Lee McQueen was a true genius of his time. The award-winning Brit enjoyed a much-lauded career before his tragic death in 2010. Longtime friend and assistant, Sarah Burton, later took over the creative helm, propelling the tough-luxe label to new heights with her feminine take on the designer’s subversive aesthetic. From the runway to the city streets, Alexander McQueen’s elevating sandals add power and assertiveness to any look. Go all out for height with the label’s elegant single-sole styles, or take a more savvy approach with block heels, wedges and platform soles.

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