Flatgate

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One major lesson to be learned from the Cannes Film Festival – never wear flats to a film screening. The Festival’s dress code requires men to wear black tie with black shoes and women wear fashionable footwear (which most obviously have interpreted to mean high heels).  Staffers enforced that strict dress code when they turned away a group of middle-aged women from the screening of “Carol” because they were wearing flats.

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2015 Oscars’ Red Carpet Recap

The Oscars are the holy grail of the awards season and every red carpet leading up to the Oscars are basically practice.  The Oscars red carpet are all about the dresses which obviously is kind of disappointing for a shoe maven like myself.   I found last night to be the  night of the matching dress/shoe ensemble.  While I know that the matchy match look is a little reminiscent of the proms of yesterday it worked on the Oscar red carpet.  Here are a few of my favorites.

Emma Stone delights in an Elie Saab gown with matching Christian Louboutin “Gardnera” peep-toe pumps.shoe-miracle-emma-stone-oscar

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Best Shoe Looks from the 2015 Golden Globes

While I love to watch the Red Carpet and see all of the looks I am always dismayed at the inability to see shoes.  When I saw that E! News had a stiletto cam on the red carpet I had high hopes that I would get to see more shoes but alas not many of the celebs actually used it.  Here are some of my favorite shoe looks that I was able to see.

Jennifer Lopez – Stuart Weitzman Nudist Sandals

Jennifer Lopez never disappoints on the red carpet.  Her Stuart Weitzman Nudist Sandals were a perfect complement to her uber sexy Zuhair Murad cape gown.

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Sienna Miller – Jimmy Choo “Claudette” Sandals

I loved Sienna Miller’s ethereal Miu Miu gown which was paired quite nicely with Jimmy Choo Claudette sandals.

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Emma Stone – Christian Louboutin “Iriza” Pumps

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Emma Stone bucked the red carpet trend and wore  a Lanvin jumpsuit instead of a gown. The jumpsuit paired with a pair of black Christian Louboutin “Iriza” pumps was fun, flirty and a reflection of Stone’s personality.

 Jessica Chastain – Jimmy Choo “Patsy” Sandals

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Jessica Chastain brought the vixen last night.  She always looks great on the red carpet but last night was different to me for some reason.  Her plunging Versace gown paired with Jimmy Choo “Patsy” sandals and a dark eye makeup gave her an edgier look than we are used to seeing.

Kerry Washington – Christian Louboutin “Miss Rigidaine” Pumps

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While I was not a fan of Kerry Washington’s Mary Kantranzou dress last night.  I did love the Christian Louboutin “Miss Rigidaine” pumps she paired with the dress.  The shoes are a perfect mix of patent leather and pink perspirex.