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Viola Davis Wore Sneakers With Her Emmys Gown

Viola Davis Changed From Platforms to Sneakers at the Emmys, and Wow, I Love Her

Viola Davis Wore Sneakers With Her Emmys Gown
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Viola Davis sealed her status as a relatable queen when she changed from heels into sneakers in the middle of the Emmys. I mean, comfort is key, right? The How to Get Away With Murder star, who was nominated for outstanding lead actress in a drama series, walked the Emmys red carpet Sunday afternoon in a black-and-white Alberta Ferretti gown and peep-toe platform pumps that made our feet ache just looking at them.

Later in the evening, she ditched her stilettos for a pair of shiny silver sneakers before stepping onstage to present the trophy for outstanding supporting actor in a drama series to Peter Dinklage. Viola's metallic kicks featured a cushy platform sole with black-and-white stripes that perfectly matched her elegant dress. Ahead, see photos of Viola's applause-worthy outfit change, then keep reading to see what Emmys viewers had to say about it. We stan a sneaker-wearing fashion icon!

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