Los Angeles Times

Best of 2009

Red is hot for fall footwear, and designers are offering it in pumps and boots with impossibly tall heels. Clockwise from top left, Casadei open-toe heels with straps, Christian Dior lace-up high-heel ankle boots and Valentino D'Orsay peep-toe pumps with bow. Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times