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Italian DJ turned shoe designer Giuseppe Zanotti is a favourite among the likes of Beyoncé and the Kardashians for his opulent, fierce stilettos. Not for the faint hearted, his designs are grand and statement-y, often heavily bejewelled or covered in animal print. In 2012 Zanotti collaborated with Kanye on their own line, Giuseppe Zanotti per Kanye West, which was made up of $6000 towering sandals and high tops accessorised with metal bars. Other collaborations include jewellers Chopard, who helped him create a one-off pair of candy pink diamond incrusted heels dubbed the ‘worlds most precious shoes’. Because diamonds (and stilettos) are a girls best friend.


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