(Closed) Wedding shoes!

posted 5 years ago in Shoes
  • poll: What color shoes?
    White : (2 votes)
    5 %
    Silver : (16 votes)
    42 %
    Lilac : (14 votes)
    37 %
    Nude : (6 votes)
    16 %
  • Post # 3
    758 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2014 - Our Backyard/Steakhouse

    I like the idea of coloured shoes because the bride ofte looks just so ‘white’ it gives a nice pop of colour peeking out from under the dress.

    Lilac is such a pretty colour too and you could probably pair them with jeans or a cute summer dress at a later date.

    Post # 4
    2447 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I think white shoes are kinda 80s. But silver sounds so lovely, and yes, you can rewear them again.

    Post # 5
    617 posts
    Busy bee

    @Milo22:  First of all that dress is amazing!!!!!!!!!!! Second I personaly will go for lilac Im a big fan of a punch of color! 

    Post # 6
    3340 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2013 - Rhode Island

    It’s going to be really hard to switch heel heights without it affecting your dress.  Since your dress has a scalloped hemline, it probably can’t be hemmed at all and will be ordered at the exact length you need it.  So you’re either choosing for it to be too short with the heels or too long (read “you’ll trip a lot”) with the flats.

    I would opt for a kitten heel or flats or something that is comfortable that you can wear all night long.  Color is second to comfort/practicality.

    Post # 8
    8823 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2013

    no one is really going to see your shoes under your dress.  wear shoes that you can wear again.

    Post # 9
    11418 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2009

    I would choose either ivory silk shoes with tons of Swarovski crystals on them or sparkly silver sandals for that dress.  I definitely would not choose white, because your dress is ivory.

    You’ll defintely get more wear out of sparkly silver sandals.

    Post # 11
    3340 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2013 - Rhode Island

    @Milo22:  Well if the bridal shop said they could hem it, then they probably can.  I was just going off the picture and my past experience with a scalloped hem dress where I was told it couldn’t be hemmed.  Still, you can’t change the hem between the ceremony and the reception.  I’d pick one shoe and wear it all night.

    Post # 12
    343 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    @Milo22:  You can hem this style of dress by taking it up at the waist line. I’d bet there is a seam under that detail ‘belt’.

    I think you should go with purple or silver shoes.
    I wore 4″ silver heels during ceremony and 3″ purple canvas wedges for reception which I’d worn previously many many times. We altered to the wedge hight and just had my heels peeking out at the ceremony. Was totally fine. You’ll be carrying your dress as you walk, anyways. (Or at least I did because I was surrounded by ruffles..)

    I would *not* recommend wearing the heels all day! After a few hours of carrying the weight of your dress, your feet are going to be TIRED. I wore my 3″ wedges for reception because they are more comfortable to me than any flats I own. Support is key.

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