(Closed) hw many pairs of shoes for your wedding?

posted 6 years ago in Shoes
  • poll: how many pairs of wedding shoes are you having?
    1 : (19 votes)
    44 %
    2 : (18 votes)
    42 %
    3 : (6 votes)
    14 %
  • Post # 3
    4272 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    I had two. My heels and flats.

    Post # 4
    271 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    I’m actually probably going to have 3 pairs. Sounds crazy, but there’s a good reason:

    1st pair – the pretty pair, for the ceremony, pictures, as much of the reception as I can manage.

    2nd pair – as pretty as I can manage, but mostly geared towards comfort so I have something I can dance in after pair #1 starts hurting too much (which we all know is going to happen, and I can’t stand being barefoot in public places)

    3rd pair – Cute rainboots! I’m getting married in March in Minnesota, and we’ll be walking between the ceremony and reception venues, so I want something for my feet that can a) stand up to snow and slush b) slip on/off quick and c) be cute.

    All of that made perfect sense when I planned it, but looking at having to keep track of 3 pairs of shoes that day makes me feel a little insane. Yikes.

    Post # 5
    1710 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2013 - Walt Disney World

    I would love to have a second pair (flats) for the reception but I don’t want my gown to drag any more than it already will, lol.  

    Post # 6
    3039 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I hope I can get away with one pair, but that depends on whether I can find a pair of nice looking dancing shoes. If I can’t, I’ll get a nice pair for the ceremony and a second pair just for the dance.

    Post # 7
    1357 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I am SO glad I got some shoes for after my feet started killing me. I’m usually okay in heels, but since I was wearing 4″ heels for quite a while and walking and standing most of that time, I knew I might need some pain-free shoes to change into after the general festivities of the reception turned from formal to dance party.

    Enter the late night shoes:

    Post # 8
    8471 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I wanted to wear the blue shoes I bought so bad. So I decided to bring them with me to change into them later on. But the pair I had on were so darn comfortable, I just couldn’t take them off. And I should have changed because my bustle broke & my dress was slightly dragging, and those heels were a little over 2 inches higher than the shoes I wore all day. I still have them and haven’t worn them yet. 

    Post # 9
    905 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    I’m only buying one pair. I may bring one of my pairs of ballet flats as an emergency plan at the reception, but I’m planning to buy the heels with comfort in mind. Also, given the specific shoes I’m currently looking at, I’d better only buy one pair…

    Post # 10
    1032 posts
    Bumble bee

    I had three pairs of shoes, but I also had two different dresses. I had two different pairs of heels, one to go with each dress, and a pair of flats for the reception. Honestly I still ended up taking my shoes off, I swore I would not be one of those brides….. but I was.

    Post # 11
    879 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I’m having three pairs. Heels for my wedding gown and another for my reception dress. Adding a pair of Vera Wang closed-toe flats in case I need them to change into

    Post # 12
    899 posts
    Busy bee

    I don’t know for sure yet but I’m thinking I’ll have my pretty not-so-comfortable heels for the ceremony, my comfy pair of heels for the reception, and maybe a pair of flats for back up

    Post # 13
    10453 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2014

    I have not decided yet. I really badly want to wear pretty shoes – but I’m really tall so they can’t be heels, and I’m having a hell of a time finding ones I like. 

    I also want to be comfortable though so I’ll probably end up wearing flip flops or flats at the reception. 

    Then I guess if you count my boots for outdoor pictures (just my gray Uggs for warmth) that would make 3!

    Post # 14
    946 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    2 pairs. the second is for when if/when my feet begin to hurt. I’ll change into a pair of wedge sandals. 

    Post # 15
    182 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    Just one. We’re getting married on a boat and I wanted flats – it was sooo hard to find ivory flats to match my dress, I can’t imagine having to find a second pair. And they’re comfy!


    Post # 16
    1839 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    probably 2, but i only own the ones for the ceremony right now. 

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