Lily Allen has splashed out over £1,280 on a pair of trainers.

The 'Hard out Here' hitmaker admits the Chanel pumps are ''ridiculous'' but says the lambskin footwear has already become a favourite in her wardrobe.

Posting a picture of the shoes on her Instagram page, she wrote: ''Oh , Hello the most expensiveridiculousfavourite trainers I have ever bought #CHaNEL camellia suede hi tops #sure (sic)''

The shoes are described on Chanel's website as striped lambskin embellished with lace camillias and retail for a guide price of £1,280.

While Lily - who has daughter new footwear, she admitted to one Twitter follower she also thinks they are ''gross''.

Lily has also incurred the wrath of animal rights supporters with her new trainers but she doesn't seem to mind.

One twitter user, IHEARTVEGAN posted: ''Not great for the animal huh?'', prompting her to reply: ''Oh here we go #objectificationofzebrasinmusic (sic)''