Sam Smith Wore Gucci Heels on the Red Carpet

Sam Smith attended the GQ Men of The Year Awards in London and wore a pair of Gucci heels. He shared a powerful message about wearing heels for the first time.

Your first pair of heels will always have a special place in your heart. (Whether you wear it again or not is debatable—yes, I'm looking at you, eighth grade prom heels). More on that later, though, because I wanted to bring to your attention: Sam Smith. No one was more stoked about wearing heels this week than Sam. The musician attended the GQ Men of The Year Awards in London and wore a spiffy black suit with a lacy see-through button-down shirt.

Instead of loafers or brogues, Smith chose a pair of (what looked like) patent leather ankle boots with a nice two to three-inch (just my guess!) heel. What made this heel moment so special was the fact it was Sam's first time wearing heels to an award show.

He shared a photo of the shoes on Instagram, writing, "There was a time where I thought I'd never ever ever be able to be myself like this in front of the industry or anyone. It feels so good and I just wanted to share that with you all, and share a picture of my GORJ Gucci heels." He even added "They'll always be my virgin heels." Like I said before, everyone remembers their first pair of heels.

The Gucci boot worked itself seamlessly into his button-down outfit, and Smith looked stunning on the red carpet. The singer clearly loved his look too; he turned one leg out ever so slightly to show off his shoes to the photographers.

Sam working the boots on the red carpet:

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