Top 10 Most Expensive Shoes in the World

We all have different reasons in choosing the shoes we buy and use in our everyday living. Sometimes, we consider if the pair of shoes can fit our personality and style. Others choose shoes depending on their needs like the best shoes for standing all day. But most of us consider the price of the shoes we purchase. For the practical ones, it is important to have a pair of shoes that is comfortable to wear and to fit inside their pockets. However, for some shoe enthusiasts, spending a lot of money just to have their dream shoes is not a problem; even if it costs them millions. Yes, there are some pair of shoes that cost hundreds to millions of dollar! Prepare your pockets as I hand to you the list of the world’s most expensive foot buddies.

  1. Diamond Dream Stilettos

Every woman’s dream is combined in this luxurious item—shoes and diamonds! Yes, girls could not definitely resist a beaming footwear made up of diamonds. The Diamond Dream Stilettos of Stuart Weitzman is designed with a thousand and four hundred twenty sparkling diamond! This is a collaboration project between Weitzman and the jewelry company Kwiat. This dream stilettos cost $500,000.

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  1. Ruby Slippers from the Wizard of Oz

Enchanting stories always include bright and gleaming shoes for the queen and the protagonists. Well, this pair of shoes made a magical story a reality. Dorothy of Wizard of Oz’s magic red shoes is the world’s ninth most expensive shoe in the world. The 1940s iconic ruby shoes was recently auctioned for $612,000. There were only three pairs of Judy Garland’s ruby slippers in the world.

  1. Retro Rose Pumps

The name might sound old, but these shoes are not your ordinary footwear. The Retro Rose Pumps made by Stuart Weitzman was patterned to 1940s Hollywood style of shoes, highlighting the famous T-strap design. The shoe has rose ornament in the middle which is made of over four hundred precious stones. This was another Weitzman-Kwait collaboration project and priced for glimmering one million dollars!

  1. Manilyn Monroe Shoes of Stuart Weitzman

This shoe is named after the famous singer Manilyn Monroe because it was decorated with shinning Swarovski crystals, from the earrings that was once owned by the singer. This iconic pair of elegant shoes made an appearance in the 2005 Oscars and was worn by the actress Regina King. The shoes were auctioned, replacing the earrings with a replica, and was still sold for $1 million.

  1. Platinum Guild Stilettos

Well, this pair of luxurious stilettos is stunning for four major reasons. One, the shoes were decorated with four hundred sixty four diamond cuts. Two, the gem decorations can be actually removed from the shoes and can be used as hand and neck accessories. Three, it was made by the famous Stuart Weitzman and was worn by Mexican actress Laura Harring. And four, it has a beaming price of $1.09 million.

  1. Weitzman’s Ruby Slippers

Inspired by the wizard of oz red shoes, this pair of footwear is made up of red satin decorated with 642 Burmese rubies and a pound of platinum. These shoes were unveiled in a display at Harrod’s in London late 2003. Ruby slippers cost $1.6 million.

  1. Tanzanite Heels

A collaboration project of Weitzman and Eddie Le Vian, this pair of footwear was design with eighty five carats of blue tanzanite stones and twenty eight carats of diamonds. This silver colored beaming shoes costs for $2 million.

  1. Cinderella Slippers

This may not be inspired of the best shoes for standing all day, but it was inspired of the world’s most popular shoes—the shoes of Cinderella. Weitzman created glass slippers with 567 k diamonds on an Italian leather and stunning platinum settings. If you want this, go grab $2 million now.

  1. Rita Hayworth Heels

Costing $3 million, this pair of shoes is decorated with diamonds, rubies, and sapphires. It was named after the actress Rita Hayworth because she wore these shoes in the movie “Shawshank Redemption.” This elegant pair of shoe was created by Weitzman.

  1. House of Harry Winston’s Red Slippers

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Again, inspired by the Wizard of Oz, these beaming shoes, worth $3 million, are made up of 4,600 rubies and 50 carats of diamonds!  It was made for the commemoration of 50th anniversary of the movie and was unveiled at the House of Harry Winston. It is currently tagged as the world’s most expensive shoes.

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