarily tall, but at least they're not open-toed.

Louboutin boots
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A more literal take on the block heel.
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