There's A US$1 Million Reward For Dorothy’s Missing Slippers

Plus, eight gorgeous red pairs that don't cost a fortune.

Leather pumps, from ALEXANDER MCQUEEN.
14 Aug 2015

Leather pumps, from ALEXANDER MCQUEEN.

Matilde suede pumps, $980, from AQUAZZURA at On Pedder.
14 Aug 2015

Matilde suede pumps, $980, from AQUAZZURA at On Pedder.

Leather pumps, from BIMBA Y LOLA.
14 Aug 2015

Leather pumps, from BIMBA Y LOLA.

Strappy leather pumps, from MAX MARA.
14 Aug 2015

Strappy leather pumps, from MAX MARA.

Leather pumps with buckle, from MIU MIU.
14 Aug 2015

Leather pumps with buckle, from MIU MIU.

Paname leather pumps, $490, from REPETTO.
14 Aug 2015

Paname leather pumps, $490, from REPETTO.

Leather lace-up pumps, $136, from TOPSHOP.
14 Aug 2015

Leather lace-up pumps, $136, from TOPSHOP.

In 2005, Dorothy’s ruby sequinned slippers went missing from the Judy Garland Museum in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, US, where they were on display for years before their mysterious disappearance. The shoes were one of four existing pairs that Judy Garland wore in the 1939 film, The Wizard of Oz.

Now, on the 10th anniversary of the theft, an anonymous (and, may we add, very rich and generous) donor who’s a huge Wizard of Oz fan has offered US$1 million to anyone who manages to find the missing ruby reds. If you know where they are, contact the Grand Rapids Police Department to claim your reward. Otherwise, just revisit the movie with these modern red steppers that, as the Wicked Witch of the East experienced, can also bring a house down.

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