It’s that time of year again when your diary suddenly starts filling up and a party marathon beckons. But the question is: how do you nail cocktail hour style night after night? JIMMY CHOO Style Challenge enlisted three street style superstars—Evangelie Smyrniotaki, Helena Bordon & Caro Daur to give you their tips on making cocktail and occasionwear glitter all party season long.
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“At the moment, I’m in love with velvet shoes. I chose the MARCELLA shoes for the shoot as they have a block heel, so I can dance (and walk) for longer in them. For a cocktail dress code, I’ll often go for a jumpsuit with heels, because it can feel a bit cooler. But the truth is all you really need for a great party is a group of good friends and the right shoes to dance until dawn.” — Caro Daur, Digital Influencer and Style Blogger
“With a pair of shoes like these, you start with the heels and then work the rest of your outfit around them. It sounds like a cliché, but the right shoes can transform your party experience from something amazing to something horrible.” — Helena Bordon, Entrepreneur and Style Blogger
“The shoes are everything when it comes to dressing for evening—as we would say in Greek, they are the A to Z. As I’m always the last to leave the party, I need to be comfortable. So that means ideally wearing your shoes in before your night out. I generally say that sandals are more forgiving than closed toe pumps if you’re wearing new shoes, so make sure your pedicure is in order too. ” — Evangelie Smyrniotaki, Fashion and Digital Influencer and Founder Of Style Heroine