We believe in the power of shoes. After all, what other wardrobe essential can completely change the overall aesthetic of your outfit?
When it comes to party season, there are a few go-to’s many of us rely on year after year. There’s the timeless LBD that’s sophisticated enough for the office Christmas party yet chic enough to take you for drinks afterwards, the reliable going-out top that can make just about any pair of jeans look event appropriate, and, of course, the token party tights that solely comes out on those extra special occasions.
While the obvious and sometimes the most fun option is a sequinned dress or crystal-embellished top, they're not the only way to feel festive. Just imagine what the perfect pair of glittering heels or twinkling flats could do for your favourite, though somewhat tired, little black dress, or simple jeans and blouse combination.
Think about it, there's nothing quite like a good pair of heels for stashing under your desk in December, which will elevate any 'blah' work outfit into a dancefloor-ready look, complete with an oh-so-sassy strut. This is why we think, if you are to invest in anything this party season, it should be a pair of shoes that'll make your existing wardrobe work harder for all those Christmas parties.
So since we know how crazed the holiday season can be, we're offering up our knowledge in the shoe department. Of course, there's no treat quite like a pair of designer shoes but after seeing the beautiful affordable styles on offer, we can't help feel the high street is leading the fancy footwear charge this season.
After combing through every current holiday shoe collection, we rounded up the worthiest contestants. From sky-high stilettos to weather-appropriate boots, the 13 party shoes ahead are sure to put a finishing touch on your last look of 2019.
shop the best high street party shoes:
Metallic Animal Print Platform Sandals, €49.95, Zara
Suede Thigh High Cowboy Boots, €279, & Other Stories
Gold Metallic Strappy Sandals, €50, River Island
Rust Satin Mules, €52, Topshop
Blue Collection Leather High Heels Mules With Feathers, €69.95, Zara
RAVE Multicoloured Stud Platform Shoes, €68, Topshop
Flat Bejewelled Ankle Boots, €59.99, Stradivarius
Pearl Studded High Heel Sandals, €89, & Other Stories
Animal Printed Mules, €39.95, Zara
Leather Animal Print Block Heels, €98, Topshop
Embossed Black Heeled Platform Boots, €39.99, Stradivarius
Blue Collection Flat Leather Sandals, €65.95, Zara
Healed Leather Mule, €59.99, Mango
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