The 29 Shoes That Made 2012 Spectacular

The '60s had the Chelsea boot. The '70s, the platform shoe. The '90s redefined the chunky heel. And in 2012 alone, we had plenty of new silhouettes and trends that not only defined a year, but also secured a spot in the mine-for-inspiration memories of our fashion progeny. From the ubiquitous Isabel Marant sneaker wedge to the return of the pointy toe (with a twist, of course!), we present to you, the 29 shoe styles that we'll remember 2012 by — now, hot step to it!