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We're already well aware of the fact that Nicholas Kirkwood is an overachiever (especially after our tour of the the accomplished footwear designer's studio back in February), but we still can't help but be blown away at the scope of his latest collection for fall '13. Not only are there 50+ styles, but the designer has also run the gamut of shape, color, and material. We're particularly impressed with his new sculpted heel, which appears on both his booties and his pumps, adding color variety as well as an optical illusion that makes the eye view the heel as thinner than it really is.
Sticking to a few of his signature graphic stripes and lace-up styles, this collection proves that Kirkwood is not just on a roll as the reigning master of women's shoes, he's continually upping the ante for the whole field. As usual, we can't wait to see what he does next (and get our hands, or more accurately feet, on those striped, T-strapped netted numbers — swoon).
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