Most Expensive Shoes

By on October 18, 2010 in ArticlesEntertainment

What are the world's most expensive shoes? The list of the world's most expensive shoes ever made are mostly women's shoes encrusted in diamonds. Stuart Weitzman is responsible for many of the most expensive and beautiful shoes ever created. Weitzman has created million dollar one-of-a-kind shoes to an Oscar nominee to wear at the Academy Awards since 2002. The most expensive shoes list includes shoes worn by royalty and movie stars from modern day and past eras.

Most expensive shoes in the world - Harry Winston Ruby Slippers
Most expensive shoes in the world – Harry Winston Ruby Slippers Matthew Simmons/Getty Images

Nizam Sikandar Jah Slippers


These slippers were worn by royalty of the 18th century. Indian prince Nizam wore these diamond and ruby encrusted slippers. The slippers are currently valued at $160,000.

Stuart Weitzman's Diamond Dream Stilettos


Anika Noni wore these Stuart Weitzman shoes on the red carpet at the 2007 Oscars. The shoes featured 1,420 well-cut Kwiat colorless diamonds set in platinum. The shoes are priced at $500,000.

Ruby Slippers from Wizard of Oz


Most people have fond childhood memories of Dorothy's ruby slippers from the movie The Wizard of Oz. The original shoes are decorated with glass rhinestones, bugle beads, and three large red glass jewels in silver. The ruby slippers were sold in auction for $666,000 in 2000.

Stuart Weitzman Shoes Retro Rose Pumps


Weitzman's retro style pumps were worn by Diablo Cody on the red carpet at the 2008 Oscars. The shoes feature 100 carats of 1,800 Kwiat diamonds. These shoes come in at a cool $1,000,000.

Stuart Weitzman Platinum Guild Stilettos


These stilettos are decorated with 464 Kwiat round and pear shaped diamonds. Laura Harring wore these beautiful shoes at the 2002 Oscars. These designer shoes are priced at $1,090,000.

Stuart Weitzman's Ruby Slippers


Stuart Weitzman was inspired by the original Wizard of Oz ruby slippers. The ruby slippers were designed for the 2003 Oscars, but were never worn at that year's ceremony. The ruby slippers are studded with 642 oval and round rubies, set in beautiful platinum. The ruby slippers are worth a cool $1,600,000.

Stuart Weitzman's Cinderella Slippers


Weitzman's Cinderella Slippers were worn at the 2004 Academy Awards by singer Alison Krauss, nominated for best song for the film Cold Mountain. The slippers are adorned with 565 Kwiat diamonds and a single 5-carat gem. The Cinderella Slippers are priced at a staggering $2,000,000.

Stuart Weitzman Shoes Tanzanite Heels


Weitzman joined with Le Vian to create these stunning heels. Made of silver leather, the shoes have over 200 carats of precious stones, and 185 carats of museum-quality tanzanite gemstones decorating the ankle bracelets. including 28 carats of diamonds along the front straps and two 16-carat gems hanging from the front of each shoe.

The top two pair of the world's most expensive shoes are both inspired by old world Hollywood and come in at the same sky high price.

Rita Hayworth Heels


The first pair of the world's most expensive shoes comes from Stuart Weitzman. Rita Hayworth Heels are covered with rubies, sapphires, and diamonds. Hayworth's shoes have increased in value since the heyday of the movie star, priced at at stunning $3,000,000

Harry Winston's Ruby Slippers


The next pair of world's most expensive shoes are again inspired by the original ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz. Instead of sequins like the original slippers, these ruby slippers are covered in real rubies. The slippers are encrusted with 4,600 rubies totaling 1,350 carats, and 50 carats of diamonds. The slippers were designed by Ronald Winston of the House of Harry Winston, marking the fiftieth anniversary of The Wizard of Oz. Winston's ruby slippers are priced at an incredible $3,000,000.

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