So Kristen's was in a more glamorous setting, at the premiere for BlacKkKlansman, but her feet still hurt enough for her to rip off the footwear and go bare - although she might have been making a point, having previously said she disagreed with the unspoken rule that women must wear heels.
The actress was snapped doing what many women dream of but few are fearless enough to do while hitting the red carpet at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival in France on Monday evening.
She looked pretty bored at the BlacKkKlansman premiere.
The festival has seen mostly clear skies, but Monday rain fell off and on throughout the day and red carpet photographers juggled cameras and umbrellas at Lee's well-received premiere.
In a controversial move she ditched her Louboutins on the red carpet.
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"Things have to change immediately", Stewart said of the wardrobe guidelines, which some have deemed sexist.
Stewart, a self-confessed fashion junkie, revealed that her thoughts are nothing against heels either.
'It can work both ways. You can not come in.' Then [I'm going to say], 'Neither is my friend. I feel like you can't ask that anymore, but it's still a given. "I get the black-tie thing but you should be able to do either version-flats or heels".
However, in 2015, it was rumoured that a group of female invitees were turned away from the opening of Cate Blanchett film Carol for turning up in flats.
The 28-year-old has been a vocal critic of the festival's red carpet policy, which was updated this year to ban selfies.