Post # 1
I bit the bullet on this pair an hour ago. I know, they’re totally out there, funky, different, maybe even a little weird (a perfect description of me 😉 ), and they’re called “Winter Trash” on top of all that. 🙂 They’re made out of scraps in the Louboutin studio and every pair is different – gold foil, sequins, lace, ribbon, glitter, feathers, stickers, shredded letters (some in his own writing from what I can tell). And hopefully a little something blue. The platform is python, and the back heel little tiny gold sequins. I have no idea what mine will look like until they come in, but I’m hoping for the best. They’re really special to me.
BUT…I have a ‘safe’ pair to fall back on. They’re an inch and a half shorter than the other, but the reception is indoors and a little slack on my dress will be fine. Excuse the mess on the table. :p
Post # 3
They’re both very pretty… but they kind of look painful. I know my feet killed on my wedding day and they weren’t high at all. That’s my one big regret, so I like to try to make sure everyone else is smarter and thinks of comfort!
Post # 4
@artbee: I’m in heels more than flats because of my super high arches, and I actually own another pair in the same style as the first, so I’ll be practicing a lot at home. 🙂
Post # 5
I’m not usually a Louboutin fan but those first ones are kind of spectacular. I’m pretty sure I couldn’t stand upright in either pair, but if you have super high arches, the strappy back might actually be better (I have super high arches and can’t walk in pumps because my feet fall out).
Post # 6
@Entangled: Mine do too, actually. Heel grips are my friend, and sometimes I have to double them up on the sides.
The back of my other pair doesn’t dig into the back of my ankles like some of my other strappy pairs do, so I’m hoping these are the same. 🙂
Post # 7
I think two shoes are a MUST!
Are you sure the height thing won’t be an issue? Have you taken the 2nd pair in with you for a fitting?
I wore my wedding shoes for the first part of the day – probably from 2pm-9pm and then I switched to another pair of heels when my feet were killing me. Seriously, the best thing I did (I learned that as a Bridesmaid or Best Man in another wedding – my feet just needed another pair of heels, to recover from the trauma of all that sitting and running around!!)
Post # 8
@oracle: I’m a masochist! One time, I had on 5″ booties and walked a dozen blocks in the city without a whimper.
My first fitting isn’t until January, so plenty of time before I have to commit and decide if I can handle the height. The first pair is almost 6″ and the second, 4.5″ .. The pitch and height in-shoe are actually almost identical. Just that huge platform makes the difference, which actually helps absorb shock.
EDIT: I take that back. The pitch is not as close. Similar height, just a higher slope.
Was your second pair the same height?
Post # 9
@techie: yes – both of mine were the same height – the 2nd pair was 1/4″ shorter. Having them about the same height was helpful from a dress dragging around on the ground during the ceremony perspective.
Hat’s off to you for the 6″ – I thought mine were high at almost 4″!!
Love your dress!!
Post # 11
I’d wear them…those shoes are hott!! Just put in some gel inserts on the inside, with some grip strips on the bottom of the shoe, and you should be fine through the ceremony….love them!! VERY different….
Post # 12
That new pair is a work of art!
You don’t need to decide anytime soon, so you call think about it.
I would personally go with the neutral colored pair for the wedding and save the funky amazing ones for nights out- BUT if you feel like they suit you and that you want to add that extra flair, you should totally go with them!
When you have your next fittings bring them both and have fun trying all the different options. 🙂
Post # 13
EEEEEK! I LOVE them both!!!! 🙂 I’m still so jealous of all your shoes.
Post # 14
Thanks all! Yep, plenty of time (next year…eek). Foot Petals, gels, you name it, I own it. ;p I might line the toe area with moleskin too.
Post # 15
I think you might need to see someone about your little CL problem 😉
Love them both! But I think the classic nude will be better with sort of the natural look of the dress.