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Beyonce's $5,500 Custom-Made Sneakers Draw Ire of PETA

Posted: Feb. 28th, 2013  |  By DailyLuxe News

Photo: PMK Customs

Apparently, there is no business like shoe business!

Beyonce is slipping into the shoe business with her custom-made line of sneakers: King Bey. The fanciful high-top sneakers, which are made from ostrich, crocodile, anaconda, and stingray skins, have prompted protests by PETA. The shoes will be made by the custom-footwear brand, PMK Customs

Designer Isabel Marant designed the heeled-sneakers with Velcro straps that will retail at $5,500 a pair. This is not Beyonce’s first encounter with PETA. The diva also angered the group with the leather outfit she wore at her performance during the half-time show of the Super Bowl.

“[The sneakers] come with a high price,” PETA said in a statement. “And it’s paid by the various animals who were beaten and skinned alive or cruelly farmed and killed.”

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