Nicholas Kirkwood’s Sexy Shoes for Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

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Between designing his massive Spring 2013 collection and his even bigger pre-spring 2013 collection (not to mention his recent collaborations with other designers, such as Peter Pilotto and Karl Lagerfeld for Fendi), Nicholas Kirkwood managed to find time to design custom shoes for last Wednesday’s 2012 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

We don’t know how he does it and where he comes up with all of his creations, but Nicholas Kirkwood is a bonafide rock star in the shoe world.

This year’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show themes — “Circus,” “Toy Pink,” “Dangerous Liaisons,” “Silver Screen,” “Calendar Girls,” and “Angels in Bloom” — must’ve helped Nicholas Kirkwood conjure up designs for the ultimate lingerie event. He also stayed true to “Victoria’s Secret way” of being sexy, flirty, and girly.

Strappy sandals, lace-up booties, and glittery and shiny finishes abound, but Kirkwood also designed cute ice-skate-inspired stiletto booties for sporty chicas. Our favorite? The standout gold-embroidered thigh-high boots worn by VS Fashion Show queen Adriana Lima.

Below are some of the sexy shoes Nicholas Kirkwood designed for the 2012 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, arranged according to the models who wore them.

(Note that we had to exclude some models who only wore a different color of the same shoes, but we also couldn’t help including repeated shoes because the outfit styled with them were just too cute!)

Adriana Lima

Brazilian model Adriana Lima walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowBrazilian model Adriana Lima walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

Adriana Lima wears black embellished boots by Nicholas KirkwoodAdriana Lima wears black embellished boots by Nicholas Kirkwood

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Circus

Adriana Lima came in 4th place on the Forbes top-earning models list in 2012, estimated to have earned $7.3 million in one yearAdriana Lima came in 4th place on the Forbes top-earning models list in 2012, estimated to have earned $7.3 million in one year

Adriana Lima displayed her pretty toes in green sandalsAdriana Lima displayed her pretty toes in green sandals

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Angels in Bloom

Alessandra Ambrosio

Brazilian model Alessandra Ambrosio walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowBrazilian model Alessandra Ambrosio walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

Brazilian model Alessandra Ambrosio shows off her feet in glittering red heelsBrazilian model Alessandra Ambrosio shows off her feet in glittering red heels

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Circus

Alessandra Ambrosio was chosen as one of People magazine's annual 100 Most Beautiful People in the World in May 2007Alessandra Ambrosio was chosen as one of People magazine’s annual 100 Most Beautiful People in the World in May 2007

Alessandra Ambrosio's hot feet in garden-inspired sandalsAlessandra Ambrosio’s hot feet in garden-inspired sandals

Barbara Fialho

Brazilian model Barbara Fialho walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowBrazilian model Barbara Fialho walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

Barbara Fialho rocks Secret Circus ankle bootsBarbara Fialho rocks Secret Circus ankle boots

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Circus

At the age of 15, Brazilian model Barbara Fialho started working as a model for São Paulo Fashion Week and Rio Fashion WeekAt the age of 15, Brazilian model Barbara Fialho started working as a model for São Paulo Fashion Week and Rio Fashion Week

Barbara Fialho shows off her feet in PVC wedgesBarbara Fialho shows off her feet in PVC wedges

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Calendar Girls

Barbara Palvin

Hungarian model Barbara Palvin walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowHungarian model Barbara Palvin walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

Hungarian model Barbara Palvin rocks black latex bootsHungarian model Barbara Palvin rocks black latex boots

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Calendar Girls

Behati Prinsloo

Namibian model Behati Prinsloo walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowNamibian model Behati Prinsloo walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

Namibian model Behati Prinsloo shows off her feet in leaf-embellished sandalsNamibian model Behati Prinsloo shows off her feet in leaf-embellished sandals

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Angels in Bloom

Behati Prinsloo became a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2009Behati Prinsloo became a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2009

Behati Prinsloo shows off her feet in plastic lace-up wedgesBehati Prinsloo shows off her feet in plastic lace-up wedges

Bregje Heinen

Dutch model Bregje Heinen walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowDutch model Bregje Heinen walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

Dutch model Bregje Heinen rocks Nicholas Kirkwood stilettosDutch model Bregje Heinen rocks Nicholas Kirkwood stilettos

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Dangerous Liaisons

Cameron Russell

American model Cameron Russell walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowAmerican model Cameron Russell walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

American model Cameron Russell rocks yellow rain bootsAmerican model Cameron Russell rocks yellow rain boots

