5 Most Expensive Shoes in the World
5. Stuart Weitzman’s Ruby Slippers – 1 million 600 thousand dollars
This stunning ruby encrusted was inspired by the movie “The Wizard of Oz” and consists of Six hundred and forty two Burmese rubies and a pound of platinum complemented by delicate red satin. They were unveiled in London for display at Harrod’s in 2003.
4. Stuart Weitzman’s Tanzanite Heels – 2 million dollars
A footwear giant + one of the richest jewelry designers in the world, and the result is nothing short of a fantasy. This expensive pair of shoes was made by Stuart Weitzman and Eddie Le Vian of France. One hundred and eighty five carats of sparkling blue tanzanite gemstones and twenty eight carats of glimmering diamonds adorn this masterpiece.
3. Stuart Weitzman’s Cinderella Slippers – 2 million dollars
Who could forget the fascinating tale of Cindrella and the iconic glass slippers which got her the love of her life? This Cinderella Slippers by Stuart Weitzman have five hundred and sixty five Kwiat diamonds beautifully placed into Italian leather on platinum framework. Singer Alison Krauss wore them to the 2004 Oscars.
2. Stuart Weitzman’s Rita Hayworth Heels – 3 million dollars
Inspired by the legendary actress Rita Hayworth, Stuart Weitzman collaborated with Le Vian creation to make this shoe. The interesting thing is, the centerpiece in this shoe is the earring of the actress Rita Hayworth herself. Kathleen York wore these fabulous slippers at the 2006 Oscars. This shoe is one of a kind and it’s not for sale. Rita Hayworth’s daughter Princess Yasmin Aga Khan owns them now.
1. House of Harry Winston’s Ruby Slippers – 3 million dollars
This pair of Ruby slippers was made to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the movie “The Wizard of Oz”. The crafting if this pair took 2 months. Four thousand and six hundred rubies and fifty carats of diamonds were encrusted in this shoe. At a whopping 3 million bucks these shoes top the list of most expensive shoes ever created.