1. Trying Fringe on For Size
AX Paris) are perfect for a long night on your feet because the heel is extra thick, and the free back means no squishing your feet into tight, restricting pumps. Also, the added fringe on the lip makes for a very stylish touch.
2. The Classic Wedge
Wedges are also great for getting some height without all the pain that usually comes with it. These Jessica Simpson 'Delina' 4" Heel Wedges ($43.73, Nordstrom) are made of super soft, faux suede, which means none of the added pinching of leather. The rounded toe also won't squeeze your tootsies as you walk around throughout the night. Did we mention they're on sale?
Jessica Simpson 'Delina' Sandal, 4" heel (see more wedge heel sandals)
3. The Bootie Appeal
Overstock.com) come complete with a 3-inch heel for a bit of height, and a combination of suede and quilted leather for contrasting texture. And if you don't like it in beige, it's also available in red or black.
4. When in Doubt, Flats
TopShop) are the latest in shoe fashion right now, giving an extra touch on your classic ballet slipper. These also feature scalloping, along with silver studs to add another layer to the look and make you rethink your notions that flats can be boring. You'll be the only girl at the party whose still looking good without the added feet-aggravation.