Meet This Season's Coolest Party Shoes


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Whether you’re headed to holiday cocktails for work or a New Year’s Eve event with friends, chances are there will be party shoes in your future. Yep, I’m talking about those extra-special heels that make their way into your wardrobe in a major way once the festive holiday seasons rolls around each year. So, what do cool party shoes looks like this time around?

Leading up to the holidays, we’ve been seeing fashion girls reach for anything KiraKira-worthy with metallics and shoes covered in crystals. Classic holiday favorites like satin and velvet are also picking up steam and show no signs of slowing down as the party circuit picks up. If you’re planning on adding a new pair of party shoes to your closet this year, see our edit of the best styles to add to your shopping cart. Scroll on to shop this year’s coolest party shoes.





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Associate Director, Special Projects

Kristen Nichols is the Associate Director, Special Projects at Who What Wear with over a decade of experience in fashion, editorial, and publishing. She oversees luxury content and wedding features, and covers fashion within the luxury market, runway reporting, shopping features, trends, and interviews with leading industry experts. She also contributes to podcast recordings, social media, and branded content initiatives. Kristen has worked with brands including Prada, Chanel, MyTheresa, and Luisa Via Roma, and rising designers such as Refine and Tove, and her style has been featured in publications including, Vogue France, WWD, and the CFDA. Before Who What Wear, Kristen began her career at Rodarte, where she worked on assistant styling, photo shoots, and runway shows, and at Allure, where she moved into print and digital editorial. She graduated from the University of Southern California, where she studied art history and business, and currently lives in New York.