They Wore What? Stars’ Most Outrageous Shoes
From “can you walk in those?” to “why would you want to?” – Hollywood keeps stepping out in truly over-the-top footwear. By Melissa Liebling-Goldberg
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The star must be Obsessed with getting shoes no one else has – these $900 Toni Maticevski sequined heels are straight off the designer’s fall ‘09 runway!
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Montag conquers the urban jungles of Los Angeles in her $1590 crocodile-embossed Dior “Safari” sandals.
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Meester matches her Chloé dress to her ruffled $1850 Christian Louboutin heels.
Lohan adds some serious edge to her shopping outfit with her Alexander Wang “Alexis” fringed booties with a cut-out toe.
What to do if your calves are cold and your feet are warm? Try Kardashian’s cut-out boots from Maison Martin Margiela, which will set you back a very cool $795.
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Barton is the latest star to fall for Louis Vuitton’s tribal-inspired sandals, embellished with wooden beads and fringe.
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Lopez adds serious height with her leather-wrapped Ferragamo platform heels while promoting Samantha Thavasa purses in Tokyo.
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Forget boring pumps! Paltrow pairs her sharp-shouldered gray dress with bondage-inspired Christian Louboutin booties at a premiere in Los Angeles.
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Diaz’s funky Dsquared pumps take inspiration from barber shop poles for their graphic red and white striped heels.
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Patridge adds some serious bling to her black Valentino dress at the MTV Australia awards with her crystal-studded Balmain sandals.
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Roberts helps celebrate the new Topshop boutique in N.Y.C. in a pair of towering platforms from the British retailer.
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Victoria Beckham puts all the attention on her heavily beaded and tassel-laden Louis Vuitton sandals with her all-navy outfit while out and about in London.
Witherspoon adds even more space-age detail to her elaborate Rodarte minidress with these yellow-heeled peeptoe pumps.
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Talk about a gold standard! Theron adds extra glitz to her Lanvin lamé dress with gold-heeled Dior pumps for The Burning Plain premiere in Paris.
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Newton makes Mode proud with her straight-from-the-runway lattice heels by Yves Saint Laurent.
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Forget Carrie Bradshaw’s stilettos – Parker finds easier footing in her split-toe Maison Martin Margiela boots with a thick wooden heel while.
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Paltrow gives a jolt of color to her all-white look with her neon pink-and-yellow Roger Vivier pumps festooned with an oversized rhinestone buckle on the toe.
Simpson is walking tall in her Marni platform boots, featuring a 5-in.-plus heel and wooden platform.
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Monaghan goes for cutting-edge fashion in her feathered and beaded Louis Vuitton high-heeled sandals at an amfAR gala in N.Y.C.
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Mendes adds some serious height – 5 1/2-in. to be exact! – by adding her silver Casadei platform pumps to her Peter Som dress while promoting her new film Live! in Rome.
Connelly goes for full-out glamour with her Balmain sandals covered in crystals and studs, paired with her glittering green minidress (also by the label).
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Goodwin keeps the focus on her feet in intricate Bottega Veneta heels with a woven heel – the Italian leather house’s signature.
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Taking a walk on the wild side in her $1295 python Sergio Rossi sandal with leather fringing around the ankle, Saldana checks out the G-Star Raw show at N.Y.C. Fashion Week.
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Hudson matched her towering Giuseppe Zanotti Design blue-and-black platform heels to her bold blue Gucci gown at the People’s Choice Awards.
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Klum struts her stuff at the Golden Globes in Christian Louboutin black patent sandals with a 5.5-in. heel!
Barton goes for high drama at the Christian Dior Haute Couture show in Paris, pairing her beaded minidress with gold Dior sandals with an intricately carved heel.
Montag adds major edge to her outfit with $1,690 Sigerson Morrison cutout knee boots.