Shoes that were show-stopping, jaw-dropping statements.
Between the ESSENCE Empowerment series during the day and star-studded concerts at the Superdome at night, walking is a huge part of the EMF 2011 experience.
That reality didn't stop bold fashionistas from stepping out in a dazzling array of footwear. From sky-high stilettos to wow-worthy wedges and fab flats, there was a lot to look at and lust for.
See what they wore and be inspired!