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#Billionaires Lifestyle: World’s Top 10 Most Expensive Shoes

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The 20 Most Expensive Shoes in the World in 2019

#Billionaires Lifestyle—–There is a perception that certain types of lifestyle can only be afforded and lived by a privileged few. It is said that sometimes the type of clothes or shoes you wear or rock can be used to gauge a persons pocket/account balance, the truth is it is true and can’t be any less true.

Not everybody can afford certain lifestyles or the best luxuries life as got to offer, but some privileged few live it with utmost convenience. But It lives you with a lot to ponder if some few would spend over a $1million just to buy an extravagant decoration just to cover their foot with 3/4 of the world living in abject poverty.

Well this article isn’t meant to dwell on the inequalities of the world, but to give the list of the World’s Top 10 most Expensive shoes, here is the list below;

10. Stuart Weitzman “Marilyn Monroe” Shoes – $1 Million

The Marilyn Monroe Shoes, are also crafted by Stuart Weitzman, who is known for specializing in the production of ostentatious shoes. These shoes cost a million dollars, are bedecked with glossy silk roses which have glistening Swarovski rhinestones in the center. It is the Swarovski crystals that provide the shoes with a link to Marilyn Monroe, Since they were originally from earnings belonging to the film star. It was reported that Regina King wore these shoes to the 2005 Oscars.

9. Stuart Weitzman Platinum Guild Stilettos – $1.09 Million

Harrod’s describes Stuart Weitzman shoes as perfectly fusing wearability and style, an example of laidback luxury for every occasion. These gorgeous strappy stilettos are certainly covetable and wearable. They were designed using platinum fabric are encrusted with 464 sparkling diamonds sourced by jeweler Kwiat. The combination of round and pear-shaped diamonds are removable so they can also be worn as jewelry. Mulholland Drive actress Laura Harring wore these million-dollar shoes to the Oscars.

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8. Stuart Weitzman Wizard of Oz Ruby Stilettos – $1.6 Million

Far Fetch claims that Stuart Weitzman shoes are designed to make women feel beautiful.  What could possibly make a woman feel more beautiful than a pair of ruby slippers? Perhaps, a pair of ruby stilettos! These “Wizard of Oz” inspired heels are valued at $1.6 million. They have a cherry red insole, a red satin upper and are encrusted with 642 Burma rubies. They were displayed in Harrod’s London in 2003.

7. Tom Ford Custom by Jason Arasheben – $2 Million

Nick Cannon from Wild n Out and America’s Got Talent commissioned jewelry designer Jason Arasheben to customize a pair of Tom Ford loafers. Arasheben studded the loafers with 340 carats of round cut diamonds set on white gold and they are now valued at a massive $2 million. Vibe reported that Cannon wore the expensive loafers on America’s Got Talent in 2014.

6. Stuart Weitzman Tanzanite Heels – $2 Million

Stuart Weitzman’s Tanzanite Heels feature 185 carats of luxurious blue-purple tanzanites and 28 carats of diamonds. They were designed in 2006 along with jewelry designer Eddie LeVian. These silver-leather shoes with platinum heels are valued at $2 million. A 16-carat pear-shaped tanzanite dangles from the diamond-encrusted ankle strap, which also boasts pear- and oval-shape tanzanites. The Tanzanite Heels were available for the public to see for the first time in January 2007 at the New York Public Library.

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5.Stuart Weitzman Cinderella Slippers – $2 Million

Country singer Alison Krause wore these slippers to the 2004 Oscars. These sparkly shoes were made from the highest quality Italian leather. The ankle and toe straps are perfectly crafted into an intricate lace-like design which was created from 565 Kwiat diamonds in platinum settings. The right slipper plays host to a magnificent, rare 5-carat amaretto diamond providing the only glint of color in the shoes. Marie-Claire describes these slippers as simply the stuff of fairy tales.

4. Stuart Weitzman Rita Hayworth Heels – $3 Million claims that Stuart Weitzman created the Rita Hayworth heels because he found her inspirational and that the American actress and dancer was the perfect person to make a pair of shoes about.  The chocolate brown colored peep toe shoes which unveil a beautiful Satin flower cost a cool three-million dollars. The shoes are quite different from Stuart Weitzman’s usual creations as they are not bright or bold. They are an excellent expression of his ability to do different things with his talent for the right event or occasion.

3. Harry Winston Ruby Slippers – $3 Million+

In 1989 Ronald Winston, son of the famous jewelry designer Harry Winston, celebrated the 50th anniversary of “The Wizard of Oz” by unveiling his own version of the famous ruby slippers from the classic film. The beautiful slippers took two months to create and really are something special. Elegante reported that Instead of the original sequins Winston used 1,350 carats of rubies and 50 carats of diamonds.  These gorgeously over-the-top shoes really are in a category all their own. With a price tag of $3 million, they are far more lavish than the original shoes, adorned only with simple red sequins.

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2. Debbie Wingham High Heels – $ 15.1 Million

British designer Debbie Wingham was commissioned by an unnamed family to design these unique Stilletos. The 24-carat gold leather shoes are made from very rare pink, blue and white diamonds and sewn with pure gold thread. Costing of $15 million, they were the world’s most expensive pair of shoes until the creation of the passion diamond shoes. The daily mail reported that Debbie Wingham is well known for her over-the-top commissioned creations that tend to come with price tags of an eye-watering sort.

1. The Passion Diamond Shoes – $17 Million

The world’s “most expensive” pair of shoes are worth USD 17 million were launched in October 2018 in UAE. The luxurious Passion Diamond Shoes which are made from diamonds and gold, took over nine months to design and create. According to Business Today the Passion Diamond Shoes, feature several hundreds of diamonds, with two flawless diamonds of 15 carats each.  The stunning stilettos are on display in the Burj Al Arab seven-star hotel in Dubai.

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