Shoes: The history, this season's trends, and our FOX 2 ladies' picks

- Dorothy's ruby slippers, Carrie's Manolo's, Vivian's thigh-high boots, and of course, Cinderella's slipper.

Shoes play an important part in pop culture, fashion and our own lives.

Part 1:

Whether you're into comfortable Nike sneakers or cork bottom wedges, shoes are about fashion, self-expression and function.

We took a look at the history of shoes.

Part 2:

Fall is upon us, so we say goodbye to flip flops and sandals and hello to booties and ballet flats.

Joining FOX 2 with a look at some of the hottest fashions of the season was Katie Johnston from Sundance shoes in Birmingham.

Part 3:

Shoes are beautiful, but boy can they be dangerous.

We've covered the fun part of shoes,  but now it's time to get a little more serious.

Just how harmful are these sky-high heels and how can we preserve our precious feet, while remaining fashion forward?

Henry Ford podiatrist, Dr. Nicole Brouyette joined FOX 2 with an inside look.

Part 4:

We've shared our favorite shoes, but we also took this task into the newsroom and asked some of our FOX 2 fashionistas to share their favorites.

Can you guess which shoe belongs to which gal?

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