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The Wishlist: The Party Shoe Hotlist

The Wishlist: The Party Shoe Hotlist

Put on your dancing shoes and, erm, dance like nobody’s watching. Unlikely, given that you’re either at the club and your ex is at the next table, or you’re at the office ‘do and your boss is in attendance. Dancing or not, party season is the time to indulge your most decadent footwear fantasies – sky-scraper stilettoes, metallic kitten heels, glitter and embellishments are all perfectly acceptable forms of attire for even pretty banal occasions. The festive season is a free pass to really sparkle. Shine on in our edit of the best party heels of the year.

From left: ankle strap heels by Valentino, black patent heels by Jimmy Choo

Saint Laurent Cassandra heels

THE SAINT LAURENT SANDAL

Sometimes, after a big night out, you wake up and have to re-evaluate your life choices. We can safely say that, no matter the events of the night before, you’ll never have to re-evaluate these Saint Laurent Cassandra heels. One of the few things in this life of which you can be certain.

Giuseppe Zanotti Cruel gold leather sandals

THE GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI STILETTO

Are shoe selfies a thing? Or are shots of anything below the knee only acceptable in the summer when taking the obligatory ‘beach feet brag’ pic? Whatever – these Giuseppe Zanotti heels are worthy of their own Insta feed, let alone a single snap. Forgo the bathroom bestie shot in favour of your heels this season. Shoes are the new faces.

Jimmy Choo Romy velvet glitter

THE JIMMY CHOO PUMP

Feeling nostalgic for a time when party soundtracks consisted of new wave, hip hop and synth music, shoulder pads were in and roller discos were a thing? In lieu of the above, try a pair of Jimmy Choo’s ultra-glam glitter-dotted heels. Wear with sweetie-paper dresses and some attitude. Resist a perm.

Gucci Unia 45 silver kitten heels

THE GUCCI KITTEN HEEL

Elegant and slightly eccentric, these Gucci Unia heels have the air of a by-gone era to them – perfect for wafting around smoke-filled cocktail parties, paired with palazzo pants, low-level jazz and a stiff martini.

Sophia Webster Evangeline wing heels

THE SOPHIA WEBSTER HEEL

Do you remember dancing on the tables at last night? Just about. It must have been these Sophia Webster Evangeline heels, which quite literally give your feet wings. Elevate your party ensemble with a pair of high-flying shoes and enjoy the view from the top of fashion.

Dolce & Gabbana lurex platform heels

THE DOLCE & GABBANA PLATFORM

Take a look in the mirror and ask yourself, ‘what’s missing from my party wardrobe?’. Chances are, it’s these Dolce & Gabbana lurex platforms. Yes, we said lurex platforms, and no, this isn’t 1970. It’s 2018 baby and there isn’t another shoe out there as likely to get you grooving on the dance floor. Hustle on.