Sarah Jessica Parker’s Met Gala Shoe Style Through The Years

When Sarah Jessica Parker descended on the red carpet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala in 2015, the world couldn’t look away.

The actress and designer wore a silk one-shouldered embroidered gown designed in collaboration with H&M, along with an Asian-inspired headdress designed by Philip Treacy — all an ode to the Costume Institute’s theme, “China: Through the Looking Glass.” She finished her look with custom booties from her own SJP Collection. It was a look that had to be seen to be believed.

Sarah Jessica Parker Met Gala Shoes
In 2015, Parker opted for SJP Collection shoes and a dress designed in collaboration with H&M. Her headdress was by Philip Treacy.
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But this was hardly Parker’s first time turning heads at the Met Gala in New York. Each year, she finds a way to make a statement and tie in the year’s theme to her look.

In 2014, she wore a sweeping black and white Oscar de la Renta gown with yellow satin SJP Collection pumps — an homage to that year’s theme that honored storied couturier Charles James. For the 2013 gala, she epitomized the theme of “Punk: Chaos to Couture.” Parker wore a Giles Deacon watercolor print dress with thigh-high velvet plaid Christian Louboutin boots. Some may have thought it was clashing, but Parker made it look effortless.

Sarah Jessica Parker Met Gala Shoes
In 2014, the actress paired her Oscar de la Renta gown with SJP Collection sunshine-yellow pumps.
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Detail shot of Parker’s SJP Collection pumps.
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Sarah Jessica Parker Met Gala Shoes
SJP in her Christian Louboutin boots at the 2013 Met Gala.
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Another highlight was in 2006, when Parker attended with her friend, designer Alexander McQueen. She wore a McQueen tartan gown with strappy black sandals for the “AngloMania” theme.

Sarah Jessica Parker Met Gala Shoes
In 2006, Parker wore custom Alexander McQueen to the Met Gala, with the iconic designer as her date.

Prepare for Parker to wow once again at this year’s gala, celebrating the theme of “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology.”

Click through the gallery to see more of Parker’s standout shoe looks on the Met Gala red carpet.

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