How to Find the Perfect Wedding Day Shoes

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After scrolling through Pinterest, browsing online boutiques and trying on gowns IRL, you have finally found the dress. With a wedding dress comes wedding accessories that  show off a bride’s unique style. Shoes are perhaps one of the most important accessories, as they will get you down the aisle in style and hopefully – comfort. For the ultimate Cinderella slipper moment, read on to discover how you can find your perfect pair of wedding-worthy shoes to complement your dress.

 

 

 

 

the cinderella project: because every girl deserves a happily ever after: Tuesday: Rene Caovilla

Photo | The Cinderella Project

Comfort is Key

It’s no secret you will be on your feet for what might seem like forever, from the first look to the last dance at your reception. Keep your feet happy with a comfortable pair of shoes that still show off your style. If you’re getting married outdoors, pick a sturdy heel that can survive wedding photos in the grass or sand. For brides who are looking to dance all night long, pick a shoe with a wider platform so you can stick all your moves on the dancefloor.

 

 

 

 

Pretty in pink! Shoes: Manolo Blahnik; Photographer: Kate Headley via Carats and Cake

Photo | Mod Wedding

Splurge-worthy Shoes

Some brides choose less expensive wedding shoes, as they may not be seen for most of the wedding. If you have been eyeing a more expensive pair for the big day, they may be worth the investment. They’re likely to be more comfortable and can be worn far beyond the wedding, and will always add a special, sentimental touch to any outfit.

 

 

 

 

Jimmy Choo pumps for wedding day at Annadel Estate Winery with The Mrs. Box || The Ganeys

Photo | The Ganeys

Show Off Your Style

Comfort is important, but your wedding day is also an opportunity to show off your style and feel your most confident.  Stay true to who you are, and let your wedding day look reflect that, whether it’s rocking a pair of booties or slipping on a blinged-out pair of sneakers.

 

 

 

 

Fashionable Wedding in Italy #weddingshoes #valentino

Photo | Oncewed

Consider the Hemline

Purchase your wedding shoes before your first dress fitting. The seamstress will create a bustle and hem the dress based on the height of your shoes. If your dress has an asymmetrical hemline or high-low style, make sure you find shoes that you will be happy to see in photos.

 

 

 

 

Photo | Angie Diaz Photography

Something Blue Shoes

If you’re having a hard time deciding what to make your ‘something blue,’ make it your shoes! You can incorporate the tradition in style, with a baby blue hue or powder blue shoe for a subtle pop of color.

 

 

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