Top 10 Shoes of London Fashion Week

1. Richard Quinn

richard quinn fall 2018, london fashion week
Richard Quinn fall ’18.
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In a fashion first, the designer scored the presence of Queen Elizabeth II on his front row. She was there to present him with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for Design. He prints his fabrics in-house, and if these thigh-high boots are good enough for Her Majesty, they’re certainly good enough to be crowned No. 1 in FN’s top ten shoes of London Fashion Week.

2. Halpern x Christian Louboutin

halpern fall 2018, christian louboutin
Halpern x Christian Louboutin.
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Can’t decide between a black or a metallic zebra print boot? No problem. Christian Louboutin’s footwear collaboration with London bling king Michael Halpern is the perfect solution for option paralysis.

3. Christopher Kane

Christopher kane fall 2018
Christopher Kane fall ’18.
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When your collection is inspired by seminal tome “The Joy of Sex,” a suitably kinky boot is de rigueur. Kane’s sheeny laminated lace versions or chandelier crystal trimmed proved equally covetable.

4. Roksanda Ilincic

roksanda fall 2018 ready to wear, london fashion week
Roksanda fall ’18.
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Malone Souliers’ latest footwear collab with Roksanda Ilincic — ultra-fine nappa leather boots with stiletto heels — marked a real return to elegance. But who says elegance has to be boring? These sunshine yellow versions are sure to chase away those winter blues.

5. Mulberry

mulberry fall 2018 ready to wear, london fashion week
Mulberry fall ’18.
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Ruffles and round fluted heels recalling the china collection in a grand British country manor were eccentric yet gorgeous. And as the brand has moved to a consumer-facing model, you can also buy them in-store right now.

6. Rejina Pyo

Rejina Pyo ready to wear fall 2018, london fashion week
Rejina Pyo fall ’18.
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Sometimes it’s the simplest things. Take these white slingback mules from Rejina Pyo’s sophomore shoe collection. With their elasticated ruching, pointed toes and architectural resin heels, they’re all shades of right.

7. Erdem

erdem fall 2018 ready to wear, london fashion week
Erdem fall ’18.
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Inspired by American showgirl Adele Astaire, who married into the British aristocracy and decamped to a remote Irish castle, these cutout brogues are part posh, part polka — especially when teamed with spotted hosiery.

8. Nicopanda

nicopanda fall 2018 ready to wear, london fashion week
Nicopanda fall ’18.
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Nicola Formichetti’s maximalist Converse/Hoka One One high-tops are guaranteed to bring out the ’90s club kid in all of us.

9. JW Anderson

jw anderson fall 2018 ready to wear, london fashion week
JW Anderson fall ’18.
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The other Converse collab of London Fashion Week could have made it into our top 10 for the laces alone. What’s not to love about mismatched terry toweling fabric? The orange plasticized take on the Chuck Taylor isn’t half bad either.

10. Marques’ Almeida

Marques' Almeida fall 2018 ready to wear
Marques’ Almeida fall ’18.
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There’s just something about these cutout boots by hip London duo Marques’ Almeida.

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