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10/08/2012 at 06:00 PM ET

jennifer lopez 0 300x400 Sexy Shoe Spotlight: Tom Ford Padlock PumpsJeffrey Mayer/WireImage

After several seasons of celebs wearing what seemed like nothing but massive platform pumps, we’re happy to see some fashion-forward stars switching to single sole heels. And the latest must-have style is the Tom Ford Padlock.

Jennifer Lopez and Kim Kardashian both recently stepped out in the pointy-toe design, which retails for a cool $ 1,100 and features a golden lock-and-key charm hanging from the ankle strap as well as a golden-covered heel.

Lopez wore the shoes in black twice during Paris Fashion Week: First paired with a red cap-sleeve Hakaan dress at a dinner, then with a white lace mini to the Chanel show.

Kardashian took a more casual approach by teaming the white version with a blue pencil skirt and chambray shirt while out in Miami.

And we’re pretty pleased about the return of the single sole shoe. The sleek shape makes legs appear longer and leaner, plus it’s far more chic than a clunky sky-high platform. The only downside? The style is tougher to walk in since there is less foot support. But you know what they say: the most uncomfortable heels tend to be the sexiest. Tell us: Are you ready to say goodbye to platforms and try single sole heels instead? Sound off below!

–Jennifer Cress

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