Billy Porter Earns His Fairy Wings in a Dramatic Split-Tone Dress & Sky-High Boots at ‘Cinderella’ Premiere

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Billy Porter’s look at the “Cinderella” premiere last night was nothing short of magical.

Attending the event at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, the actor channeled his role as the reimagined Fairy Godmother — a genderless “Fab G” in the upcoming film — with a bold black and white ensemble. The statement look comes courtesy of Benchellal and features a split-tone top with a glowing skirt and an haute couture take on fairy wings. Porter’s outfit also included an elongated train, layers of glittering jewels and a see-through clutch bag.

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Billy Porter attends the premiere of Amazon Studios’ ‘Cinderella’ at the Greek Theatre on August 30. 2021 in Los Angeles, California. - Credit: Michael Buckner for PMC
Billy Porter attends the premiere of Amazon Studios’ ‘Cinderella’ at the Greek Theatre on August 30. 2021 in Los Angeles, California. - Credit: Michael Buckner for PMC

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A closer view of Billy Porter’s boots. - Credit: Michael Buckner for PMC
A closer view of Billy Porter’s boots. - Credit: Michael Buckner for PMC

Michael Buckner for PMC

Our favorite part of Porter’s look, though, of course, was his choice of shoes. Known for his flair for footwear, the “Pose” actor elevated his purple carpet ensemble in sky-high platform boots; the croc-embossed white silhouette came set atop a chunky base and a block heel that appeared to measure over 6 inches in height.

Billy Porter attends the premiere of Amazon Studios’ ‘Cinderella’ at the Greek Theatre on August 30. 2021 in Los Angeles, California. - Credit: Michael Buckner for PMC
Billy Porter attends the premiere of Amazon Studios’ ‘Cinderella’ at the Greek Theatre on August 30. 2021 in Los Angeles, California. - Credit: Michael Buckner for PMC

Michael Buckner for PMC

A closer view of Billy Porter’s boots. - Credit: Michael Buckner for PMC
A closer view of Billy Porter’s boots. - Credit: Michael Buckner for PMC

Michael Buckner for PMC

Fans of Billy Porter know to expect the unexpected when it comes to fashion and shoes. The “Kinky Boots” alum’s style repertoire includes everything from a glittering Alexandro Fratelli blazer worn over a ruffled dress from Kim Perets and Coach platform boots to a 24-carat gold-coated dress with matching bespoke towering sandals. The actor also partnered with Jimmy Choo this summer for a standout Pride collection.

Click through the gallery to discover more of Billy Porter’s amazing red carpet fashion over the years.

Launch Gallery: Billy Porter's Best Red Carpet Fashion

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