Alexander McQueen's Paris Fashion Week show with Sarah Burton once again at the helm wowed onlookers last night and has inspired us to be more daring and experimental with our footwear. In this case, heels almost disappeared altogether, calling to mind the shoes of Natacha Marro, Antonio Berardi et. al, and we won't be at all surprised if Lady Gaga puts in an order soon!

In today's gallery, we take a look at some of the other heel-free shoes that have appeared on models, celebrities and other brave individuals willing to forgo one of footwear's most fundamental elements!