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These "Kiss Me Delores" pumps by Charlotte Olympia are on display in the "Shoe Obsession" exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan through April 13.

'Shoe Obsession' exhibit at FIT

"Shoe Obsession," running in the Special Exhibitions Gallery through April 13, explores our fascination with footwear -- high heels, in particular, from Manolo Blahnik to Christian Louboutin to Alexander McQueen. The show offers more than 150 stunning pairs, from the spikiest stilettos to the wackiest, most gravity-defying platforms. Here's a glimpse.

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"Untitled Nude" shoes from 2013 by Iris van Herpen are on display in the "Shoe Obsession" exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan through April 13.

These
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These "Kiss Me Delores" pumps by Charlotte Olympia are on display in the "Shoe Obsession" exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan through April 13.

Shoes from the spring 2010 collection by Alexander
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Shoes from the spring 2010 collection by Alexander McQueen are on display in the "Shoe Obsession" exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan through April 13.

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Prada shoes, from the spring 2012 collection, are
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Prada shoes, from the spring 2012 collection, are on display in the "Shoe Obsession" exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan through April 13.

Givenchy Haute couture shoes by Riccardo Tisci from
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Givenchy Haute couture shoes by Riccardo Tisci from Spring 2012 collection are on display in the "Shoe Obsession" exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan through April 13.

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"Fetish Ballerine" (2007) by Christian Laboutin. are on display in the "Shoe Obsession" exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan through April 13.

This shoe design by Alexandre Birman is part
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This shoe design by Alexandre Birman is part of the "Shoe Obsession" exhibit at the Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan through April 13.

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"Lung-ta (The Wind Horse)" shoes by Masaya Kushino, made of lacquered Japanese cypress wood, leather and human hair, are on display in the "Shoe Obsession" exhibit at the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan through April 13.

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