Last Monday, the 17th Annual Accessories Council Excellence Awards took place in New York. And as expected, some famous and fashionable women graced the event’s green carpet – to name a few, Iman, Stacy Keibler, Tory Burch, and veteran actress, Joan Collins. But the three ladies who actually got our undivided attention were Olivia Palermo, Nicky Hilton, and designer Rebecca Minkoff. Their dresses showed off what we wanted to see – standout heels!
1. Olivia Palermo in Aquazzura
Let’s start with our favorite of the night – the always-chic Ms. P.. Olivia channeled flapper glam for the evening by wearing a heavily fringed ankle-length dress and capping it off with standout accessories that included a retro-patterned clutch and some stunning gold lace-up sandals from Aquazzura. (More stylish looks from Olivia here)
Olivia Palermo looks fabulous in a flapper-inspired fringed dress and gold lace-up sandals as she attends the 17th Annual Accessories Council Excellence Awards held in New York, November 4, 2013
Olivia’s pretty sandals from Aquazzura are called the “Beverly Hills”. They feature 4-inch tall self-covered heels, lace-up details, and zip closures on the back of each shoe.
Olivia’s pair is in metallic gold, but an orange red version with slightly shorter heels can be had at Neiman Marcus as well. Both colors, however, retail at a pricey $745 a pair.
Aquazzura Beverly Hills Lace-Up Sandals in Gold, $745
Aquazzura Beverly Hills Lace-Up Sandals in Red, $745
2. Nicky Hilton in Christian Louboutin
Ever the fashionable heiress, Nicky Hilton walked the green carpet of the Accessories Council Awards in a pretty printed shift dress from Valentino paired with dazzling red-bottom pumps from Christian Louboutin. (Check out Nicky’s fabulous shoe collection here)
Nicky Hilton dazzles in printed long-sleeved shift dress and crystallized Christian Louboutin pumps at the Annual Accessories Council Excellence Awards in New York, November 4, 2013
Nicky’s shoes are reportedly called the “Samira”, though we have to be honest with you, we could not find them anywhere online.
However, a similar style in blue called the “Fifi” is available over at Barneys. These shoes feature crystallized uppers, rounded toes, and 4-inch tall heels, just like Nicky’s bedazzled pair.
Christian Louboutin Fifi Strassed Pumps, $3295
3. Rebecca Minkoff in Rebecca Minkoff
Designer Rebecca Minkoff was also at the event. And why wouldn’t she be when her accessories are fast becoming a cult favorite among Hollywood’s most fashionable?
For the awards, Rebecca kept it classic yet modern by wearing a black fit n’ flare number paired with one-of-a kind pointy pumps that were no doubt from her very own collection.
Rebecca’s d’orsay-bootie-pump hybrids are not available online at the moment, but here’s an equally stunning pair that is no doubt from the same line-up.
These “Abel” pumps feature 3.5-inch tall heels, two-tone coloring that is so neutral and easy to wear, and mixed-media materials (in textured and suede leather) for the uppers. They are also on sale at the moment over at Zappos:
Rebecca Minkoff Abel Pumps, $236 (was $295)
Now here’s the obvious question for you ladies – in your opinion, which pair of heels featured above should get two thumbs up from?
Let’s forget about the outfits and the celebrities wearing them, let’s just focus on the shoes. We know that all three styles are completely different from each other, so it may be unfair to compare. But that’s what actually makes this “showdown” a lot more interesting. If you had to pick between exquisite metallic lace-up sandals, classic but crystallized pumps, or sleek d’orsays that are completely modern and architectural, which will you grab?
Do hit the comment button and let us know!
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