Christmas and New Year's Eve: What shoes to wear this year to celebrate?
The tree is decorated, the menu planned and the Christmas gifts (almost) wrapped. If you spent the first few weeks of December in search for gifts for your loved ones, now it's time to take care of yourself.
And because it's never too late to get your party outfit ready, we've put together a selection of evening shoes to wear on New Year's Eve or to slip under the tree.
To get you through the festive season in style and start the new year on the right foot, here are the most comfortable shoes to party in, from the long Christmas dinner to the wild night out.
What women's shoes to wear on Christmas Eve?
Silver, metallic, glittery or with a golden sheen: it's time to shine. The end of year festivities are an opportunity to dare to wear a pair of original shoes for this special occasion. Here is our selection of shoes and accessories to adopt from the aperitif or at nightfall. To dance the night away, we turn to leather derbies , chic and easy to wear. They are a safe bet for accessorising a colourful outfit, you can choose timeless derby shoes in black leather, or in colours for a total colour look.
Golden boots, iridescent ankle boots, silver sneakers... For a rock chic style, opt for metallic variations. Silver leather will bring the necessary festive twist to a sober outfit.
In search of comfort? Then choose leather loafers . A perfect alternative to vertiginous heels and a sure bet for staying chic and flat.
To be on the safe side, opt for a pair of leather Oxford shoes . They go perfectly with an evening look, from a silk jumpsuit to an elegant long dress.
To be chic without overdoing it, ankle boots are perfect for parties. Style-wise, they are suitable for all tastes: simple and elegant in black leather, studded boots for a rock silhouette, or with thick soles for comfort, they will always look good with your party outfit.
To end the year in style, use accessories to make a difference. To enhance your look, here is our selection of fashion accessories that will also find their place under the Christmas tree.
Which pairs of men's shoes to invest in this Christmas?
Whether you're team Christmas jumper or a three-piece suit, everyone seems to have their own definition of "dressing up". Whatever your everyday style is, the perfect Christmas outfit is one in which you feel comfortable and stylish. So here are the must-have pairs of shoes to get you just right on Christmas Eve and spend the rest of the winter with warm feet. If the comfort of sneakers no longer needs to be proven, their fashion capital has also been validated for several seasons. For Christmas, leather sneakers and white trainers will be perfect to play down a classic suit.
To add extra style to the jeans and shirt combo, opt for leather ankle boots. A timeless and comfortable pair of shoes that you can wear all year round, so that you can remain elegant even without a suit.
Loafers are available in all styles, even in pop and flashy colours. In a plain or two-tone version, the leather loafer is an essential classic for men, to be worn barefoot or with socks .
Make the choice of quality and elegance by choosing the Oxford shoes for the holidays. Special mention should be made for models with an ultra-light rubber sole: a perfect match for a suit or a more casual outfit.
Although they are often confused , derby shoes can be the cool, casual alternative to the Oxfords. For Christmas, choose them in brown leather with jeans, or multicoloured for a more sophisticated style.
The countdown is on and your festive outfit is complete? If you haven't been nominated to dress up as Santa this year, don't hesitate to accessorise your look to be chic on the big day.