Must-have handbags and heels for the holidays

by SheKnows
Nov 10, 2011 at 5:49 p.m. ET
Shoes don't get a whole lot of attention during the holidays; usually, it's all about the dress. Upstage the upper portion of your body with edgy heel details this holiday season, like these Sam Edelman peep-toe pumps.

1 /9: Shoe boots

1/9 :Shoe boots

With the comfort of a regular shoe and the sexiness of a boot, you're sure to make a splash at your next holiday function with these Naturalizer "shooties."

2 /9: Leopard prints

2/9 :Leopard prints

Go wild at your next holiday party with these Brian Atwood leopard-print pumps. Animal prints add sexy flair to any outfit.

3 /9: Sparkle at your side

3/9 :Sparkle at your side

Keep the rest of your outfit simple and place this Juicy Couture sparkler at your side. It adds a soft shine to an otherwise demure ensemble.

4 /9: Red handbags

4/9 :Red handbags

You can't go through the holiday season without a red accessory. Make it one you can carry every day with this Valentino number available at Nordstrom.

5 /9: Heels with bows

5/9 :Heels with bows

Bows add a girly, feminine detail to everything they touch. Make this holiday a game of dress-up with these Badgley Mischka heels available at

6 /9: Metallic sandals

6/9 :Metallic sandals

Go glam and gorgeous with metallics. If you're attending an indoor party, let those tootsies breathe in these gold DKNY stunners.

7 /9: Go faux

7/9 :Go faux

Faux fur is a great way to stay warm in the winter months. Take that principle down to the bag at your side with this faux fur handbag from Urban Outfitters.

8 /9: Jewel-tone heels

8/9 :Jewel-tone heels

Skip the bright red and green this season and go for something more sophisticated. Jewel tones offer rich, vibrant color without looking garish. These eggplant Steve Madden heels are a gorgeous complement to your holiday dress.

9 /9: Over-the-knee boots

9/9 :Over-the-knee boots

Keep warm, comfy and stylish with these flat, over-the-knee boots lined with faux shearling by Colin Stewart, available at