Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 21 November 2019

The world's most expensive shoes, worth Dh73 million, unveiled in Dubai

The Moon Star shoes contain 30 carats of diamonds and pieces of meteorite

Another week, another world record broken in the UAE. This time, it’s for the world’s most expensive shoe, which was unveiled on Friday onboard a yacht in Dubai Marina.

As part of MIDE (Made in Italy, Designed in Emirates) Fashion Week, Italian designer Antonio Vietri has unveiled his latest creation, The Moon Star Shoes, worth a whopping $19.9 million (Dh73 million).

The current Guinness World Record for the most expensive pair of shoes is $15.5 million dollars.

The shoes are made up of a solid gold heel, 30 carats of diamonds and contain a small piece of meteorite discovered in Argentina in 1576.

Vietri is no stranger to designing record-breaking shoes. Back in 2017, he showcased a pair of 24-carat gold stilettos in Dubai, worth more than Dh120,000. Speaking at the time, the UAE-based designer said, “The word impossible does not exist in my vocabulary”.

Updated: October 12, 2019 04:22 PM

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