Party season is so much fun. But shopping for going out shoes when you have big feet? Not so much.
Never fear! I've searched high and low to find gorgeous going out heels (and flats) in large sizes, to suit all budgets.
So whether you've got a special occasion coming up or just want to dance round your kitchen, sparkle and shine in these party shoes.View Table of Contents
Flat dress shoes are the hardest to find in big sizes, but here are some beautiful options. Kitten heels have a made a comeback this season, and they're a clever way to combine an ultra feminine heel look with comfort. Plus there's plenty of pretty embellished sandals you can wear going out all year round.
Bottega Smeralda's beautiful beaded sandals go right up to size 47 eu. Handmade in Italy, these leather sandals are surprisingly affordable too. This gorgeous rose gold pair have a 1.25 inch block heel. Bellissima!€95 at Cinderella Shoes →
These Lena low wedge sandals are from bridal & evening wear specialists Benjamin Walk's Touch Ups label. The 1 inch wedge heel is easy to wear & they get great reviews for comfort. The sparkly champagne shade looks so sophisticated, and they also come in silver, navy and black.$69.95 at Zappos →
Ballet flats are still a key trend for FW23, and these Renzo crystal embellished flats will take you anywhere. Available in 8 shades of vegan leather in both medium and wide widths, what's not to love?$59.99 at Journee Collection →
Nothing says party season like sequins! These gorgeous Valerio Conte flats have a 1cm block heel. This shimmery aqua blue gives me mermaid vibes, and they also come in purple, silver and black.115 AUD at The Shoe Garden →
Kitten heels are having a moment so these Kiki low heels are bang on trend. With just a 4cm (1.5 inch) heel, you get all the glamour of heels with easy wear comfort. Part of Low Heels signature range, they're all leather and made in Italy. See this stunning silver close up in founder Joanna's Insta reel. Even better: they come in 10 shades. They run small, so size up or contact Joanna with your measurements.£160 at Low Heels →
Classic black shoes are a girl's best friend, especially if you're investing in more expensive shoes. They work with all your wardrobe & never go out of style. But black shoes can feel a bit plain and boring for a special night out.
What's a girl to do? Add a bit of bling of course! It's amazing how a touch of sparkle makes black shoes way more glamorous and fun. Still bored of black? Good news: most of the shoes below come in other colours too.
TIP: if you can only find plain black shoes in your size, you can instantly dress them up with shoe clips - they might just change your life!
Party all night in these Naturalizer Aubrey 3.25 inch heels with comfort technology. J'adore the sophisticated d'orsay side cutout and the chic metallic stripes. They also come in plain purple, silver & cream colorways.$89.99 at DSW →
Bring the bling in these 3 inch black satin heels with statement diamante ankle straps from Belle & Lucy.€75 at Cinderella Shoes →
You'll be the belle of the ball in these Abigail 3.5 inch heeled mules. Designed exclusively for large shoe sizes, your friends will be jealous of your big feet! PS they also come in hot pink. Plus there's a flat Amber version which also comes in beige & silver. Sparkly shoes for all!£99 at Otto + Ivy →
The silver toe cap on these high heels makes them a little bit special. Plus it cleverly shortens long feet for a flattering look. From premium brand Evaluna, these Armour heels are made in Italy with suede uppers and leather lining. They're available in half sizes which is rare & also come in rich purple suede.£225 at Crispins Shoes →
Life's always better in sparkly heels! They instantly make any outfit party ready, and they're especially effective if you're a fan of wearing black. Let your shoes shine in these hot metallic heels:
Step out in style in these gorgeous golden Genny slingbacks. They go right up to size 16 us - yay! With a flared 3.6 inch heel, they're made from kid leather. If you're not a golden girl, they also come in barbie pink leather or black patent.$108 at Zappos →
Supportive comfort heels never looked so good! These stunning sparkly silver heels are from Australian brand Bared Footwear. With a unique comfort footbed and a practical 6cm heel, you can dance the night away. A considered purchase but they get rave reviews.$279 / £229 at Bared Footwear →
On a tight budget? Shine in these stunning silver sandals from Anna Field. The delicate gathered straps at the front flatter long feet & give good toe coverage. If you can walk in 8.5cm high heels, these look a real bargain. Also available in an unusual metallic green or creamy white.£31 / €35 at Zalando UK →
Shimmer in these showstopping silver satin wrap heels. This Char style just dropped this month with early bird pricing. Heads up: it's limited edition. Choose from silver or navy satin. They look grey in this photo, but check out Vaila founder Ahriana's Insta reel to see just how stunning the silver looks. J'adore!$90 at Vaila Shoes →
These strappy gold sandals have Hush Puppies' special Bounce footbed with padded arch support, for all day (and night!) comfort. While they've an 8cm heel height, the thin block heel adds stability and style. Hush Puppies are wide friendly & these Tilos sandals also come in classic white, black and nude tones.170 AUD at Hush Puppies Australia →
Many occasion shoes have a stiletto or skinny heel. If you prefer to strut your stuff in a sturdy heel instead, here are some chic and sparkly block heels for party season:
Get all wrapped up for Christmas party season in these Hitches golden big bow heels, which are bang on trend. You're sure to turn heads and they won't break the bank either. These 3 inch block heels also come in a creamy white.£40 / $55 at ASOS →
You'll feel like Cinderella in these rhinestone embellished peep toe heels fit for a princess. They've an elegant 2.5 inch tapered block heel and I love the intricate cutout pattern. They also come in a gold and silver mix.€95 at Cinderella Shoes →
Extra wide occasion shoes are especially hard to find, but David Tate do glam low & midi heels in medium, wide and extra wide width. I've seen mixed reviews for the range, but these Rain sandals are highly rated. This navy & silver combo caught my eye, and they also come in black, silver and beige.$97 at Zappos →
Finally, red shoes are red hot this season according to Vogue. Plus red is always a winner at Christmas. Add instant festive cheer to any outfit and be bang on trend with these statement heels:
Bows are in & the bigger the better. Plus an oversized bow is one of the best ways to disguise big feet. All you see is the pretty big bow - your shoes could be any size! These Tiarra 3 inch satin bow heels have padded insoles & get great reviews. Choose from 6 stunning shades: red, pink, blue and neutrals.$59.99 at Journee Collection →
You can't go wrong with classic pumps & these Belle & Lucy 2.75 inch heels come in several shades. As well as on-trend red, there's lush purple, rich Autumnal tones & sparkly metallics - oh my!€65 at Cinderella Shoes →
Next do lots of size 9s online - yay! These glam 2 inch heels are part of their Forever Comfort range so you can dance the night away. They also come in in dark purple or classic black. TIP: If you can't find fancy embellished heels in your size, buy plain heels and attach shoe clips instead - 2 looks for the price of 1!£45 at Next →
I love the sparkly statement buckle on these Juzy sandals from Australian brand Django + Juliette, whose shoes suit those looking for a wider fit. Also available in navy suede.199.95 AUD at The Shoe Garden →
I hope this guide helps your big feet sparkle and shine this season. Step out in style and dance the night away!