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$50,000 diamond encrusted Nikes

Specs: 11 carats of chocolate-colored diamonds outline the “swooshes” on a pair of Nike “So Cal” Air Force 1 “Supreme Max” runners.

The Nike limited editions were customized with the fancy colored diamonds by Laced Up owner Ernel Dawkins and C Couture boutique owner Rita Patel.

Stuart Weitzman - $1,000,000 - Retro Rose Pumps

Specs: Two diamond roses, fixed to 1940s-style dusty gold high heels.

More than 1,800 Kwiat diamonds weighing 100 carats were used to make the roses.

Ruby Slippers - $1,600,000 - Stuart Weitzman


In 2003 Stuart Weitzman created the “Ruby Slippers” in anticipation of a breakthrough starlet wearing them to that year’s Academy Awards. His inspiration was the original ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland as Dorothy.

However Mr. Weitzman ended up cancelling his shoe’s appearance. His spokesperson Jane Weitzman state: “We pulled the ruby shoes we were planning to show off at the Oscars out of respect for those fighting in Iraq.”