Shoes are an important part of our outfit and sometimes they can cost a lot of money. When you are looking at the store shelves you may think that footwear is overpriced, but with this list of the most expensive shoes in the world, we will prove that your favorite pumps still has a reasonable price in comparison with the pairs we will tell you about.
This pair has the 15th place in our list of most expensive shoes and its price is $3800. Why the price tag is so high you may wonder. The first thing is the brand. This Italian company is known for their extremely elegant, quality and of course expensive shoes. The other reason for the price of 3800 dollars is the used material. Testoni makes their footwear of alligator skin, which is very expensive as you may know. The brand claims that this technique of using alligator skin makes their products more durable and water-resistant. But nowadays there are a lot of other cruelty-free materials and techniques that can provide these features as well. So, we assume that person who wears such shoes want to emphasize their status and the fact they can afford such expensive footwear in the first place.
Nike So Cal Air Force 1 Supreme Max
The next pair in our list is Nike’s sneakers with a price tag – 5.000 dollars. Nike has the magic aura around their name, so everything they make become very popular and demanded and these shoes are not an exception. This model is very vivid due to the bright color used in their design. Their attractive look greatly combines with amazing characteristics like quality, durability, water-resistance, support, and protection. The upper is made of high-quality leather and soles feature 3M reflective neon material.
But to be honest you still pay for the name rather than for the product, because we are sure that we can find a lot of models with similar characteristics but much cheaper.
Air Jordan Silver Shoes
This Air Jordan Silver Shoes costs 6.000 dollars and they take the 13th place in our list. This model grabbed everyone’s attention since it had appeared on the market because these sneakers were signed by Michel Jordan himself. So, fans over the world immediately wanted to buy these expensive shoes, but not everyone could afford them. In addition, this pair was signed by the celebrity, Air Jordan looks quite pretty and has great features as well.
Shoes of Nizam Sikandar Jah
Monarch the Nizam of Hyderabad owned these fancy shoes in the 18th century and now their price is 160.000 dollars. Their design is really luxury and rich, the whole piece is decorated with jewels like diamonds, rubies, emeralds and many other stones. Shoes were part of museum collection in Toronto, but they were stolen and damaged but thankfully not significantly. Fortunately, this masterpiece was found and it still makes India proud of its heritage.
Kathryn Wilson’s Pumps
So, we are moving forward on our list and you may think that only men like fancy and expensive footwear, but here we have women’ pumps from New Zealand designer, which price is more than 400.000 dollars. Kathryn Wilson made these shoes for a charity auction. Each piece was decorated by diamonds by hand and it took designer more than 50 hours to do that. This model can be truly called Cinderella shoes, but hardly can you call it wearable.
Stuart Weitzman Diamond Dream Stilettos
These Diamond Dream Stilettos were created by famous designer Stuart Weitzman and they cost $500.000. Their design is very simple at first sight, but as you may see the upper is decorated by diamond-coated circles. And of course, they are handmade. Wearing these shoes you need no jewelry or stylish clothes because everyone will be looking only for your shiny footwear.
‘Wizard of Oz’ Ruby Slippers
On the 9th place is famous red Dorothy shoes from Wizard of Oz. When the film was released everyone wanted to have the same pair, they were extremely popular. But there are a lot of women who still want to buy a pair. And you can do it if you have spare 612.000 dollars because there are only 2 original pieces left that are stored in a museum and the first pair was sold for an above-mentioned price.
Stuart Weitzman Retro Rose Pumps
Here you can see other shoes from Stuart Weitzman with 1 million dollars price tag. Their design is very classic and elegant with a t-strap upper and almond-shaped toe and ankle buckle strap. But what makes them so special? Of course, diamonds. The decorations in the shape of a rose are inlaid with Kwiat diamonds, the whole piece contains more than 400 of these.
Stuart Weitzman Marilyn Monroe Shoes
As you can see Stuart Weitzman is a master of expensive shoes. This model is named after Marilyn Monroe and has a price of 1.09 million dollars. The main part of the shoes is satin rose with Swarovski crystals inside. They are made by hand and adorned with crystals that Marilyn Monroe used to wear. Shoes were sold for more than 1 million dollars on the auction after the actress Regina King had worn them at the Oscar ceremony in 2005.
Stuart Weitzman Platinum Guild Stilettos
This elegant and beautiful masterpiece was also made by Stuart Weitzman. The shoe consists of platinum thin straps at the upper which is decorated with Kwiat diamonds. The whole number of used diamonds is 464 pieces. The other great detail about these shoes is that straps can be removed and be used as a necklace. The total cost is 1.09 million dollars as the previous model.
Stuart Weitzman Ruby Stilettos
As you may guess these stilettos are so expensive because they are adorned with rubies. The total amount of gems is 643 and one piece weight about 1 pound. Shoes were inspired by these you could see in the Wizard of Oz movie. The insoles are made of red satin that looks extremely luxurious and expensive. And yes, this pair is also was created by Stuart Weitzman. If you want to get a pair – prepare to pay 1.6 million of dollars.
Stuart Weitzman Tanzanite Heels
And the fourth place in our list of the most expensive shoes is taken by these silver stilettos made by well-known Stuart Weitzman who worked in collaboration with Eddie Le Vian. Shoes have a very delicate look and decorations on the upper look like real jewelry piece. So, this model is adorned with diamonds and bright blue tanzanite gems. That’s what we call luxury shoes! The price for this masterpiece is $2 millions.
Stuart Weitzman Cinderella Slippers
We are getting closer to the top positions of our list and the third place is Stuart Weitzman Cinderella Slippers. Probably, the most famous shoes in the world are the one that belongs to Cinderella. Many girls dreamed about them since they have read the book. And Stuart Weitzman makes dream come true, so he created these beautiful and elegant slippers. The whole shoe is transparent, so nothing will distract the attention from diamonds. Diamonds that are shoes decorated with are special and expensive amaretto diamonds in platinum setting. The price is $2 millions.
Stuart Weitzman Rita Hayworth Heels
These chocolate shoes are named by Hollywood actress Rita Hayworth. They look a little bit different than other shoes that we have mentioned today because this model has more restrained designed that includes satin decoration in the shape of flower and gems inside of it. Here you can see diamonds, rubies, and sapphires. So, the second place is taken by shoes which price is $3 millions.
Harry Winston Ruby Slippers
And the last and most expensive item in our list is Ruby Slippers which price is 3 millions dollars. As you have noticed the theme of Wizard of Oz is quite popular among designers who tend to make expensive footwear, so it is not a surprise that the most expensive model was inspired by those famous Dorothy’s red shoes. That is the official replica of these shoes and it is adorned by multiple rubies and diamonds. Shoes were made on the 50th anniversary of the film and it took 2 months to create them.