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Calendar Girls

Candice Swanepoel

South African model Candice Swanepoel walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowSouth African model Candice Swanepoel walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

South African model Candice Swanepoel wears glittering red ankle bootsSouth African model Candice Swanepoel wears glittering red ankle boots

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Circus

Candice Swanepoel became a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2010Candice Swanepoel became a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2010

South African model Candice Swanepoel shows off her pretty feet in leaf-embellished sandalsSouth African model Candice Swanepoel shows off her pretty feet in leaf-embellished sandals

South African model Candice Swanepoel flaunts her legs in sexy red lingerieSouth African model Candice Swanepoel flaunts her legs in sexy red lingerie

South African model Candice Swanepoel shows off her hot feetSouth African model Candice Swanepoel shows off her hot feet

Constance Jablonski

French model Constance Jablonski walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowFrench model Constance Jablonski walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

French model Constance Jablonski wears a stunning pair of heelsFrench model Constance Jablonski wears a stunning pair of heels

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Dangerous Liaisons

Doutzen Kroes

Dutch model Doutzen Kroes walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowDutch model Doutzen Kroes walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

Dutch model Doutzen Kroes wears glittering black shoesDutch model Doutzen Kroes wears glittering black shoes

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Circus

Elsa Hosk

Swedish model Elsa Hosk walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowSwedish model Elsa Hosk walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

Swedish model Elsa Hosk flaunts her legs in heels by Nicholas KirkwoodSwedish model Elsa Hosk flaunts her legs in heels by Nicholas Kirkwood

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Toy Pink

Hilary Rhoda

American model Hilary Rhoda walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowAmerican model Hilary Rhoda walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

American model Hilary Rhoda wears green heelsAmerican model Hilary Rhoda wears green heels

Ieva Laguna

Latvian model Ieva Lagūna walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowLatvian model Ieva Lagūna walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

Latvian model Ieva Lagūna wearing towering heels by Nicholas KirkwoodLatvian model Ieva Lagūna wearing towering heels by Nicholas Kirkwood

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Toy Pink

Isabeli Fontana

Brazilian model Isabeli Fontana walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowBrazilian model Isabeli Fontana walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

Brazilian model Isabeli Fontana wears black shoes by Nicholas KirkwoodBrazilian model Isabeli Fontana wears black shoes by Nicholas Kirkwood

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Dangerous Liaisons

Izabel Goulart

Brazilian model Izabel Goulart walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowBrazilian model Izabel Goulart walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

Brazilian model Izabel Goulart shows off her feet in crystal heelsBrazilian model Izabel Goulart shows off her feet in crystal heels

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Circus

Jacquelyn Jablonski

American model Jacquelyn Jablonski walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowAmerican model Jacquelyn Jablonski walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

American model Jacquelyn Jablonski wearing white bootsAmerican model Jacquelyn Jablonski wearing white boots

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Toy Pink

Jasmine Tookes

American model Jasmine Tookes walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowAmerican model Jasmine Tookes walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

American model Jasmine Tookes shows off her pretty feetAmerican model Jasmine Tookes shows off her pretty feet

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Angels in Bloom

Jessica Hart

Australian model Jessica Hart walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowAustralian model Jessica Hart walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

Australian model Jessica Hart wears Nicholas Kirkwood shoes

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Toy Pink

You gotta love Jourdan Dunn’s Neon Genesis Evangelion plugsuit–inspired costume. We’ll also be covering shoes from the show’s pink carpet and after-party, so stay tuned.

Joan Smalls

Puerto Rican supermodel Joan Smalls Rodriguez walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowPuerto Rican supermodel Joan Smalls Rodriguez walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

Joan Smalls wears thigh-high bootsJoan Smalls wears thigh-high boots

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Circus

Puerto Rican supermodel Joan Smalls Rodriguez walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion Show

Puerto Rican supermodel Joan Smalls Rodriguez shows off her sexy feetPuerto Rican supermodel Joan Smalls Rodriguez shows off her sexy feet

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Silver Screen

Jourdan Dunn

English supermodel Jourdan Dunn walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowEnglish supermodel Jourdan Dunn walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

English supermodel Jourdan Dunn wearing black crystal heelsEnglish supermodel Jourdan Dunn wearing black crystal heels

Karlie Kloss

One shoe that caught my eye was the transparent fringe bootie model Karlie Kloss wore with her tribal “chieftain” look.

