Saturday, February 15, 2014
Christopher Michael Shellis: The Contessa Wafer stilettos
A pair of diamond-encrusted shoes made from solid platinum has gone on sale for an eye-watering $116,000. The Contessa Wafer stilettos are available in silver, gold or platinum. The platinum pair cost $116,000; a gold pair will set you back $100,000, and those on a more modest budget can purchase a pair in silver for about $11,600. The stilettos are the work of British designer Christopher Michael Shellis and he creates and designs the shoes himself. He requires to work at temperatures of more than 1800 degrees as he uses a secret heating technique and the shoes are made to order. The footwear come with a thousand-year warrantee.