Ever fantasised about what it would be like to step into the shoes of a multi-millionaire? To walk a mile in the life of the rich and famous? Well, in literal terms it is probably one of the costliest miles you would ever walk. The world’s rich and famous own some of the most extravagant shoes and not to mention the most expensive shoes. From jewelled wedges to crystal-embellished heels and waxed croc cowhide leather shoes, to walk a mile in these shoes will certainly cost you a pretty penny.
Find out how much you would have to pay to strut down the street in style:
Jimmy Choo – Hologram mesh booties
Jimmy Choo is a famous and well-known brand worldwide and a favourite amongst Hollywood A-listers. These expensive signature shoes are often seen on runways and red carpets around the globe. This year, the famous designer brand created a pair of hologram mesh bootie stilettos. This pair of uniquely designed stiletto booties are sure to have you looking elegant yet edgy. However, this kind of elegance comes at a steep price of R19 750.
Alexander McQueen – Jewelled wedge shoes
With its sixteenth-century style contoured in a contemporary look, Alexander McQueen’s piece of art was inspired by the designer’s career as a theatre costume designer. The sumptuous black and the gold jewelled wedge is truly extravagant. A walk in these excessively jewelled beauties will cost you just over R23 000.
Miu Miu – Crystal Embellished Patent Leather pumps
Miu Miu, the nickname of the designer brand, Miuccia Prada, is well known for its simple designs. These pair of pumps radiate luxury with its array of crystal embellishments whilst still highlighting the brand’s minimalist style. This pair of pumps will give you the best of both worlds, allowing you to look extravagant yet sophisticated. However, elegance comes at a price. A pair of these pumps will set you back R31 000.
Christian Louboutin – Sexy Strass
Louboutins, the famous designer shoes are also known as ‘red bottoms’, this pair of heels are identified by their red souls and high heels. Musicians sing about these infamous heels that most women could only dream about owning. With its classic style, Louboutin’s celebrates the sexy but strong female and is adorned for its stylish and alluring design. So, if you want to stop traffic and be the envy of all women, a pair of Louboutins will cost you a sultry R43 830.
Gucci – Woven Leather Boots
Gucci is probably one of the most famous designer brands and favourite for knockoff materials, worldwide. The Italian couture brand is known for its bourgeoisie Renaissance and often recognised by its signature G. For the rich and famous, Gucci is a fashion staple. One of the brand’s latest additions is their Woven leather boots. With its exceptionally unique design, it’s not something you see every day. Getting your hands on these ones of kind boots will cost you a hefty R53 232.
Louis Vuitton – Manhattan Richelieu Men’s Shoe
Louis Vuitton is known for its timeless vintage style and it is a popular French brand that has been a pioneer in the fashion industry for decades. Dressed up in handmade waxed croc cowhide, the Manhattan Richelieu men’s shoe is one of the brands most expensive. These intricately stitched, leather beauties, come at a price tag of R142 135.
Stuart Weitzman – Rita Hayworth Heels
The Stuart Weitzman brand is one of the most iconic designer shoe brands, Weitzman is known for his decadent designs, creative and grotesque use of colours. Beyoncé and Taylor Swift are amongst the list of Hollywood stars who have worn some of these designer shoes. The classic burnt sienna and rust brown coloured stained stilettos, worn by the famous actress, Rita Hayworth, are priced at a staggering R42,6 million, and today they are of the most expensive pair of shoes in the world. Most of Weitzman’s million-dollar shoes are not for sale, however, one could only imagine what it might feel like slipping into a pair of these classy shoes.
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