Victoria's Secret was accused of cultural appropriation after Karlie Kloss wore a Native American-inspired outfitVictoria’s Secret was accused of cultural appropriation after Karlie Kloss wore a Native American-inspired outfit

On a side-note, Victoria’s Secret caught flak from the Native-American community by outfitting Karlie with the headdress that is said to be treated with respect as they should only be worn by war chiefs and warriors!

American model Karlie Elizabeth Kloss walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowAmerican model Karlie Elizabeth Kloss walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

Never fear though, VS has already apologized for the unintended disrespect and has pulled the headdress out of any future broadcast and marketing materials.

Karlie Kloss wears fringe shoes inspired by Native AmericansKarlie Kloss wears fringe shoes inspired by Native Americans

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Fringe Heels

Lily Aldridge

American model Lily Aldridge walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowAmerican model Lily Aldridge walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

American model Lily Aldridge shows off her feetAmerican model Lily Aldridge shows off her feet

Plastic Nicholas Kirkwood sandals

Lily Donaldson

English model Lily Donaldson walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowEnglish model Lily Donaldson walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

English model Lily Donaldson shows off her sexy toesEnglish model Lily Donaldson shows off her sexy toes

Crystal-Embellished Black Sandals

Lindsay Ellingson

American model Lindsay Ellingson walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowAmerican model Lindsay Ellingson walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

American model Lindsay Ellingson shows off her feetAmerican model Lindsay Ellingson shows off her feet

Bow and crystal-embellished black sandals

Liu Wen

Chinese model Liu Wen walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowChinese model Liu Wen walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

Chinese model Liu Wen shows off her feet in black heelsChinese model Liu Wen shows off her feet in black heels

Black glittering lace-up sandals

Magdalena Frąckowiak

Polish model Magdalena Frąckowiak walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowPolish model Magdalena Frąckowiak walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

Magdalena Frąckowiak shows off her feet in blue lace heelsMagdalena Frąckowiak shows off her feet in blue lace heels

Blue lace Nicholas Kirkwood heels

Maud Welzen

Maud Welzen walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowMaud Welzen walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

Maud Welzen displays her toes in yellow platform wedgesMaud Welzen displays her toes in yellow platform wedges

Yellow wedge sandals by Nicholas Kirkwood

Maud Welzen was discovered in Paris while on a school trip at the age of 13Maud Welzen was discovered in Paris while on a school trip at the age of 13

Maud Welzen wears towering stiletto bootsMaud Welzen wears towering stiletto boots

Stunning Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Toy Pink boots

Miranda Kerr

Miranda Kerr walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowMiranda Kerr walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

Miranda Kerr flaunted her legs in a forest green corset featuring magical silver starsMiranda Kerr flaunted her legs in a forest green corset featuring magical silver stars

Miranda Kerr shows off her feet in glittering red shoesMiranda Kerr shows off her feet in glittering red shoes

Red Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Circus lace-up heels

Miranda Kerr's cleavage in a Fantasies push up braMiranda Kerr’s cleavage in a Fantasies push up bra

Miranda Kerr flaunts her long legs in gold bootiesMiranda Kerr flaunts her long legs in gold booties

Miranda Kerr wears gold-colored platform bootsMiranda Kerr wears gold-colored platform boots

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Dangerous Liaisons Shoes

Shanina Shaik

Shanina Shaik walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowShanina Shaik walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

Shanina Shaik shows off her feet in green sandalsShanina Shaik shows off her feet in green sandals

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Angels in Bloom green floral shoes

Sharam Diniz

Angolan-Portuguese fashion model Sharam-Sharam Diniz walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowAngolan-Portuguese fashion model Sharam-Sharam Diniz walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

Angolan-Portuguese fashion model Sharam-Sharam Diniz rocks white embellished bootsAngolan-Portuguese fashion model Sharam-Sharam Diniz rocks white embellished boots

White Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Toy Pink boots

Shu Pei Qin

Model Shu Pei Qin walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowModel Shu Pei Qin walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

Model Shu Pei Qin rocks animal print bootsModel Shu Pei Qin rocks animal print boots

Nicholas Kirkwood for Victoria's Secret Dangerous Liaisons animal print boots

Antonia “Toni” Garrn

Model Toni Garrn walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret 2012 Fashion ShowModel Toni Garrn walks the runway during the Victoria’s Secret 2012 Fashion Show on November 7, 2012, in New York City

Model Toni Garrn wears blue ankle boots by Nicholas KirkwoodModel Toni Garrn wears blue ankle boots by Nicholas Kirkwood

Credit: Jeff Grossman / WENN / Rob Rich / Ivan Nikolov  /Andres Otero / Nicholas Kirkwood

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