When temps dip down into practically arctic territory, we know a thing or two about layering up. Thin turtlenecks under dresses and chunky-knit sweaters with skinnies are fast becoming our daily uniforms—but what should we turn to for a night out with friends? While we can layer and bundle everything from our ankles up, our usual party-ready peep-toe stilettos just won’t do. (Shame.)
To make sure your poor toes aren’t left out in the cold, we’ve rounded up the season’s best party shoes from ShoeDazzle, a subscription service that ships you a new pair of killer shoes of your choice every month (or not if you choose to). And while you can snap these babies up without a subscription, with shoes this good and prices so low, we’re really into signing up for a VIP membership (because who wouldn't want a pair of shoes they've been lusting over delivered to their door every month?)
From lavish jewel embellishments and rich hues to pearl accents and plush velvet, it’s all in the details—see and shop our top picks below, and rest assured you’ll be able to dance all night without risking frostbite.
For After-Work Cocktails
For Disco-Themed Dance Parties
>The rich Bordeaux shade and lush finish of these block-heel booties are ideal for all-night dance parties. Go mod with a plaid miniskirt in a subtle neutral hue and a slim-fitting high-neck sweater.
For the Last-Minute Party You Forgot to Buy a Dress For
Give your ensemble some extra oomph with these metallic boots. This mega-watt slouchy style shines on its own, so a classic black shirtdress or faded skinny jeans and chunky sweater provide the perfect contrast.
For Hosting a Dinner Party Where There’s Table Settings
>Elegantly dress up a dinner party look—even if you’re assisting the chef—with these luxe, comfy loafers. Accent the pearl-embellished heel and slim silhouette with flowing velvet pants in a rich jewel tone topped with a slightly cropped wool sweater.
For a Long-Awaited Girls’ Night Out
These dramatic over-the-knee boots with lace-up detailing and a stiletto heel need to be taken out. Opt for a cozy sweaterdress layered with a floor-dusting coat for a polished look that’s perfect for dinner and drinks with the ladies.
For the Third Date
Turn heads with these sultry black patent-faux-leather heels featuring a 3/4-back zipper that’s totally reminiscent of seamed stockings. For a chic spin on the typical date-night outfit, pair these boots with a textured miniskirt-and-jacket set.
For a Chic Holiday Soirée
Plush velvet heels adorned with elegant jewels in a dreamy shade of pink? Yes, please! Wear these with a muted metallic slip dress and knee-length faux-fur coat—holiday party perfection.
For Your Holiday Gift Exchange With Your S.O.
For a romantic dinner date, opt for these posh heels embellished with faux fur and pom-poms. Add a sleek black skirt and a silk cami topped with a cropped velvet jacket, and voilà—the epitome of sophistication.
For the Spontaneous Night Out
Step past the bar’s velvet ropes in these shimmering knee-high boots. The slouchy style and chunky block heel are perfect for transitioning from the bar to the dance floor. Pair them with leather skinnies and a delicate semi-sheer mesh top.