Post # 1
Bees, I need your help choosing some shoes to go with my wedding dress. We’re having an outdoor ceremony on grass, so shoes that are either grass-friendly or can be adapted with heel-covers are a plus. My guy is a fair bit taller than me (I’m 5’5, he’s 6’0) so heel height is not a concern, although I prefer heels that are in the range of 3.5″ or below just for comfort’s sake. I am open to wearing flats, although part of the beauty of this dress is how it makes me feel statuesque, so even just a tiny heel might be fun.
The wedding will have a generally rustic and relaxed feel to it. I’m a “wash-and-wear” type myself in terms of fashion. On the wedding day I’ll wear my hair in a loose, low updo, no veil, and will likely find some sort of sash with the dress (will probably post about that hunt later!).
Please give me your suggestions!!!
Here’s my dress:
Post # 3
@brlabrat: Since that dress gives me Grecian vibes I would do some kind of strappy sandal or heel. I like the idea of going with a flat because I’ve heard of so many brides that take their shoes off because they hurt their feet by the end of the night. If this isn’t the case for you and you want a heel, I would definitely go strappy heel.
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Post # 5
@brlabrat: I would choose a wedge shoe. I really don’t like the look of the heel protectors over a dressy shoe.
David Tutera Winter Wedge at Nordstroms
Badgley Mischka Gisele
Post # 6
Thanks for the suggestions, ladies!
Unfortunately a lot of the shoes pictured are just not very “me” – I am a little more straightforward than all of that, especially when you’ve got strappy + stiletto + bling +++ … gets to be a bit much for simple old me, even on my wedding day. I do love the bottom shoe in Post #3 by Badgley Mischka though – beautiful!
More ideas?? 🙂
Post # 7
That dress is so beautiful. Thise Bagley Mishka heels above would be my pic. Have a wonderful wedding!
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Post # 9
@julies1949: Haha unfortunately neither do I – blind leading the blind! I know I’m difficult and I’m sorry 🙂
I am totally open to color. I love those coral wedges you posted at the bottom… I want them, and not even necessarily for the wedding.
I do tend to like things that feel more classic or vintage, but I’m not sure how that would work with this dress. For instance, I’m loving it when I see relaxed outdoor weddings with a rustic feel in which the bride wears some fun, vintage T-straps or Mary Janes. But is there any way to pull that off with a dress like this?
Post # 11
Would either of these work? In a gray family that is easy to coordinate with, and the heels wouldn’t cause sinkage in grass… thoughts?
Post # 12
@brlabrat: Is your dress going to be that long? If so no one will even see your shoes!! Either way I know what you mean as I was having a hard time figuring out the shoe thing and I had a vintage dress so I didn’t want it to be too costume like.
This is what I wore but mine have gold buckles.
Would something like this work? They were super comfortable for the 30 mins or so I had to stand in them. And less than 50 dollars. Beside that I would totally wear them again.