Wizard of Oz
fans know that Dorothy's original magic slippers weren't ruby, but silver. And since the book debuted in 1900, there's been an American precedent of girls clinging to their shiny heels for over 100 years.
Case in point: Last Fall, Miu Miu's curved glitter heels were a runaway sensation. They spawned countless knockoffs, plus a pair of coordinating mermaid-inspired sandals.
Now they've made even higher, shinier shoes for 2012, and they debut today. You can buy them for $645 at Miu Miu boutiques nationwide, and just in case you were wondering, you can click your heels three times in them and say, "There's no place like Barney's." (Doesn't mean you'll actually go there, though.)
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