Bridgerton star Simone Ashley swaps dainty slippers for chunky £1,650 Prada boots and a Versace coat

Simone Ashley, 27, from Bridgerton, swaps dainty slippers for chunky £1,650 Prada boots reminiscent of Elton John’s costume in the 1975 psychedelic rock opera Tommy

  • The Sex Education and Bridgerton star, 27, was caught in £1,650 Prada shoes
  • With two and a half inch heels, the Monolith boots are a fashionista favorite
  • Miss Ashley teamed the look with a lime green dress and a tasteful Versace coat
  • The ex-frozen yogurt maker said she had to work harder than white actors

She may be Bridgerton’s leading lady, but Simone Ashley’s latest look is more pinball wizard than Regency courtier.

The 27-year-old actress swapped delicate dresses and delicate slippers for a pair of chunky Prada boots reminiscent of Elton John’s costume in the 1975 psychedelic rock opera Tommy.

And while Miss Ashley’s aristocratic alter ego Kate Sharma is unlikely to wear the kings brushed leather and nylon boots, she can approve of the hefty £1,650 price tag.

Miss Ashley, 27, was pictured walking in London on Saturday wearing the flashy £1,650 clogs

With their two and a half inch heels, the Prada Monolith boots are a favorite of female fashionistas. Emma Watson and Rita Ora are among those wearing similar shoes.

Miss Ashley, who teamed her boots with a lime green dress and navy Versace coat, first gained recognition for her appearance in Netflix’s steamy comedy Sex Education.

Of Indian descent, she recently said she felt she had to work much harder to be successful than her white colleagues.

Culture shock: Everything changes from the frugality of Ashley's Bridgerton character, Kate Sharma

Culture shock: Everything changes from the frugality of Ashley’s Bridgerton character, Kate Sharma

Recalling times as a struggling actress when she worked at a frozen yogurt shop to make ends meet, she told the Reign with Josh Smith podcast: “I had to work twice as hard and maybe… be that I didn’t tell myself enough and gave myself a pat on the back for it.

“For me, it’s always been like, ‘I’m like any other actress, I can do this. I can have a script in front of me and bring a character to life and I’m smart and I have creative ideas and I can do that.

“It is the most rewarding feeling and you hope the goal is that one day it will be completely normalized and there will be a feeling of ease for women of all backgrounds and cultures to have open doors. for them. I’d like to think I’m a bit of a fighter in that sense.

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