Sparkly heels: Designer shoes with jewel details

Rene Caovilla T-bar leaf sandals.
Rene Caovilla T-bar leaf sandals.

LESLIE KAY LIM shows you how to channel your inner princess with these chic, sparkly heels

This story was first published in the May 2015 issue of The Life e-magazine, which showcased 360-degree views of the shoes.

Designer shoes command the high prices they do partly because of their detail and craftsmanship.

Admire the jewel embellishments on the seven dazzling pairs we have selected for the latest issue of The Life. From the crystal-lined heels on the navy Prada mules to the black-and-gold flower decoration on the Louis Vuitton sandals, skilful touches provide that extra bit of luxe glamour.


ST PHOTO: ASHLEIGH SIM

MIU MIU EMBELLISHED NAPPA HEELS
$1,890, from Miu Miu at 01-01 Paragon

These platform ankle-strap heels from Miu Miu are all about the shimmer. From the warm gold hue to the crystals on the upper, they make you shine.



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LOUIS VUITTON PARURE SANDALS
$2,390, from Louis Vuitton at 01-23 Ion Orchard

Talk about glamorous. This black pair of statement heels is covered in gold, black and silver embellishments for a sophisticated take on sparkly shoes.



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DOLCE&GABBANA SACRED HEART T-STRAP HEELS
$2,400, from Dolce&Gabbana at 01-60

The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands Romantic and dramatic, these red heels are covered in black lace and crystals on the front and back. The cherry on top has to be its whimsical heart-shaped sparkler on each upper



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PRADA EMBELLISHED EVENING HEELS IN SATIN
$1,670, from Prada at 01-45 Paragon

These are not your grandmother’s mules. The classic backless heel shape is transformed by square crystals which line the upper and E RENE the heel.



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MANOLO BLAHNIK HANGISI HEELS
$1,780, from Robinsons The Heeren

The classic pointy-toe pump gets a luxe upgrade, thanks to the emerald green satin finish and decadent crystal buckles.



ST PHOTO: ASHLEIGH SIM

RENE CAOVILLA T-BAR LEAF SANDALS
$2,040, from On Pedder at 02-12P

Takashimaya Shopping Centre Iridescent crystals take centre stage on these T-bar high-heel sandals.



ST PHOTO: ASHLEIGH SIM

GIVENCHY MONIA BEJEWELLED SANDALS
$1,850, from Givenchy at 01-41 Paragon

The nude ankle-strap heels strike a delicate balance. Each crystal encrusted upper is tempered by the bare and elegant heel.


 This story was first published in the May 2015 issue of The Life e-magazine, which showcased 360-degree views of the shoes.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 20, 2016, with the headline 'Hello, Cinderella'. Print Edition | Subscribe