The red carpet could probably use more mismatched shoes. But since when someone takes a risk beyond an earth-shatteringly green sequin at an awards show these days it rarely goes over well, stars are probably scared into not experimenting. Even Helena Bonham Carter, who so delightfully and famously wore mismatched shoes with her Vivienne Westwood dress to the Golden Globes, is promising not to wear them to the Oscars.
"I have no idea," she said, when asked what she would wear for the February 27 Academy Awards. "Of course I want to have fun ... It's probably going to be a catastrophe. But it's like, I'm gonna go for it.
Helena Bonham Carter: I'll be a walking 'catastrophe' [Telegraph UK]