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

“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.

EXSELL by STEVE MADDEN

Cameron Diaz in Steve Madden in Bad Teacher


Steve Madden red shoes
$75 – myshoes.com

Juicy Couture ankle wrap sandals
$111 – couture.zappos.com

Fergie black shoes
$50 – myshoes.com

ALDO platform shoes
$56 – zappos.com

Madden Girl Coazter Madden Girl
$50 – zappos.com

Drama Red ShoePrivée
shoeprivee.com

 


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.

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN
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”.

LOUBOUTIN FIFRE BOOTIES


Cameron Diaz in Fifre Ankle Boots by Louboutin in Bad Teacher

Free People platform bootie
$198 – freepeople.com

Guess Shoes black bootie
$110 – heels.com

AK Anne Klein leather booties
$129 – macys.com

 


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 – mytheresa.com

Shoes
$37 – buy.com

Giuseppe Zanotti heel boots
$865 – giuseppezanottidesign.com

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.

COUSSIN CAGED by LOUBOUTIN

Cameron Diaz in Louboutin in Bad Teacher

Christian louboutin booties
$1,595 – saksfifthavenue.com

Christian Louboutin platform high heels
$1,450 – saksfifthavenue.com

Pumps
$25 – amazon.com

 


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.

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN PATENT LEATHER PUMPS

Bad Teacher Patent Heels

Christian louboutin shoes
$595 – saksfifthavenue.com

D&G high heel shoes
$413 – my-wardrobe.com

Bella-Vita high heel shoes
$79 – zappos.com

By Larin patent leather high heels
$239 – my-wardrobe.com

Giuseppe Zanotti patent leather pumps
$258 – theoutnet.com

ShoeDazzle Maura
shoedazzle.com

 


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 – nordstrom.com

Christian Louboutin red soled high heels
$775 – bergdorfgoodman.com

Christian Louboutin peep toe pumps
$895 – bergdorfgoodman.com

Pumps
$40 – electriqueboutique.com

ShoeDazzle Anona
shoedazzle.com

ShoeDazzle Chanelle
shoedazzle.com

 


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.

UGG

Cameron Diaz in Uggs in Bad Teacher


Ugg australia boots
$225 – shopbop.com

Ugg australia boots
$200 – shopbop.com

Minnetonka lace up boots
$80 – shopbop.com

Minnetonka fringe boots
$90 – shopbop.com

Boots
$72 – amazon.com

Boots
$293 – asos.com

Boots
$25 – amazon.com

 


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 – saksfifthavenue.com

Boots
$28 – walmart.com

Frye shoulder bag
$203 – bluefly.com

Junior Drake shoulder bag
$203 – bluefly.com

Rialto Black Women’s Posh
$51 – shoes.com

ShoeDazzle Columbia
shoedazzle.com

 


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.

BONUS:

Cameron Diaz's Shoes in the June Maxim

Brian Atwood patent pumps
$525 – saksfifthavenue.com

Brian Atwood patent leather pumps
$580 – neimanmarcus.com

ALDO high heel pumps
$50 – aldoshoes.com

ALDO peep toe shoes
$110 – aldoshoes.com

ALDO high heel shoes
$90 – aldoshoes.com

Steve Madden spiked pumps
$90 – endless.com

Platform stiletto heels
$55 – heels.com

Jimmy Choo black sandals
$1,356 – bluefly.com

 


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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29 Comments on “Film Inspired Fashion: Cameron Diaz’s Shoes in Bad Teacher

    • You should definitely rent it when the DVD is released.

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    • Hello,
      I’ve searched the net but haven’t found out the designer of those glasses. If I learn it in the future I’ll definitely let you know. Thanks for stopping by.

      • I absoultely LOVED the movie, so much I bought it. I’m a huge fan of Cameron Diaz. PLEASE find out where I can find the same style glasses and I Loved the shoes when she was in the gym (see through) and I loved the shorts and shirt and of course the gorgeous heels she wore at the Car Wash. I’m thinking of having a car wash myself. I think I can pull it off too! Please respond back. Thank you, Victoria

        • That’s awesome. I haven’t been able to find out the designer of the glasses but if I do I’ll definitely let you know. Thanks for dropping by.

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  3. yes just reading this post i want to be sexy. I hope for this season i can still get those shoes. Thank you and hope you will understand my blog, though it is written in Lithuanian, always could get translation, but lots of useful European stores are mentioned there.
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  4. Hi do you know the name of the brand that made the gray shoulder bag at the end of the movie when Cameron enters her guidance counselors office?

    • I checked but haven’t found anything. If I find out I will definitely let you know. Thank you for stopping by.

    • Thanks for stopping by. It’s always great to meet fellow shoe lovers.

  5. Can some put up a 360 view of the blue dress she wears in the 13th picture on tis page plz?

  6. Movie Trivia Throughout the movie, Cameron Diaz wears mostly Christian Louboutin sneakers. This really is because of a agreement between the movie suppliers and Louboutin himself for marketing his company’s red-soled shoes.

  7. Hi there! I’m also interested in knowing the brand of the black reading glasses Cameron Diaz wears when her and Lucy Punch are in the principal’s office.

  8. In the film “Bad Teacher”, has anybody found out the eyeglass designer for the black horned-rimmed glasses Cameron Diaz wore when she was in the Annie wig, meeting with the Superintendent?

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  12. I’m with Cathy ^^^^ !!!! I hope I’m not too late but I’m desperately looking for the shades/ sun glasses she wore in class room sleeping on the desk !! I can’t seem to find any information on them !!!! HELP !!!

    • There are conflicting answers on this. Some say they are by Angel Eyewear, while others claim the designer is Dolce & Gabbana (DG2080).

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