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13 Pairs of Flashy, Festive Heels Under $200

The holiday party season is the one time of year when it’s practically mandatory to get a little crazy with your clothes. If sequins or gigantic earrings aren’t your style, why not try a fun pair of heels? Whether you want to extend the sparkle all the way down to your toes or add some fluff to your outfit, you don’t need to spend a ton on fancy-looking shoes. We found the best pairs for under $200 — and, in some cases, for even less. Scroll ahead to shop our favorites.

The Best Under-$100 Find

Sole Society Lindzay Feather Sandal
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Sole Society Lindzay Feather Sandal
$90 at Nordstrom

In shades like black, gray, and millenial pink, these fluffy sandals not only look good, they also have a very manageable 3” heel.

When You Really Love Christmas

Topshop Rhea Fan Detail Sandals
$80 at Topshop

Can’t get any more festive than giant bows on your feet.

The Sturdy Ones

& Other Stories Rhinestone Heel Sandal
$125 at & Other Stories

Chunky block heels are thankfully very much in style right now, and the rhinestones make them feel extra-special.

The Ones You’ll Wear Year Round

Botkier Anna Fringe Sandals
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Botkier Anna Fringe Sandals
$118 at Shopbop

Shiny silver with a tinsel-like detail on the heel looks appropriate for January or July.

If You’re Not Into Glitter

Sam Edelman Haide Feather Pompom Pump
$130 at Nordstrom

Fluffy pom-poms on your toes are just as striking.

If Comfort Is Key

Madewell Beth Velvet Slides
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Madewell Beth Velvet Slides
$148 at Nordstrom

While not quite as good as slippers, these offer height without pain.

The Fancy Look-Alike

Jeffrey Campbell Frost Ankle Cuff Sandal
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Jeffrey Campbell Frost Ankle Cuff Sandal
$155 at Nordstrom

Can’t justify nearly $1,000 for designer heels? Here’s a version that’s a fraction of the cost.

The Unexpected Choice

Topshop Heavenly Embellished High Ankle Boots
$160 at Topshop

Hot pink rhinestone ankle boots aren’t for everyone, but that’s precisely the point. Treat them like the star of the show and keep your pants simple and skinny.

If You Like a Subtle Sparkle

Botkier Gianna Sandals
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Botkier Gianna Sandals
$138 at Shopbop

Gold-and-black sequins mixed together will shine just as merrily in your Kira Kira app, but you won’t feel too glaringly bright.

The Luxurious-Looking Pair

Imagine by Vince Camuto Melea Slingback Pump
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Imagine by Vince Camuto Melea Slingback Pump
$120 at Nordstrom

The easiest way to fool someone into thinking your shoes cost a ton? Rich fabrics in lush tones like this navy velvet.

Because Your Shoes Are the Star of Your Outfit

Jaggar Myth Jeweled Heels
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Jaggar Myth Jeweled Heels
$165 at Revolve

Cherry red topped off with a dramatic rhinestone detail make this the ultimate statement shoe.

For the Minimalist

Raye x Revolve Blake Heels
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Raye x Revolve Blake Heels
$180 at Revolve

When all you wear is head-to-toe black, emerald green is as flashy as you’ll get.

Because You Love a Weird Heel

Katy Perry Tabitha Sandals
$119 at Katy Perry

While it might not be as kooky as an elephant, this sculptural marble shape is just different enough to set it apart from your other sandals.

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13 Pairs of Flashy, Festive Heels Under $200