Ah shoes. The love of many a woman. Women are known for their obsessions when it comes to shoes and the most expensive shoes to be exact. No ordinary shoes will do and when we fall in love, we fall in love for life. In this article we take a look at the top 5 most expensive women’s shoes in the world. It is highly unlikely that any of us could even afford a tenth of these shoes but here’s to dreaming.
Top 5 Most Expensive Women’s shoes in the world
5. Stuart Weitzman ‘Platinum Guild’ $1,090,000
Pure elegance are two words used to descried these lavish shoes and this designer has a few very expensive shoes featured on this list. These shoes that fall under the most expensive women’s shoes in the world were made from the fabric that platinum is made from and are adorned with 464 fine cut and sparkling diamonds that were sourced from a designer in Kuwait. The diamonds on the shoes can be removed to be used as jewellery. Oscar nominee, lucky Laura Harring wore these incredible shoes to an Oscar ceremony.
4. Stuart Weitzman ‘Ruby Slippers’ $1,6000,000
Another addition to this top 5 most expensive shoes in the world list is Stuart Weitzman with his decadent ruby slippers. You would expect a princess from a story to be wearing these really expensive shoes. The shoes were inspired from the Wizard of Oz and are in the ruby red colour portrayed in the iconic film. The ruby slippers are encrusted with over 642 rubies imported straight from Burma as well as platinum that makes up the rest of the shoe which sports fine 123,33 carats.
3. Stuart Weitzman Tanzanite Heels $2,000,000
The last shoe on this list designed by Stuart Weitzman are the most expensive of the lot and are a dazzling array of elegance and diamonds. These very expensive women’s shoes, among the worlds most expensive are more like jewellery for the feet than shoes and Weitzman joined forces with ‘Le Vian’ to create these tanzanite and platinum shoes.
2. Rita Hayworth Heels $3,000,000
These are the second most expensive shoes in the world and many a women’s dream. The shoes are adorned with an array of jewels from diamonds, sapphires and rubies all placed in an elegant satin finish.
1. Ruby Slippers from House of Harry Winston $3,000,000
These are the most expensive shoes in the world and opposed to the other shoes features aren’t as aesthetically pleasing. They are however scattered with precious jewels. Ronald Winston of the ‘The House of Harry Winston’ created these shoes and over 4,600 rubies were used to bedazzle them. The slipper type shoes also feature fine cut diamonds and it took the designer an immense amount of time to create them.
Jemma Scott is a freelance writer who has an immense passion for fashion from Designer Jackets to shoes of course.