But instead of pairing her fabulous snakeskin button-down and midi skirt with a pair of stilettos, Mirren opted for a comfy pair of chunky heeled black booties with her fancy ensemble.
Case in point: Regardless of your choice between a frilly frock or a maxi-length gown, you can still keep your footwear casual and comfortable with a pair of elevated booties. Seriously, that applies no matter how dressy your actual outfit. Our advice? Follow in the dame's footsteps and go for a polished suede finish on your footwear, and add a pointed toe for some optical illusion leg elongation, like these Aquatalia ones ($495) or these Jeffrey Campbell sock booties ($125).
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