No outfit is complete without the right pair of shoes. Imagine a pretty dress for a night out with the wrong kind of flats: It just doesn’t work. Nobody understands this more than our favourite celebs. Whether they’re hitting the streets in a casual ensemble or getting dressed up for an event, their footwear choices are always on point—quite literally if the shoe in question is a classic Louboutin stiletto.
And the kicks It girls like Olivia Palermo, Jessica Alba, and Amal Clooney have been wearing as of late are especially gorgeous and of-the- moment. Below we’re highlighting seven footwear trends featured on our favourite stars that are worth a try right now. (You know, before everyone else you know slips into them.)
Keep scrolling to peep the best celeb-inspired shoes and shop similar styles, too. Go on—it’s time to put your best foot forward.
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The perfect style of heel for your string of formal affairs this spring? Cage sandals. Just follow Olivia Palermo's cue, pair them with a flirty dress, and you're done.
On Palermo: Marchesa dress; Olivia Palermo x Aquazzura heels.
The instant way to make your overall vibe super cool? Ditch those fancy shoes in favour of old-school sneakers like Kendall Jenner's here. The Adidas Superstars in particular are having a major comeback.
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Add extra visual interest to any outfit you're wearing with a quirky heel like Blake Lively's Christian Louboutin stilettos here.
Clearly Jessica Alba picked up on the gladiator sandals trend that was all over the spring runways. While one wouldn't normally describe the style as "edgy," Alba proves the sandal can look cool with distressed jeans and a black jacket.
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Give your standard skinny jeans–and-jacket combo a sultry twist like Chrissy Teigen shows here with her gorgeous two-strap heels. A must of the season, for sure.
On Teigen: Kempner blazer; Oliver Peoples Alisha Sunglasses ($450); Givenchy bag.
Gianvito Rossi Suede Tapered Ankle-Wrap Sandals ($865)
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On the hunt for a comfy shoe that's not a flat sandal or a sneaker? Sarah Jessica Parker's got your back (well, foot) with an updated take on the Mary Jane silhouette, featuring a lower heel.
On Parker: G-Star jeans.
Miu Miu Two-Tone Patent Leather Mary Jane Flats ($510)
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Jump on the '70s trend in a subtle way like Amal Clooney does here with her fringe-accented sandals. So effortlessly chic!
On Clooney: Giambattista Valli Floral Trapeze Top ($1,126); Citizens of Humanity Rocket High Rise Crop Jeans ($218); B-Low the Belt Kenzy Small Crossbody ($315); Valentino Fringe-Trim Platform Sandals ($845); Prada sunglasses; Dolce & Gabbana earrings.