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Party Shoes for Your LBD

25th September 2016.
by Alia Khan.

When you’re slayin’ in all black errthing, let your party shoes do the talking. Whether it’s a slinky black bodycon or a steezy black T-shirt dress, your LBD needs some NBFs, and we know just the pair… We know it can be a struggle bae, so here’s some inspo for your party shoe-drobe.

Party Shoes x LBD: Celebs Killin’ It


Gigi Hadid

Has there ever been a day when Gigi didn’t slay? We don’t think that’s physically possible. She looks absolutely stunning with her tassel detailed dress, and a black court shoe is the perfect addition so the details stay chic and classy.

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Josie Stilettos

When your court shoes are this fire, you know all eyes are going to be on you. Josie stiletto heels mean that you’ll be hitting major style points on all occasions. You know you’re going to get your wear out of these. Sleek, classy and stylish, these are a wardrobe staple. Not owning a pair would just be silly, right? That’s what we’re telling ourselves as we add to basket…

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Dahlia Perspex Stiletto Heels

If you want the patent leather to shine, Dahlia is your girl. The perspex heel proves that you’re up to date with the trends, whilst staying classic and looking fire. The pointed toe automatically makes it seem a lil more sexy and sophisticated. You will never have felt more on fleek than you do in these.


Shay Mitchell

Shay’s slicked hair looks drop dead gorgeous with her floor length halter neck dress. Add a side slit and you know that she’s going to have all eyes on her. A statement as big as this one deserves some contrasting colour: metallic silver vibes are perf’.

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Destiny Perspex Contrast Strap Heels

If you love Shay’s style but find yourself asking, ‘how does she manage to wear those all night?’, we have the answer. Destiny has a thicker perspex heel, and also a clear strap which will keep your feet a little more secure in your shoe. If you’re thinking about partying until the AM, you’re gonna love these features. Add in the silver detail, and these are a surefire winner.

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Daisy Clear Strap Stiletto Heels

These perspex heels will be the one for you if you want something a lil different to add to your shoe-drobe. The metallic silver heel looks incredible from the back, and the clear straps make it seem like your legs are a mile long when you get to the front. These + silver accessories = fire #ootd. Your party shoes have never looked so sassy.

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Kendall Jenner

It was always going to be a Jenner that tries something different. These lace up heels have been paired with an asymmetric dress, and has Kendall Jenner’s style written all over it. Giving a bit of cover without actually covering up, you know you wanna give these babies a try!

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Sabina Strap Stiletto Heels

Making a statement? These stilettos with straps all the way up to your knees are the right way to go about it. If you’re looking at these and already dreading taking them on and off, after adjusting them to fit you perfectly, the zip all the way up the back will calm your fears. If your dress shows off some leg, these heels will be the perfect complement.

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Hattie Strap High Heels

If you want to tick off the perspex shoes trend too, Hattie will do all the talking. Again with straps all the way up to your knees, these are a lil bit lower to the ground with a wider heel. These party shoes will help you to feel a bit more steady on your feet after you’ve had a couple of glasses of your fave tipple – don’t worry, we’ve all been there!

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Bella Hadid

Long time PDHQ girl crush and now officially a PDBae, Bella Hadid knows just how much skin to show to look incredible. Her slicked back hair and the subtle sparkle of the dress mean that all eyes are gonna be on her when she struts down the red carpet. With black nails to match, Bella needs stilettos that are in keeping with the all black errthing look.

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Avril Barely There Heels

Lookin’ for a barely there stiletto heel that’s a classic you can add to every outfit you own? We’ve got the answer. Avril’s thin straps mean they don’t overdo it and take away from your outfit, but they also manage to make you look just as killer in the meantime. Supermodel styling has never been so easy!

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Carmela Barely There Wood Effect Heels

A bit of contrast has always been a winner at PDHQ and Carmela is no exception. The minimalist vibes that these heels give off mean that you can wow in anything you’ve got on. Barely there whilst still leaving their steezy mark, the twist around buckled ankle strap is a lil thicker, topping off your look perfectly.


Kim Kardashian

You knew she was going to be on this list, don’t try and pretend you didn’t! Kim K slays as always in these peeptoe boots, giving going out shoes a completely new meaning. This strappy bodycon dress shows off all of her curves in all the right places, whilst the boots cover up just enough to make sure some thigh is on show. Do the same and add a thick denim choker, and you’re basically a Kardashian.

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Sidney Peeptoe Sock Fit Boots

Yeezy vibes all over with these peep toe cut out ankle thigh high boots. Hugging your legs, these will never let you down, and will still be giving you cover on those colder nights when you still want to party. These will be the perfect party shoes for letting your summer wardrobe slay into a/w. Kimmy K would be proud.

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Carissa Peeptoe Knitted Long Boots

These will be the boots for you if you want something similar but without the heel cut out. The sock fit of these over the knee boots, paired with their tie around the thigh, means you can adjust them for comfort. They won’t fall around your ankles, no matter what moves you pull on the dance floor.


Taylor Swift

Vanity Fair means serious business and Taylor Swift clearly got the memo. A trailing black dress with a front slit, topped off with a gold clutch and a necklace. The only shoes that would do this outfit justice are these glittering gold shoes. Want to steal her style?

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Avril Barely There Heels

The shiny gold of these stiletto heels means that you’re going to look luxe, no matter what. The simplistic thin two straps make them the perfect addition to that show stopping LBD you have going on. Now you just have to ask yourself what colour you’re going to go for when you’re getting that pedi.

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Nikki Strappy Stilettos

The soft straps of these heels are going to keep your feet secure whilst keeping you comfy. The gold colour will keep you looking killer as you shine on past everyone in the club. These are bound to become your going out shoe of choice and we ain’t even mad about it.


Kylie Jenner

Just hold on a second whilst we swoon over Kylie’s figure. *heart eye emoji* A basic strapless bodycon dress has never looked so good, and when you have pins like Kylie’s your party shoes need to be just as fire as the rest of your outfit. Cue some essential black saviours with a sturdy heel you can walk on all day.

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Marlo Buckle High Heels

 Going for something a lil bit shorter and a lil more chunky means you can slay all day, and  Marlo is gonna be your fave. The oversized buckle gives major style points and they’re perfect for when you’re rocking that LBD around town. Not over the top but still workin’ it, these luxe baes are totally worth it. And if the shoe fits, why not buy them in every colour? Our Marlo heels come in five different colourways, so that’s gonna be one hella fire shoe-drobe.

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Charli Velvet Perspex Heel Platforms

Do you need the height in your party shoes but don’t feel as confident walking in them? Charli’s platform heel makes them easier to walk in as the heels don’t feel as high. The perspex heel is bang on trend, and we’re suckers for a bit of those velvet vibes. Fit for a kween!

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