Sophie Grégoire Trudeau Wears Zvelle Pumps To State Dinner

Sophie Trudeau State Dinner
Sophie Trudeau wore custom Zvelle shoes at The White House state dinner in 2016.

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau made her grand Washington, D.C., debut on Thursday — and gave Canadian footwear brand Zvelle some time in the spotlight, too.

The wife of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wore custom Zvelle shoes to match her dress by Lucian Matis, a Romanian-born designer who has lived in Canada since 1999. The floor-length purple gown with pink embellishment covered the shoes for most of the evening, but a shot of Trudeau walking up the stairs did reveal the bright pumps.

Honoured to be a small part of this historic occasion. #Zvelle #statedinner cc @jessicamulroney

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The brand tweeted on Friday that the shoes had already sold out and there was a waiting list. In addition, Zvelle’s sales also support a good cause. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the shoes is donated to the Women’s College Hospital Foundation in Canada.

Trudeau is obviously a supporter of the brand. On Thursday, she wore a pair of two-tone pumps by Zvelle, which is produced in Brazil. The style is called Amelia — named after Amelia Earhart — and is available on the brand’s site for $215.

For her part, Michelle Obama nailed the style game again on Thursday, pairing a Tanya Taylor frock with Jimmy Choo pumps on during the day. For the evening affair, she wore Manolo Blahnik with her Jason Wu gown.

Michelle Obama Sophie Gregoire Trudeau Michelle Obama and Sophie Gregoire Trudeau in Washington, D.C., on March 10. REX Shuttertstock.