Top 7 Holiday Shoes You Can Wear From Day-To-Night
The most wonderful time of the year is also the most hectic. Your day starts with the usual office grind, but more intense now that everything’s wrapping up in time for the holidays, squeeze in a little office party, too! Then, you have errands to run, holiday groceries to do, and then top off the evening with a merry get-together with friends, and family. ‘Repeat daily until Christmas is done.
With all the things to do, people to meet, and so little time, your style needs to be as flexible, especially when it comes to shoes. You want a pair that can take you through the workday, but also make you stand-out at the party later. So what’s the perfect pair? Check out our tried-and-true shoe staples
Classic Black Or Nude Heels
You can never go wrong with the basic black or nude pumps. If you’re coming from meeting during the day, there’s no better shoe style that can help you transition from work to party. Plus, the muted colors will help you dress up your outfit, if you prefer to play it up with your clothes. And of course, no one does the shoe classics as hot as Louboutin; these Pigalle Follies add a little sexy twist to the staple pumps, with their fine pointy-toe and red soles.
Whether it’s sequins, beads, or even some rhinestones, studs on shoes will immediately dress up any look. So if you’re more the type to play up with your feet, some flashy action in your footwear will do the trick. Although blingy shoes come in all styles and brands, our current obsession is the Manolo Blahnik Parida boot, with its sleek slopes and a gypsy-like touch.
One of the advantages of a thick heel is the ease to move, even with the heights are outrageous. So if you want to take yourself to new heights while going about your day, whip out those platform-heel boots; they are chic enough to go with any outfit, plus become an extra asset when walking along the rain soaked streets. And since it’s the holidays, we’re eyeing more festive, flirty boots, like this Ivy Kirzhner Belladona booties in the rich, maple color.
Mule or Slide Shoes
Arguably the most fashionable shoe of the year, mules and slides are the perfect, trendy shoes that work for both the office hours, and casual gatherings. And did we mention they are super comfortable? So if you’re feet just want to take a break from all the heels, go for this easy slip-on footwear. Everyone knows that the most in-demand mules right now are the Stuart Weitzman EYELOVEMORE, which was in collaboration with Gigi Hadid, no less.
Whether it’s in flats or heels, it doesn’t really matter so long as it’s got the holiday crimson. The much-fabled red shoes are a statement on its own, and is especially now for Christmas; it can instantly give any look a whimsy, festive touch. Since we’re looking for the most Christmassy red out there as well, we’re totally eyeing the Repetto ballet flats in this vibrant crimson to light up our holiday spirit.
Another shoe trend that’s made the editorials all year, shoes with big bows are the new trendy shoe that’s guaranteed to make a girly statement in every look. This ribbon footwear is unusual enough to catch some attention one the dancefloor, but not too wild that it will be a nuisance at board meetings. For this pick, we’re eyeing these Tory Burch velvet bow flats for that added glamour.
Metallic Finish Shoes
Put that sparkle in your eyes, and toes! If you’re feeling daring enough to sport these in the office, metallic finish shoes will add glitz to any outfit you put on, automatically making them party-ready. Just note that the darker your clothes, the more these kicks will stand out; so depending on the look you want to achieve, just play along the colors and see which suits your flow best. Since Christmas parties are all about the gold, we’re whipping out the Jimmy Choo Leema flats for some brisk walking in the building, and waltzing on the stage. The studs on the outline add an edgy look to it, too!
Lead Photo by Jimmy Choo