Type of shoes for mermaid dress? Pics please!

posted 3 years ago in Shoes
Post # 3
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

I dont think there is a particular shoe I would say is for a mermaid dress. It depends on the length and the person wearing it IMO. The only shoes I cant imagine are pointy toe but that’s just me. 

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

all depends on you and the look you want.  Mine is fit and flare/mermaid.  SImilar to yours kind of – lace to mid thigh, then flares out tulle.  My shoes are a dark purple/black sparkly heel.  But any shoe can go with it

always loved these but couldn’t find anything quite like them:

Post # 5
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

@jgtexas22:  My dress is an all lace mermaid and this is what I’m wearing.

Post # 6
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2013 - Harbourfront Grand Hall

@jgtexas22:  I wore what I usually wear, platform pumps (sorry the picture isn’t better).  But really, no one is going to see them so wear whatever you would like!

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

Depends on what heel height you want, and whether or not you want a color pop shoe or a shoe that sort of goes with your dress. Your dress has a lot of detail so, if it were me, I’d go with a simple shoe without much in the way of glitz, leaving the dress to be front and center. A basic court shoe or pump in a color you like.

Post # 8
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2014 - Dallas, TX

My dress:

My shoes:

I really think any kind of shoes work with a mermaid. You won’t see them that much anyway, so wear what you like/are comfortable with. I always dreamed of having over the top designer heels so that’s what I’m wearing 🙂

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

@jgtexas22:  I had a trumpet style dress and these were the shoes I chose. I really thought it was a good compromise because the heels were less then two inches and they had straps. I was comfortable all night.

Dress:

 

Shoes:

I even danced in them:

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

@jgtexas22:  to be completely honest, you cannot see my shoes with my mermaid gown. I tried to stick my foot out as far as I could (think of hokey pokey) and i still couldn’t see them. It probably depends on the length of your dress – mine needs no alterations for length. I also walked around and you still could not see the shoes. So it would be best to go with something comfy!

Post # 12
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

@jgtexas22:  You could always get a pair of platform flip flops, so you’ll still have the height but will be comfortable at the same time.

Post # 13
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I have a DW wedding in Mexico and my mom thinks I’m crazy for wearing flip flops with my dress. My feet won’t be seen and I want to be comfortable for dancing plus my FI is pretty short so I want to stay shorter than him. She says I’m ruining my beautiful dress. 

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