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Why suffer all night in spindly stilettos? Click through to shop 13 pairs of party shoes that are actually comfortable—we swear!
Chelsea boots at a holiday shindig? Sure, as long as they're sparkly!
With a heel that's under three inches and shine that just won't quit, these are perfect for dancing.
For big-time comfort, there's no beating a chunky, sturdy heel.
Bemoaning the fact that you can't wear your go-to Repetto ballet slippers to that cocktail bash? Do the next best thing and slip into a pair of the brand's low-heeled Mary Janes instead.
The Lucky-adored d'Orsay flat is a perfect example of a shoe that lacks a heel but more than makes up for it in prettiness and polish.
Fact: a heeled ankle bootie will always, always be comfier than a sandal or pump of the same height.
Gleaming oxfords look great balancing out a lacy party dress—but equally sharp paired with cropped pants and an easy leather moto jacket.
I'm not exactly sure what Mr. Jacobs puts in the soles of his shoes, but they're seriously comfortable. Just imagine how perfect this pair would look with a sparkly little Mad Men-esque tea dress!
Metallic, manageable-heeled perfection.
Velvet's an extremely holiday-appropriate fabric that—bonus!—also happens to be easy on your feet. Just don't wear it outdoors in inclement weather, please.
Over-the-knee boots are so inherently dramatic, you can get away with a lower heel. Pretty Woman shoes, there sure aren't.
There's something about the shape of a conical heel that just makes it infinitely comfier for hours-long wear.
Our intrepid editor-in-chief swears these are the comfiest heels out there—and believe me, she's road-tested a lot of shoes.