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Top 5 most expensive shoes in the world

Handbags, diamonds, shoes and clothes –when it comes to women, all of these are their best friends. Seriously speaking, these are things that women just can’t get enough of. Believe it or not, but there was a lady who went by the name of Imelda Marcos and owned more than 3,000 shoes! Now, there are certain shoes available out there that are simply outrageous in terms of their prices. Let’s take a look at the five most expensive shoes in the world:

1. Ruby Slippers by House of Harry Winston – available for $3 million

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Remember how Dorothy went around the yellow brick road in The Wizard of Oz while wearing her ruby slippers? Remember how beautiful their sequins looked? Well, those ruby slippers were recreated years later by the House of Harry Winston whilst celebrating the golden anniversary of the movie. However, to give the shoes a slightly more ‘modern’ appeal, Winston decided to use real rubies instead of sequins on them. Winston actually made use of 1,350 carats of rubies that were acquired from 4,6000 pieces and for good measure, he even added in 50 carats of diamonds! Oh, and just so you know, nobody, apart from the lead star of the movie has yet had the honor of wearing this outrageously expensive shoes!

2. Rita Hayworth Heels by Stuart Weitzman – available for $3 million

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Stuart Weitzman basically made use of Rita Hayworth’s favorite earrings to acquire inspiration to design this particular pair of shoes. What he basically created were a pair of open-toed  heels using burnt sienna sating. The shoes, believe it or not, have actually been decorated using rubies, diamonds and sapphires. The shoes are the proud property of Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, Hayworth’s daughter.

3. Tanzanite Heels by Stuart Weitzman – available for $2 million

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The designer of this pair of shoes has made use of platinum framing and silver leather that has been adorned using tanzanite gems and diamonds. The front straps of the heels carry a full 28 carats of diamonds, whereas 185 carats of tanzanite gemstones are contained within the ankle bracelets. The same bracelets also support some hanging gems that weigh 16 carats. Also, the heels contain 595 carats of diamonds!

4. The Ruby Slippers by Stuart Weitzman – available for $1.6 million

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Another beautiful creation by the famous Stuart Weitzman! Oh, and let’s not forget that this one is also inspired by The Wizard of Oz. The insole of this pair of shoes is cherry red, whereas the upper part has been made using red satin. It possesses a while 642 oval and round Burma rubies. Now, that’s not all – these exquisite rubies have actually been set on a half-pound of platinum, which in its entirety weighs around 123.33 carats.

5. Platinum Guild Stilettos by Stuart Weitzman – available for $1, 090, 000

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Prepared using platinum fabric, this pair of shoes by Stuart Weitzman is truly strappy. 464 pear and round-shaped Kwiat diamonds have been used in order to decorate these stilettos. Moreover, these diamonds have been threaded together using platinum twines. Worth the money, right?


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