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Protect Yourself: Fifteen Shoes That Double as Weapons

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Welcome to Shoe Week: a five-day celebration of all things footwear, from the best new arrivals to our favorite places to shop for heels, flats, and everything in between.


For day three of our special Shoe Week trend roundup, we present you with special-functioning footwear. To be exact, shoes that can double as weapons. Inspired by aggressively pointed pumps, the studded and spiked trend that won't go away, and the San Francisco Louboutin smackdown of 2012, we've culled fifteen pairs of shoes you can use for personal security.

Click through the gallery above for ammunition, including a giant Prada wedge that could give a serious black eye and a 3D skull-tipped Alexander McQueen peep-toe that would definitely render an attacker impotent.
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Nicholas Kirkwood

807 Washington Street, New York , NY 10014 (646) 559-5239 Visit Website

Christian Louboutin

965 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10021 212-396-1884 Visit Website

Prada - Soho

575 Broadway, New York, NY 10012 212-334-8888 Visit Website