Ever wondered if Dorothy’s glittering ruby slippers would have been as famous if they were blue? Could Forest Gump have run as far wearing a pair of Keds? We’ve dug deep into the movie archives to bring you 10 pairs of our favourite showbiz shoes - so iconic they were basically another main character in the movie.
Glass Slippers – Cinderella
Nothing good ever comes from losing a shoe – except in the case of Cinderella, of course.
Sandy’s Red Heels – Grease
Name a better makeover scene than Sandy’s in Grease. Her all-black ensemble just wouldn’t be the same without her statement red heels.
Carrie Bradshaw’s Blue Manolo Blahniks – Sex and the City
Who needs an engagement ring when your ‘something blue’ is a pair of diamond embellished Manolo Blahniks?
Nike Cortez Trainers – Forrest Gump
‘Run Forest, run!’ in none other than some retro 1972 Nike Cortez sneakers.
Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers – The Wizard of Oz
The OG iconic movie shoe, you won’t find a better known movie prop than Dorothy’s ruby slippers.
Vivian’s Thigh High Boots – Pretty Woman
The boots, that dress, the blonde bob – one of the most talked about costumes in film comes from Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman.
The Chanel Boots – The Devil Wears Prada
“Are you wearing the Ch-”
“Chanel boots? Yeah, I am.”
Cher’s Mary Janes – Clueless
Cher Horowitz’s knee high socks, cute co-ords and mary jane heels sum up the ‘90s preppy trend perfect.
Marty’s Self-Lacing Nikes – Back to the Future
It’s 2021 – why are we STILL tying our own shoe laces.
Renton’s Adidas Samba Trainers – Trainspotting
As spotted during the iconic Iggy Pop ‘Choose Life’ chase scene down Edinburgh’s Princes Street.