Lindsey Vonn shines in a gold fringed dress and matching lace-up sandals for the Laureus Sport Awards

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Lindsey Vonn sparkles in gold for Laureus. The Olympic gold medalist today shared a boomerang and photo on Instagram that showed her walking while holding a Laureus Academy trophy. Laureus is a “global sporting movement celebrating the world’s greatest athletes and the power of sport to change lives”, according to the brand’s Instagram page. This year, on April 24, Vonn will host the event, which will debut on NBC.

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On the outfit side, Vonn wore a gold sequin mini dress that incorporated a square neckline and two chunky straps for a modern look. The garment incorporated matching fringe at the bottom of the hem for an added touch of volume and drama.

Golden laces sandals completed its set seamlessly. The shoes had a pointed sole and came up halfway up her calves.

Often defined by long straps that wrap around the ankle and down the leg for added security, strappy sandals are a popular choice with shorter dresses and other silhouettes that highlight the legs. A staple of the warmer months, strappy sandals can be any heel height for versatile wear.

Alpine ski racer Lindsey Vonn is best known for her time with the United States Ski Team and her four World Cup titles. But Vonn has also dabbled in the style realm, including partnering with Under Armor on a range of outdoor performance gear. She also launched a line of winter sportswear with Head, the ski brand she was sponsored by during her career. Vonn also has her hand in haute couture, modeling designer Thom Browne’s Fall 2021 collection in a fashion film that featured her hitting the runways in couture. Vonn retired from ski racing in 2019.

In the cover story for FN’s January issue, Vonn spoke about the opportunity to star in a campaign for Thom Browne.

“To shoot for Thom Browne was crazy,” Vonn told FN during an interview for our January issue. “I would say it was pretty cold and I was skiing in pants and skirt,” she recalls. “You know, I’ve never worn a ski skirt before, but it was a classic trend back then, when people were skiing on wooden skis. I mean, it was like a long time ago But it’s retro, very cool, very chic.

Click on the gallery to see by Vonn best red carpet style.

Slip on a pair of gold strappy sandals for a sparkly look.

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To buy: Jeffery Campbell Prima Donna Platform Sandal, $140.

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To buy: Schutz Altina sandal, $118.

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To buy: Women’s LA Athena Sandal, $189.

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