Our EPIC Guide to Gorgeous Party Shoes

Try as you might, your beloved Converse don't quite make you feel like Beyoncé when you're on the dance floor, do they? That's because the right dancing shoe somehow makes your twirls more twirly, your shimmy more shimmery, and — let's be realistic — your Dougie much, much better than this.
To set the mood for an evening of giddily fun dancing (we're talking about ear-to-ear-grinning, spinning-your-partner-like-you're-10-again, deliriously exhilarating fun), a proper pair of dance shoes is in order. From stilettos that threaten to outshine you on the dance floor to flats that'll really help you break it down, we've handpicked the best party shoes on the market to get you groovin' until sunrise.
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Trend #1: Glitter

Nine West Heybaby Shoe, $89, available at Nine West.
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Anniel Glitter Oxfords, $221, available at Madewell.
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Topshop Genie Point Shoes, $100, available at Topshop.
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Stella McCartney Glitter Pumps, $600, available at My Theresa.
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Vince Camuto Black Steel Glitter Shoe, $129.99, available at Heels.com.
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Trend #2: Booties

Reiss Karli Scallop Booties, $370, available at Reiss.
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ASOS AUDREY Platform Boots, $105.54, available at ASOS.
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Ann Taylor Faye High Heel Booties, $228, available at Ann Taylor.
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Zara Gold Embroidered Ankle Boot, $169, available at Zara.
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Acne Suede Boot, $630, available at My Wardrobe.
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Trend #3: Crystal Embellishment

KG By Kurt Geiger Court Shoe, $158.66, available at John Lewis.
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Giuseppe Zanotti Orange Pump, $922.57, available at Colette.
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Miss Selfridge Power of Love Heel, $122, available at Miss Selfridge.
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Manolo Blahnik Swan Punk, $1,295, available at Barneys.
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J. Crew Collection T-Strap Flats, $228, available at J. Crew.
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Trend #4: Velvet

Tabitha Simmons Kings Bootie, $1,865, available at Farfetch.
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Zara Velvet Sandals, $79.90, available at Zara.
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Vionnet Ankle Boots, $811, available at My Theresa.
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Miista Velvet Oxford, $108.50, available at Nasty Gal.
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Reiss Ribbon Detail Shoe, $300, available at Reiss.
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Trend #5: Mirrored Metallics

J. Crew Maddie Flats, $158, available at J. Crew.
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ASOS PURPOSE Metallic Platforms, $55.41, available at ASOS.
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Opening Ceremony Olivia Ankle Strap Wedges, $510, available at Opening Ceremony.
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Cole Haan Skylar Oxford, $248, available at Cole Haan.
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Yves Saint Laurent Tribute Leather Sandals, $1,075, available at Net-a-Porter.

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