Purple shoes with an Ivory Dress?

posted 3 years ago in Shoes
Post # 3
2581 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2014 - UK

@Shlendie:  I think those look lovely! I was planning on wearing coloured shoes too, and whilst my mum is unsure of the idea I’m certain she’ll come around (and if not, she’ll barely see my feet on the day anyway!)

Post # 4
11772 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

I love them! I desperately wanted blue shoes, but couldn’t find any I liked!

Post # 5
244 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I am wearing deep red shoes with my ivory dress! I think the pop of color looks lovely

Post # 6
42101 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@Shlendie:  This is your wedding, not your Mom’s or your sister’s. It really doesn’t matter if they don’t like your shoes. We do!

Post # 7
4163 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry

I LOVED having colored shoes! Looked SO fantastic in the photos where there’s a pop of color showing. Like Julies1949 said- your day, your way.

Ethan Yang Photography

Post # 8
2385 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

@Shlendie:  I had colored shoes too & loved it! I wanted purple as well but couldn’t find the perfect pair so I got my other color- blue- with a purple shoe clip from etsy… I love a little color and for me personalyl dressing in all white is about as boring as dressing in all black- looks great on some people but just not my style at all! 


Post # 9
951 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

@Shlendie:  I love them!  I have an ivory lace mermaid dress that I’m wearing strappy purple heels with.  🙂 

Post # 11
272 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

@Shlendie:  That shoe would look g-o-r-geous! If I wasn’t wearing cowboy boots with mine, I would be opting for pink beauties in that same type of style.

If your mom is having a bit of a problem with them though, what about a slightly darker shade? A trick I use sometimes is to show her 3 options – one that is outrageous,one that is classy and pretty (like the one in the picture) and a very boring slightly ugly one. Ask her to pick which one she likes of the 3, then she will feel like she had a say Wink

Post # 12
720 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

I’m wearing navy shoes with my ivory dress, so I say go for it!

Post # 13
124 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

I’m wearing a white dress with purple heels!!! 

Here’s a photo of the COLOR, my shoes are heels, not flats:

Post # 14
637 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

@Shlendie:  I’m wearing turquoise shoes with my ivory dress! I love having a little pop of color. Go for it!

Post # 15
570 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

I wore purple heels with my dress that was not ivory, but off-white. It was fun! I say go for it 🙂

Post # 16
563 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013 - Pavilion at Rocky Neck State Park

I didn’t wear purple shoes, but my wedding colors were dark purple/plum and ivory.


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