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Vanessa Hudgens Goes Retro in Purple Mini Dress and Gold Platform Sandals

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Vanessa Hudgens brought a sleek take to retro style for her final “Tick, Tick…Boom!” press tour look on ‘The Today Show’.

The “Princess Switch” star struck a pose for a playful Instagram video, wearing a pale purple minidress by Versace. The number featured a clean silhouette and curved neckline, reminiscent of ’70s style. However, Hudgens’ look gained a bold edge from a purple chain accent around its bodice. Her look was finished with several gold rings and thin bracelets. When outside, she also layered the dress with an oversized black blazer.

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Vanessa Hudgens leaves ‘The Today Show’ in New York City.
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For footwear, Hudgens elevated her outfit with a towering pair of metallic sandals. The style featured thick platform soles, as well as ankle and toe straps in a shiny gold leather. They also featured tall stiletto heels, totaling at least 4 inches in height. Hudgens’ shoes brought her look a disco-ready finish, while keeping it sleek and sharp.

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Vanessa Hudgens leaves ‘The Today Show’ in New York City.
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A closer look at Hudgens’ platform sandals.
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Platform sandals have become a popular shoe style this fall, from their boost of height and support to any look. Stars like Hilary Duff, Kate Beckinsale and Chrissy Teigen have also worn pairs from Miu Miu, Jimmy Choo and Prada in recent weeks. Hudgens is no stranger to the style, recently wearing a sleek black pair by Amina Muaddi while doing “Tick, Tick…Boom!” press.

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Vanessa Hudgens
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When it comes to shoes, Hudgens’ preferred styles vary between sleek and sporty. The “Gimme Shelter” star often wears chunky sneakers for off-duty looks and the gym, from brands like Naked Wolfe, Mercer Amsterdam and Balenciaga. When hitting the red carpet, she usually wears pointed-toe pumps and platforms from brands like Manolo Blahnik, Brian Atwood and Stuart Weitzman. Hudgens also mixes affordable styles into her off-duty wardrobe, such as Tkees flip flops, Crocs clogs and Adidas slides that all retail for under $50.

Step out in bold sandals this winter like Vanessa Hudgens.

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To Buy: Jeffrey Campbell Dias sandals, $160.

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To Buy: Larroude Dolly sandals, $285.

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To Buy: A New Day Michaela sandals, $25.

Click through the gallery to see Hudgens’ boldest street style looks over the years.

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