Rhinestone embellishments, goldtone grommets, and a striking colour palette are setting a strong definition for party heels. So whether you plan to hit the club, attend a yacht party or be a part of a formal dinner gathering, the right kind of heels can help you up your sartorial game.

In case you are intimidated by a whole clutter of options available out there, we suggest picking pieces with personality. Yes, metallics and patent leather peep-toes are great but ensure you are pushing boundaries with every choice you make because #YOLO. Our edit of the perfect heels is here if you’d like some help.

Brian Atwood’s Black Lovely Pumps 

Pumps might not conjure up a perfect party heel image but these buckle-fastening ankle strapped pumps are a different story. Made in pure Italian leather, they stand on a leg-lengthening stiletto heel. Also, to add a bit of bling, let goldtone grommets do the talking.

Manolo Blahnik’s Slita Slingbacks

 

Manolo Blahnik's Slita Slingbacks

Manolo Blahnik’s classic Mary Janes might have been a myth for Carrie Bradshaw but these burnt orange satin slingbacks are very much a reality. Embellished with a peal and crystal wreath, these mid-rise heels hold strong in our list.

Christian Louboutin’s Alta Firma

Christian Louboutin Alta Firma

Nothing seems more glorious than gold when it comes to a pair of perfect party pumps. These iconic Louboutin red soles fit the bill. The metallic gleam, pointed leather toe box at the front and CL initials signature ribbon forms attached on a PVC T-strap set these heels apart.

Jimmy Choo’s Romy 100

Jimmy Choo's Romy 100 pumps

Looking for something demure? Jimmy Choo might have some answers. Made in blue moire fabric and with mini crystal tiara mounted at the upper, the label has given it’s classic Romy heel a stylish update.

Available at: row.jimmychoo.com

Gucci’s suede pump with removable web bow

Light-Suede-pump-with-removable-Web-bow

This is a completely new spin on a classic. The high-heel suede comes with the iconic detachable grosgrain ribbon bow detail in green and red. The stripes are slightly exaggerated, paying tribute to Gucci’s past.

Available at: gucci.com

Acquazzura’s Oscar Sandal 105

Soft-gold-Mirrored-leather

Open toes have come a long way and these Acquazzura numbers tell the tale. Made in soft gold leather with skin-baring sides, the heels fasten with the delicate lace at the foot. These are the definitive party classics.

Available at: acquazzura.com

Charlotte Olympia’s Blake

Charlotte Olympia Blake Pumps

Adding a bit of sculptural essence to the pointed toe pump silhouette, these Charlotte Olympia court shoes make for a perfect pair of party must-haves. Made in Atlantic blue satin with an origami art inspired folded wing bow, these heels stand 100 mm high.

Available at: charlotteolympia.com

Gianvito Rossi’s Daze Booties

Gianvito Rossi's Daze Booties

These Gianvito Rossi’s Daze booties give traditional animal prints a completely new spin. Done on stretched tulle, the prints are embellished with bright silver sequins. The mid-calf length booties come with a complete sequin heel. For those who think sequins are out? here is your answer

Available at: gianvitorossi.com

Anupam Dabral
Sr. Associate Editor
It was while studying fashion journalism at London College of Fashion that Anupam developed a keen interest in the anthropological aspect of the discipline; for him, fashion only makes sense when seen in the context of its environment. He is always on the hunt for great stories, and in his spare time binge-watches films/shows starring Whoopi Goldberg, Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders.