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Rita Ora, Cara Delevingne, and Jourdan Dunn Mix Sporty and Trendy Shoes at the DKNY Artworks Launch

The DKNY Artworks launch party in London last night (June 12) had a ’90s theme, and guests were asked to come in their best throwback-to-the-’90s outfits. But because the ’90s is what’s in fashion right now, everyone looked very much on-trend instead of retro. What was a party planning fail on the part of the event organizers was very much a fashion win for the celebrity guests and for us!

We had a grand time checking out all the awesome athletic streetwear-inspired outfits, from Iggy Azalea’s striped logo dress to Jourdan Dunn’s belly-baring cutaway football jersey. Most guests chose to accessorize with sporty shoe styles from DKNY, but some, like Rita Ora, decided to mix things up with chic designer footwear. Needless to say, the DKNY Artworks launch party was an interesting event at which to go shoe-spotting. See the curious mix of sporty and trendy shoes below!

Rita Ora in DKNY Pre-Fall 2013 Buckled Knee-High Sandal Boots

Rita Ora fashioned yet another pair of knee-high gladiator sandal boots. At this point, we can safely say that she is the most committed to this trend than anyone else right now. Try this trend for yourself with these 5 fit-the-budget knee-high gladiator sandals.

Rita Ora DKNY artworks launch

Rita Ora buckled gladiator boots

Cara Delevingne, Iggy Azelea, Tallulah Harlech, and Rita Ora in DKNY “Pulse” Booties

The DKNY “Pulse” booties were, hands down, the most popular shoes of the night. Cara Delevingne, Iggy Azelea, and Tallulah Harlech all arrived at the event wearing these booties. Even Rita Ora, who is most dedicated to her gladiator boots, couldn’t resist changing into the said booties for her stage performance!

Cara Delevingne DKNY artworks launchCara Delevingne in a striped jumpsuit, a gold-trimmed varsity jacket, a gold snapback cap, and the DKNY “Pulse” booties

Iggy Azelea DKNY artworks launchIggy Azalea in a DKNY logo dress and DKNY “Pulse” booties

Tallulah Harlech DKNY artworks launchTallulah Harlech rocking the DKNY “Pulse” booties with a DKNY sweatshirt, black track pants, and a croc-embossed clutch

Rita Ora Instagram DKNY artworks launchRita Ora’s Instagram pic of her and Cara Delevingne on stage at the DKNY Artworks launch party

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DKNY-PulseDKNY “Pulse” High-Top Platform Booties, $383.22 (a couple of sizes on sale for $260 at Shopbop)

Cara Delevingne in DKNY “Grommet” Perforated Wedge Sneakers

Cara Delevingne must’ve noticed just how many of them were wearing the DKNY “Pulse” booties and hence changed into DKNY “Grommet” wedge sneakers later on in the evening.

Cara Delevingne Rita Ora DKNY artworks launch

Cara Delevingne DKNY wedge sneakers

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DKNY Grommet Wedge SneakersDKNY “Grommet” Wedge Sneakers, $195

Jourdan Dunn in Gianvito Rossi “Plexy Laser” Pumps

Jourdan Dunn’s shirt says “dimepiece,” and we think truer words have never been spoken. Jourdan was beyond a 10 in her sexy version of a football jersey, leatherlike jeans, and holographic silver pumps.

Jourdan Dunn DKNY artworks launch

Jourdan Dunn metallic holographic clear pumps

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Gianvito Rossi Plexy Laser PumpGianvito Rossi “Plexy Laser” Pumps, $625

Clara Paget in DKNY “Grommet” Canvas Wedge Sneakers

Fast & Furious 6 actress Clara Paget went for a mechanic chic look with a light gray jumpsuit and the black canvas version of the DKNY “Grommet” wedge sneakers.

Clara Paget DKNY Artworks Launch

Clara Paget DKNY Grommet

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DKNY Grommet Wedge SneakersDKNY “Grommet” Wedge Sneakers, £89 (before: £150)

Eliza Doolittle in Prada Metallic Platform Sandals

In the least sporty look of the night was Eliza Doolittle, who wore the Prada metallic platform sandals Miley Cyrus has recently been wearing everywhere, including in the music video for her latest single, “We Can’t Stop.”

Eliza Doolittle DKNY Artworks Launch

Eliza Doolittle Prada Metallic Platform Sandals

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Prada Metallic Platform SandalsPrada Metallic Platform Sandals, $569 (before: $850)

Credit: Lia Toby/WENN/TFlash/Will Alexander/Rita Ora's Instagram
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