22/08/2014 15:01 BST | Updated 20/05/2015 10:12 BST

Heels To Party In

There's only one way to complete a fabulous party outfit and that's with a pair of statement-making heels.


Ugly flat shoes might be the comfy option, but if you're all about adding inches to your look a killer heel is key.

If you've got the budget, then the designer collections up for grabs are just beautiful. Jimmy Choo, Christian Louboutin and anything by Charlotte Olympia are your go-to for stunning shoe designs.

Just remember to think about a style that will work with the rest of your wardrobe and make sure you can walk in them.

For affordable catwalk-inspired styles, ​high street brands like Topshop, Office, River Island and Zara are the place to shop. Experiment with texture for maximum wow-factor: applique, mock snakeskin, mesh, metallic and perspex.

We're obsessed with the red snakeskin effect skinny heel court shoes in the gallery below (Topshop, £58) and the nude zigzag cut out sandals (New Look, £27.99).

Colours can be as clashy and OTT as you like (Charlotte Olympia's multicoloured parasol embroidered design is just beautiful) but if you're unsure then opt for something classic that you know you'll wear all the time.

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