Post # 1
So, I absolutely LOVE my wedding shoes, but since they’re about 4″ high, I know I won’t be able to wear them for 8 hours. I got a pair of flats as a backup for the reception, but I’m nervous about my dress. If I get it hemmed to the correct length for the heels, will it be tripping me up all night in flats?
Here are my lovelies:
And here are my backups (much more sparkly in person) :
Post # 3
Are you having your dress bustled at all for the recetion? There are ways to make it a tad shorter if you plan on bustling it. Explain your situation to the alterations person and they should be able to help you figure out a solution that will be easy and quick.
Post # 4
@shannonh32: I honestly did not even think about the bustle being able to shorten the overall dress. I’ll definitely ask. Thanks!!
Post # 5
Hi, Where did you find your fuschia shoes?? They are gorgeous and look just like the Kate Spades.
I ended up purchasing the Kate Spade Celeste – but they don’t have the blinged out bow….and not to mention they were $300.
Post # 6
great idea! just make sure you break them both in, nothing worse than flats that make you want to cut off your feet!
Post # 7
I had the same problem. I needed heels as hubby is a foot taller than me but knew I wouldnt last all night in them. I ordered a pair of shoes and thought the total heel height was 4″ but it was actually 5″. Since I couldn’t return them and was in love with them I decided to just keep them and make it work. My dress maker hemmed my dress 3/4″ shorter rather than to the floor. This way when I had my flats on it wouldnt be soooo much on the floor. The shorter length was perfect and you would never know it was a teenie bit shorter.
I also had a shorter heel to wear for the majority of the reception before I put flats on. It wasn’t too bad and I didn’t trip at all.
But make sure you break them in!!! I totally agree with avonleaR!!! I pulled a Jessica Simpson and wore my heels in the house for months cleaning. My shoes never once “hurt” or had pressure points they just got tired.