Spirit Awards: Cate Blanchett, Emmy Rossum Opt for Brightly-Hued Heels

From left: Shoes of Gillian Jacobs, Emmy Rossum and Cate Blanchett

When a daytime awards show is held on the beach, pops of color are required.

A day before the Academy Awards glam-fest, Saturday's beachside Film Independent Spirit Awards offered guests the chance to break out playful prints and bold, colored accessories.

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Standouts on the event’s signature magenta carpet included Emmy Rossum, who wore scarlet-colored Christian Louboutin pumps that complemented her Oscar de la Renta frock, while Cate Blanchett paired a Schiaparelli Couture Spring 2015 number with purple velvet Brian Atwood heels.

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Meanwhile, Community star Gillian Jacobs opted for a Preen Resort 2015 number with red Barbara Bui shoes. "Gillian likes to have fun on the red carpet, so we went for a shoe that brought out the color in her dress," stylist Caley Rinker said. "It gave the outfit a little edge."