Feathers! Sparkles! Rhinestones! It’s time to celebrate party season by investing in a new pair of heels that will bring you, and your outfits, some much needed joie de vivre over the next few months.
Having spent nearly three years switching between trainers, Birkenstocks, and perhaps even the occasional Croc, it’s time to celebrate our festive freedom with a pair of heels - just make sure you have your blister plasters at the ready to help your feet through the readjustment.
Paired with an LBD, the classic nice-top-and-jeans combo, or even a masculine boxy suit, a great pair of shoes are the quickest and most effective way to revamp a look to be Christmas party-ready in an instant.
If you’re not a sky high stiletto kind of girl, fear not, because kitten heels are the happy middle ground that’s in this year, leaving you feeling adequately zhuzhy without the need to whip them off before the end of the night.
Whether you’re treating yourself to the pair of Jimmy Choos that you’ve always wanted, would rather a standout pair from high street hero River Island, or want something different from an independent brand like Aeyde, the good news is that it’s a necessity that comes around year after year, so whatever you choose, they’re guaranteed an annual outing.
So, keep scrolling to find your new favourite pair of shoes that will last you until the New Year and beyond.
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Aeyde Elektra Silver Nappa
She’s a futuristic moment that’s ready for the 2022 dancefloor.
Buy now £295.00, Aeyde
River Island Green Feather Heeled Mules
Nothing says Christmas festivities like bright green feathers.
Buy now £65.00, River Island
Neous Erangis Jewel
The unusual netted and jewelled closed-toe will make you stand out in the crowd.
Buy now £650.00, Neous
Jimmy Choo Averly 100
Hot pink... Big bow... Jimmy Choo... Need I say more?
Buy now £795.00, Jimmy Choo
Zara High-Heel Slingback Shoes With Rhinestones
Get the Prada look for less with Zara’s answer to the rhinestone trend.
Buy now £79.99, Zara
Mach & Mach Double Bow 95 square-toe embellished velvet mules
Loved by fashion editors and influencers alike, Mach & Mach’s square-toe velvet mules will make you the envy of the event.
Buy now £880.00, MatchesFashion
Loewe nail polish mule in calfskin
Party in the back! Known for avant garde designs, Loewe’s heels have been propped up by roses, balloons, bars of soap, and, our favourite, the nail varnish.
Buy now £895.00, Loewe
Russell & Bromley Groovybaby Platform Sandal
The Seventies are back with Russell & Bromley’s platform heels. Groovy, baby!
Buy now £275.00, Russell & Bromley
Charles & Keith Canvas Gem-Embellished Mules - Black
If your style is more understaded, Charles & Keith’s embellished design is the one for you.
Buy now £105.00, Charles & Keith
Miu Miu Glitter and crystal platform sandals
Miu Miu always nail the party shoe brief. What’s not to love about gold, glitter, and crystals all in one?
Buy now £1100.00, Miu Miu
Mango Satin ankle strap shoes
The crystal ankle bracelet takes Mango’s satin heels to the next level.
Buy now £59.99, Mango
Prada Crystal-embellished 135 satin platform sandals
A Prada signature, the crystals on this towering platform will catch the eyes of the party with every step. Now all you need is the mini hobo to match.
Buy now £1500.00, Prada
Office Studio Paris Twist Detail Platform Heels
The sculptural heel elevates Office’s platforms in more ways than one.
Buy now £89.00, Office
Manolo Blahnik Laalita Black Satin Shell Crystal Embellished Mules
A perennial classic, everyone needs a pair of Manolo mules in their wardrobe. Blair Warldorf would be proud.
Buy now £775.00, Harrods
Monki Silver coloured strappy block heel sandals
With a block heel and platform sole, Monki’s metallic design will see you through the night in style and comfort.
Buy now £45.00, Monki
Christian Louboutin Rosalie 100 patent leather sandals
From the red soles to the patent leather, these stilettos scream Noël from top to bottom.
Buy now £695.00, Selfridges
Amina Muaddi Henson metallic leather mules
Ground your party look with Amina Muaddi’s gold patent crisscross design which features the brand’s distinctive martini glass-shaped heel.
Buy now £720.00, Net-A-Porter
Di Minno Dance with me Platform
Rubbing shoulders with the Manolo and Louboutin headquarters in Parabiago on the outskirts of Milan, Di Minno’s shoes are also created by expert artisans with the utmost quality.
Featuring a platform heel and gold sequins, these will have you ready for any festive night out.
Buy now £600.00, Di Minno