3 Sexiest Shoes of the Year Selected by Saks Fifth Avenue

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At the end of every year, the amazing people at Saks Fifth Avenue search for the sexiest shoe released this year. And after a heated month-long online contest and over 35,000 votes cast, the sexiest shoe of 2011 has finally been named.

Besting out 25 other fierce shoe competitors from the likes of Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik, and Stuart Weitzman, the official sexiest shoe of the year is this embroidered leather peep toe pump from Valentino:

Valentino embroidered leather peep-toe pumps, $695.00

Valentino embroidered leather peep-toe pumps

This shows that shoe lovers’ tastes have returned to a simpler, quieter and more refined elegance this year. This is a complete turnaround from the showy and glitzy Christian Louboutin Maralena which was the Sexy Shoe Contest winner last year.

Taking second place in the contest is this Jimmy Choo crystal-encrusted mesh sandal:

Jimmy Choo crystal-encrusted mesh sandal, $2,095.00

Jimmy Choo crystal-encrusted mesh sandal

Prada comes in third place with this sleek and sexy tall leather boot:

Prada tall leather boot, $1,200.00

Prada tall leather boot

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Credit: WWD / George Chinsee