This holiday season, I’ve been doing a double-take when it comes to festive, feminine, & one-of-a-kind footwear for holiday gatherings & upping up my at-work style game leading up to mid-December. Before I can hit add-to-cart on any of my selections, I have to do my research to see if I am getting the best deal for my dollar, but also, if the holiday shoe of my choice, with a regal satin texture, sparkly embellishment, & bow adornment, is made in a design that best suits my shoe aesthetic.
Back in March, Harper’s Bazaar declared the below Mach and Mach design the party shoe of the year, which makes perfect sense given its glamour, festive embellishment, & Cinderella appeal–not to mention all the different color & design possibilities that have clearly spawned from this original style.
SHOP: Mach and Mach double bow silk satin pumps in black @Saks Fifth Avenue ($1,095, available in sizes 5.5-12).
Check out the below designs from various retailers & at a range of price points. All the styles offer all the bride’s dreams to come true, bridesmaids color-coordination perfection, & party girl giving-you-life flare. Which do you like?
SHOP: Badgley Mischka Sacred embellished ankle strap pumps in black, blue, white, lime, fuchsia, & blush @Bloomingdale’s ($245.00, available in sizes 5-11).
SHOP: Deela pointed toe heel in black satin, black suede, ochre, & silver @Sam Edelman ($on sale: $134.95, available in sizes 5-12).
SHOP: Viable heels in black, light pink, off white, purple, rhinestone, & white multi @Steve Madden ($109.95, available in sizes 5-11).
SHOP: BCBG Ilara crystal bow sandal in black, silver/clear, & tan/rainbow @Macy’s (on sale: $71.40, available in sizes 5-11).
SHOP: Embellished pointed toe heel in black & blue @Torrid ($69.50, available in Wide Width sizes 6-14).
SHOP: Katie & Kelly Blaken pump in silver & blue @DSW ($59.99, available in sizes 6-10). Not available in black.
SHOP: Vetaste double bow pointed toe ankle strap crystal pump stilettos backless satin heeled sandals in 13 colors @Amazon ($59.99, available in sizes 5-11).
SHOP: Rhinestone embellished bow pumps in black, white, nude, & grey @Express (on sale: $58.80, available in sizes 6-10).
SHOP: Rhinestone bow heel in black & pink @New York & Company (on sale: $49.97, available in sizes 6-11).
SHOP: Public Desire Midnight bow heel in 11 colors @ASOS ($48.99, available in sizes 5-11).
SHOP: Destiny rhinestone strap pumps in black, gold, pink, silver, & white @Dream Pairs ($46..99, available in sizes 5-11).
SHOP: Lullie suede rhinestone ankle strap pointed toe pumps in black, light nude, & ivory @Lulu’s ($44.00, available in sizes 5.5-11).
SHOP: Scoop embellished sateen slingback pumps in black & fuchsia @Walmart ($42.00, available in sizes 6-11).
SHOP: Madden Girl Dreamy heel in black, pink, & clear @Kohl’s (on sale: $41.99, available in sizes 5-11).
SHOP: Rhinestone bow pointed toe ankle strap stiletto in black, pink, & purple @Charlotte Russe ($34.99, available in sizes 6-11).
SHOP: rhinestone bow sculptural heeled slingback pumps in black @SHEIN ($29.00, available in sizes 5.5-8.5).
SHOP: Rhinestone bow slingback pumps in black @Forever 21 (on sale: $28.49, available in size 7.5-11).
Which version of the party shoe is your favorite? Where do you shop for holiday footwear? What features do you look for in a holiday shoe? Do you prefer an ankle strap or heel? How much would you spend on a festive shoe? For more stylish posts, check out: Jennifer Aniston’s sexy cover for Allure‘s final print issue, an affordable & comfortable blazer from Aldi, a fashion flashback of Rachel McAdams’ red carpet style, & Jennifer Lopez’s cover shoot for Vogue‘s December issue! Happy Styling!