10 Types Of Formal Shoes For Women

You’ve found the dress, you’ve got your jewellery, accessories, maybe you’ve booked in the hairstylist and makeup artist, and what’s left? Oh, that’s right, your heels! It’s something that often seems to get forgotten about when it comes to planning for special occasions. 


Save yourself the hassle of searching for the perfect pair of casual shoes and simply make your way over to Wildfire. If you are looking for a dress shoe that will get you through any occasion, then look no further! 


Wildfire’s range of shoes online is the perfect completion to any outfit, the most challenging thing you will need to do is find the right pair, and with our range, it's hard to choose just one!

Read on, and we will show you some of our favourite styles that are the perfect platform shoes style for your special events…



  • Wrap Up Heels



These stylish black hi heels are right on point, with their customisable wrap ties and retro heels; how can you say no? These womens formal shoes feature a cake stand style heel, adjustable self-tie straps meaning you can tie and criss-cross these long straps as far or as low up your legs as you please. 


Amongst on-trend colours to choose from, these designer brands allow you to create many different looks out of one pair of heels; now what’s not to love?



  • Pointed Toe Heels



The beauty of pointed toe high heels is the fact that they scream formal shoes! Our pointed toe heels feature a tall block heel and an ankle strap and buckle that secures in place. These suede-looking block heel come in classic black and nude, so you can guarantee that you’ll be sorted when it comes to special occasions for the rest of the year!



  • Strappy Sandal Heels



Our strappy sandal heels are a classic for top brands of shoes, it has to be a go-to amongst women, and we recommend that everybody have a pair on standby! This dress shoe features three thin straps across the foot, one around the ankle, one over your toes, and another across the bridge of your foot. 


The ankle strap is secured with a small buckle and features a chunky block heel, which offers additional support and comfort. In this range of colours, this wide fit is a must-have in everyone’s wardrobe.



  • Translucent Heels



It’s a style that’s come and hasn’t gone anywhere, it’s still loved amongst women, and there’s no doubt that they make the perfect wedding shoes for your special event! Our translucent heels come in a range of different designs and styles, so we’re sure you will find the perfect style just for you.   


These womens formal shoes feature translucent straps, bands, and heels, giving them the barely-there illusion. Elongate your legs with these see-through heels, and their block heels will keep you comfortable all night long so that you can tear up some moves on the dance floor at the next party!



  • Gold Heels



What says formal shoes more than a pair of gold heels?


Dazzle and shine at your next special event in a pair of Wildfire’s gold heels! Our gold heels feature a slip-on mule design with a thin block heel, so you can guarantee that you will feel comfortable throughout the night. Although these Calvin Klein-inspired shoes have a slim side profile, they have a broad platform offering the best support and balance. 

In addition, our gold heels feature a backless design and thin straps over the front of the foot. With this kind of elegance and sophistication, you can guarantee you’ll be the belle of the ball in this shoe!



  • Glitzy Heels



These heels are another winner in the dress shoe department. Our glitzy heels come in a shimmery silvery hue and feature glittery diamantes, making them the perfect heels for any special occasion. So dazzle and shine at your next event in these glitzy lace up shoe! These heels feature a tall stiletto or block shape heel, so you will have no trouble finding the right style for your needs.



  • Stilettos



Just like a glitzy pair of heels, you can’t go past a pair of stilettos when you’re on the hunt for the perfect shoes for a special occasion. A classic stiletto heel gives off a real elegant vibe, making them feel right at home when paired with your elegant dresses or gowns. 


Our stilettos come in various styles and designs, with cross over straps and think ankle straps that delicately wrap around your ankles. You can find these womens shoe sizes in the classic tones of nude and black. We guarantee you’ll have no trouble finding events to feature these heels!



  • White Heels



We’ve said it once, and we’ll repeat it, white is the colour of the season! White heels look great with your outfits for special occasions. Rather than choosing your favourite go-to colours like black and nude, why not try a crisp white? You will be surprised just how great they look in your best dresses! We love seeing silky slip dresses being paired with a pair of strappy white formal shoes.



  • Mules



Mules are a great footwear staple to keep on standby in anyone’s wardrobe. You never know when you may need a pair! The beauty of these formal shoes is their versatility. Not only can you pair these heels with your favourite party dresses, but they are a great go-to for your more casual events too. 

Find the right style and use our size guide in a stiletto, block or cake stand heel and filter through strap designs until you find your perfect pair. We guarantee you’ll pick up a pair of mules in more than one colour!



  • Low Heels



Formal shoes don’t always have to be tall stiletto styles, and there’s no reason you can’t opt for a low style like boat shoes instead? Our range of low heels and monk strap features similar designs and styles to our taller heels, so we’re sure you will have no trouble finding a favourite! 


So whether you’re after a buckle up, slip-on, or wrap up style, or oxford shoe, Wildfire has you covered. Rock a pair of our comfortable low heels at your next event, and you can guarantee that you will be the last one on the dance floor!


What Are You Waiting For?


Head over to Wildfire today and find the perfect pair of weekend casual or formal shoes for your next event!