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Women's Shoes

Shoes have long evolved from simple utilitarian foot coverings to functional wearable art that reflect the personality and individual style of the wearer. And in our modern fashion-focused era, with shoes, there can be a very fine line between appreciation and obsession. For many women driven by shoe lust, footwear isn't so much worn as it is collected, stockpiled, and admired. A fascination with shoes often turns into a rewarding guilty pleasure.

But not all shoes and boots are created equal. Sure, there is a time and place for sensible shoes, but the type of footwear that stirs the primordial urge to shop usually comes in the form of towering couture pumps, classy designer slings, and brand-name strappy flats.

From Christian Louboutin wispy-strapped stilettos to flirtatious Jimmy Choo evening sandals, women's shoes have the power to incite emotions ranging from intense love to almost mindless devotion. For footwear devotees seeking a new pair to satisfy their desire, auctions are an intriguing source for shoes both current and vintage.


Quick Facts

  • A signed pair of Jimmy Choo shoes worn by actress Emma Watson to the premiere of "My Week with Marylyn" sold at a 2015 charity auction for £2,622
  • In July 2015, ten pairs of Rupert Sanderson-designed heels made for Sandra Bullock raised $42,425 at an Art + Practice charity auction
  • In 2012, a pair of silk mules thought to be worn by Marie Antoinette on Bastille Day in 1790 expected to fetch no more than €10,000 sold at French auction for €50,000

Recommended Items at Auction

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5 pc Lot Emilio Pucci Beach Towel, Boots, Bag, Umbrella, Shoes
Feb 25, 10:00 AM PST
5 pc Lot Emilio Pucci Beach Towel, Boots, Bag, Umbrella, Shoes
by Hughes Auctions
Est: $300- $500
$1603 Bids
Just the Right Shoe by Raine
Feb 29, 6:00 PM EST
Just the Right Shoe by Raine
by Apple Tree Auction Center
Est: $0- $0
$62 Bids
Assortment of High Heel Shoes for Women
Feb 24, 7:00 AM PST
Assortment of High Heel Shoes for Women
by California Auction Company LLC
Est: $0- $0
$101 Bid
BRUNO MAGLI NEUTRAL MULE
Feb 26, 5:00 PM EST
BRUNO MAGLI NEUTRAL MULE
by DejaVu Estate Sales & Auctions
Est: $50- $80
$101 Bid
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Womens Franco Sandals
Mar 10, 1:00 PM PST
Womens Franco Sandals
by Pasadena Antique Warehouse
Est: $30- $100
$50 Bids
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Women’s Heels
Mar 10, 1:00 PM PST
Women’s Heels
by Pasadena Antique Warehouse
Est: $100- $200
$100 Bids
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Women's Grand Sandals
Mar 10, 1:00 PM PST
Women's Grand Sandals
by Pasadena Antique Warehouse
Est: $50- $100
$50 Bids
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Women's Shoes
Mar 10, 1:00 PM PST
Women's Shoes
by Pasadena Antique Warehouse
Est: $100- $200
$100 Bids
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New Women’s Yogi Rhinestone Shoes
Mar 10, 1:00 PM PST
New Women’s Yogi Rhinestone Shoes
by Pasadena Antique Warehouse
Est: $50- $100
$100 Bids
Vintage Boa Snakeskin High Heels Shoes
Mar 01, 9:00 AM MST
Vintage Boa Snakeskin High Heels Shoes
by Davis Brothers Auction
Est: $25- $50
$100 Bids
Two pairs of sandals
Feb 27, 2:00 PM CET
Two pairs of sandals
by Bolli & Romiti s.r.l
Est: €50- €80
€500 Bids
A PAIR OF TURKISH AND BEADWORK SHOES.
Mar 06, 10:30 AM GMT
A PAIR OF TURKISH AND BEADWORK SHOES.
by John Nicholson's Fine Art Auctioneers & Valuers
Est: £40- £50
£350 Bids
VINTAGE LADY SHOES
Mar 29, 6:00 PM EDT
VINTAGE LADY SHOES
by Auction by Daum
Est: $60- $100
$500 Bids
STUBBS & WOOTTON NEEDLEPOINT SLIPPER SHOES 9.5
Feb 26, 5:00 PM EST
STUBBS & WOOTTON NEEDLEPOINT SLIPPER SHOES 9.5
by DejaVu Estate Sales & Auctions
Est: $100- $200
$200 Bids
(3) Pairs of ladies lace-up shoes
Mar 23, 9:00 AM EDT
(3) Pairs of ladies lace-up shoes
by Chupp Auctions & Real Estate, LLC
Est: $100- $500
$500 Bids
Nike x Sacai x KAWS - Blazer Low "Purple Dusk" sneakers, 2021
Feb 25, 6:00 PM CET
Nike x Sacai x KAWS - Blazer Low "Purple Dusk" sneakers, 2021
by TGP Auction
Est: CHF350- CHF450
CHF2500 Bids
Nouva Linea, Italy: Tobacco Brown Suede Maryjane Style Flats, Goldtone Buckle
Feb 29, 11:00 AM AEDT
Nouva Linea, Italy: Tobacco Brown Suede Maryjane Style Flats, Goldtone Buckle
by Theodore Bruce Auctioneers & Valuers
Est: AUD200- AUD400
AUD1000 Bids
Nuova Linea, Italy: Nicole Blue Stretch Fabric Slip-Ons, White Rubber Soles
Feb 29, 11:00 AM AEDT
Nuova Linea, Italy: Nicole Blue Stretch Fabric Slip-Ons, White Rubber Soles
by Theodore Bruce Auctioneers & Valuers
Est: AUD200- AUD400
AUD1000 Bids
St Agni, Byron Bay: Black Woven Leather Slingbacks
Feb 29, 11:00 AM AEDT
St Agni, Byron Bay: Black Woven Leather Slingbacks
by Theodore Bruce Auctioneers & Valuers
Est: AUD60- AUD80
AUD300 Bids
Antique Women's Philadelphia Shoe Co Leather Boots
Mar 01, 12:00 PM PST
Antique Women's Philadelphia Shoe Co Leather Boots
by District Auction
Est: $0- $0
$100 Bids
Ladies GUESS, STEVE MADDEN, RIALTO Heels and
Feb 25, 9:00 AM MST
Ladies GUESS, STEVE MADDEN, RIALTO Heels and
by R & R Auction INC
Est: $0- $0
$100 Bids

Sellers Who Sell Women's Shoes


Theodore Bruce Auctioneers & Valuers

Theodore Bruce Auctioneers & Valuers

DejaVu Estate Sales & Auctions

DejaVu Estate Sales & Auctions

John Nicholson's Fine Art Auctioneers & Valuers

John Nicholson's Fine Art Auctioneers & Valuers