(Closed) Heels or flats

posted 5 years ago in Accessories
Post # 2
1112 posts
Bumble bee

nstrans1:  Super cute shoes! I love the rhinstone detail! I have ordered a pair of 2″ heals that haven’t arrived yet. And I am also worried about wearing them all day. I plan to have a pair of flats waiting for me at the head table just incase I need some relief. 

Post # 3
597 posts
Busy bee

I wore heels for the ceremony and first dances with my husband and dad and then switched to platformed flip flops so my dress wouldn’t drag. No one can see under your dress anyway! I was so comfy and danced all night lol

Post # 4
595 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2016

Love your shoe choices! I love the look of heels too much not to wear them. So I will be wearing heels for the ceremony and probably the first dance like the PP, but I will change into flats for the rest of the reception so I can really “let my hair down”. Best of both worlds.

Post # 5
1338 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I wore heels with a modest height.  I don’t ever like a heel higher than 3″.  A heel improves my posture, that is a big motivator for them.  Plus they are so feminine.  And I can’t imagine wearing a wedding gown with flats, it would feel off to me.

I do wish I brought flats to change into for the last hour or two.  I thought my shoes were sooooo comfortable I could wear them for days but nope, felt like my feet went through a meat grinder.  They took 2 weeks to heal!  It was really bad.  So if you do wear heels, bring a pair of flats! 

Post # 6
668 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2016

Im wearing flats all day. Besides the fact that I am a gazelle I wanted to be comfortable. Im not a every day heel person so I didnt want to look like a was teetering down the isle. 

And since you asked for shoe options… I havent decided for sure but Ive been stuck on these Teiks for a few months now. I never felt like they were too casual, but we are getting married in Big Sur, CA so I need something I can tromp around in outside. 

Post # 7
1125 posts
Bumble bee

I’m wearing heels up until the reception starts, then I’m changing to either low wedges or flats. I bought the teal heels for $15, and I owned wedges/flats already. I didn’t care about the color so much, because they won’t be visible anyway!

Post # 8
2425 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

I’m wearing wedges.

Post # 9
537 posts
Busy bee

If you dont normally wear heels, please do consider flats. I am a flats girl who wore heels in my brother’s wedding last year. I looked (and felt) like a baby giraffe, and am still astonished that I survived without breaking an ankle!

Post # 10
1198 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2015

if you are not used to it, flats are definitely a good choice. besides, no one will see your shoes under the dress. i wore heels because i wanted to feel longer and leaner haha and plus heels usually force me to stand a little straighter. i practised wearing my heels before the day — stood in them for 2 hours while watching tv haha! 

Post # 12
1355 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2016 - Modern, Classic, Fun

nstrans1:  why don’t you wear heels for the ceremony and/or getting ready pictures, portraits Etc., and then switch over to flats during the reception and the dancing portion of the night?

Post # 13
1541 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

I had 3.5″ heels with a very thick heel and sparkly flats to change into. I had two bustle heights made in my dress so I could pull it up higher when I changed into the flats later in the night. However my feet never got tired or sore so I wore the heels the whole time! They were wonderful. I am 5’7″ and Fiance is 6’2″ I liked being taller I think heels make you look slimmer too (if thats your goal, it was certainly mine!). 

I walked alone down the aisle- a LONG grass aisle! It was fine though especially because I practiced a few times in the location prior to the wedding. You can do it! Will you be on grass or an easier surface? 

Post # 14
47258 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

If you don’t normally wear heels, I wouldn’t suggest you keep the purple ones with the high heel. You could find something with a lower, kitten style heel, that will still give you the posture from heels, but be more comfortable to wear. Then if you switch to flats there isn’t such a height difference for your dress.




Post # 15
3586 posts
Sugar bee

I’ve tried those heels on and they were comfy. They are my color but the only reason whybi didn’t get them was because i bought other heels already.  I say wear both and change out halfway through. 

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