Keke Palmer Sparkles in Christian Louboutin Sandals at Met Gala After Party

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Keke Palmer’s ensemble for one of the Met Gala’s many after parties was notably sparkling. She chose Christian Louboutin slingback sandals, complementing the look with gold nail polish.

Keke Palmer wearing Christian Louboutin Emilie 100 crystal-embellished suede slingback sandals.
Keke Palmer wearing Christian Louboutin Emilie 100 crystal-embellished suede slingback sandals.

About the Shoes

Christian Louboutin Emilie 100 Crystal-Embellished Slingback Sandals

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Palmer opted for the Christian Louboutin Emilie 100 crystal-embellished suede slingback sandals. These sandals are distinguished by their array of crystals, varying in size, meticulously placed along the slingback straps. The sandals stand at a height of 4 inches and are noted for their signature red soles — a hallmark of the Christian Louboutin brand. The Emilie 100 crystal-embellished suede slingback sandals are available for purchase at a price of $1,495 from select retailers including Net-a-Porter, Bergdorf Goodman, and MyTheresa.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 06: Keke Palmer is seen at The Carlyle Hotel on May 06, 2024 in New York City.
Keke Palmer is seen at The Carlyle Hotel on May 6 in New York City at a Met Gala after party in Louboutin slingback sandals.

About the Brand

The Christian Louboutin brand, established in 1991 by French designer Christian Louboutin, has its roots deeply embedded in the luxury fashion industry. Before the inception of his eponymous label, Louboutin contributed his design expertise on a freelance basis to prestigious fashion houses including Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, and Roger Vivier. The opening of the first dedicated Christian Louboutin boutique in Paris occurred in 1992.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 06: Keke Palmer is seen at The Carlyle Hotel on May 06, 2024 in New York City.
Keke Palmer is seen at The Carlyle Hotel on May 6 in New York City at a Met Gala after party in Louboutin slingback sandals.

The Christian Louboutin brand is famous for its elegant features, which include the signature red soles. Additionally, what makes them so special is Louboutin’s dedication to his designs, which is inspired by his belief on what women’s thought process is when trying on a shoe. “I knew it [because of] my sisters that when a girl tries on a shoe, once she tries it on, she doesn’t look at the shoe,” he previously said during an appearance on “The Late Late Show.” “She stands up and she looks at herself. She looks at her body. She looks at her legs and if she’s pleased with that, then she considers the shoe. Really, the shoe is just a pedestal of the whole body of the woman.”

The Met Gala raises funds for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and celebrates the Costume Institute’s annual exhibits. This year’s theme, “The Garden of Time,” celebrated the “Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion” exhibit. The 2024 event was notably co-chaired by Zendaya, Jennifer Lopez, Bad Bunny, Chris Hemsworth and Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour.

Jennifer Lopez at the Met Gala 2024 red carpet.
Jennifer Lopez at the Met Gala 2024 red carpet.

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