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5 Pretty pairs of holiday-ready shoes

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Perfect party shoes

Party season is here and we want to make sure you're ready to hit the dance floor in style with one of our picks for hot holiday heels. We guarantee you'll turn heads with every stride wearing any one of these pairs of fashion forward footwear.

Rhinestone pump

There's nothing like a little extra sparkle to get you in the holiday spirit, and this pair of platform almond toe pumps fits the bill (Aldo, $135). The smattering of faceted rhinestones and the metallic heel add to the sheer decadence of these get-noticed heels. We're partial to the nude, but they also come in black and teal depending on what you want to pair them with.

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Color block

Take your little black dress to the next level this party season by pairing it with these eye-catching color block Vince Camuto pumps (Piperlime, $129). The main body of the shoe is a pretty shade of purple with a black underside and heel and a royal blue cap toe – a chic and contemporary combination. These would also look great peeking out from under a pair of white leg trousers.

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Ankle boots

You can't go wrong with ankle boots when it comes to adding some edge to your party season look. Wear this simple but stylish black suede pair with tights and a mod structured mini dress in a solid color (Top Shop, $190). What they lack in sparkle and flair, they make up for in tasteful design and versatility. When you're not wearing them with cocktail frocks, pair with skinny denim or leggings and sweater dresses.

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Gorgeous glitter

All over glitter transforms these pretty pumps into a holiday party must-have (Urban Outfitters, $49). In order to not resemble a disco ball from head to toe, refrain from wearing these alongside any other sparkly pieces, but do wear them with all-black or other solidly-hued styles. They would work particularly well with a body-hugging dress in either green, dark blue or basic black.

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Satin peep-toe

Our new favorite shoe of the holiday season was found when we came across this gorgeous pair of navy peep-toe pumps featuring an elegant silky satin ribbon tied into a bow across the toe (Anthropologie, $168). They also come in taupe with coral ribbon but we're partial to the more dramatic combination of blue and silver-gray.

Perfect party shoes

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