Holiday parties present a whole host of problems, landmines and potential etiquette breaches, and we can’t pretend to solve all of them for you. What we can do, though, is make picking party shoes a little bit easier. Bea already toured you through a whole host of fancy, sparkly options, but being the resident flats aficionado, I thought it my duty to remind everyone that you don’t have to kill yourself in the name of glamour. Yes, you can wear flats to a fancy party.
The most important thing, of course, is that the flats are appropriately festive. That can be achieved the same way it is with high heels: metallics, luxe embellishments, sumptuous fabrics. It’s almost like, maybe, heels aren’t inherently any more party-ready than flats! Now isn’t that a concept? In fact, flats are great to have in your party arsenal because they never look like they’re trying too hard, which is the chicest way to dress. For a little inspiration, check out our recent post on Alexa Chung and then shop a few of our favorites below.