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For the girl who hates heels, there’s a lot of anxiety that comes with deciding what shoes to wear to all of the holiday parties on the agenda.

It’s easy to lace up your Keds when it’s your BFF’s ugly Christmas sweater potluck, but what about your formal holiday office party? Or worse, that fancy New Year’s Eve dinner your beau just made reservations for? How the heck will you make it to midnight wearing your gorgeous — but excruciatingly painful — stilettos?

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Well, we’ve got some great news for you. Not only are flats totally on trend this holiday season, but there are enough stunning options to keep your precious feet happy at even the most upscale affair.

Here are 14 no-heel options to rival the nicest pair of pumps.


Black and bronze beauties

Worn with pants or an LBD, these flats can add a little personality to an all-black outfit. Be There With Embellishments On Flats, $130;


Hipster ballerinas

You can’t go wrong with a classic pair of ballet flats — especially when they have a pretty detail, like these laces. Lace-Up Ballerinas, $50;


Sequinned oxfords

You’ll be the life of any party in this glittering version of a classic.  AGL Attilio Giusti Leombruni, $119; Yoox


Sparkly flats

pointed toe gold flats
photo: Mod Cloth

Because after all, the holidays are all about the sparkle. Miss Fancy Prance Flat, $65;


Strut-worthy Valentinos

If you’re willing to splurge, these Valentino point-toe flats are the luxurious alternative to a heel. Valentino Rockstud Leopard Print Flats, $1,081;


Pretty in pink

pink patent leather flats Michael Kors
photo: Michael Kors

Pastel colors are totally on trend for 2016. You can ring in the New Year with a pair of adorably feminine flats like these. Michelle Patent-Leather Flat, $165;

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Oh-so-lovely Louboutins

Who needs heels when you can rock these high fashion flats? Christian Louboutin Balcross Patent-Leather Pumps, $562;


Cold-blooded stunners

These sexy snake-print beauties add just the right amount of edge to your holiday party look. Fancy D-Ring Ghillie Shoes, $48;


Suede lace-ups

With teardrop cutouts and a bungee lace-up design, this is one fancy flat. Jeffrey Campbell Ariane Lace-Up Suede Flat, $160;


Color-block oxfords

These oxfords give a playful vibe to any menswear-inspired look. 3.1 Phillip Lim Jillian Colourblock Mirror Leather Oxfords, $440;


Keeping it simple

If you’re more about the neutral colors, this patent-leather pair in a soft beige tone are the right choice. Clarks Narrative Patent Leather Lace-up Shoes, $120;


Everyone loves polka dots

Make a subtle statement at your holiday affair with these classic black-and-white loafers. Kate Spade New York Carmina Embossed Leather Loafers, $258;


Fun, flirty flats

These festive flats are the perfect blend of cute and cool. Chiara Ferragni Flirting Flat, $361;


Fit for a queen

photo: ASOS

A pink ballet flat is the epitome of feminine style. These embellished beauties will give your inner Sugar Plum Fairy a bit of edge. ASOS Lavish Embellished Pointed Ballets, $45;