Legendary footwear designer and our favourite of style icons Rihanna and of course, Carrie Bradshaw, Manolo Blahnik once famously said: "shoes are the quickest way for women to achieve instant metamorphosis.". As an expert in his field, Blahnik is certainly not wrong. The undeniable sartorial power of the perfect shoe has a lasting effect that is truly unbeatable. Never is this more important than during the festive season, where an expertly curated selection of party shoes is the key to tying any outfit together.
Whether you're wanting to elevate your summer denim pieces with a shoe that is impossible to forget or are adding the finishing touches to your already elaborate New Year's Eve party dress, our curated edit of the best party shoes will certainly put you in the mood for dancing this festive season. From crystal-embellished sandals to classic velvet pumps, and a selection of party flats that are anything but ordinary, here are our top 15 favourites.
If all this talk of the impending festive season has inspired you to finally begin your Christmas shopping, let our expertly curated selection of gift guides lead the way. For loved ones who appreciate the finer things in life, or if you're looking to treat your significant other this holiday season, our collection of luxury gifts will help steer you in the right direction. You may even find the ultimate accessory or sequinned mini-dress to pair with your desired party shoe.