10 outfit-making party shoes 

The shoes can maketh the outfit, especially when it comes to party season. From metallic platforms to slinky kitten heels and fancy flats, there's a perfect shoe out there for every festive occasion, starting with this handpicked collection. See you on the dancefloor. 

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1. Platforms

Head Over Heels, Mamba Leopardprint High Sandals


Looking for a little height in your party shoes? Channel your inner ‘70s diva with a pair of killer platforms. They were spotted all over the AW19 catwalks - from Alexa Chung to Michael Kors and are sure to elevate any outfit.

Head Over Heels, Mamba Leopardprint High Sandals, £45


2. Fancy flats

Daisie Sm Stiletto Heel Court Shoes


Give your feet a break from all the action in these gloriously embellished evening flats. You'll definitely be the last one on the dancefloor.

Kurt Geiger London, Princely Mules, £139


3. Party boots

Carvela, Shine Ankle Boots


Not all parties call for eveningwear and high heels: boots can be the perfect choice for more laid-back affairs. While you can never go wrong with a classic black pair, why not try something a little more out there this party season?

Carvela, Shine Ankle Boots, £139


4. High shine

Dune, Bengall Bead Embellished High Heel Court Shoes


Patent adds an instant hit of high-octane glamour to any outfit. The perfect partner to everything from precision-tailored suiting to micro-mini LBDs and mid-wash denim. 

Kurt Geiger London, Britton High Heeled Courts, £149


5. Festive red

Biba Sarah Heel


Pay homage to the classic Christmas colour with a pair of ruby red slippers. Perfect for breathing just a little festive spirit into an otherwise ordinary get up.

Biba, Sarah Heel, £99


6. Strappy sandals

Carvela, Goldi Sandals


Our love for a strappy sandal is going nowhere fast. A go-to for every season, black is always a failsafe, while metallic styles will add a festive nod to the proceedings. 

Carvela, Goldi Sandals, £99


7. Animal print

Head Over Heels Malli Transparent Cone Heel Sandals

These days animal print is pretty a wardrobe neutral. Mix this zebra version with everything from jeans to minis 
Nothing adds a rock & roll edge to a look like animal print and this zebra motif is 
the ideal way to leverage your basics into something that really makes an entrance. 

Head Over Heels, Malli Transparent Cone Heel Sandals, £58


8. Gold digger 

Dune, Mesmerized Jewelled Block Heel Sandals


When it comes to the newest party shoe trends, you certainly can’t go wrong with shimmering gold shoes. These block heels give an inch or two of height without sacrificing any comfort.

Dune, Mesmerized Jewelled Block Heel Sandals, £80


9. Kitten heel

Dune Chrystalise Embellished Pointed Toe Court Shoes


Kitten heels are a chic alternative to your favourite strappy sandals or classic pumps. Wear them with a pair of jeans as a simple switch from a regular stiletto or with an equally sparkly party dress. 

Dune, Chrystalise Court Shoes, £85



Biba Sienna Heel


Not all Christmas shoes have to be spangled - this sleek Biba pair will go with just about any outfit, while the clusters of beading will set them apart from a sea of plain black stilettos.  

Biba, Sienna Heel, £119