Suede Platform Pumps Are Now Red-Carpet Mandatory

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Drew and Justin's Going the Distance premiered Monday at Hollywood's iconic Grauman's Chinese Theatre. So, were the red-carpet duds iconic, too? Well, yes and no!

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Drew Barrymore's in classic, shimmering Catherine Malandrino and the season's obligatory suede platforms.


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Christina Applegate rocks maternity chic in retro mulberry.


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Like we said, these shoes are de rigeur. Mixed feelings about this tie-dyed movement, since it has a tendency to look distinctly mildewed. But Malin Akerman looks undeniably fresh.


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Stephanie Pratt: cute slip. Notice I did not say "dress." Yes, that was the cut direct, missy.


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Kate Beckinsale, sexing up a slightly mumsy shift with sky-high heels. (I think it's a bit discordant, but to each her own!)


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We're at that point in the summer where we're all just craving fall duds with an almost physical ache. So I get where Ashley Edner's coming from. Nevertheless, these are impulses that must be avoided.


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Jennifer Stone opts for clogs - always a risky move, fashion-wise, and often surprisingly uncomfortable. In any event, these are a lot of metallics!


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Kelli Garner, ready for The Club. The Club is located in Melrose Place, circa 1995. But a girl can dream.


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Man of the hour Justin Long goes all Brooks Brothers window display in a check shirt: gotta say, dude pulls it off.

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jemandtheholograms
jemandtheholograms

I'm actually impressed that three people managed to more or less successfully wear the same pair of shoes with three totally different outfits. It almost makes me want a pair in that not-nude (did we ever settle on the appropriate term for it?) or light grey color.