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Did you know that Christian Louboutin's men's shop has a tattoo service for your shoes? Or that local favorite Joanna Paige has pairs of Jeffrey Campbells designed specifically for her Brickell store? Shoes are not a detail to be taken lightly, especially in a city that isn't confined to boots for half of the year. High heels are standard. Sandals? A necessity. Miami is a serious city for footwear, and we've put together a list of 19 stores that will have you stepping out of your place in style.

We left out the obvious (we're looking at you Steve Madden) and included the over-the-top luxurious. There are some budget-loving options and we threw in some stores that are exclusively for the guys. They're arranged from South to North so you can start your day of shoe shopping at The Falls and end it up in Pines. Although we wouldn't suggest walking it, lest you have a Costco-sized supply of bandages. Click through to check them out and, as always, let us know if we missed any in the comments.


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Battaglia

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Brands like Giuseppe and Ferragamo are what this store, but what's better is that there are a handful of locations scattered across South Florida's malls, so you run a slim risk of never finding your size. [Photo: Facebook]

Koko & Palenki Dadeland Mall

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Koko & Palenki's three locations are most notable for their gasp-worthy shoe collections, which includes selects from L.A.M.B., Guiseppe Zanotti and Dolce Vita to name a few. Did we also mention they have a special delivery program? If you live within a five mile radius of any of their stores, you can have those Guiseppe's delivered right to your doorstep. [Photo: Yelp]

Florsheim

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You might recognize Florsheim as the place your dad used to shop for his shoes at, but we invite you to give it a second look. While other brands may be dabbling in old school styles like wingtips and tassels, Florsheim was always into it. Bonus: there's an outlet at Dolphin Mall, so go ahead and fully stock your closet with gentleman's shoes. [Photo: Facebook]

Vince Camuto

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None are shocked that Vince Camuto's heels are gorgeous. Most are shocked at how incredibly affordable and comfortable they are. His Dadeland Mall location opened not too long ago, and now we're wondering how we ever did without it. [Photo: Trip Advisor]

Call It Spring

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Everyone needs "that" pair of heels. You know, the kind you can take to a dive bar without worrying about spilling a pint onto it, or that you can whip out on a rainy day, literally. For that, we're nominating Aldo's lesser priced sister store, Call It Spring. The flats and heels are pretty cute, and with most pairs falling under $60, the prices are even better. [Photo: Call It Spring]

Capretto

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Chloe wedges, Prada pumps, Pierre Hardy booties? Yepp, you can find them all here. A city favorite for years now, Capretto has an insane selection of women's flats and heels to choose from, not to mention handbags for days. [Photo: Capretto Shoes]

Joanna Paige

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Located in the heart of Mary Brickell Village, this family-owned shop carries stylish contemporary brands like Dolce Vita, Schultz and Joie, as well as local designers, none of which will run you over $300. Extra bonus: they often work on exclusive collabs with Jeffrey Campbell, so your chance of matching shoes with a fellow partygoer are slim to none. [Photo: Joanna Paige]

Melissa Shoes

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You might be apprehensive towards buying shoes made of PVC plastic, but rest assured this brand is Lagerfeld and Westwood approved. Besides incredible collabs and cool shapes, Melissa shoes have a fruity scent to them, so you won't have to worry about questionable smells rising when you unbuckle your shoes. The Coral Gables pop-up is confirmed to be open until July. [Photo: Melissa Shoes]

Del Toro Shoes

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Known mostly for its signature slippers, which can be custom-designed, Del Toro has expanded its reach far out of its Miami home base. The brand has partnered with Disney, caused a fashion stir with an Edie Parker Emoji-inspired collab, and frequents the pages of GQ as well as the feet of Dwayne Wade. They introduced heeled booties for women this year, which is a sure sign that this brand is rising up, up and away. [Photo: Google]

Christian Louboutin

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Christian Louboutin has two separate stores in the Design District. His women's location feels more like an art gallery of shoes than it does a store. As for the men's shop, if you bring in a picture of your tattoo, they'll send it over to Paris where Christian himself will design a pair of custom heels, flats or men's shoes based on your body art. [Photo: Miami Design District]
Addict isn't your average run of the mill sneaker store, no pun intended. Located within Bal Harbour Shops, this boutique carries shelves of gold in terms of Alexander McQueen and Puma, Jeremy Scott, adidas Opening Ceremony, adidas Consortium and more hard-to-find, statement making sneakers. Plus, Pharrell has shopped here. Done. [Photo: Google]
Are we the only ones who picture ourselves wandering about a golf resort in Tod's? Wait until you put on a pair of the brand's signature driving shoes. We'll save you a seat next to our lounge chairs. [Photo: WWD]

Charlotte Olympia

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Charlotte Olympia's Bal Harbour Shop boasts all of her whimsical shoes, plus an exclusive Miami-inspired collection. That is, until it sells out. Then you'll have to settle for one of her other theatrical shoes, if that's even settling at all. [Photo: Charlotte Olympia]

Roger Vivier

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What else can you expect from the brand who inventing the stiletto heel than utter perfection? Roger Vivier's designs range from elaborate to classic, but no matter what you select, expect to be checked out from toe to head. [Photo: Google

Nicholas Kirkwood

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Although it's been open a little less than a month, Nicholas Kirkwood's Bal Harbour pop-up has already put a little spring in our step with first-hand access to his Spring/Summer '14 collection. Come September though, Kirkwood we'll be walking out on us because, obviously, all good things must come to an end. [Photo: Nicholas Kirkwood]

