Footwear designer Nicholas Kirkwood has made a name for himself outfitting models in runway shows for Belstaff and Rodarte with his architectural, off-kilter platform heels and boots. And now we're swooning over his very own collection for A/W 2008.

With blasts of teal and purple, sharp-edged and abrupt platforms, and skinny stiletto heels, Kirkwood's designs are intellectual, with a sense of humor.

Nicholas Kirkwood