Continuing to build her incredible fashion resume while promoting Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Lily James stopped by Extra , according to The Daily Mail, and showed everyone how to make basic black seriously statement making. Hint: Her shoe game is really, really strong.
A black, monochromatic ensemble is chic, but it's not really the kind of thing that garners any type of fashion accolade. But what it does do? Give you a totally neutral canvas to choose some pretty wild accessories, which is sometimes way more fun than a bold outfit, anyway. And leave it up to Lily James to demonstrate how that's done.
While promoting her new movie on Extra at Universal Studios on Monday, the actor wore a black velvet jumpsuit, which, save for it's plunging neckline, was pretty neutral and basic, but don't be fooled, because it's totally more exciting than that. The 26-year-old paired the one-piece with black and white, animal print platform heels, and they are so fierce, I wouldn't want any extravagant outfit to detract from them at all. With her hair in messy, undone waves, it was the perfect blend of elegant, edgy, and modern, proving she can literally do no wrong.
Even Mario Lopez is into them.
Want to rock animal print shoes like James ASAP? Shop these seven inspired by the gorgeous actor.
1. Lily's Exact Pair
Alix Heel; $497; charlotteolympia.com
OK, so these heels are pretty darn expensive, but I guess look on the bright side — they're on sale! Down from $995...score?
Le Coq; $54; asos.com
Much comfier than heels, but still making plenty of style statements.
3. Strappy Sandals
River Island; $78; asos.com
Shoes this bold basically require an all-black ensemble.
New Look; $24; asos.com
You can't go wrong with classic pumps, and leopard feels a little more neutral if animal print is out of your comfort zone.
5. Ballet Flats
Shoes Of Prey; $158.99; nordstrom.com
Edge up your basic ballet flats with a zebra stripe.
Topshop; $130; nordstrom.com
Make the most of boot season while it's still here.
7. Wedge Sandal
Opening Ceremony; $345; nordstrom.com
If these don't turn heads, nothing will.
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Images: ASOS; Nordstrom; Charlotte Olympia