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FN List: Top Luxury Footwear Brands

Christian Louboutin and Ferragamo were favorites for men and women.

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Only the strong survive - especially in the luxury market, which has felt the full weight of the recent economic crisis. Despite that, here are 10 labels that continue to shine, chosen by 1,200 men and women surveyed in January by The Luxury Institute. Brands were picked for their quality, exclusivity, social status and ability to enhance the buyer.

  • 01

    Women's Brands: Christian Louboutin

    LBSI Score 8.24

  • 02

    Women's Brands: Manolo Blahnik

    LBSI Score 8.07

  • 03

    Women's Brands: Jimmy Choo

    LBSI Score 8.02

  • 04

    Women's Brands: Hermès

    LBSI Score 7.92

  • 05

    Women's Brands: Chanel

    LBSI Score 7.87

  • 06

    Men's Brands: Ferragamo

    LBSI Score 7.63

  • 07

    Men's Brands: Versace

    LBSI Score 7.60

  • 08

    Men's Brands: Louis Vuitton

    LBSI Score 7.35

  • 09

    Men's Brands: Ermenegildo Zegna

    LBSI Score 7.34

  • 10

    Men's Brands: Prada

    LBSI Score 7.24