5 Shopping Tips For Finding Your Dream Wedding Shoes


For her personal marriage ceremony, Brittany opted for a superb pair of emerald inexperienced silk Christian Louboutin platforms. Photograph by Robyn Russell as seen on this actual marriage ceremony.

Perhaps you’re a shoe fanatic à la Carrie Bradshaw from the golden age of Intercourse And The Metropolis and the Manolo Blahnik second; or maybe you’re a extra bohemian, barefoot, walk-on-the-beach-into-your-partner’s-arms type of bride. Irrespective of the place you fall on the “to shoe or to not shoe” spectrum, you’ll undoubtedly need to take into account 5 issues earlier than clicking “add to cart” on the footwear of your marriage ceremony day goals.

Consolation with a Capital C
Not precisely what you could need to hear, however the fact is, in spite of everything these months of planning, prepping, and envisioning, the very last thing you need to be anxious about when you’re soaking within the magical moments of your marriage ceremony day is how badly your ft are hurting. Sure, EVEN if these footwear are perfection of epic proportions, who needs to be hobbling round or in ache for eight or extra hours? Let’s be actual, it’s going to be a protracted, lengthy—albeit magical—day. Do your self a favour and get actual about your schedule, so you’ll be able to take pleasure in each second from head to toe.

Gown Size and Model
The size of your gown is a key issue to think about when purchasing for footwear. Would you like your footwear to peek out in pictures, or will your gown even permit it? Will you be sporting a brief quantity, together with your footwear on full show? In case your chosen shoe has an applique or embellishment which will snag the underside of your gown, you could need to suppose twice about sporting it, relying on the size of your robe.

Take into account the Venue
Ballroom? Chapel aisle? Outside venue? Seaside scene? Floor kind issues, women! Pointy heels will sink into the grass, so go for a platform or wedge in case you’re outdoors. For those who’re beach-bound, however not into having sand between your toes, go for a closed-toed flat or sandals if you wish to preserve with the tropical vibe.

Construct In A Break In Interval
In a clear, flat, spill-safe space, put on your chosen footwear round… and round… and round once more! It’s so necessary you are taking your footwear on a pre-game spin so that you simply don’t expertise purchaser’s regret when you’ve gotten blisters on hour two of 11 of your huge day!

Don’t Select Simply One Pair
You could have discovered your one and solely accomplice, however who says it’s important to choose simply your one and solely shoe? For simply the ceremony and pictures, you possibly can go for one thing extra glamorous and showy, after which whenever you’re prepared to bounce the evening away, have one other pair on standby. Maybe if in case you have a shorter gown, you’ll need to go for flats or low heels, or perhaps a platform or wedge to maintain the peak however boogie down with no care (or a blister). And in case you love an amazing purchase, why not purchase a nude heel, or one thing in a impartial which you recognize you’ll re-wear together with your favorite little black gown!

Brittany Johnson is a Canadian content material creator, actress, and author.  Vintage huntress and canine mother, when she isn’t working at a tech start-up, with a deal with lifting up the subsequent era of younger ladies, she will be present in her mattress with a facemask on, watching Nora Ephron motion pictures on repeat.

Supply hyperlink