It’s a well-known fact: Adding jewels to anything makes it 10 times prettier: Just ask Marilyn Monroe. Even if you can’t afford a pair of diamond-embellished kicks, there are plenty of stylish bejeweled sneakers you can add to your wardrobe without breaking the bank. Ahead, we’ve rounded up a selection of our favorites. These pairs feature various colored rhinestones for eye-catching effects, as well as wedge heels for a boost of height. Wear them on your next girls’ night out to stay comfortable while undoubtedly earning tons of compliments.
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1. Steve Madden Carissa Sneaker
Steve Madden makes its sneakers with a round toe and a lace-up front.
Pros: These sneakers have a 2.5-inch wedge heel with a 0.5-inch platform for a boosted look that glitters with varying shapes and sizes of rhinestones.
Cons: These sneakers are lighter than expected
2. Cambridge Select Wedge Sneakers
Cambridge Select’s high-top sneakers are decked out in tiny rhinestones with glittery laces for all-over shine.
Pros: These high-top sneakers have a hidden wedge 2-inch heel for a more inconspicuous boost of height. These come in champagne, white and black.
Cons: These run small.
3. Z.Emma Rhinestone Sneakers
Z.Emma makes sneakers with iridescent uppers featuring rhinestones atop a rubber outsole.
Pros: With a 3.75-inch hidden wedge heel and a 1-inch platform, these sneakers offer noticeable height, plus added comfort with a padded insole and a nonslip outsole.
Cons: Some may prefer a style with slightly more cushioning.