Designer Shoes: Sandals

Beyoncé attended the 2014 Billboard Women in Music Luncheon wearing a merlot knotted draped dress by Haute Hippie with a thigh-high side slit. She paired it with Gucci horsebit-embellished Claudie ankle-strap sandals in brown leather. These chunky 70s’-inspired platforms don’t do anything for her outfit…and they feel out of place.

Shoes She Should Have Worn: Beyoncé
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Gianvito Rossi Gianvito iridescent leather pumps
You can’t go wrong with this beautiful single-sole shoe. This silhouette elongates the leg and also works perfectly paired with her 5:31 Jerome coat.

Oscar Tiye Zoe cage sandals
Since it’s December and the event was held in NY, I’m not crazy about an open-toe shoe however this unique tassel-embellished sandal in the warm rose gold is a playful option. P.S. – I have these shoes baby blue, j’adore!!!

Daniele Michetti Sveva slingback pumps
This spicy yellow snakeskin is a perfect complement for her burgundy dress. They also feature a low-cut heel counter and black woven leather trim.

Bionda Castana Dekota pump
I love these femme fatale inspired shoes with sexy corset-style laces, geometric leather paneling and sheer mesh sides. Check out how they look on the foot.

Gianvito Rossi Carey strappy pumps
I can’t get enough of these beautiful Fall ’14 shoes in natural python with three thin buckled front straps.

Nicholas Kirkwood colorful pointed-toe pumps
Beyoncé’s previously worn many shoes by Kirkwood and these pointed-toe heels are my wildcard choice featuring multi-color Mexican-inspired needlepoint embroidery. I like this shade of pink & aqua paired with her dress.

Which pair do you like for Beyoncé? Check out more Shoes She Should Have Worn posts.

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Taylor Swift wore Jimmy Choo Taint sandals to the 2014 Z100 Jingle Ball held at Madison Square Garden in NYC. They’re from the new Cruise 2015 collection featuring dark magenta suede and glitter fabric, gold back zip closure, 100mm covered heel and 12mm platform. Taint is available in black leather at Nordstrom plus you can find a similar style Tomar available at Saks Fifth AvenueJimmy Choo, Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman.

Outfit Details: Reem Acra Spring 2015 one-shoulder maroon dress with a center cut-out detail, sultry cat eye, berry pink lip and delicate gold flower cocktail ring.

Check out more shoes spotted on Taylor.

Christian-Louboutin-Azunika-mule-Spring-2015Fresh on the heels of the 10 year anniversary of the iconic Pigalle stiletto pump, Christian Louboutin’s new collection is a veritable bevy of sporty influence, rock and roll chic, and vibrant femininity that proves, yet again, why Louboutins are still the Go-To brand for every fashion forward fashionista.

The thing we love about Christian Louboutin’s Spring/Summer collections (other than everything) is that they are always unafraid of making a bold, colorful statement. From patent leather to PVC, from gotta-look-twice embellished wedges to the iconic So Kate in metallic python leather, the SS15 collection is all about putting your best foot forward and strutting with confidence. Though it’s difficult to narrow our favorite designs, we can’t stop looking at the incredibly vibrant fringe of the Otrot stiletto and the phenomenal new interpretation of the Mea Culpa that is done in a warm gold and polished off with an elongated and elegant curved collar vamp.

The Mea Culpa isn’t the only style that has had a bit of an update and we can’t take our Christian-Louboutin-Mayerling-sandal-Spring-2015eyes off of the unique revamp of Louboutin’s sexy signature stiletto, a curved vamp design that continues down to a serpentine heel. That striking wavy design appears in multiple iterations, such as the Dalida, the Deepik, and the Vagachina, but our favorite has to be the Dalida d’orsay design done in patent opaline leather – the curved heel and stitched motif makes it a must-have for the upcoming sunny months.

As if that wasn’t enough (we’re trying to contain our gushing), Louboutin’s 130mm is back and sexier than ever, replete with t-straps, colorful patterns, and peep-toes. We can already picture the sky-high platform pumps on the heels of Dita Von Teese and other style-icon daredevils!

This collection is now available for pre-order at Christian Louboutin, Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue.

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Bandy pointed-toe pump with multicolored stripes of patent leather & PVC plus a gold specchio stiletto 120mm heel; available at NordstromSaks Fifth Avenue and Chrisitan Louboutin

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Boltina multicolor lace-up sport bootie with a 120mm leather covered heel

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Cataclou sandal with multicolor braided rope, studs and printed fabric plus a 140mm wedge; available at Saks Fifth Avenue and Christian Louboutin

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Deepik open-toe d’Orsay pump with sculpted sides and 120mm wavy stiletto heel; available at Nordstrom

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Devibroda t-strap sandal in gold mini glitter covered with multicolor beads and 120mm heel

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Follies Spikes in beige specchio leather with mutlicolor spikes and 120mm heel; available at Saks Fifth Avenue and Christian Louboutin

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Front Double pointed-toe pump in patent leather with a 100mm heel; available at Christian Louboutin

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Hot Chick pump in opaline patent leather with scalloped sides and sky-high 130mm heel; available at Christian Louboutin

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Hot Wave peep-toe patent leather pump with scalloped sides and 130mm stiletto heel; available at Christian Louboutin

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Iriza yellow patent leather pointed-toe d’Orsay pump with 120mm heel

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Lady Peep platform peep-toe pump in hand painted fucshia python vulcano with a 130mm heel; available at Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom and Christian Louboutin

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Mea Culpa pump in light gold leather with a high heel rise and 120mm stiletto heel; available at Saks Fifth Avenue and Christian Louboutin

