Shoe shopping. Need we say more? This is the one time of the year you can justify another purchase: follow our guide to the hottest heels for all those parties ahead...
You certainly don’t need an excuse to buy yet another pair of shoes, but just in case your closet is missing those crucial gotta-have-them heels for the upcoming festive season, we’ve got you covered. Walk this way, Cinderella: here’s where to find the perfect pair of party shoes in Singapore.
This cool kid is our go-to spot for our year-round shoe needs but when it comes to the party season, Mr. Madden definitely knocks it out of the park. Check out the special occasion collection of sparkly stunners like the Alianaa and Magnola – we’re in love.
Steve Madden, various outlets. See website for details.
There’s no way we’d leave out the granddaddy of all party shoes – it’d be fashion sacrilege! Follies Strass and Pigalle Follies in Dragonfly Glitter are strong contenders on our desperately-want-for-Christmas list. Hey, a girl can dream.
Christian Louboutin, Locations in Scott Square and Marina Bay Sands
If you prefer your footwear with a little edge, then make a beeline for PVS, the sister brand of renowned sneaker store Leftfoot. Here, you won’t find your typical selection of pretty pumps and delicate stilettos: PVS is dedicated to the extreme end of funky, fashionable, and contemporary footwear from cult brands like Jeffrey Campbell, Irregular Choice, Windsor Smith, miista, and New Balance.
PVS, #02-05 Cathay Cineleisure Orchard, 8 Grange Road, Singapore 239695, p. 6732 3227.
Marrying Italian craftsmanship with classic London styling, the name Kurt Geiger is synonymous with subtly sophisticated footwear with an urban edge. Can’t decide which pair would go best with your party ensemble? You certainly can’t go wrong with KG’s iconic courts collections – available in a myriad designs and heels heights.
Kurt Geiger, Tangs Orchard, 310 Orchard Road, Singapore 238864
Pioneers of jelly shoes, Melissa proves that footwear can be fun, fabulous, comfy, and practical too (especially in Singapore’s wet weather)! We’re big fans of the brand’s designer collaborations with fashion bigwigs like Karl Lagerfeld, Jason Wu, and J. Maskrey. After all, don’t ice-cream heels just scream ‘party’?
Melissa, various outlets. See website for details.
Pressed for time and already in panic mode? Skip the queues and peruse the shoe collection of Zalora. Nine West, River Island, and Melissa are just some of the brands you’ll find on this e-tailer. We’ve got our eye on these Riverisland Satin Fluffy Barely There heels and Public Desire Misty Platform Mules as fun party wear options.
Shop Zalora online.
We’re calling our Cocorose London ballet pumps the after-party shoes because they’re so darn comfortable. Fold them up (yes, really), chuck them inside your clutch and slip them on only when the champagne’s gone flat and you can’t take one more step in those skyscraper heels.
Cocorose London, Tangs Orchard, 310 Orchard Road, Singapore 238864
Pedder on Scotts
Two words: Shoe heaven. Walking into the second floor of Scotts Square always leaves our hearts aflutter. Unlike your ordinary shoe store, displays resemble whimsical art installations.
From Giuseppe Zanotti to Charlotte Olympia and Sophia Webster, the selection of pricey yet party-perfect heels you’ll find is endless. Be warned: you’ll have a hard time wondering how to get more than one pair without blowing right through your budget.
Pedder on Scotts, Scotts Square Level Two, 6 Scotts Road, Singapore 228209
UK-based Public Desire is home to all the hottest shoe styles. Don’t believe us? Click through the site and you’ll find everything from stiletto court shoes (no we’re not talking about the old-fashioned pumps so loved by mums) to killer perspex heels or rose gold ones with metal cuffs. Shipping is priced at a flat rate of £14.99 and takes between seven to 14 days.
Shop Public Desire online
Blame Carrie Bradshaw for our obsession with owning Manolos. These are a status symbol, so if you’re splurging on a pair, they deserve to be flaunted in an elegant shade like this, or with the signature Swarovski crystal buckle.
Manolo Blahnik, #01-25/26/27, Takashimaya, 391 Orchard Road, Singapore 238873, p. 6238 2311.
Charles & Keith
When the budget’s tight and we’re looking for reliable party shoes at the last minute, you’ll find us at Charles and Keith. The homegrown shoe brand’s range of party shoes includes fun designs (think sequin platform pumps and furry slip-ons) to classics like slingbacks and strappy leather numbers.
Charles and Keith, Multiple locations including Wisma Atria and Citilink Mall.