Brandy in Glittered Barbara Bui Bengale Booties at 2012 AMAs

A lot of celebrities wore gorgeous heels at the 2012 American Music Awards held the other day, but only one lady made us do a triple take — Brandy. The R&B singer decked herself in a one-of-a-kind Egyptian-inspired creation by up and coming designer Ekaterina Kukhareva and paired it with extra glam beaded glittery booties we couldn’t take our eyes off of. The combination was unusual, yet Brandy somehow made it work, and she simply looked fabulous.



The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards 2012, held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live - Pressroom

BrandyBrandy at he 40th Anniversary American Music Awards 2012, held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles on November 18, 2012

Are you loving her look or what? And what are your thoughts on those well-decorated boots? Would you rock the pair, or is it too much of a statement for you?

On Brandy are the Barbara Bui Bengale booties from the designer’s autumn/winter 2012 collection. Below is a closer look at the Bengale for you. These booties are embroidered with sequins and beads in gold, black, and bronze, and they sit on 4.7-inch heels.

Barbara Bui Bengale Embroidered Ankle Boots, $3,035

Do you like the Bengale? Are you mesmerized by the exquisiteness? If you have the money to spend away, you can grab yourself some Bengales through the Barbara Bui website. They retail at a hefty price of $3,035, so buying a pair may require some thought.

For those on a budget, below are a couple of less expensive alternatives that you can try, though none come close to Brandy’s Bengales.


Cesare Paciotti Studded Booties, $1,038

Alexandre Birman Suede and Leather Ankle Boots, $750


Vince Camuto Dira Booties, $164

ALDO Ayarza Boots, $140

Credit: Apega/Adriana M. Barraza/WENN/FayesVision

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