The 38 Prettiest, Most Practical Party Shoes to Wear All Holiday Season
We’ve officially entered the year’s unofficial party season, which means you’ll likely find yourself bopping from office parties to cookie exchanges to potluck dinners every week until 2019. All that dancing, walking and standing at the bar can definitely do a number on your feet. But not if you choose one of these beauties. Here are 38 of the prettiest party shoes you can actually wear for the entire evening.
Straight from Elle Woods’s holiday wardrobe.
Bonus points if your date wears a matching tie.
The most chic elf-inspired shoes we ever did see.
E8 by Miista ($110)
Try the party version of the print of the year.
Black and White
Though the heel be but little, it is fierce.
Kate Spade New York ($328)
Shades of Red
The strap in the middle ensures they won’t fly off your feet. Even if you break into a spontaneous Rockettes performance.
Cecelia New York ($230)
Wear them with a velvet suit and show the boys how it’s really done.
Raye x House of Harlow 1960 ($158)
With just a hint of sparkle, for good measure.
Loeffler Randall ($395)
Sure, you can also wear these the other 364 days of the year. But we both know they truly look best on Christmas.
Clear and Silver
Don’t forget to schedule a pedicure before you slip into these beauties.
They look especially darling with a pair of printed socks poking through.
Why, yes. They do indeed feel as comfy as they look.
Sam Edelman ($120)
Just because you prefer sneakers over heels doesn’t mean you can’t still have a little holiday fun.
Like walking around with two pretty presents at your feet.
Lena Ezriak ($375)
We’re sure the Sugar Plum Fairy won’t mind if you borrow her style.
Chinese Laundry ($70)
The high foot strap is key for making these easy to dance in.
Alice + Olivia ($350)
Who said the trendy fabric is only for pants and jackets?
Frances Valentine ($295)
With sequins of every color under the sun, these beauties will certainly go with anything in your closet.
The heel may look high, but trust us: These shoes are crazy comfortable.
Nina Shoes ($46)
Hot Pink Scales
Wallflowers need not apply.
We’re obsessed with how the cut of the shoe mimics the waves of the silver decoration.
Yuul Yie ($310)
They’re even fancy enough for a black tie affair.
Badgely Mischka ($198)
A thick heel and sturdy ankle strap work together to keep your feet happy all night long.
Dolce Vita ($140)
No one will know these cuties are actually podiatrist recommended.
A gorgeous balance of retro and modern.
Halogen x Atlantic-Pacific ($100)
A fierce mate for any little black dress.
Don’t you step on my blue suede satin shoes.
James Chan ($175)
Because sometimes it’s truly too cold to entertain any exposed skin.
Rebecca Minkoff ($178)
With a dose of sheer, just for fun.
Diane von Furstenberg ($228)
Much more interesting than any basic black loafers.
Via Spiga ($250)
Barbie would 100 percent approve. As do we.
Ulla Johnson ($450)
Don’t worry if they get a little scuffed on the dance floor. The patent leather is super easy to wipe down.
Alias Mae ($190)
Wear your sign on your sleeve. Or, more accurately, on your feet.
Tory Burch ($348)
With six different hues to choose from, you can’t possibly make a bad decision.
Free People ($128)
Get a little ’70s vibe going.
You can never go wrong with a glimmering gold flat.
Lauren Lorraine ($69)
Looks like your go-to holiday earrings have finally met their match.
Stuart Weitzman ($498)
Stand out from the sea of black, silver and gold with a fabulous royal purple instead.