10/12/2012 08:52 am ET

Best Style Quotes: Christian Louboutin, Karl Lagerfeld and More Share Their Words Of Wisdom On Shoes

Many women would argue that shoes are the most important element to any ensemble. Where else can you inject some whimsy while also turning up the sex appeal? Shoes are so culturally important there have been TV shows dedicated to them (okay, "Sex And The City's" fifth major character was Carrie's coveted collection of Manolo Blahnik heels and Christian Louboutin platforms) and museums erected in their honor.

This week, we've rounded up some of our favorite style quotes from Alexander Wang, Oprah and more, on the always-important topic of shoes. Do you agree with these words of wisdom? Can shoes really help a girl conquer the world?

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