Jimmy Choo’s Sandra Choi Reveals Her Awards-Season Shoe Picks

Jimmy Choo has ruled the red carpet so far this awards season, and the brand will undoubtedly be a hit at the Academy Awards on Feb. 28. Here, Spy catches up with Jimmy Choo Creative Director Sandra Choi to chat about her Oscar faves and red carpet reviews.

Who are you rooting for to win Best Picture?
“‘Carol.’ It’s a captivating film from start to finish and has two of my favorite actresses — Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. Their performances are powerful and beautiful.”

Your choice for Best Actress?
“Rooney Mara — modernity for a woman coming of age. She is definitely one to watch. I love her attitude and style.”

Rooney Mara
Rooney Mara’s Alexander McQueen dress concealed her Jimmy Choo Pearl sandals.
CREDIT: REX Shutterstock.

Which trend and Jimmy Choo shoe do you see being a top red carpet pick?
“The trend over the past few years is for pared-down, minimal silhouettes. I’m predicting that Tizzy — our sleek new ankle-tie stiletto — will be a favorite this year.”

Jimmy Choo Tizzy Sandals
Jimmy Choo Tizzy sandals.
CREDIT: Courtesy of brand.

Want More?

Stylist Micaela Erlanger Talks Award Season Shoes 

Golden Globes 2016: Red Carpet Shoe Style

Brie Larson Steps Into Award Season in Statement Shoes 

12 Eye-Catching Shoes Celebrities Should Wear During Awards Season 

Award Season 2015: Footwear Highlights

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content