The most expensive women's shoes in the world. Top-12( with photos)
11th place: The sandals on the "Diamond Dream" studs, the cost of which is 500 thousand dollars, were created by the famous footwear designer Stuart Weitzman in tandem with the jeweler of the company Kwiat. To decorate exclusive shoes with high-heeled stilettos, masters used 1420 colorless diamonds, weighing about 30 carats. Precious stones are attached to shoes using straps made of pure platinum. A lucky woman who was honored to be defended in these shoes on the red carpet at the Oscars in 2007 was Anika Noni Rose.
Anika Noni Rose in Diamond Dream shoes:
10th place: Diamond shoes, created by New Zealand designer Katherine Wilson, are classic white shoes with golden heels, stilettos, studded with specially cut stones, lined with ornate patterns throughoutsurface of shoes. This masterpiece, the total weight of encrusted diamonds is 21.18 carats, costs 500 thousand dollars. In total, the decoration of shoes was used 2 thousand diamonds and spent more than 50 hours of the designer. Shoes were created specifically for a charity auction, which was organized to raise funds for a network of children's hospitals. The event took place in autumn 2013 in Auckland.
9th place: Ruby shoes Dorothy from the movie "The Wizard of Oz" - this is a real rarity, which is one of the pairs of famous shoes, created in the number of seven pairs specifically for the filming of the film in 1939.To date, the fate of only four of them is known. The first pair, a participant of our rating, was sold at Christie's auction in 2000 for 666 thousand dollars. Another pair was part of the Judy Garland collection in Minnesota, but was stolen in 2005.The third pair can be seen at the exhibition at the National Museum of the Smithsonian History Institute in Washington. The last couple in 2011 was put up for sale at an auction with a starting price of $ 2 million, but never received a single application. Shoes made of artificial silk, made by Shoes Co.and remodeled by the costumers of the movie "The Wizard of Oz," covered with a red bugle and decorated with a buckle with three glass ornaments.
8th place: Retro Rose shoes from the already famous leader in the field of exclusive footwear, Stuart Weizmann, represent a model relating to the style of the 40s. Silvery boats with a t-shaped strap and high gilt heel are decorated with roses, strewn with more than 1800 diamonds, total weight about 100 carats. Such a serious arsenal of precious stones fully explains their cost, which reaches 1 million dollars. Each year, Stuart Weizmann selects for his exquisite and fabulously expensive shoes a new Hollywood star, which effectively passes through them on the red carpet at the main event in the world of the film industry.
7th place: Elegant high-heeled shoes from Stuart Weizmann with a noteworthy name, "Marilyn Monroe", are crowned with a large satin rose, studded with sparkling Swarovski crystals. These crystals explain the origin of the name of evening shoes: previously they decorated earrings that belonged to the famous Marilyn Monroe. At the Oscars in 2005, they featured actress Regina King. After this event, a pair of luxury shoes was bought at an auction for $ 1 million.
Regina King in "Marilyn Monroe" shoes:
6th place: Platinum Guild stilettos with platinum guild, authored by the ingenious designer Stuart Weizmann, are worth a total of 1,090,000 conventional units. Their platinum straps are encrusted with 464 round and pear-shaped diamonds of the Kwiat jewelry house. Precious stones can be removed and worn as decorations. The first woman, who was lucky enough to wear this work of art at the Oscars, was actress Laura Harring in 2002.
Laura Harring in sandals "Platinum Guild":
5 th place: "Ruby sandals" - another creation of Stuart Weizmann, created under the influence of the fairy tale "The Wizard of Oz".Inspired by Dorothy's shoes, he designed sandals on 11 cm stiletto heels trimmed with a cherry red satin with platinum inserts lavishly decorated with 642 oval and round rubies, the total weight of which is 123.33 carats. It was planned that the first appearance of ruby sandals on the public would take place at the Oscars in 2003, but the actress Judy Garland, who was supposed to appear on them on the red carpet, did not put them on this event. Later they were still presented at an exhibition in London. The cost of "Ruby sandals" is a very substantial amount - 2 million cu.
4th place: Luxury sandals from diamonds and tanzanite worth $ 2 million were invented by Stuart Weizmann in co-authorship with the elite jewelry designer Eddie Le Vian. This explosive duo of talented designers managed to create stunning silver-plated sandals from 28 carats of colorless diamonds and 185 carats of bright blue semi-precious tanzanite stone of the highest quality. Jewelry composition of stones, wrapped around an ankle, very much resembles a luxurious necklace that was accidentally used for other purposes. For the first time they were demonstrated in Las Vegas in the summer of 2008.
3rd place: "Cinderella shoes" - sandals on 11-centimeter heels, on which 595 carats of diamonds from Kwiat were used. On one of them is placed a 5-carat diamond amaretto, which in itself is estimated at $ 1 million. American violinist and singer Alison Krauss became a lucky girl who put on "Cinderella Shoes" at the Oscars in 2004.The cost of a pair of exclusive shoes from the great designer Stuart Weizmann reaches $ 2 million.
Alison Krauss in Cinderella shoes:
2 nd place: Rita Haywort shoes from shoe king Stuart Weizmann are simple looking chocolate colored satin shoes that were created in the style of earrings belonging to the legendary Hollywood actresslate 40's. Rita Hayworth. These earrings, encrusted with rubies, diamonds and sapphires, are placed in the center of the satin bows adorning this Weizmann masterpiece. For the first time, these shoes were worn by American actress and singer Kathleen York at the Oscars in 2006.The price of the original pair of shoes from Stuart Weizmann is $ 3 million.
Kathleen York in the shoes of Rita Hayworth:
1st place: Ruby shoes from Harry Winston - another version of the famous shoes of the main heroine of the movie "The Wizard of Oz", released in 1939.By the fiftieth anniversary of the creation of the film, the son of the famous jewelry designer Harry Winston, Ronald Winston, decided to create something grandiose, corresponding to the great love of people for this fairy tale. Two months of tedious and painstaking work, the jeweler of the house Harry Winston spent on incrustation 4600 rubies, with a total weight of 1350 carats. In addition to rubies, a precious pair of shoes adorns 50 carats of diamonds. The given product of jeweler-shoe art in 3 million dollars is estimated.
In the past, the main purpose of wearing shoes was to protect the legs from external factors. Today, it has become part of the way of life, and many people wear it not only as a means of protection, but also for designating their social class. Especially important is their exclusivity and luxury for the fair sex, who must certainly have in their wardrobe a few pairs of original design creations. Some of them are often truly magnificent pieces of jewelry and shoe art that can be worn instead of precious ornaments, while others are considered an important part of history, which is significantly reflected in their value.
We present to your attention top-12 most expensive female shoes in the world .
12th place: Gold sandals "Eternal Diamond" from the English jeweler Christopher Michael Shelis are a precious piece of jewelry that can be worn on legs. A pair of pure gold shoes is covered with 2200 diamonds, which justifies their fabulous price - 220 thousand dollars.