New Zealand footwear designer Kathryn Wilson, in collaboration with Sarah Hutchings of Orsini Fine Jewellery, has created the world’s most expensive high-heeled shoe. Inspired by Cinderella’s glass slippers, Wilson created a white round toe pump encrusted with more than half a million dollars’ worth of white diamonds making it a truly one-of-a-kind work of art.
If you only want to wear the finest and most expensive threads, be ready to pay £3.7 million (US$ 5.7 million) for this one of a kind dress by British fashion designer Debbie Wingham. Encrusted with 50 two-carat black diamonds, Wingham’s creation debuted at Ukraine Fashion Week in Kiev recently.
The expensive frock sets the world record for the Most Expensive Dress, according to the World Record Academy. Wingham used semitransparent fabric for the dress, which she herself sew, and decorated it with rare black diamonds on the basque and shrug.
On the fringe of the dress are white diamonds framed in gold, painstakingly hand-stitched by the couturier herself. It took six months for Wingham to finish her 29 lbs. creation which she considers as “an anthem for a beautiful woman who loves life.”
The most expensive street legal production car available on the market today is the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport. It is also the fastest accelerating car reaching 0-60 in 2.5 seconds with record-breaking top speed of 267 mph. However, speed is electronically limited to 258 mph to protect the tires from disintegrating. The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport can be yours at $2,600,000.
Manufactured in Molsheim, France by Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S., the Super Sport features a 16 cylinder – 1,200 horsepower engine. It was shown publicly for the first time at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in August 2010. The first edition came in a matte black and orange color combination. To keep its exclusivity, Bugatti have stated that only 30 will be produced.
The pricey gadget features a 17″ widescreen LED lit screen with a specially designed anti-reflective glare coating for clear and brighter image while rare diamonds are embedded around the frame of the computer.
Sporting goods giant Nike is set to release its most expensive sneaker ever, the LeBron X, this fall. The $315-a-pair athletic footwear is the tenth in a series of sneakers bearing MBA star LeBron James’ name. For comparison, its most recent descendant, the LeBron 9, only costs $170 a pair.
James first used the LeBron X during the 2012 gold medal basketball game between the United States and Spain at the London Olympics. The sneakers feature a golden swoosh on the sides and motion sensors that measure exactly how high the wearer jumps.