There's a lot of walking -- and oftentimes, running -- that goes into fashion week. Walking to the subway, trotting between venues, running to your seat as a show's about to start, or if you're one of those street style bait types, pacing back and forth in front of Lincoln Center while pretending to text on your iPhone.
No matter how tempting it may be to throw on your trusty old flats (it's tempting -- trust us), sometimes they're just not fancy enough for fashion week. Thanks be to god, then, that block heels are back in fash. From sling backs to ballet slippers, patent bows to super cute crystal embellishments; one stroll in these babies, and you'll be ready to trade in your stilettos for sturdies for LIFE.
Click through for 15 fashion week-approved block heels to carry you from Lincoln Center to Milk and back again, foot pain-free.