Mary-Kate Olsen’s Unexpected Red Carpet Shoes Are So Chic

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen rarely make red carpet appearances, so when they do, you can bet we’re more than a little excited to see what they’re wearing. Attending the Youth America Grand Prix 20th Anniversary Gala in New York City on Thursday, the designers wore their trademark all-black looks, including a coat and top-handle bag for Mary-Kate and a blazer, wide-leg trousers, and clutch for Ashley.

The only deviation from their signature aesthetic? Mary-Kate’s unexpected pop of color in the form of bright red kitten heel pumps. Her Manolo Blahnik Red Maysale 50 Suede Pumps ($695) decidedly stole the show in a sea of noir pieces, and we love her for breaking her own all-black style rule. Plus, kitten heels are a major spring shoe trend we’ve been talking about incessantly, so it’s an especially of-the-moment choice from a celebrity who prefers to shun trends in favor of classic items. Oh, and did we mention you can try the trend for a mere $40? Scroll down to see what Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen wore for a rare red carpet appearance in NYC and shop similar red kitten heels for yourself.