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Mille Cinque black leather open-toe cage sandal with a 100mm heel; available at Neiman Marcus and Christian Louboutin

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Otrot multicolor ankle-strap d’Orsay sandal embellished with long fringe; available at Christian Louboutin

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Salonu pointed-toe t-strap pump in white fishnet with nude sheer mesh lining and leather covered 120mm heel; available at Christian Louboutin

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Salopatina t-strap pointed-toe pump in black semi-sheer mesh & leather embellished with black crystals

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Señora t-strap sandal in fuchsia silk satin, metallic gold leather and poppy printed leather with a 130mm heel; available at Christian Louboutin and Nordstrom

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So Kate pointed-toe pump in aquarium-inspired hand-painted python with a 120mm heel; available at Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue and Christian Louboutin

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So Kate pointed-toe pump in natural python with a blue splattered paint design and 120mm heel; available at Christian Louboutin

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So Kate mixed media pointed-toe pump in red & black eel plus white leather with a 120mm heel; available at Christian Louboutin

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Talitha t-strap platform sandal in metallic gold leather with an adjustable ankle-strap and 160mm heel; available at Christian Louboutin

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Talitha t-strap sandal in red patent leather with a 100mm heel; available at Christian Louboutin and Saks Fifth Avenue

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Tibur peep-toe pump in glossy red patent leather with a 120mm heel

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Top Vague pointed-toe leather pump covered in tonal stitched lace with scalloped edging and embellished with crystals throughout; available at Christian Louboutin

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Vagachina Southwestern-inspired pointed-toe mule in multicolor suede & leather with a 120mm sculpted heel

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Victoria black leather pump with a stacked 3-inch platform, round toe and 160mm heel; available at Christian Louboutin

Images via Christian Louboutin | Written by Shannon Weston

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Gabrielle Union wore Casadei Cage sandals to premiere of ‘Top Five’ held at the Ziegfeld Theatre in NYC. These strappy heels feature gold metallic hardware at the front, back zip fastening and sculpted Blade stiletto 130mm heel. Cage is available at Casadei and on sale at Farfetch.

Outfit Details: Solace London Weaver halter style maxi dress with a low cut neckline and slit at the hemline, a Judith Leiber jet satin and crystal clutch plus a romantic vibrant red lip and David Webb jewelry.

Check out more shoes spotted on Gabrielle.

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Nicole Kidman wore Christian Louboutin Allegra sandals to the world premiere of ‘Paddington’ held at the Odeon Leicester Square in London. These heels are from the Fall 2014 collection featuring black suede, front lace-up closure and 120mm heel. You can shop more Fall 2014 heels at Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus.

Outfit Details: Prada Resort 2015 dress trimmed in silver detailing with sheer black sleeves and neckline plus a diamond hair clip and studded earrings.

Check out more shoes spotted on Nicole.

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Kate Beckinsale wore Brian Atwood Tribeca platform sandals to the 2014 American Music Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. These heels feature metallic silver leather, 150mm heel, buckled halter strap and double platform. You can find new Fall 2014 styles at Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus.

Outfit Details: Kaufmanfranco Pre-Spring 2015 white optic plunging column gown, a Lee Savage silver Stack clutch plus a stunning Bulgari Serpenti diamond necklace.

Check out more shoes spotted on Kate.

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Julianne Hough wore Tamara Mellon Fatale sandals to the 2014 American Music Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. They feature mirrored gold leather, cut-out design around the ankle, back-zip and 105mm heel. Fatale is available at Lyst and Tamara Mellon.

Outfit Details: Zuhair Murad Resort 2015 orange racer back evening gown with a plunging beaded neckline and back, a Lee Savage clutch, Jacqui Aiche jewelry plus a Hysteric Co. pave V Vendetta ring and gold pave ear cuff.

Check out more shoes spotted on Julianne.

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Jordin Sparks wore Dolce & Gabbana sandals to the 2014 American Music Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. These heels feature black suede criss-cross straps, adjustable buckled ankle-strap and covered 105mm heel. They’re available at Barneys  and Saks Fifth Avenue.

Outfit DetailsHalston Heritage Fall 2014 gold metallic sequin gown with a plunging neckline, high-thigh slit and knotted detail at the waist, plus bouncing ombré curls, silver matte nails and Orka Mesic jewelry.

Check out more shoes spotted on Jordin.

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Elizabeth Banks wore Nicholas Kirkwood Savara sandals to the 2014 American Music Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. These heels are from the Fall 2014 collection featuring glossy red patent leather, clear PVC sides, adjustable ankle-strap and sculpted 105mm heel. Savara is available at Nicholas Kirkwood plus you can shop more styles at Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom.

Outfit DetailsPeter Pilotto Spring 2015 dress with a deep plunging v-neck, pleated panels at the skirt with a sheer asymmetric underlay and paisley embellishments, a Reece Hudson clutch, Casa Reale ring and Melissa Kaye Jewelry Large Ellie earrings.

Check out more shoes spotted on Elizabeth.

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Bella Thorne wore Gucci Leila platform sandals to the premiere of ‘Horrible Bosses 2′ held at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. They feature silver metallic leather, adjustable ankle-strap, 100mm stiletto heel and 50mm platform. We’ve also seen them on Kate Hudson. Leila is available at Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue and Gucci, plus you can shop more Fall 2014 styles at Neiman Marcus and MyTheresa.

Outfit Details: Gucci pearl white silk cady jumpsuit with a deep plunging neckline, glossy pink lip plus jewelry from Cartier.

Check out more shoes spotted on Bella.