Photo: @ladygaga/Instagram Aside from the models contractually obligated to wear Alexander McQueen’s Armadillo boots down the runway, Lady Gaga was one of the only women who was brave enough to take them for a spin in real life. Collectively, the shoes fetched $295,000, far exceeding expectations of an estimated $10,000 to $15,000 each. Christie’s and Alexander McQueen both announced the successful conclusion of the sale on their Instagrams, but neither revealed the purchaser at the time. Lady Gaga in the boots that were handcrafted in Italy from wood and python skin. Photo: @ladygaga/Instagram “When a gift comes to you from Heaven photo by Taylor Kinney best fiancé ever,” she shared on Instagram, alongside a photo of herself in a nude onesie zipping up the 12-inch heels that were made as showpieces by McQueen.