How To Pick The Right Shoes For Your Outfit Every Time, According To Priyanka Chopra
The next time you find yourself standing in front of your closet, unsure how to pick the right shoes to ground your outfit, look towards Priyanka Chopra's brilliant stying trick for a little guidance. Her hack is so subtle, it's quite possible (in fact, it's highly likely) that you never even noticed it. The actor's easy-to-follow shoe algorithm is about to change your footwear game for good.
A deeper look at some of Chopra's best ensembles to date reveals that she almost exclusively coordinates her heels to at least one piece in her overall ensemble — sounds pretty foolproof, no? Say Chopra wears, for example, a red dress with gold detailing on the belt. She could easily wear black pumps (or nude ones, too), but based on the actor's easy-to-follow shoe recipe, she would pick either a pair of red or gold heels to pull the look together.
Not only does the newlywed's dressing hack take the stress out of figuring out which shoes to wear with what, but it also makes every outfit appear instantly more elevated and streamlined. Just take a peek at Chopra's outfits, below, as proof. Ahead, The Zoe Report rounded up four of the actor's best ensemble of 2018, all of which demonstrate her brilliant shoe styling trick.
White Pieces + White Shoes
On Dec. 16, Chopra stepped out in New York City in what was easily one of her most covetable looks — ever. It consisted of white skinny jeans, a crisp white turtleneck, and a lime-green jacket. As for her shoe of choice? The 36-year-old slipped into a pair of white leather ankle boots that seamlessly coordinated with her monochrome white look. Had she chosen black shoes, instead, her overall getup wouldn't have felt as harmonious. Smart move, Chopra.
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Off-The-Shoulder Pleated Crepe De Chine Maxi Dress
An easy, breezy maxi dress you can wear in the winter, spring, summer, and fall. Style it with matching heels or boots for a Chopra-esque look that's expertly coordinated.
Bourgeoise Leather Knee Boots
Meet your new favorite leather boots. They're simple and super versatile, but the angular heel and pointed toe keep them unique.
Carter Girlfriend Jeans
You can never have too many white jeans on hand, considering they show stains more quickly than others. Channel Chopra by wearing these with a white turtleneck and matching leather booties.
Forget your go-to black booties and opt for white, instead. Team these with white pants or a flowy white dress.
Orange Detailing + Orange Heels
Chopra put her styling trick to use again when she attended the Longchamp fashion show back in Sept. 2018. That time, she wore an orange-printed dress from the French luxury brand, which she teamed with a pair of orange pumps that not only elevated the overall look, but also highlighted the citrusy-hued detailing on the frock.
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Cloud Evening Midi Dress
You won't be able to forget this cloud-printed dress, so why not just buy it right now. Style it with orange heels to highlight the colorful pattern on the frock.
Orange Lorenzo 105 Leather Suede Pump
One easy way to infuse your look with color is through your shoes. These suede pumps are sure to add a touch of cheer to every outfit, season after season. Wear them with mesh socks when it's chilly or on their own in the summertime.
If you're looking for a unique, sustainably made dress, look no further than this Mara Hoffman number. Pair it with coordinating orange boots for a great winter evening look.
Chunky Heeled Boots
These Tory Burch boots are comfortable, thanks to the block heel, and they're refined, too. Wear them with jeans, midi skirts, or maxi dresses that are designed with splashes of the same burnt-orange hue.
Red Skirt + Red Shoes
This outfit, which Chopra wore while out and about in New York City on Oct. 30 of last year, easily ranks as one of her best ensembles of 2018. The oversized turtleneck and matching jacket are a definite standout, but the styling element that simply can't be beat? The red skirt and crimson-colored boot coordination.
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Denim Mini Skirt
Trade in your blue denim skirt for this fiery red one. Go easy by pairing it with black booties or double up on color by slipping into bright-red shoes sure to make a statement.
Red boots unlike any you've ever seen. With the leather, lace-up detailing and square-toe front, these Daniella Shevel shoes are perfectly on-trend while still being exceptionally unique.
Front Slit Corduroy Midi Skirt
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Here's a year-round skirt you can style in so many ways. Wear it with an oversized turtleneck in the winter or a crisp white tee in the spring and summer.
Saloon Buckled Patent-Leather Ankle Boots
How cool are these buckled red boots? And when paired with a fiery crimson-colored skirt, they look even cooler.
Belt Detailing + Matching Shoes
This may be the most subtle outfit-to-shoe coordination example, but it's also the most brilliant. Chopra chose to pull from the dress' gold-belt detailing, grounding the look with a pair of gold, metallic heels that really made the frock's hardware pop.
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Belted Asymmetric Crocheted Cotton Dress
How beautiful is this cotton dress, which combines elements of American sportswear from a quintessentially French viewpoint? Style it with coordinating white heels for the perfect summer 'fit.
A good pair of Mansur Gavriel shoes is hard to resist — and these white mules easily earn a spot in your lineup. Wear them with a flowy, belted frock or loose-fitting white trousers.
V Belted Dress
Make the frock's gold, v-hardware detailing pop by slipping into a pair of shiny, gold heels. It's a glam look you can wear for an evening celebration.
Diane von Furstenberg
Meet the minimalist gold sandal worthy of an award. These Diane von Furstenberg heels are sure to convince you in an instant that you do, in fact, need a pair of shiny, metallic pumps ASAP.