- 6 years ago
- Wedding: September 2013
Hi everyone, I know I posted a pair of shoes with my clutch here and everyone was super supportive of them in the post. But I followed through on the doubts that were nagging me and decided to do a different pair, even though those grey/mint shoes made my heart melt with their vintage feel I started noticing the mint undertones more and more, and after I tried on these shoes (below) I decided the first pair weren’t for me on my wedding day. So I’ve already returned them! They’re cheaper ($99 vs. $158), they’re a shoe brand I find comfortable, and I’m more likely to wear these when I have to dress more formally for work. Also as soon as I showed them to my Fiance and Maid/Matron of Honor they each were oddly excited about them and said that they were the “one”, what can I say that kind of enthusiasm is contagious.
In short I traded the lovely detailed vintage feeling shoes for a plainer pair with a pop of color. After I tried on the vintage shoes with my gown I realized their beauty wasn’t all that noticeable under my gown, particularly due to their subtle color. Did any of you opt for a pop of color as the #1 visual feature of your shoes?
TIP: If you’re a bride that has a tough time finding shoes and want to hold onto a pair as “back-ups” but continue to wait and see if anything better comes along. I HIGHLY recommend both Nordstrom and Anthropologie. Both stores have unconditional return policies, and if you keep an eye on them, and they go on sale you can get the lower price! Although in order to get the sale price, I’d recommend you re-buy them and return the first pair with the original receipt. They only do price adjustments for a short period of time. Zappos is also great but Zappos only gives you 365 days, both Nordstrom and Anthropologie give you as much time as you need (I live chatted with each store to verify this).