Designer Shoes: Nicki Minaj


Nicki Minaj performed at Power 105.1′s 2013 Powerhouse event wearing Giuseppe Zanotti open-toe booties. They’re from the Fall 2013 collection featuring black suede, corset-style lace-up front with gold-tone pyramid studs and cone-shaped 120mm heel. They’re available in black suede at Saks Fifth Avenue, Barneys, LuisaViaRoma, Farfetch, Colette, MatchesSsense & Giuseppe Zanotti.

Her spandex gold chain link printed bodysuit is an unreleased style from her Kmart collection. Adding to the gold chain link theme, Nikki also accessorized with several Chanel long necklaces, Chanel chain & leather belt, plus a Versace Medusa medallion icon ring.

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Nicki Minaj was spotted in LA on the set of her new music video ‘Love Me’ wearing Versace pumps. They’re from the Pre-Fall 2013 collection featuring black leather and thick buckled ankle-cuff embellished with Medusa coins & star studs. You can find this shoe available at Foward by Elyse WalkerVersace.

She also paired a Versace studded Medusa lyrca bathing suit with a black peplum skirt from The Nicki Minaj Collection for Kmart (debuting this fall). Nicki layered on the jewelry including a Versace leather timepiece and gold charm bracelet.

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Nicki Minaj is featured in the August 2013 issue of Marie Claire wearing Nicholas Kirkwood tartan peep-toe sandal booties. This shoe was created exclusively for Moda Operandi featuring a wool tartan plaid print, star studded embellishment and elastic slingback strap.

She also wore a long sleeve charcoal grey & black stitched leather panel dress by Bess. Nicki’s hair was parted straight down the middle and she also accessorized with a Versace Fall 2013 spiked choker and Chrome Hearts cocktail ring.

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Nicki Minaj wore Christian Louboutin Aeronotoc peep-toe platform booties to the 2013 BET Awards. Here’s a better look at her shoes. These heels feature a gold leopard-print heel, black leopard-print lace and black patent leather. Aeronotoc is no longer available however you can shop new styles at Christian LouboutinSaks Fifth AvenueNeiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman.

She took home the Best Female Hip Hop Artist Award wearing a Roberto Cavalli black floral lace gown with stripes of black leather side inserts. Nicki also accessorized with a pale pink lip, scarlet nails and several Cinta bracelets by John Hardy.

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Nicki Minaj wore Christian Louboutin Lady Daf snakeskin pumps to the American Idol Premiere Event held in LA. These Mary Jane shoes are from the the Spring 2013 collection and already sold out at Christian Louboutin US. A new style for this season, Flo, is available in the same black & white snakeskin at Christian Louboutin US.

She made her debut on the blue carpet as Season 12 judge wearing a Nolita cerise, banana, and black bandage dress by Hervé Léger. Nicki wore her blond hair in super-straight locks and added a matte-pink pout.

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Nicki Minaj wore Christian Louboutin Daffodile Strass platform pumps to the New Year’s Eve Affair held at Pure Nightclub inside of Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. These heels are from the Fall 2012 collection featuring a hidden platform, and hand places Swarovski crystals. They’re available online at Christian Louboutin US.

She walked the red carpet wearing an Hervé Léger metallic gold bandage dress. Other accessories included a pink lip, gold cuff plus a gold chain Medusa diamond necklace and bracelet by Versace.

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Nicki Minaj wore Giuseppe Zanotti peep-toe platform pumps to her ‘Pink Friday’ fragerence debut at Macy’s in NYC. These heels are from the Spring 2012 collection featuring light pink suede, square platform and tapered heel. They’re available online in coral & blue suede at Nordstrom, and purple & black suede at Barneys.

Nicki walked the hot pink carpet wearing a bubble gum pink pant suit paired with a black silk blouse.  You can now purchase ‘Pink Friday’ online at Macy’s.

Lucy Liu also wore these pumps in nude to the Women for Women International Gala earlier this month. Check out more shoes spotted on Nicki.

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Nicki Minaj wore Christian Louboutin Loubi Bike boots to her in-store appearance for MAC Viva Glam at Selfridges in London. These heels are from the Fall 2012 collection and seen on the runway at Victoria Beckham’s Fall 2012 collection. They feature black leather, python, almond toe and 4 buckled straps. The Loubi Bike is available online in black at Net-A-Porter and Christian Louboutin and in black & brown at Barneys.

Nikki celebrated her new MAC Viva Glam limited-edition Nicki’s lipstick in bright yellow pink. Proceeds from the Viva Glam line go toward helping women, men and children living with and affected by HIV and AIDS.

She wore a printed jacket with a layered tulle hem bottom and pink leggings. Check out more shoes spotted on Nicki.

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Nicki Minaj wore Giuseppe Zanotti blue suede platform wedge booties to her ‘Pink Friday’ fragrance launch at Macy’s in New York City. These heels feature bright blue suede and rubber sole. They’re available online (on sale!) at Zappos.

Her new fragrance is a blend of sweet florals, vanilla and musk, packaged in a miniature Minaj wearing a pink wig and white bustier. Nicki also wore a pink blazer paired with Marni striped pants and a pink captain’s hat. Check out more shoes spotted on Nicki.

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Nicki Minaj was spotted wearing Fendi Victorian lace-up boots outside the ‘American Idol’ Season 12 auditions in NYC. These heels are from the Fall 2012 collection featuring leather, calf hair and stretch side panels. Notice she wore two different pairs together. You can find these boots available online in red/brown at Neiman Marcus and in black/brown/grey or in black/brown for pre-order at Nordstrom.

She’s also wearing a Fendi printed silk top with leather shorts paired with stingray belt and matching printed tights. Nicki later then added a majorette marching bad hat. Season 12 of  ‘American Idol’ premieres in January. Check out more shoes spotted on Nicki.