Lupita Nyong’o continues to make the rounds promoting 12 Years A Slave and acquainting the world with her beautiful face.She attended the Paris premiere of 12 Years A Slave wearing an Elie Saab resort 2014 red sequined sheath dress with red pumps.Lupita Nyong'o Elie Saab resort 2014 red sequins sheath dress

I won’t dare to question Lupita’s fashion choices. Her red pumps looked perfectly fine with her red dress; but I would probably have chosen a different color shoes. I generally don’t like red shoes for red dresses; but again I am no fashion stylist. Lupita looked gorgeous. There was nothing wrong with her style. Red shoes obviously go with a red dress; but for me a metallic shoe or a nude shoe or even a black shoe would have been a better choice.

The dress Lupita wore to attend the premiere of 12 Years A Slave at Cinema UGC Normandie in Paris apparently comes with an $8,080 price tag. Can you imagine being able to afford something like that? Not in my wildest dreams.

Here’s a more affordable red dress if you’re looking for a red dress to wear to an upcoming event. Note that I said “more affordable” as in more affordable than the Elie Saab dress Lupita wore to the Paris premiere of “12 Years A Slave”; but it is still a very expensive dress. It comes with a $3,475 price tag.

What color shoes to wear with a red dress

Valentino red Leather Lace long-sleeved fitted short Dress ($3475),

Valentino red Leather Lace long-sleeved fitted short DressBuy It!

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An ultra-luxe mash-up of leather and lace lends an impossibly sultry look to this long sleeve sheath from Valentino

– Red lace top and long sleeves stand-up collar red lambskin body gathered waist detail hidden back zip

– Tailored fit
– Style with statement earrings and a studded clutch

Etro cream Alpaca-Wool Faux Fur Mixed-Media Coat ($2660),

Etro cream Alpaca-Wool Faux Fur Mixed-Media Coat
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Detailed in a tactile mix of faux-fur and alpaca-infused wool this mixed-media coat from Etro is an exquisitely chic choice for fall

– Cream alpaca-wool top and sleeves faux-fur body collarless long sleeves concealed front placket characteristic print lining

– Slim tailored fit

– Wear with a paisley print shirt leather leggings and heels for an elegant autumn look

Alexander McQueen white ‘Punk Skull’ clutch purse ($2095),

Alexander McQueen white Punk Skull Clutch purseBuy I!

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Alexander McQueen’s iconic clutch is blanketed in radiant” concentric studs and topped with a Swarovski-crystallized skull clasp for a glam-punk aesthetic.

  • Clasp closure.
  • Leather/Swarovski crystal.
  • By Alexander McQueen; made in Italy.

The shoes shown are Christian Louboutin Lady Peep in antique silver with a python skin upper. They come with a $1545 price tag and can be found on the Christian Louboutin website.

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