No longer mere accessory, shoes move center stage - Article Photos 14/26

This Feb. 11, 2013 photo shows an avant-garde, sequined platform heel designed by Noritaka Tatehana displayed at the "Shoe Obsession" exhibit at The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology Museum in New York. The exhibition, showing off 153 specimens, runs through April 13. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)