Fashion week runway shows are fun to watch. Though the focus is generally on clothing, the major fashion houses leave no part of the models untouched and everything is exactly crafted to express the aesthetic of the collection. This, of course, includes shoes and we’ve reviewed some of our favorites from the pinnacle of the fashion season already.

But when it comes to footwear, the real action is arguably in showrooms. This is wear you’ll find the new creations by designers that are completely focused on shoes. Accordingly, they are the cream of the crop. Above: Charlotte Olympia’s cheeky high heeled oxfords. See the gallery below for styles by Christian Louboutin, Nicholas Kirkwood, Pierre Hardy, Raphael Young, and Tabitha Simmons.