Stuart Weitzman

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If you're looking for shoes that are as comfortable as they are neck-bending, step into a pair of Stuart Weitzman heels. One good thing to know is that he has a seasonal trunk show where customers who RSVP can get a pair of shoes customized for them, from the length to the width. [Photo: Avenutura Mall]

Cole Haan

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Cole Haan is the definition of everyday shoes, but not exactly in an "everyday" kind of way. Whether you're looking for the perfect flat or the ultimate day-to-night pump, Cole Haan is 99 percent guaranteed to have you covered and never complaining about price or discomfort. [Photo: Aventura Mall]

Donald J. Pliner

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He may not own a mansion on Star Island anymore, but Donald J. Pliner still owns your feet. With two locations in Miami, there's no escaping his and his wife Lisa's luxurious, yet comfortably stretchy shoes for men and women. [Photo: Aventura Mall]

Erge Footwear

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Sometimes you really don't want to break the bank on a pair of heavily trendy boots or deep aqua pumps, which is why we've tapped Erge Footwear onto the list. Almost everything in the store runs between $15 and $40, unless you come during a sale, which in case you could probably pay in dollar bills.

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Battaglia

Brands like Giuseppe and Ferragamo are what this store, but what's better is that there are a handful of locations scattered across South Florida's malls, so you run a slim risk of never finding your size. [Photo: Facebook]

Koko & Palenki Dadeland Mall

Koko & Palenki's three locations are most notable for their gasp-worthy shoe collections, which includes selects from L.A.M.B., Guiseppe Zanotti and Dolce Vita to name a few. Did we also mention they have a special delivery program? If you live within a five mile radius of any of their stores, you can have those Guiseppe's delivered right to your doorstep. [Photo: Yelp]

Florsheim

You might recognize Florsheim as the place your dad used to shop for his shoes at, but we invite you to give it a second look. While other brands may be dabbling in old school styles like wingtips and tassels, Florsheim was always into it. Bonus: there's an outlet at Dolphin Mall, so go ahead and fully stock your closet with gentleman's shoes. [Photo: Facebook]

Vince Camuto

None are shocked that Vince Camuto's heels are gorgeous. Most are shocked at how incredibly affordable and comfortable they are. His Dadeland Mall location opened not too long ago, and now we're wondering how we ever did without it. [Photo: Trip Advisor]

Call It Spring

Everyone needs "that" pair of heels. You know, the kind you can take to a dive bar without worrying about spilling a pint onto it, or that you can whip out on a rainy day, literally. For that, we're nominating Aldo's lesser priced sister store, Call It Spring. The flats and heels are pretty cute, and with most pairs falling under $60, the prices are even better. [Photo: Call It Spring]

Capretto

Chloe wedges, Prada pumps, Pierre Hardy booties? Yepp, you can find them all here. A city favorite for years now, Capretto has an insane selection of women's flats and heels to choose from, not to mention handbags for days. [Photo: Capretto Shoes]

Joanna Paige

Located in the heart of Mary Brickell Village, this family-owned shop carries stylish contemporary brands like Dolce Vita, Schultz and Joie, as well as local designers, none of which will run you over $300. Extra bonus: they often work on exclusive collabs with Jeffrey Campbell, so your chance of matching shoes with a fellow partygoer are slim to none. [Photo: Joanna Paige]

Melissa Shoes

You might be apprehensive towards buying shoes made of PVC plastic, but rest assured this brand is Lagerfeld and Westwood approved. Besides incredible collabs and cool shapes, Melissa shoes have a fruity scent to them, so you won't have to worry about questionable smells rising when you unbuckle your shoes. The Coral Gables pop-up is confirmed to be open until July. [Photo: Melissa Shoes]

Del Toro Shoes

Known mostly for its signature slippers, which can be custom-designed, Del Toro has expanded its reach far out of its Miami home base. The brand has partnered with Disney, caused a fashion stir with an Edie Parker Emoji-inspired collab, and frequents the pages of GQ as well as the feet of Dwayne Wade. They introduced heeled booties for women this year, which is a sure sign that this brand is rising up, up and away. [Photo: Google]

Christian Louboutin

Christian Louboutin has two separate stores in the Design District. His women's location feels more like an art gallery of shoes than it does a store. As for the men's shop, if you bring in a picture of your tattoo, they'll send it over to Paris where Christian himself will design a pair of custom heels, flats or men's shoes based on your body art. [Photo: Miami Design District]

Addict

Addict isn't your average run of the mill sneaker store, no pun intended. Located within Bal Harbour Shops, this boutique carries shelves of gold in terms of Alexander McQueen and Puma, Jeremy Scott, adidas Opening Ceremony, adidas Consortium and more hard-to-find, statement making sneakers. Plus, Pharrell has shopped here. Done. [Photo: Google]

Tod's

Are we the only ones who picture ourselves wandering about a golf resort in Tod's? Wait until you put on a pair of the brand's signature driving shoes. We'll save you a seat next to our lounge chairs. [Photo: WWD]

Charlotte Olympia

Charlotte Olympia's Bal Harbour Shop boasts all of her whimsical shoes, plus an exclusive Miami-inspired collection. That is, until it sells out. Then you'll have to settle for one of her other theatrical shoes, if that's even settling at all. [Photo: Charlotte Olympia]