Film Inspired Fashion: Cameron Diaz’s Shoes in Bad Teacher


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“Everything I did was going against the grain. I don’t know any teachers who could wear Louboutins to school or heels that high.”

“She was in couture from head to toe. It’s not something you’d probably ever see. The shoes were sexy, that’s what the story is about. She’s a teacher who wants to marry a rich guy and get the hell out of there. All her accoutrement, her purses, handbags and shoes, were way beyond her means.”-Bad Teacher’s costume designer Debra Maguire on Cameron Diaz’s look in the film.

Recently I was browsing movie wardrobe on eBay and noticed that Reel Clothes & Props (who I recommend, BTW) was selling a pair of shoes worn by Cameron Diaz in Bad Teacher so I had to check them out. I’m a fan of the movie and the styles in the movie. I even wore some boots when I went to see it since they featured so heavily in the ads. I noticed something weird, the shoes were not Louboutin, like most in the film, but they were still selling them with a high opening bid. As I read I found out that these were the only pair worn in the film, making them worth more. I found the whole thing so interesting that I had to watch the film again and document all of the shoes that I noticed. Most of the exact styles are no longer available as the film was shot last year but I found similar styles.


Cameron Diaz in Steve Madden in Bad Teacher

Steve Madden red shoes
$75 –

Juicy Couture ankle wrap sandals
$111 –

Fergie black shoes
$50 –

ALDO platform shoes
$56 –

Madden Girl Coazter Madden Girl
$50 –

Drama Red ShoePrivée


These super cute red wedges that were worn in the car wash scene are the Exsell by Steve Madden. The costume designer Debra McGuire said “in the car wash scene she was wearing a very high Steve Madden platform shoe with the cut-off jeans. I couldn’t find a wedge any higher”. Certainly I couldn’t find any this high in my search. My favorite picks are the Drama from Shoe Privee. Though they are not red I’m also fond of the Fergie Quickset.

In most of the film Diaz is seen in Christian Louboutin styles (with that signature red sole). Some have stated that it’s pretty obvious that this was product placement by Louboutin while the costume designer said “Cameron personally owns a lot of Louboutins. When we did the fitting, I had brought some and she had some of her own. That’s when I decided they were perfect for her character. I knew they would be comfortable and that she could walk in a 6″ heel. Some people can’t. The shoes influence the way you walk, the way you carry yourself, the way you express your character.” Either way I loved this choice as did many online fashionistas who proclaimed it a “Louboutin fashion show”.


Cameron Diaz in Fifre Ankle Boots by Louboutin in Bad Teacher

Free People platform bootie
$198 –

Guess Shoes black bootie
$110 –

AK Anne Klein leather booties
$129 –


One of the most worn styles in the film are her Louboutin Fifre Booties. They go well with many outfits.

Cameron Diaz in Bad Teacher

Miu Miu zips shoes
$689 –

$37 –

Giuseppe Zanotti heel boots
$865 –

She also wears these gray Louboutin booties in various scenes. I haven’t been able to locate the name of them. At first I thought they were the Fifre in gray but they don’t have buttons.


Cameron Diaz in Louboutin in Bad Teacher

Christian louboutin booties
$1,595 –

Christian Louboutin platform high heels
$1,450 –

$25 –


I believe that the Coussin Caged by Louboutin were only seen briefly in the film but a still from that scene was used in the promotional material so stylistas online have been going bonkers over them. These are actually still available. Plus Louboutin offers a similar style in white.


Bad Teacher Patent Heels

Christian louboutin shoes
$595 –

D&G high heel shoes
$413 –

Bella-Vita high heel shoes
$79 –

By Larin patent leather high heels
$239 –

Giuseppe Zanotti patent leather pumps
$258 –

ShoeDazzle Maura


There are some scenes in the film in which Diaz is trying to come off more classy and she dons some very classic looking Christian Louboutin Patent Leather Pumps. You can easily find similar pumps in many stores. If you want something similar with color underneath you can choose the Giuseppe Zanotti or ShoeDazzle styles that I’ve included.

Bad Teacher Ending

Jimmy Choo studded pumps
$1,695 –

Christian Louboutin red soled high heels
$775 –

Christian Louboutin peep toe pumps
$895 –

$40 –

ShoeDazzle Anona

ShoeDazzle Chanelle


Though these were only seen briefly at the end of the film I really like them. I haven’t been able to locate the style name but they are also by Louboutin. They seem to have some laces sneaking out from the front.


Cameron Diaz in Uggs in Bad Teacher

Ugg australia boots
$225 –

Ugg australia boots
$200 –

Minnetonka lace up boots
$80 –

Minnetonka fringe boots
$90 –

$72 –

$293 –

$25 –


In some scenes that didn’t require her to seduce anyone Diaz wore comfy UGG boots.

Boots & Bags in Bad Teacher

Christian Louboutin high heel boots
$1,595 –

$28 –

Frye shoulder bag
$203 –

Junior Drake shoulder bag
$203 –

Rialto Black Women’s Posh
$51 –

ShoeDazzle Columbia


Diaz wore Louboutin boots in one scene. I don’t know the name but Louboutin offers many boots styles. I think that they look pretty clunky and remind me of rain boots. She also carried this bag for much of the film. I couldn’t figure out the name or designer but offered some similar choices. My favorite is the Columbia from ShoeDazzle.


Cameron Diaz's Shoes in the June Maxim

Brian Atwood patent pumps
$525 –

Brian Atwood patent leather pumps
$580 –

ALDO high heel pumps
$50 –

ALDO peep toe shoes
$110 –

ALDO high heel shoes
$90 –

Steve Madden spiked pumps
$90 –

Platform stiletto heels
$55 –

Jimmy Choo black sandals
$1,356 –


Diaz appeared in the June issue of Maxim to promote the film and wore some killer shoes. Maxim lists the brands and they are still available. Plus I included some cheaper alternatives.

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