Footwear is a necessity for every person, but the most expensive designer shoes in the world will only be seen on a millionaire’s foot. The sky-high price on these objects of feet covering are attributed to their exclusiveness in design and materials, making them highly desirable amongst the wealthiest fashion advocates. From diamond-encrusted stilettos to satin pumps with detailed decorations, these shoes are more than just fashion, they’re artisan masterpieces.
For the 7 most frugal billionaires in the world, which we covered in an earlier article, spending a fortune on shoes won’t be in the cards. However, rich collectors are more than willing to spend $1 million for one of the items on our list. But what could possibly make a piece of footwear so pricey? Well, let’s take a look at the most expensive designer shoes in the world and discover what makes them so unique (and expensive).
9. Stuart Weitzman Diamond Dream Stilettos
Created for actress Anika Noni Rose to wear at the 2007 Academy Awards ceremony, these glamorous stilettos are quite noteworthy. The sandals feature two bands encrusted with 1,420 diamonds (30 carats in total), formed into circles, giving them a sense of symmetry. However, they are considered one of Weitzman’s “cheaper” Oscar creations.
This is not the last appearance on the list by Weitzman; in fact, he pretty much dominates it. Keep reading to see which of the eight most expensive designer shoes in the world are his creations, and whether he could nab the top spot.