Shoe Spotting at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Luncheon

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association held a luncheon the other day, and we were quite happy to find a good number of A-listers attend the event in showstopping heels.

Interestingly, the outfits that came with the shoes ranged from sweet and sophisticated to unexpectedly frumpy. Yes, sadly, we found some not-so-desirable looks sashay down the red carpet. In fairness, however, all the ladies arrived in stylish envy-worthy footwear, so we were more than willing to overlook the fashion misses.

Check out who scored and who failed fashion-wise at the HFPA Installation Luncheon, and tell us who you think was the best-looking chick at the gathering.

1. Diane Kruger in Stuart Weitzman

Diane Kruger was undeniably one of the best dressed at the event. She wore a patterned dress from Carven that was very Saville Row–inspired and finished the look with sexy gray ankle-strap sandals from Stuart Weitzman. It was a very simple look; she didn’t even have any accessories on. However, all the pieces were well appointed, and they complemented each other perfectly.

Diane Kruger Sandals Hollywood Foreign Press August 13

Diane Kruger Sandals Hollywood Foreign Press August 13 Diane Kruger looking stunning in a Carven dress and Stuart Weitzman ankle-strap sandals at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Installation Luncheon in Beverly Hills on August 13, 2013

We couldn’t find Diane’s shoes online, but below is a similar pair in textured linen with embossed snake-print leather on the heels. It is currently on sale at Farfetch.

stuart weitzman linen ankle strap sandals Stuart Weitzman Capri Ankle-Strap Sandals, $416.50 (before: $595)

2. Nicole Kidman in Nicholas Kirkwood

Nicole Kidman, who will play as Grace Kelly in her next film, Grace of Monaco, arrived at the luncheon in a gorgeous Narciso Rodriguez dress paired with stunning gold-trimmed ankle-strap sandals from Nicholas Kirkwood.

Nicole Kidman Sandals Hollywood Foreign Press August 13

nicole-kidman-hollywood-foreign-press-sandals Nicole Kidman rocking Nicholas Kirkwood sandals at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Installation Luncheon in Beverly Hills on August 13, 2013

Below is the nude version of Nicole’s Kirkwood heels. These sandals come in “nude kid” and are trimmed with black patent and metallic leather materials. You can find these on the Nicholas Kirkwood website if you want to grab a pair.

nicholas kirkwood ankle strap sandals in nude kid Nicholas Kirkwood Ankle-Strap Sandals in Nude Kid, £247.50 (before: £495)

3. Olivia Wilde in Jimmy Choo

Olivia Wilde was a vision in print at the event. She wore a beautiful frock from Clover Canyon and finished the look with a green clutch and a pair of green ankle-strap sandals, both from Jimmy Choo. In a few words, Olivia simply looked breathtaking!

Olivia Wilde Green Sandals Hollywood Foreign Press August 13

Olivia Wilde Green Sandals Hollywood Foreign Press August 13 Olivia Wilde rocking a Clover Canyon printed dress with a green clutch and a pair of heels from Jimmy Choo at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Installation Luncheon in Beverly Hills on August 13, 2013

Olivia’s sandals are the Jimmy Choo “Chain.” As the name suggests, they come detailed with ultra-thin delicate gold chain straps all over. You can grab the black version online. If it’s the rich green color you love, try the green “Greta” instead.

jimmy choo chain sandals in black Jimmy Choo Chain Sandals, $995

jimmy choo greta sandals Jimmy Choo “Greta” Sandals, $895

4. Jo Champa in Christian Louboutin

Jo Champa’s heels were quite unmistakable as she walked the event’s red carpet the other day. The red bottoms simply spoke Christian Louboutin. We couldn’t find the exact pair online, but a much sleeker rendition in silver is available at Neiman Marcus if you’re interested.

