24 Nisan 2011 Pazar

the world's most expensive shoes

Tied for #2: Stuart Weitzman Tanzanite Heels

Price tag: $2,000,000

levian2mshoes.jpgSpecs: Stuart Weitzman teamed with jeweler Le Vian to painstaking match and cut 185 carats of museum-quality tanzanite and 28 carats of diamonds.

#2′s Tanzanite Claim to Shoe Fame: These eye-popping, $2M kicks were unveiled June 2008 in Las Vegas. No one has been photographed wearing them yet; it’s speculated that Mr. Weitzman created them for the Academy Awards in 2009.

Tied for #2: Stuart Weitzman’s “Cinderella Slippers”

Price tag: $2,000,000

Specs: 4 1/2 inch stiletto heels are set with 595 carats of platinum-set Kwiat diamonds.
One shoe is set with a 5-carat amaretto diamond, alone worth $1M.

#2′s Cinderella Claim to Shoe Fame: The “Cinderella Slippers” were worn by singer Alison Krauss (nominated for best song for the film Cold Mountain) at the 2004 Oscars while walking the red carpet and performing onstage.
alisonkrausscinderellaMr. Weitzman’s daughters were fans of Alison Krauss, and had asked their father to approach the bluegrass diva about wearing the $2M sparklers.
Prior to the Oscars, Ms. Krauss said “I just want the folks back home to be proud. To say, ‘She sang in tune and didn’t forget the words. And she didn’t fall off them shoes.”