The Most In-Demand Red Carpet Heels (and Where to Score Them for a Lot Less!)

We've rounded up the shoe styles stars have been loving this season, but without the need for a celebrity budget

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Three-Strap Heels

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With shorter hemlines or a major slit, this sleek style is a new go-to. “The straps hit the foot in a way that actually accentuates the legs,” says stylist Alyssa Sutter, who put together Lucy Hale’s Billboard Awards look.

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BOOHOO

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Courtesy Boohoo

Buy It! $26; boohoo.com

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GOJANE

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Courtesy GoJane

Buy It! $30.50; gojane.com

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STEVE MADDEN

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Courtesy Steve Madden

Buy It! $89.95; stevemadden.com

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LULU'S

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Courtesy Just Fab

Buy It! Similar: $28; lulus.com

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MISSGUIDED

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Courtesy Lulu's

Buy It! $45; missguidedus.com

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Minimal Metallic Sandals

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Stylist Thomas Christos Kikis, who works with Gabrielle Union, gravitates toward “barely there” shine for the red carpet because it “elevates a look without competing with it, bringing it from casual to cocktail."

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J. CREW

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Courtesy J. Crew

Buy It! $198; jcrew.com

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STEVE MADDEN

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Courtesy Nordstrom

Buy It! $89.95; nordstrom.com

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BOOHOO

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Courtesy Boohoo

Buy It! $26; boohoo.com

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ALDO

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Courtesy J. Crew

Buy It! Similar: $80; aldoshoes.com

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BADGLEY MISCHKA

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Courtesy Badgley Mishcka

Buy It! Similar: $89.95; nordstrom.com

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CHINESE LAUNDRY

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Courtesy Chinese Laundry

Buy It! $80; chineselaundry.com

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Closed-Toe Ankle-Strap Heels

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Forget what you’ve heard about this style making you look shorter. “If the positioning and width of the strap detail is done right, it lengthens the leg and flatters the ankle,” says Jimmy Choo creative director Sandra Choi.

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SHOES OF PREY

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Courtesy Nordstrom

Buy It! $189.95; nordstrom.com

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ADRIANNA PAPELL

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Courtesy Macys

Buy It! $129; macys.com

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SHOE LAB

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Courtesy Marc Fisher

Buy It! Similar: $85; asos.com

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NINE WEST

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Courtesy Nine West

Buy It! 99; ninewest.com

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TOPSHOP

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Courtesy JCP

Buy It! Similar: $52; nordstrom.com

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