All shoe lovers grasp at the list of the most expensive and luxury shoe brands, while there are some things in life that make your day instantly better, a classy pair of shoes is what we are talking about! The grace and elegance that shoes of your favorite luxury brand withhold is just irresistible. Below we have curated a list of the top five most expensive luxury brands around the globe:
1. BRIAN ATWOOD
The Italian signature Brand is a familiar eye-catcher in Midtown Manhattan, where its flagship store on Madison Avenue is located. The Milan-based brand aspires to show-stopping allure starting with its first Maniac pumps line, and it never fails in every release. Its claim-to-fame for our new list is the $1,345 Alexa suede boots sold at Saks Fifth Avenue. Its boots come in high heels, rich texture, and bold hues, guaranteed to make a statement wherever you are. The signature shoes brand is no snob though; it caters to the normal rich with prices from $600 up. In Milan, Brian was discovered by the late Gianni Versace and was the first American designer hired by the fashion house in 1996. At Versace, he was the head designer of accessories, where he mastered the intricacies of footwear design. Accolades like these led to his appointment as Creative Director of Bally from 2007 to 2009. During this time he successfully helped to revitalize the storied Swiss brand before leaving to focus solely on designing under his own label.
Since launching Brian Atwood in 2001, his collections have been globally coveted for exquisite craftsmanship and intricate design and detail. Loved by women all around the world for his fearless silhouettes and sky-high heels, Brian gives a touch of glamour, lust, and desire into everything he designs.
2. JIMMY CHOO
Jimmy Choo is a British high fashion house specializing in luxury shoes, handbags, accessories, and fragrances. The company, J. Choo Limited, was founded in 1996 by Malaysian Chinese couture shoe designer Jimmy Choo and British Vogue accessories editor Tamara Mellon. Always a shoo-in in most expensive lists, this signature is a favorite by Hollywood A-listers and, in fact, is expected to be seen on many a red carpet glam night. Gigi Hadid, Lily Collins, Claudia Schiffer, Reese Witherspoon. The brand has been a top placer in the past, thanks to its 2011 ICONS line sold at $3,785. There is no surprise in the fact that Jimmy Choo reclaims the top spot in every list, always ready to excite its cult following.
3. ALEXANDER MCQUEEN
From embellished sandals to horn heels and eyelet bow boots, the brand exudes glamour and style. Last year, it released $1,645 jeweled wedge shoes, which earned the signature a spot on our list. The brand leans on the preposterous look, rich with sixteenth-century style contoured in a contemporary look. The founder, Alexander, was a theater costume designer, hence, the inspiration, before he went on to start his line of shoes. Alexander McQueen is a regular on major celebrity events like The Brits Awards, The Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, and The Evening Standard British Film Awards. For the less glamor-inclined woman, the signature offers casual styles like an extended sole sneaker, skull detail ballerina, and oversized sneakers.
4. CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN
You will recognize a ‘Louboutin’ when you see one. The fascinating part of Louboutin’s story is that he stumbled upon designing shoes by accident. He was expelled from school and ended up taking up several jobs. He started working as a freelance shoe designer in the early 80s. After a few years, he started his label. He chanced upon the idea of the revolutionary red soles after seeing his assistant paint her nails red. The shoes soon started gaining popularity. Some of them had dangerously high heels. Even with all the counterfeit issues and the legal battle with YVS over the red soles, Louboutin remains one of the most expensive shoe brands all over the world.
5. MANOLO BLAHNIK
Manolo Blahnik is often referred to as the holy man of heels. He firmly believes in the power of heels and hand-makes them with the same level of passion. His designs are authentic, customized, and not mass-produced. When he met Diana Vreeland (in 1968), who was Vogue’s editor-in-chief, he set off on his shoe-making journey. He presented his first shoe collection in 1971 and hasn’t looked back since. His creations have been flaunted on red carpets, movies, and TV shows, and by the biggest names in Hollywood – Manolo Blahnik is the real deal!
There are some designer luxury brands that have created a powerful impact on people, be it their designs or their quality, everything about these brands mentioned above seems to be perfect.