When in doubt, opt for a classic pointy-toe pump. The elongated silhouette lends a bold shape to any outfit — casual or formal — and there's plenty of room for playful detailing. Whether it be via exotic textiles, wild hues, or edgy embellishments, we've spotted a handful of stylish pointy-toe pump renditions on the red carpet. Most recently, Rihanna rang in the New Year in black pointy pumps and a keyhole cutout Tom Ford creation; Hilary Rhoda donned downtown cool layers and leopard-print pants to offset a classic pair of black heels; and Camilla Belle went glam in a silver sequined and fringed Salvatore Ferragamo dress and matching two-tone pumps. For more celeb-inspired ways to wear them, keep clicking — and don't forget to shop our editors' picks at the end of the slideshow.