When it comes to the annual boots versus shoes party wardrobe dilema, X Factor style queen Nicole Scherzinger has solved the problem for us.
So what does one do in such a situation? Wear both.
At Gary Barlow's BBC Children In Need gala last night, Nicole walked the arrivals carpet with her dress complimented by heeled black pumps, very glam, before slipping into a pair of thigh-high boots for her performance and after party.
So when do you make the change?
If you don't happen to be performing at your chosen shindig, errm, we're going to say around the half-way mark?
X FACTOR STYLE: NICOLE SCHERZINGER
CELEBRITY TREND: THIGH-HIGH BOOTS
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