Jessica Simpson epitomized 80s grunge glamor for her daughter Maxwell’s basketball game on Saturday afternoon.
Arrived for the occasion in Thousand Oaks, California, the FN The cover star was spotted in a set of gray skinny jeans with distressed knees. Teamed with edgy denim, aviator sunglasses, a Pink Floyd t-shirt and a red leather trucker jacket. For a fashionable twist, Simpson wore an oversized leather tote bag from Chanel’s Egyptian-themed Pre-Fall 2019 collection; the metallic gold piece featured chain-accented straps, as well as a graffiti-esquie hieroglyph print. The shoe designer completed her outfit with layered gold and pearl rings, stacked bracelets and large hoops.
As for footwear, Simpson continued her passion for prints in a set of high-top Saint Laurent boots. His now-sold-out Billy style featured ankle-high uppers with rounded toes and 2-inch platform soles, covered in a beige leopard print. The ensemble was completed with 5.5-inch block heels, giving it a dramatic increase in height reminiscent of ’80s rock n’ roll style.
Platform boots like Simpson’s have become a constant trend due to their height increasing soles and heels. Block heeled pairs are particularly popular due to their balance and ease. Many styles have also emerged in recent collections from a range of brands, including Sam Edelman, Jeffrey Campbell and Vince Camuto.
For footwear, the “Blonde Ambition” star frequently wears her own brand of pumps, boots and sandals. Outside of her eponymous label, Simpson has also been spotted in platform sandals, pumps and heeled boots from Aquazzura, Saint Laurent and Stuart Weitzman over the years. When not on duty, she wears comfortable ankle boots and slides by Gucci, Sacai and Fendi.
PHOTOS: Check out shoe styles from Simpson’s own wardrobe over the years in the gallery.