(c) 2012, The Washington Post.

(c) 2012, The Washington Post.

When it comes to autumn shoes, women have plenty of choices this election year. With equestrian boots, metallic loafers, leopard-print heels and gem-tone pumps filling the racks, the only decisions you'll have to make are "One pair or two?"

1. Dolce Vita fuchsia suede pumps ($99).

2. Patricia Green hunter-green suede driving moc ($113).

3. Lillybee purple calf-hair smoking slipper ($188).

4. LK Bennett's wooden-heeled wonders ($575).

5. Frye black motorcycle boots ($268).

6. Sparkling Kate Spade loafers ($225).

7. Bettye Muller leopard-print calf pumps ($495, Simplysoles.com).

8. Tory Burch's knee-high brown boots ($550).

9. Cap-toe flat ($228, Simplysoles.com).

10. Tweed smoking shoe by Splendid ($78).

11. Patricia Green orange suede driving moc ($113).

12. All Black gray snake-print flat ($142).

13. Kelsi Dagger blue suede heels ($96).

14. Seychelles two-tone brown booties ($154).

15. Leopard-print Kate Spade flat ($235).

16. Mossimo sparkle smoking slipper ($20, Target stores).

17. Antelope's cognac brown riding boots ($151).

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