If there is one thing that fashion fanatics consider the god of their closet, it is shoes. Designers are constantly sending their models down the runway in shockingly elaborate shoes from Alexander McQueen’s morphed tip-toe shoes to Karl Lagerfeld’s gun-heeled stilettos for Chanel. And the runway shoe trends are translating to the sidewalk too… fashion followers are sweeping up shocking shoes at astonishing rates! One simply has to look at the booming business done by the likes of shoe designers such as Christian Louboutin or Jimmy Choo to come to the conclusion that every girl loves designer shoes and in today’s world it seems when it comes to shoes the more outrageous they are the better. While not all of us may have thousands to shell out on super luxe stilettos (sigh), a girl can still dream, right? Read on for three super luxe and outrageous dream shoes to build your outfit around!
Nothing says luxury like gemstone encrusted fabergé eggs so combine that with a pair of glittering high heels and you have take extravagant soles to a whole new level. These drool-worthy stilettos were showcased in Hong Kong’s 12th annual Shoe Design Competition which took place in mid January. With their detailed multi-colored jewel applique, swirling golden artistry and regal faberge egg heels, these platform pumps are definitely something special. So, what would we wear with these precious high heels? A pastel pink ruched cocktail dress with a glamourous necklace would complement these shoes perfectly without overdoing it!
Pay homage to a a historic fashion figure who screams extravagance, glamour and the luxe life in these grande Marie Antoinette inspired Christian Louboutin high heels! The shoes come from a striking limited edition (only 36 pairs!) capsule collection designed by Christian Louboutin with collaborative efforts from Jean Francois Lesage. Available at $6,000 these ribbon-and-bow embellished high heels come in a rainbow of rich colors including canary yellow, royal blue and plush pink. These grande stilettos are incredibly ornate and any girl lucky enough to claim these regal gems should be showing them off in a classic little black dress with bold golden accessories. Swoon!
Be extremely outrageous with these heel-less spring/summer 2012 Alexander McQueen booties. The delicate flower petals add a flamboyant flair to the shoes while the pastel pink straps give the shoes a modern and futuristic feel. These bespoke, girly shoes are tough not to love! So, what would be the perfect outfit for these daring and dainty shoes? A pair of black jeans and a loose fitting pastel blouse would emphasize these shoes’ feminine vibe while still keeping the focus on the feet.
Followers of fashion will forever be enamored with over-the-top shoes. The truth is these luxe designs aren’t really just shoes, they are something more than that: a high form of craftsmanship, architecture, an unparalleled creation representative of the divinities of the marriage between art and fashion. From the designers to the writers to the buyers to the photographers, these sumptuous creations bind the fashion industry together. There is no questioning these outrageous shoes are fabulous, fashionable and a little intimidating! Do you think Tommy Ton will want to shoot these shoes?