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Ariana DeBose, Greta Lee & More Stars Don Chic Sandals at Critics Choice Awards 2024

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A flurry of famous faces in film and television hit the red carpet again last night, this time for the Critics Choice Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Stars brought their sartorial A-game, stepping out in glamorous gowns, chic suits, and of course, stylish footwear. While some opted for sleek pumps, there was no shortage of strappy sandals. Ahead, discover some of the best sandal moments at the Critics Choice Awards.

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“West Side Story” star Ariana DeBose went for a timeless look, slipping into a slinky black gown boasting a plunging neckline and a thigh-high slit and matching stiletto sandals.

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Ariana DeBose attends the 29th Annual Critics Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 14, 2024 in Santa Monica, California. Getty Images

As for the evening’s host, Chelsea Handler, the comedian donned a canary yellow dress featuring a corset-style bodice and strong shoulders paired with gold metallic high-heeled sandals.

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Chelsea Handler at The 29th Critics’ Choice Awards held at The Barker Hangar on January 14, 2024 in Santa Monica, California.Christopher Polk for WWD

“Past Lives” star Greta Lee wore a custom Loewe ensemble, a shimmery black two-piece look, and the Spanish luxury brand’s “Petal” stiletto sandals. The black leather style is designed with buckle toe straps and an angular heel.

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Greta Lee attends the 29th Annual Critics Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 14, 2024 in Santa Monica, California. Getty Images for Critics Choice

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Angela Bassett also opted for a black color palette for the occasion. The award-winning actress shined in an off-the-shoulder gown featuring glitzy crystal-embellished straps and glossy patent leather sandals set on a thick platform.

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Angela Bassett attends the 29th Annual Critics Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 14, 2024 in Santa Monica, California. Getty Images

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Elsewhere on the red carpet, Mandy Moore styled a flashy red Elie Saab cut-out midi dress covered in shimmering sequins with coordinating sandals boasting silky satin uppers.

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Mandy Moore attends the 29th Annual Critics Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 14, 2024 in Santa Monica, California. Getty Images

Also wearing black, Reese Witherspoon modeled a custom strapless Celine dress adorned with a big bow at the waist and black Celine sandals featuring diagonal straps.

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Reese Witherspoon attends the 29th Annual Critics Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 14, 2024 in Santa Monica, California.Getty Images

Dua Lipa sported a red strapless gown featuring a unique texture, a custom Prada number, with silver metallic high-heel sandals complete with criss-cross straps.

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Dua Lipa attends the 29th Annual Critics Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 14, 2024 in Santa Monica, California. Getty Images for Critics Choice

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