High Heels, Higher Style: the Unique Mystique of High-Heeled Sandals

The high-heeled sandal just might be the perfect shoe; one that combines the comfort and practicality of an everyday sandal and the elegant beauty of a high-heeled fashion shoe. Perfect for both casual and formal occasions, the high-heeled sandal truly walks the walk! Today’s fashion retailers offer the very finest in high end high-heeled sandals.

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Carvela Kay High Wedge Heeled Sandals

John Lewis offers the ultimate example of high-heeled haute couture, in the form of the Carvela Kay High Wedge Heeled Sandals. This sleek, summery sandal features a high wedge heel, a convenient ankle buckle, and an attractive double weaved strap. An elegant take on the classic sandal concept, these pretty pewter sandals are ideal for a beach or boat party.

THASIE Colour-block detail heeled sandals

Adding a splash of vibrant colour to the concept of the traditional sandal, Ted Baker presents the lovely colour-block detail heeled sandals; an exquisite shoe of leather and khaki that features an exquisite body, a distinctive colour block heel, and a sizable buckle—plus the signature Ted Baker-branded sole.

ASOS HOT STUFF High Platform Sandals

Every gal needs her signature pair of slick black heels—so why not make yours sandals? ASOS brings us the gorgeous Hot Stuff High Platform Sandals. These classy, glossy heels are a work of wearable art that features an open toe and platform front, a pointed high heel, an ankle-strap fastening, as well as a signature 100 percent textile upper portion. And yep, believe it or not, these are sandals.

RAPHAEL Suede Heeled Sandals

Add a refreshing twist of jubilant raspberry to your warm weather wardrobe, via these lovely suede Raphael sandals that come to us courtesy of Topshop. These shiny and ultra-cute raspberry pink shoes sport high heels and minimal strap detail, and will prove the perfect accessory for both daytime sundresses and ebullient evening gowns.

Dune Mansionn Strappy Jewelled High Heel Sandal

Perhaps representing the ultimate marriage of glamour and fun, the Dune Mansion Strappy Jewelled High Heeled Sandal is a shining example of a rustic shoe that also manages to glamorize and accessorize any high-end ensemble. Sporting glamorous diamante-laden detailing across the strap, a stiletto heel and an open toe, not to mention a leather upper half, this just may qualify as the ultimate show shoe; one that just may prove a must have for your shoe tree—which may indeed evolve into a forest with the addition of these delightful high-heeled sandals.

What to Wear at a New Year’s Eve Dinner Party

Whether they’re your thing or not, dinner parties are very popular around New Year’s Eve. It’s the perfect opportunity to look your best and wear something dazzling! Here is a guide to some of the most popular outfits for the occasion.

Sequins and embellishments

Consider having a lot of sequins or embellishments on one part of your outfit and keeping everything else relatively plain. Remember, sometimes less is more!

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Update your little black dress by adding silver and gold

If you already have the ultimate little black dress in your wardrobe, but you still want to feel like you are wearing something new, then simply add some festive silver or gold accessories to create a brand new and unique outfit.

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Jumpsuits

Jumpsuits are perfect for the party season! Go for lace sleeves to add an extra elegant touch.

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Shorts

Want to turn heads this New Year’s Eve? Shorts are a fun alternative to a more conventional skirt or party dress and will get you noticed! Go for lavish velvet and lace and pair them up with sophisticated heels.

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One-shoulder dress

An off-the-shoulder asymmetrical dress will create a dramatic look, perfect for a New Year’s Eve party!

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Have any more ideas for partywear? Share them in the comments below!

DreamShop’s party wear selection

We can’t wait for all the Christmas drinks, parties and other exciting events ahead of us in the coming weeks! To help you get ready with your party wardrobe, we have selected some of our favourite must-have party items below.

Party Dresses

The choice of party dresses is endless, with some delightful fabrics such as delicate lace, jacquards, prints and sequins:

High Heeled Court Shoes

Footwear doesn’t get much more glamorous than these beautiful court shoes! Look no further for the perfect pair to complete even the most stylish party outfit:

Party Tops

If you have multiple parties lined up and you don’t want to buy a complete new outfit for each of them, why not buy some bold party tops? Choose from a variety of tops with sophisticated embellishments, striking stripes or playful fringing:

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Our latest evening wear selection

As the party season approaches, we think it’s the perfect time to expand your evening wear collection. We have selected the best products for parties, work dos or any special occasion. Enjoy!

Jumpsuits

Step away from conventional dresses and try something new with these lovely jumpsuits. Plain, striped, two-tone, open back, halterneck, bandeau neckline, ruffle trim… The choice is endless!

Off Shoulder Dresses

Also called ‘Bardot’, these dresses feature the newest neckline and will refresh any wardrobe. Choose from mini, midi and skater styles for a bold look. Combine them with ghillie lace-ups and a clutch bag to complete your outfit.

Court Shoes

Get ready to step things up with our selection of court shoes. Invest in some timeless suede or leather courts, classic blacks or glamourous metallics and embellishments. Whether you choose round or pointed toe, kitten or wedge heel, you will find the perfect style to complete any outfit.

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