After resurfacing last fall, clogs have secured a spot on the style radar. But don't dust off just any clunky old pair -- instead, opt for styles with slim or stacked heels, a manageable platform and hardware that hints at the clog silhouette. Get the look: <b>INC International Concepts Wanda pump</b>. $89 at area Macy's stores and <a href="http://www.macys.com/" target="_blank">www.macys.com</a>. Available in late February.

Clog Redux

After resurfacing last fall, clogs have secured a spot on the style radar. But don't dust off just any clunky old pair -- instead, opt for styles with slim or stacked heels, a manageable platform and hardware that hints at the clog silhouette. Get the look: INC International Concepts Wanda pump. $89 at area Macy's stores and www.macys.com. Available in late February.

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This style hybrid (a marriage between a simple flat and a sturdy platform) popped up on runways from Derek Lam to Chanel. Get the look: <b>Via Spiga's Ecstacy crocodile-print sandal</b>. $175 at area department stores and <a href="http://www.viaspiga.com/" target="_blank">www.viaspiga.com</a>. Available in March.

Flatforms

This style hybrid (a marriage between a simple flat and a sturdy platform) popped up on runways from Derek Lam to Chanel. Get the look: Via Spiga's Ecstacy crocodile-print sandal. $175 at area department stores and www.viaspiga.com. Available in March.

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Neutrals puncuated by bright jolts of color make a splash for spring, and even some of the most color-wary designers -- Jil Sander's Raf Simons and Haider Ackermann, for starters -- jumped on the bold-is-beautiful bandwagon. Get the look: <b>Rachel Rachel Roy Zahira sandal</b>. $119 at area Macy's stores and <a href="http://www.macys.com/" target="_blank">www.macys.com</a>. Available in March.

Color Theory

Neutrals puncuated by bright jolts of color make a splash for spring, and even some of the most color-wary designers -- Jil Sander's Raf Simons and Haider Ackermann, for starters -- jumped on the bold-is-beautiful bandwagon. Get the look: Rachel Rachel Roy Zahira sandal. $119 at area Macy's stores and www.macys.com. Available in March.

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The era that saw the heyday of hippies and the dawn of disco was a major source of inspiration for designers, evidenced by wide-brimmed hats at Marc Jacobs and structured tunics at Celine. For spring, inject throwback panache with a sturdy wedge sandal with earthy leather straps. Get the look: <b>Restricted Harmony sandal</b>. $85 at <a href="http://piperlime.gap.com/browse/product.do?pid=842414002&userSearchText=restricted+harmony&searchCID=4016" target="_blank">www.piperlime.com</a>.

That '70s Shoe

The era that saw the heyday of hippies and the dawn of disco was a major source of inspiration for designers, evidenced by wide-brimmed hats at Marc Jacobs and structured tunics at Celine. For spring, inject throwback panache with a sturdy wedge sandal with earthy leather straps. Get the look: Restricted Harmony sandal. $85 at www.piperlime.com.

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The film "Black Swan," with its elegant, Rodarte-designed costumes, foreshadowed one of the season's key trends: ballerina basics. Look for dance-inspired touches on items such as pretty flats and ankle-wrap heels. Get the look: <b>Jimmy Choo Whirl flat</b>. $345 at Jimmy Choo (5481 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase, 240-223-1102) and <a href="http://www.net-a-porter.com/product/97055?resType=single&keywords=jimmy%20choo%20whirl" target="_blank">www.net-a-porter.com</a>.

Ballet Chic

The film "Black Swan," with its elegant, Rodarte-designed costumes, foreshadowed one of the season's key trends: ballerina basics. Look for dance-inspired touches on items such as pretty flats and ankle-wrap heels. Get the look: Jimmy Choo Whirl flat. $345 at Jimmy Choo (5481 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase, 240-223-1102) and www.net-a-porter.com.

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A host of spring collections, including Prada, Missoni and under-the-radar label Suno, added worldy flourishes via exotic prints and tribal silhouettes. Use a bold, graphic print to energize an understated look or put a modern spin on well-worn basics. Get the look: <b>Dolce Vita Edda sandal</b>. $155 at <a href="http://piperlime.gap.com/browse/product.do?pid=854571002&userSearchText=dolce+vita+edda&searchCID=4016"target="_blank">www.piperlime.com</a>; $157.50 at <a href="http://www.endless.com/Dolce-Vita-Womens-Edda-Sandal/dp/B0043EJ42E/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&cAsin=B0043ERDLS&fromPage=search&sr=1-1&qid=1297296573132&asins=B0043ERDLS%2CB0043EOL4U&asinTitle=Dolce%20Vita%20Edda%20Sandal&contextTitle=search%20results&node=241745011&sort=relevance-fs-rank&keywords=dolce+vita+edda"  target="_blank">www.endless.com</a>.

Global Bazaar

A host of spring collections, including Prada, Missoni and under-the-radar label Suno, added worldy flourishes via exotic prints and tribal silhouettes. Use a bold, graphic print to energize an understated look or put a modern spin on well-worn basics. Get the look: Dolce Vita Edda sandal. $155 at www.piperlime.com; $157.50 at www.endless.com.

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