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Louis Vuitton's $3,650 recession-proof shoes

Victoria Beckham, Chloe Sevigny, Madonna and Heidi Klum all fans

It will likely come as no great relief that the rich and beautiful are managing to keep themselves swathed in finery despite the troubled economy. Still, anyone looking for hard evidence need only consider “Spicy,” a dizzy looking new shoe by uber-designer Marc Jacobs for Louis Vuitton, described as “a beaded, bejewelled confection set with purple, green and orange stone.” Already, Spicy has adorned the feet of Victoria Beckham, Chloe Sevigny, Madonna and Heidi Klum. Model Alexa Chung was almost bowled over by paparazzi in Paris trying to get a clear shot of hers. One fashion editor describes the must-have shoes as “fun and jolly.” Others might call it a mortgage payment.

The Daily Mail

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