Marie Antoinette Shoes at Auction

Marie Antoinette's Mules Go For $57K! See Auctioned Goods of Iconic Women

Marie Antoinette's Mules Go For $57K! See Auctioned Goods of Iconic Women

Forget Louboutins, would you splurge for a pair of French shoes worn by a queen? White silk mules supposedly worn by Marie Antoinette were just auctioned for $57,000! The doomed former Queen of France (who's known for allegedly saying "Let them eat cake!"), may have worn the pricey pair of ribboned shoes during the Fête de la Fédération in 1790. Marie's mules are the most recent example of goods that have been auctioned off in recent years whose former owners were iconic royal and celebrity women. Check out the history of auctioned pieces belonging to famous ladies like Princess Diana and Marilyn Monroe now.

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