Ladies smitten by diamonds is a common fact. But did you ever hear them going mad over jewelled feet? Birmingham-based British designer Christopher Michael Shellis, a near freak has designed stilettos encrusted with 1,300 diamonds that have gone on sale for a whopping £200,000. The sparkling shoes are available in either solid platinum or luxurious 18ct gold.
Heavens, it’s not a joke but a fashion trend that has been ramping up the fashionistas, performers and footwear enthusiasts around the world.
From elaborate pearls, rhinestones to Swarovski crystals, footwear for ladies has gone the mile from the days of Cinderella. Today, a full range of shoe styles are available in shoe boutiques with real and assorted jewels that increase the prestige value of the shoe beyond imagination. Take a look at some of the fashion footwear extravaganzas reserved for women. You will not only get floored but might try to gift your twinkle-eyed Anna or pouty-lipped Suzanna the hot and sizzling shoes. Get ready to stare at the glamorous Jewel Studded Shoe bellies, pumps while you sip your cappuccino.
Lady Gaga’s Grammy Award Shoes
In the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards ceremony held in January 2010, Lady Gaga was nominated for five awards. Interestingly, the Armani outfits she wore were complemented with jewelled shoes. Check out this lilac spherical dress but more importantly heelless, jewel-encrusted stocking shoes. Lady Gaga has a way to rock that is quirky enough.
High-Heeled Pumps with Pearls
These customised pearl bridal shoes hand-jeweled by Gold Sole have heels as high as 3.5 inch. Having pearl-encrusted bows, these white pumps are priced at $245. As for completion of the order, they take a good 3-4 weeks.
Rhinestone Flip Flops
These embellished flip flops with rhinestone embellishments are priced under $25. When to wear them, you are wondering? Don’t shy away from slipping into them for the bridal rehearsal party.
Balmain Sandals with Swarovski Jewels
These black Gladiator Sandals made of leather with Jeweled Cuffs are a unique treat to the eye. Priced at 300 €, imagine the impact it would create more than your evening dress.
Charlotte Olympia Jewel Sandals
With 4.3 inches heel height and 0.4 inch platform height, this geometric plexi heel shoe has Swarovski crystals and fuchsia leather. Don’t miss the metal buckle that has Swarovski crystals.
Sapphire Gem Trim Platform Gold Glitter
Walk the red carpet in shimmery gold glitter upper with T-bar front and jewel embellishment. With 13.4 cm heel height, this sapphire platform heel by Office is fashion footwear at its peak.
Christian Louboutin Body Strass Jeweled Pumps
It’s the story of how black mesh, patent leather and blue strass crystal embellishments make a 4 inch heel slip-on steal the limelight. The pointed toe and red leather sole deserve a standing ovation.
Luxe Heels by Pleaser Women’s Jewel 39 T-Strap Sandal
Let your imagination run wild with this stunning pair of sandals that has sparkling rhinestones and metallic finish on the upper. Not only are they wild and edgy but show-stealing as well.
Bonnibel Women’s ‘Jewel-1’ Rhinestone-studded Pumps
Be it for holiday party or a club visit; make a difference by wearing these glitzy pumps from Bonnibel. The sparkling rhinestones all over, pointed almond toe shape and tall stiletto high heel create an eye-catching impression.
Pearly Girl Jeweled Ankle Strap Heels
If you thought pearls were reserved only for the ears, neck, fingers and arms, then this jeweled strap heel will blow your mind. The ankle strap is encrusted with rhinestone metallic coated rings. The stiletto heel and rear zipper makes it convenient to slip into this pair and out.
Shoe-Jewel of Rossi 3D
Made in collaboration with the jeweller Paul Piovan, this artistic footwear has uppers made of silk satin. The platform has gold petals and 28.50 carats diamonds. If this was not enough, then the pin-shaped flower with the pearl of Tahiti measuring 32 carats stuns everyone.
Baroque Multi Jewel Peep
With 11.5 cm heel, there is hardly a way you can miss out on this curved peep-toe. The encrusted, jewelled surface is absolutely on-trend and in your face.
Two Lips Lady Gold Women Shoes
Slip into these women platforms with 5 inch height made in gold, stone and sand. Made from fabric, they could be the tallest breed in jewelled shoes.
The Italian label Gucci is a fashion brand known for its innovations. Check out these classic black patent leather pumps that have patterned gold stiletto heel, bottom sole and toe.
Giuseppe Zanotti’s Jewel
Footwear genius Giuseppe Zanotti marks 20 years of his eponymous brand by releasing Jewel, the first of four anniversary capsule collections. This particular one has Zanotti’s popular flat sandals in gold with glittering details.
Women’s Poetic Licence Peek A Boo Love
High-heeled stunner in Brownstone colour, this lightly cushioned peep toe dress shoe stands out for its jewel-studded bow. With 4½” heel height, it is a sure winner with its retro charm.
Breckelle’s MARISA-29 Jewel Rhinestone High Heel Stiletto Party Pumps
All you need is a sparkling dress to match these glam crystal studded pumps. The color block design has enough quotient to keep eyes hooked onto your legs (sorry toes)!
Giuseppe Zanotti Women’s Hot Pink Crystal
With these 3” high platform heels, all you need is a bodyguard to protect your heels from media attention. Crystal studding all over, you are bound to impress the fashion police.
As you can see, shiny crystals to colored jewel studded shoes are emerging as the biggest trend. Not only do they make you look super chic and sexy, they definitely make you stand out from the crowd. With New Year banging on our door, go ahead and unleash your chic style with jewelled shoes.