SheFinds News: The World's Most Expensive Shoes

January 20, 2006 by Hayley
shefinds | Style

Wouldn’t life be grand if we all had access to Carrie Bradshaw’s shoe collection? According to Sophia Banay at [url=][/url], Ms. Bradshaw is not the only lady who goes ga-ga for expensive footwear. Banay reports that women spent over $17 billion on fashion footwear between October 2004 and October 2005! What turns an ordinary shoe into such a status symbol? Rare leather (ostrich, snake, alligator), built-to-last craftsmanship, and a tag that reads Choo, Blahnik, or Louboutin. Manolo Blahnik boasts the most expensive with a $14,000 pair of [url=]alligator skin boots[/url]. Unfortunately these babies are only available at the [url=]Manolo Blahnik store[/url] in Manhattan. Lord of Luggage, Louis Vuitton comes in second with a pair of Vienna Minimalisa high boots in ostrich leather. For $4,500, I don’t think there’s anything minimalisa about ’em. You can find more info at [url=][/url]. My personal favorite, pictured above, is designed by [url=]Salvatore Ferragamo[/url]. A pair of decadent crocodile Avila t-straps clocks in at $2,390.

If you’re looking for a less expensive, comparable option- we love Kate Spade’s silver snake print open-toe heels at a reasonable $298.95. Find them at

Deal Alert! Buy the Kate Spade heels today and you’ll get an additional 27% off, only $216.95 with free shipping and free returns only at




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