Forget about the men. The 2013 GQ Men of the Year Awards were all about the ladies and their footwear. We have picked our top 5:
1. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Rosie — showing no signs of being upset due to her reported split from actor boyfriend Jason Statham — looked clean and elegant in a fitting white PVC dress. She paired her Versace fall 2013 outfit with bronze “So Kate” python-print Louboutins. These stiletto pumps also come in grenadine glitter and rouge noir python at Net-A-Porter, Nordstrom, Barneys, and Neiman Marcus.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley at the GQ Men of the Year Awards in London on September 3, 2013
2. Alice Eve
Alice gave a pop of color to the red carpet when she arrived in an orange Richard Nicoll mini dress that sported a metallic crocodile print on the front. Again, the shoe choice was Christian Louboutin snakeskin So Kate, but in nude. The pumps complemented the dress and showed off Alice’s incredible legs.
While the exact design that Alice is wearing isn’t for sale, there are plenty of similar ones available at Net-A-Porter, Nordstrom, Barneys, and Neiman Marcus. The actress actually managed to wear another pair of gorgeous shoes on the same night. She left the awards show wearing a pair of blue-and-white strappy sandals accessorized with a chic book clutch. We can’t identify these shoes right now, but we’ll be on the hunt for the designer.
Alice Eve at the GQ Men of the Year Awards in London on September 3, 2013
3. Pixie Lott
Pixie looked a bit of a hot mess in a Christian Dior spring 2013 white-and-pink tuxedo dress mixed with too much eye makeup. This fashion faux pas didn’t make her futuristic Dior sandals any less perfect. These shoes are printed with holographic snakeskin and feature metallic pink cuffs as well as amazing curved heels. Unfortunately, these shoes are no longer available.
Pixie Lott at the GQ Men of the Year Awards in London on September 3, 2013
Christian Dior Sandals in Snake Print from the Spring 2013 Collection
Christian Dior Sandals in Black from the Spring 2013 Collection
4. Ellie Goulding
Ellie Goulding was one of the few that changed their outfits for the after-party. Both of her dresses were by Julien Macdonald. The first mini dress was embellished with feathers and mirrors and is styled with metallic cutout “Moiki” pumps by Rupert Sanderson. You can also buy them in black or cinnamon and lobster.
The English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist then dared to bare some skin with another embellished mini dress that features some serious see-through panels. She changed into some even higher heels for the after-party as she was seen wearing the Christian Louboutin “Pigalle” pumps in black.
Ellie Goulding at the GQ Men of the Year Awards in London on September 3, 2013
5. Jourdan Dunn
Jourdan was the most revealing guest of the night in a silver Hugo Boss gown. She was said to be nervous about presenting an award, but the top model certainly wasn’t afraid to wear a dress that had a plunging neckline and a thigh-high slit. If you can ID her metallic crimson ankle-strap sandals, let us know. A similar pair are the Manolo Blahnik “Chaos” shoes, which come in a range of colors.
Jourdan Dunn at the GQ Men of the Year Awards in London on September 3, 2013
Credit: Daniel Deme/Craig Harris/WENN