Here They Are - The World's Most Expensive Shoes!

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by nubka, Apr 14, 2011.

  1. nubka

    nubka Well-Known Member

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  2. MikiAndoFan#1

    MikiAndoFan#1 Well-Known Member

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    :eek: I wouldn't expect anyone to spend that amount of money just for a pair of shoes! Besides, I think they're hideous. :shuffle:
     
  3. agalisgv

    agalisgv Well-Known Member

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    That's quite the guarantee.

    I thought they were pretty, but walking on molded metal with metal, jewel-encrusts straps doesn't strike me as terribly comfortable.
     
  4. PrincessLeppard

    PrincessLeppard Pink Bitch

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    Meh. I have a similar pain, in pink. Much cuter. And within my budget. (sort of :shuffle: )

    eta: Pair, not pain! Though they aren't comfortable. Because every time you wear comfortable shoes, a kitten cries.
     
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  5. taf2002

    taf2002 flower lady

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    I think those shoes are gorgeous. But they don't look comfortable. BTW, how can gold & diamonds look hideous?
     
  6. Skittl1321

    Skittl1321 Well-Known Member

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    I think they are quite pretty, although the gold is a bit wasted, as you won't be able to see it.

    I doubt they come in my size though...
     
  7. Rob

    Rob Beach Bum

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    I used to have a similar pair that had rhinestones just across the front. Not all over. They were a pain!!!! And some of the rhinestones fell out eventually. I hope these are very secure.

    Didn't Trista of the Bachelorette have diamond encrusted shoes for her ABC sponsored wedding.
     
  8. *Jen*

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    I could buy myself a small flat for that sum of money :shuffle:
     
  9. KCC

    KCC Active Member

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    Diamonds on the soles of her shoes..... a song on a mix tape that an old friend made for me. I played a lot it while driving. The memories made me smile. As for the shoes, I think they are pretty, but can't see how metal can be comfortable.
     
  10. AxelAnnie

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    WOW! They would be fabulous if all you did was sit, and swing one leg or something.
    Wouldn't want to have to actually walk in them.
     
  11. Badams

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    I think they are gorgeous! I'm sure they aren't my size either. :lol: But if I owned them, I'd wear them on my hands or around my neck or on my belt...
     
  12. genevieve

    genevieve drinky typo pbp, closet hugger Staff Member

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    I think gold is ugly, and never wear any. Silver, OTOH, is beautiful. Diamonds are sparkly and fun but design is more important than quantity. There are plenty of very $$$$$ pieces of jewelry with diamonds that I think are hideous.

    Agree with those who think the shoes look uncomfortable - the heel is quite high, but the sole has no give. Also, that heel, while an interesting design, looks fragile so I imagine there's a weight limit on who can wear a pair of these. A very low weight limit.
     
  13. my little pony

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    I love them although I would prefer them if they were a little higher in the front. I dont like the way it feels if my foot is that close to the ground. I think I would also prefer them in a silver metal.
     
  14. *Jen*

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    I agree that diamond jewellery can sometimes look hideous - but I disagree about silver. I never, ever wear it. I think it depends on your skin tone, but on me, it's not a good look at all. It's gold or nothing.
     
  15. Cloudy_Gumdrops

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    The shoes aren't bad looking I guess, but it'd be insane to pay that much for a pair of heels.

    I have one pair of gold hoops and those were a middle school graduation gift. All of the rest of my jewelry is silver. In general, I think gold is rather ugly.

    I think I'm one of the few women in the world who doesn't go all gaga over diamonds. I much prefer colorful stones.
     
  16. LilJen

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    Cinderella would've sustained a severe ankle sprain and never met Prince Charming if her Fairy Godmother had outfitted her with those.
     
  17. genegri

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    I have a pair of Nine West which set me back $20 and look pretty similar (to me anyway).

    Gold is a very soft metal, so are they strong enough? And those shiny soles seem very slippery and not all that comfortable.
     
  18. milanessa

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    I'll bet the fine print says the guarantee is only for the original owner. ;)
     
  19. BigB08822

    BigB08822 Well-Known Member

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    I've seen tons of shoes that look just like this minus the real gold/diamond/etc. How dumb.
     
  20. mila19

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    Well, it's not dumb, it's just more like a collection item IMO. I remember Laura Elena Harring wore a pair of diamond encrusted sandals for an Oscar night back when "Mullholland Drive" created a big buzz.
    I can see they are not something you'd use to go buy some milk(I wouldn't wer heel to buy milk to begin with unlike PL :p) nor are they probably comfortable but I can also see a Sheikh buy them to his beloved wife or fiancè, or one of them at least. I have a pair of Beverly Feldman which have a silver/goldish lining and 2 transparent straps encrusted with Swarovski crystals which look a bit like that pair. They reminded me of Cindarella so I bought them and wore them just once, for a wedding. They hurt my feet like hell, blisters and all but they are oh so pretty :glamor:
     
  21. nubka

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    That's true about the skin tone. While I do like gold, it makes my skin looks sallow, so I usually wear silver or platinum.
     
  22. AliasJohnDoe

    AliasJohnDoe Dornbush 2015!!!

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    And to think, the money put into this pair of shoes for some rich glutton could have fed a poor family of 4 somewhere in the world for the rest of their lives. I find it as disgusting and frivolous as that diamond encrusted bra everyone was going gaga over years ago.
     
  23. MikiAndoFan#1

    MikiAndoFan#1 Well-Known Member

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    This.
     
  24. myhoneyhoney

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    I like the style but I HATE the gold, makes it look absolutely gaudy. Platinum or even a brushed stainless steel would make it look better.
     
  25. Tinami Amori

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    Hers were wearable, the parts that touched the skin were out of leather.
    http://www.kwiat.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Shoe-resized-600.png

    The shoes in question are all metal. These are "blister-land" shoes for the "Story of O" set....:)
     
  26. KatieC

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    I think they're very pretty. Having said that, I wouldn't wear them, as I don't wear anything that isn't comfortable. I wish I could wear heals, but I can't, so I admire and save my money. :)
     
  27. skipaway

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    With my size 10 feet, I'm sure the price would be even high. :lol: