Red-carpet style and footwear – when these two terms meet, you can usually expect to find ultra sexy pumps, sleek sandals, and statement stilettos. While boots are one style that is usually absent from gala events, things were very different at the 2016 Met Gala, where celebrity guests paraded up and down the red carpet in a series of unpredictable boots. Some of these were chunky, athletic-inspired, and definitely made for walking, while others simply appeared more urban than glam. Is this indicative of a shift in the industry and in red-carpet style in general? Are you ready for this change? Is it actually appropriate to wear boots to a gala? The unusual look prompts numerous questions.
To get acquainted with all the major boot moments to know from this year’s Met Gala, browse through Savoir Flair’s gallery. Tonight’s conversation topic sorted.