Taraji P. Henson Shines Bright in Gold Maison Ernest Mules for NBCUniversal Upfront


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Taraji P. Henson was spotted attending the NBCUniversal Upfront at Radio City Music Hall on Monday in New York City wearing a pair of metallic heels from Maison Ernest. For the occasion, the star donned the brand’s gold mirror mules.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 13: Taraji P. Henson is seen attending the NBC Upfront at Radio City Music Hall on May 13, 2024 in New York City.  (Photo by Jose Perez/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
A closer look at Taraji P. Henson’s shoes at the NBCUniversal Upfront at Radio City Music Hall on May 13 in New York City.

A certified fan of the mule silhouette, “The Color Purple” actress has been seen in several pairs of open-back shoes in eye-catching colorways. Most recently, Henson was photographed at the Carlyle Hotel ahead of the Met Gala in New York City wearing a pair of embellished strap pointed-toe mules from Charles and Keith. The brand’s sleek black shoes featured an estimated 4-inch flare heel, angular design and crystal-adorned midfoot strap.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 13: Taraji P. Henson is seen attending the NBC Upfront at Radio City Music Hall on May 13, 2024 in New York City.  (Photo by Jose Perez/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
Taraji P. Henson at the NBCUniversal Upfront at Radio City Music Hall on May 13 in New York City.

The NBCUniversal Upfront celebrates what’s to come in entertainment, news, sports, live events and scripted programming with presentations for advertisers on the network’s newest projects.

In addition to her appearance at Radio City Music Hall, Henson is currently promoting the release of her first children’s book, “You Can Be a Good Friend (No Matter What!).” With a story set on the first day of school, the colorful picture book demonstrates the value of approaching others and ourselves with empathy, patience and love.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 13: Taraji P. Henson is seen at the NBCUniversal Upfronts at the Radio City Music Hall on May 13, 2024 in New York City.  (Photo by Jose Perez/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
Taraji P. Henson at the NBCUniversal Upfront at Radio City Music Hall on May 13 in New York City.

About the Shoes

Maison Ernest gold mirror mules
Maison Ernest gold mirror mules

Designed in Paris and made in Italy, Maison Ernest’s gold mirror mules are crafted from a glossy metallic gold Patent leather and adorned with a 3.9-inch stiletto heel. Additionally, the eye-catching shoe features a slip-on silhouette, pointed-toebox and straight-cut vamp.

Spotted on a number of stars as they step out for red-carpet premieres and high-profile events, Maison Ernest’s metallic gold colorway is available in a variety of footwear silhouettes. Most recently, Olivia Munn was photographed arriving to “The Kelly Clarkson Show” in New York City wearing a peep-toe iteration of the brand’s stiletto mules.

Taraji P. Henson at the 2022 BET Awards held at the,Microsoft Theater on June 26, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.
Taraji P. Henson at the 2022 BET Awards held at the,Microsoft Theater on June 26, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.

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About the Brand

In addition to Maison Ernest’s selection of metallic colorways, the French footwear designer offers a selection of shoe styles in shades of cherry red, bright blue, jet black and bubblegum pink. While most silhouettes feature an open-back design, the brand diversifies its offerings with several variations of a singular shoe, updating the design with matching leather heel straps, ankle chains and front bows.



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