10. The Ruby Slippers (The Wizard of Oz)

Cost – $612,000

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Dorothy is one lucky girl to have one of the most expensive shoes in the world, even if it was just made for a movie. These ruby slippers are not actually made of ruby, but rather from red sequins embed in fine chiffon. A large bow is decorated on its center top and it has red glass bugle beads on the edge as well as emerald-shaped crystals.

9. Marilyn Monroe Shoes (Stuart Weitzman)

Cost – $1,000,000

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Now we just reached the 6-digits price tag and we are still on the 12th pair of shoe, quite a long way still to the 20th. Named after Marilyn Monroe, this classic shoe piece was auctioned off at a whopping $1,000,000 after it grabbed much attention during the 2005 Oscars after it was worn by Regina King. The shoes have delicate craftsmanship and very keen to details with crystals that Marilyn Monroe used to wear, hence, the name.

8. Retro Rose Pumps (Stuart Weitzman)

Cost – $1,000,000

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Another shoe at a staggering $1,000,000 and from the same creator, these pumps has a 1940s retro style. It incorporated the i-strap which was common during the retro period. What makes it one of the most expensive shoes in the world is the fact that a pair of white rose located near the toe section is actually made up of 1,800 Kwiat diamonds that weigh 100 carats, while 400 Kwiat diamonds spread over the other pair.

7. Platinum Gold Stilettos (Stuart Weitzman)

Cost – $1,090,000

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It was called Platinum since it is made of platinum fabric, and it is decorated with 464 pear and round-shaped Kwiat diamonds stringed by platinum threads. What makes this shoe one of the best is the fact that it is one of the most useful. The shoes are perfect for formal events such as red-carpet Oscars. But it can also be used simpler without the diamonds. You may remove the diamonds from the shoes and you can use it as jewelries instead. It’s a two-in-one combo for a $1,090,000.

6. The Rubby Slippers (Stuart Weitzman)

Cost – $1,600,000

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Since the pair of shoes from The Wizard of Oz is very popular, The Rubby Slippers took inspiration from it. The upper area of the slippers is red satin with 642 round and oval Burma rubies. The rubies are placed on a ½ pound platinum that weighs 123.33 carats.

5. Nick Cannon’s Diamond Pumps

Cost – $2,000,000

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If ever you are given a $2,000,000 will you just spend it on one single shoe? Well, I’d rather be practical and buy myself a house, a car and open a business using that as a capital. However, there really are some people who think of $2,000,000 as $2,000 that they can afford to put their money on an investment – a shoe. Jason of Beverly Hills covered a simple pair of Tom Ford pumps and made it quite sparkly for America’s Got Talent. The shoes have more than 140,000 white diamonds in white gold. It actually took almost a year just for him to finish the project.

4. Tanzanite Heels (Stuart Weitzman)

Cost – $2,000,000

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A silver leather and platinum framing with diamond and tanzanite gems will certainly make this pair expensive. 28 carats of diamonds are threaded on the straps in front of the heels and there are 185 carats of tanzanite placed on the ankle bracelets. Hanging from these bracelets are two gems that are 16 carats. Hmm. Should I add more? Well, the heels if the Tanzanite has 595 carats diamond embed on platinum. So, enough said. This shoe is really entitled to have a spot on the most expensive shoes.

3. Cinderella Slippers (Stuart Weitzman)

Cost – $2,000,000

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It is every woman’s dream when they were still kids to be like Cinderella when they grow up. Stuart Weitzman did make that dream come true, but not without a price. Only princesses and the rich can afford a $2,000,000 pair of shoes. This pair uses the finest Italian leather and has 565 Kwiat diamonds set in platinum. The shoe also consists one of the rarest diamonds, amaretto, which costs more than a million dollar. So basically, the amaretto diamond is the best explanation as to why this particular shoe is priced as such.

2. Rita Hayworth Heels (or Stuart Weitzman)

Cost – $3,000,000

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If you have watched the movie named Shawshank Redemption, then you are very much familiar with who Rita Hayworth is. This shoe is inspired by her and Stuart uses the actress’ favorite earrings to create such beautiful expensive shoes. Stuart made a shoe in burnt sienna satin with diamonds, sapphires and rubies. This $3,000,000 shoes is one of the two most expensive shoes ever, and is owned by Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, who is Rita’s daughter.

1. The Ruby Slippers (House of Harry Winston)

Cost – $3,000,000

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The Wizard of Oz, particularly Dorothy’s red shoes, inspired a lot of people to create such shoes. The original shoes worn by the actress who played Dorothy in the movie costs around $600,000, however, one of its counterpart costs several times higher than the original. Ronald Winston re-created the ruby slippers in lieu with the celebration of the movie’s golden anniversary. Ronald used real 4,600 rubies with 1,350 carats. Since he used real rubies, this is the ruby slipper that really resonates the one Dorothy wore during her journey. In addition, he also put 50 carats of diamonds for good measure and the creation took 2 months to complete. With a $3,000,000 cost, this ruby slipper is actually the other one of the two most expensive shoes ever.

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