Jo Champa Christian Louboutin Hollywood Foreign Press August 13

Terri Seymour Valentino Rockstud Pumps Hollywood Foreign Press August 13 Jo Champa wearing Christian Louboutin with her orange dress as she attends the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Installation Luncheon in Beverly Hills on August 13, 2013

christian louboutin wrap glitter peep toe pumps Christian Louboutin Wrap Glitter Peep-Toe Pumps, $875

5. Piper Perabo in Jimmy Choo

Covert Affairs cutie Piper Perabo certainly looked like she needed a few tips from Paris Hilton on how to pose for the camera. Nonetheless, she turned our heads with her sexy snake-print Jimmy Choo ankle-wrap pumps. The Cedric Chalier black strapless frock she chose for the occasion was indeed pretty. However, we couldn’t help but think that it didn’t go well with her stunning heels. Would you agree?

Piper Perabo Ankle Strap Pumps Hollywood Foreign Press August 13

Piper Perabo Ankle Strap Pumps Hollywood Foreign Press August 13 Piper Perabo wearing a Cedric Charlier dress and Jimmy Choo pumps for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Luncheon in Beverly Hills on August 13, 2013

Piper’s pumps are called the “Devote.” They come with really pointed toes and feature gold-detailed ankle straps inspired by handcuffs. What do you think of the unique silhouette?

jimmy choo devote pumps Jimmy Choo “Devote”, €850

jimmy choo devote pumps patent Jimmy Choo “Devote” Pumps in Patent Black, $995

6. Taylor Schilling in Sophia Webster

Taylor Schilling color-coordinated from head to toe by opting to wear a bright persimmon-hued dress from Roksanda Ilinsic with strappy sandals from Sophia Webster in the same poppy color.

Taylor Schilling Sandals Hollywood Foreign Press August 13

Taylor Schilling Sandals Hollywood Foreign Press August 13 Taylor Schilling in hot coral from head to toe at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Luncheon in Beverly Hills on Augusut 13, 2013

Taylor’s lace-up heels are called the “Finn.” A more playful version in 3D rose petal print is available; see below. The Finn features double buckled ankle straps and dainty lace-up closures at the front. Would you like a pair?

sophia webster finn sandals Sophia Webster Finn 3D-Rose-Print Leather Lace-Up Sandals, $650

7. Terri Seymour in Valentino

Terri Seymour wore white lace separates for the occasion and finished the look with studded pumps from Valentino. We didn’t exactly enjoy looking at the outfit, but her studded pumps are certainly to die for. They’re too iconic to ignore.

Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 2013 Installation Luncheon

Terri Seymour Valentino Rockstud Pumps Hollywood Foreign Press August 13 Terri Seymour capping off her romantic look with a pair of edgy pumps from Valentino at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Luncheon in Beverly Hills on Augusut 13, 2013

valentino rockstud pumps Valentino Rockstud Pumps, $945

8. Amber Heard in Casadei

We’re huge fans of Amber Heard, but we seriously can’t say the same for the white two-piece outfit she wore for the occasion. It did little to flatter her gorgeous figure. In fact, it made her look frumpy! Amber finished her outfit with off-white pointy pumps with pin-thin heels — a truly sexy pair from Casadei.

Amber Heard Pumps Hollywood Foreign Press August 13

Amber Heard Pumps Hollywood Foreign Press August 13

Amber Heard Pumps Hollywood Foreign Press August 13 Amber Heard wearing Osman separates and Casadei heels at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Luncheon in Beverly Hills on August 13, 2013

casadei pumps 3

casadei pumps 2 Casadei Contrast Stiletto  Pumps, $690

9. Eva Longoria in Jimmy Choo

Eva Longoria kept her look ultra simple for the luncheon by choosing to wear a classic white shift dress from Gucci and nude strappy sandals from Jimmy Choo called the “Lang.” The pair features sexy curved straps and super high heels that make your legs look like they could go on forever — quite ideal for Eva’s petite frame.  

Eva Longoria Sandals Hollywood Foreign Press August 13

Eva Longoria Sandals Hollywood Foreign Press August 13

Eva Longoria Sandals Hollywood Foreign Press August 13 Eva Longoria in a classic shift dress from Gucci with nude strappy sandals from Jimmy Choo for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Installation Luncheon in Beverly Hills on August 13, 2013

jimmy choo lang Jimmy Choo “Lang” Sandals in Nude, $775

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