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Q: Are there any fun party shoes that won't have my feet in agony before the ball drops?
A: The days (and nights) of being limited to excruciating stilettos are over; all sorts of comfortable shoes have been glittered, jeweled, studded, and generally upgraded for evening. Since you look best when you—and your feet—feel good, these options are really something to celebrate.
No heels required: Bejeweled metallic flats look unexpectedly modern.
This footwear designer consults with podiatrists to construct high-fashion heels with arch support.
The return of the kitten heel is official, and slingbacks are so elegant.
Nina, $90; NinaShoes.com
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From the January 2011 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine