There are shoe brands that are highly prized yet admired only from afar as they are very expensive (and time-consuming to maintain and clean.) Now for men I know lots of brands for formals, boots, casuals and sports (eg. Clarks, Nike, etc.)
What I don't know, but would love to know is, what shoe brands makes the ladies go ga-ga?
There are plenty of shoe brands that thee girls go ga-ga for. Some of the really top shoe brands are Prada, Gucci, Eccoa and Clarks which are great fashion shoes. Rockport are really fashionable sandals, Sioux which have flat sandals, and Ara for dress shoes besides plenty of others.