Korina Sanchez-Roxas believes in the power of footwear.
"Hindi lang sila pang-terno sa damit. Sabi nga nila, good shoes can take you to good places, di ba," she told PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal) in a previous interview.
On April 12, 2020, the 55-year-old Rated K host gave her YouTube channel viewers a peek into her shoe closet, which has at least 200 pairs of shoes.
PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal) browsed through the seasoned broadcast journalist's Instagram feed, and spotted some designer brands in her shoe collection.
Korina owns a pair of celebrity-favorite Valentino Garavani Rockstud 100 blush patent leather pumps.
They cost PHP35,000 on HarveyNichols.com.
She also has a few pairs of Manolo Blahnik pumps. Her pair of red BB Leather with 105mm heels retails for PHP36,041 on NeimanMarcus.com
PEP.ph did not miss the row of YSL Tributes platform sandals.
Based on the brand's website, this particular style costs $895 or around PHP45,000.
In her vlog, Korina said she owns at least six pairs of these high-heeled shoes, which she usually wears with a long gown.
Top: Valentino Garavani Rockstud 100 blush patent leather pumps. Bottom: YSL Tributes platform sandals
This fringed denim pair are from Charles and Keith. On endource.com, it's currently on sale: £15 or just around PHP1,000.
Her pair of Carolina Herrera patent leather sandals in nude is priced at £345 or around PHP21,200 on the brand's website,
Her Instagram feed also showed at least two Giuseppe Zanotti Sophie sandals in pink and black.
On Farfetch.com, each pair has a price tag of $505 or around PHP25,500.
Top: Charles and Keith Frayed Fringe Ankle Strap Heels. Bottom right: Carolina Herrera patent leather sandals in nude. Bottom Left: Giuseppe Zanotti Sophie sandals
ROGER VIVIER FOOTWEAR
Roger Vivier is one of her go-to brands.
Korina revealed to her vlog's viewers that she has at least 10 pairs from this French fashion label, and she liked wearing them when she was still an anchor of TV Patrol.
Part of her collection are these Metallic Gommette Ballerina Flats in Silver. They cost $795 or around PHP40,000 on Modesens.com.
These Metal Buckle Loafers in leather are currently sold out on lyst.com, but they retail for $743 or around PHP37,500.
Her pair of Gianvitto Rossi Manhattan slingback sandals with 115mm heels is available on Farfetch.com for $620 or around PHP31,300.
sneakers and slippers
Korina also loves sneakers.
She has a pair of Onitsuka Tiger Limber UD Prestige Flower, which is priced at $289 or around PHP14,500 on Nippon-tiger.com.
Her pair of pink Valentino Garavani Rockstud Bow Sandals—a gift from a close friend—is priced €240 or PHP13,100 on Ssense.com,
1. Manolo Blahnik BB leather pumps 2. Roger Vivier Metallic Gommette Ballerina Flats in Silver 3. Gianvitto Rossi Manhattan slingback sandals 4. Onitsuka Tiger Limber UD Prestige Flower Valentino 5. Valentino Garavani Rockstud Bow Sandals 6. Roger Vivier Metal Buckle Loafers in leather
Korina's Gucci Green Unia GG 45 Crystal Satin Mules are also given by a close friend.
PEP.ph found a pair on Farfetch.com for $980 or around PHP49,500.
KORINA'S GREATEST SHOE FIND
In an Instagram post on February 3, Korina showed one of her greatest thrift-store finds: a pair of Swarovski-encrusted Jimmy Choo pumps.
She bought them for only PHP800.
According to Korina, this pair usually costs PHP40,000.