If your high heels have you hunting for Band-Aids, try a few drops of Party Shoe Elixir from Peaches & Boo Boo ($20; peachesandbooboo.com). Massage the cream into any part of your foot that your shoes rub, and feel blister-free bliss through a night of dining and dancing. It’s greaseless and doesn’t stain, so no worries about ruining your killer heels.
Our pick of the season: Flirty scroll-print Head Over Heels peep-toe pumps ($225) from Sassanova in Georgetown (1641 Wisconsin Ave., NW; 202-471-4400). Perfect for getting caught under the mistletoe.