If you’re not a fan of over-the-top, uber-glittery multicoloured party shoes pristine white party shoes will help you lean into the holiday mood without any fuss required. An immaculate and elegant choice of footwear to spruce up any look you’ve got on, a pair of simple white shoes is our favourite go-to when it comes to spreading good cheer.
Maybe it’s purely psychological – the feeling of donning a pair of ivory heels garnished with glistening gemstones, as if we’re slipping our feet into a lush bed of snow sprinkled ice crystals itself – but it’s undeniable that a pretty pair of white kicks is a classic staple for wintertime dressing.
It’s worth considering to invest in a stylish pair this festive season. To help you out, we’ve rounded up our favourite pairs of glamorous white shoes of the season ahead. From unconventional architectural silhouettes, ornate gold trimmings and exuberant feather adornments, you’re sure to find a pair you’ll absolutely adore.
Gucci Indya leather boots, S$1,940 from Luisaviaroma
Gucci’s “Indya” leather boots look extremely refined and cool. The self-tie tonal ankle strap complements the knife-pleated gusset, giving the boot a contemporary feel. Perfect for those who’d like to be more experimental in their dressing without overdoing it, these boots are a chic upgrade from your run-of-the-mill, straightforward boot offerings.
We think these will look great next to a minimalist satin crop top and a pair of slim-fit trousers in black.
Miu Miu crystal-embellished slingback pumps, US$1,420 (S$1,935.09) from Farfetch
These sleek slingback pumps from Miu Miu feature a sharp pointed toe and are made from glossy patent leather in white. Peep the crystal-embellished panel decorating the peak of the heel – a subtle detail that gives these charming slip-ons a dazzling twist.
Consider teaming this with a mini patent leather skirt juxtaposed with an oversized jumper tucked in for a cozy get-together.
Yuul Yie Doreen 70mm slingback pumps, US$498 from Farfetch
Contemporary Korean footwear label Yuul Yie is known for its special and unique shoe designs that often sport architectural influences and clean lines. These slingback pumps, which are set atop an opalescent pearl-esque sphere, perfectly encapsulates the brand’s modern aesthetic.
With contrasting peachy orange detailing and cutouts, this stunning number is not only on our agenda for chic holiday styling, but also for the boardroom as well.
Style this with a metallic gold structured dress and a matching white cross-body purse.
Jacquemus Les Chaussures Jacques 105mm pumps, US$913 from Farfetch
According to the Spring/Summer 2020 presentations, puffed leather shoes are going to be huge next season. So it’s best to start getting ahead of the trend this year-end. We’ll be starting with Jacquemus’s Les Chaussures slip on leather pumps.
Rendered in white with a caramel-hued sole and gold-toned detailing, these minimalist shoes feature the brand’s prominent employment of the sculptural heel.
Coordinate these with a long-line top in an oversized silhouette styled over a pair of glittery wide-leg trousers for a sophisticated look.
Aquazzura Rendez Vous 105 metallic leather mules, US$505.01 from Net-a-Porter
Highlighted by shiny gold leather strappy cuffs, Aquazzura’s sleek Rendez Vous sandals see themselves rendered in white for an elegant effect. Set with sky high stiletto heels that are thin as a tack, these shoes will finish your next party look with panache.
Look to styling this incredible number with a white tailored blazer worn with a flowy slip skirt in a loud animal print.
Christian Louboutin Marie Edwina 100 satin sandals, S$1,765 from Matches Fashion
Inspired by cabaret dancers, these white satin sandals from Christian Louboutin feature feminine satin ribbons that stem from the front to form a flip flop-esque strap before extending up to coil around the ankles. Fastened with transparent PVC straps to secure your feet to them, these shoes are ornamented with tassels made from ostrich feathers bound together with a decorative gold tone mould.
Jazz up an ensemble featuring a velvet puff-sleeved mini dress and a beaded top-handle tote with this pair of shoes.
Nicholas Kirkwood Jazzelle sling boots, US$1,430 from Farfetch
Sporting fluid lines and a modern sensibility, these white calf leather ankle boots are a unique spectacle in their own right. Featuring a faux pearl embellishment resting on the angled heel, these pointed toe boots are designed with a cut-out open back and a slim buckled strap.
Underline the minimalist aesthetic by donning them with a sculptural ruffle-trimmed blouse and a sensible pleated midi skirt.