The measure of success for a footwear preview: internally calculating how many pairs of shoes you can budget for next spring. The Sherson Group, with footwear and handbags from Nine West, Bandolino, and new addition Rachel Rachel Roy, recently presented an especially strong grouping for SS10. Fashion-forward styles from every brand hit the mark for the crackled leather, raffia trimming, and two-tone trends as seen on the runway. The vote for must-have shoe was unanimously in favour of the Nine West twisted leather slingbacks (above). —F.G.