When you think about party wear, it’s likely that your go-to footwear is a pair of heels. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. Not only are flats more comfortable but they are very on trend too. In this article you’ll find a choice of the best low heel party shoes that look good for your special day-to-day outfits too.
The key when choosing party flats (or low heels) is to opt for a pair of fancy flats that have a point of difference from your usual day wear. Scroll down for plenty of beautiful and comfortable party shoes that are sure to convince you to ditch your heels.
Low heel party shoes
You can wear your low heeled party shoes with everything from pants to skirts to your little black dress. Below you can see party flats which are embellished or made from beautiful fabrics – making them perfect for even the most formal of occasions.
You may also want to take a look at the advice in how to wear flats without looking frumpy.
First, let’s take a look some of the most stylish flats you could choose for the party season.
Opting for a pair of silver or gold party flats is an easy way to get into the party spirit. Jewel Badgley Mischka is a good brand to look out for if you’re searching for jeweled footwear.
A pair of black flats is a classic, timeless option. Look out for flats with special little details to make them stand out from the crowd. Sara @style_designco above opts for shoes with a print.
The Anthropologie flats (below) have little details like the seam towards the pointed toe, the bow and the little cutout that make them stylish enough for evening.
If you still want to wear your heels but you’re worried your feet may get sore towards the end of the night, how about a pair of foldable flats like the rhinestone slip-ons (below)? That way, you can start the evening in your heels and keep your flats in your handbag in case you want to switch.
Reviewers of the Cattle Shop shoes (below) say they are more beautiful in person.
Or, you could choose this version from Meeshine, which come in black, silver or gold. Reviewers say they are soft, pliable and stylish.
Choosing a special material is a good way to ensure that your flats look the part for a party. The ERIJUNOR flats (below) also feature a rhinestone brooch and would look fabulous worn with black pants.
You can also think about making an impact with the shape of your shoes. The cut out sides of the D’Orsay style (below) add a point of difference while the bow elevates them further.
You might also want to think about a pair of mules for your party.
Sheree @shesheshow above chooses a pair that picks up the colors in her outfit.
You could also look out for a pair of mules with embellishment like the pearl straps on the Nine West shoes (below).
Another option for you from Nine West (below). The silver pointed flats with brooch are sure to be the star of your outfit.
While loafers can have something of a “staid” image, they definitely don’t have to be boring. The embellished loafers (below) would dress up even the simplest of outfits. Try wearing with a pair of jeans, white shirt and blazer.
You could also think about a pair of slingbacks. The Jeffrey Campell shoes (below) feature diamante to add sparkle to otherwise simple pointed slingbacks.
Another idea to elevate your flat shoes when searching for the perfect low heel party shoes is to look out for a pair with an opulent buckle detail.
For a pair of buckles more suited to the winter season, you could try the FARYL flats (below) which also have the bonus of being made of sumptuous velvet fabric.
If you want to draw attention to your ankles, a pair of ankle strap shoes could be perfect. Just be aware that if you are worried about making your legs look shorter, ankle straps can have the effect of visually cutting across your leg.
The MarHermoso shoes (below) come in a huge choice of color options so you should find one to match your outfit.
Or, rather than the pearl embellishment, you could choose the diamante strap detail on the satin shoes (below).
While bows can be associated with dressing little girls, they can also look very elegant and grown-up when worn in the right way. Plus, shoes with bows on them are very on trend currently.
The Boden shoes (below) almost look like a pretty Christmas parcel.
You could think about adding a playful element to your festive party outfit, such as with the Christmas lights design on the J.Renee shoes (below).
It could be that you prefer a middle ground – you don’t want to wear flats but nor do you want to wear skyscraper stilettos.
There’s more comfortable heel inspiration in this article. And, below, you’ll find beautiful, low-heeled party options for you if you want to add an inch or two in height without being uncomfortable.
The J.Renee slingbacks (below) feature a 1.5-inch heel and colorful crystals.
ankle strap heels
I love the bright red of the Cole Haan flats (below) and the little cut out at the side.
LOW HEEL pumps
A pair of low heel pumps is a classic option.
Badgley Mischka is another good brand to look out for if you want a pair of special low-heeled pumps like the gold embellished shoes below.
Do you ever wear flats for evenings out or parties? Or do you always wear heels? Let me know in the comments below.
shop the items above here:
- The Most Comfortable Heels That Look Hip AND Are Comfortable To Wear
- How To Wear Flat Shoes And Not Look Frumpy
- How To Dress For A Christmas Party: 11 Outfit Ideas!
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