Beyoncé bought a pair of jewel-encrusted shoes for her new video. The 33-year-old has purchased a pair of 200,000 pound ($312,000) shoes from the House of Borgezie Princess Constellation collection, from Birmingham designer Christopher Michael Shellis. Her shoe closet boasts high-end fashion labels like Balmain, Versace, Diesel, Givenchy and Chanel, but Queen Bey turned to a relatively unknown designer for the latest addition.
Beyoncé will sport the pair of House of Borgezie Princess Constellation stilettos, for her new video, due for release in the fall, Hello reported. The dazzling stilettos are encrusted with 1,290 precious stones, with the design inspired by Paul Simon’s hit song “Diamonds on the Soles of her Shoes.” The glistening stilettos come with a 1,000-year guarantee.
“It’s the ultimate. Beyoncé’s one of those fantasy customers. If you want someone to model your creations, you can’t get any better than Beyoncé,” Shellis told the Birmingham Mail. He said his stilettos for the super-rich do not just look good, they are a good investment. Shellis called the shoes the “ultimate in feminine adornment, and the crown jewels of stilettos.”
Beyoncé’s team approached the British label after spotting a pair of it shoes in an article in the American press, and got in touch on behalf of the star to buy the shoes for her project. The sparkling shoes are available in solid platinum and 18-carat gold, and come adorned with a blue butterfly design . The singer also added a gem-studded gold Basque belt worth 55,000 pounds ($85,824) to accessorize her show-stopping ensemble.
Meanwhile, the “Single Ladies” singer recently teamed up with legendary Italian designer Giuseppe Zanotti to collaborate on a pair of shoes. The 57-year-old designer revealed the pair will be “ultra-thick platform” shoes with a stiletto heel, adding the pop superstar played an active role in the design process. He also said Beyoncé was very clear about what she wanted.