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31 Gorgeous Ideas For Your Wedding Shoes

Aug 23 2014 - 5:00am

We know from experience that finding the right shoes might just be one of the biggest to-dos on any bride's checklist [1] — and rightfully so. You have to consider comfort, heel height, and above all, something that makes you feel special, though what that is is entirely up to you. If you're stumped, we hear you — but we've also done our research. With 31 snaps from real weddings, we're here to help you find the perfect pair for your walk down the aisle. And after finding the perfect person, this should be the easy part, right? Scroll through to get inspired by sequined TOMS, lace-up heels, red-hot pumps, and beyond.

Photo by Alyssa Alkema Photography [2] via Style Me Pretty [3]

Ballerina inspired

Lace-ups make them sexy, and the pastel hue is totally girlie.

Photo by Marta Locklear [4] via Style Me Pretty [5]

A pop of color

Find shoes in your favorite color or play off the wedding [6] day hues with a bright pair.

Photo by Amanda K Photography [7] via Style Me Pretty [8]

Walkable and pretty

With pretty wedges like this, you won't have to decide between gorgeous details and achy feet.

Photo by Amy & Stuart Photography [9] via Style Me Pretty [10]

Fairytale flats

Gorgeous all-over sparkles mean these aren't your run-of-the-mill flats.

Photo by Yazy Yo [11] via Style Me Pretty [12]

Adorned with hearts

These shoes are all about the love.

Photo by Dani Stephensen Photography [13] via Style Me Pretty [14]

Subtle wow factor

Just a little texture can make your shoes feel that much more special.

Photo by Jose Villa [15] via Style Me Pretty [16]

Alternative hues

Blue isn't the only color to embrace on your wedding [17] day — if you find a rich color you love, shoes are a perfect way to incorporate it.

Photo by Black & Hue Photography [18]

Pack personality

Your shoes can say a lot about who you are.

Photo by A Britt & A Blonde [19] via Style Me Pretty [20]

Nontraditional sandals

Perfect for a beachy wedding [21].

Photo by Kate Osbourne Photography [22] via Style Me Pretty [23]

Subtle shine

Not about big and bold sparkle, heels with subtle metallics are a happy medium.

Photo by John Schnack Photography [24]

High-fashion heels

Treat yourself to a beautiful designer heel you'll wear again and again.

Photo by Karen Hill Photography [25] via Style Me Pretty [26]

Lacy finishes

What better way to play off the exquisite lace of your gown?

Photo by Steve Cowell [27] via Green Wedding Shoes [28]

Standout embellishments

A pair this special you'll surely wear again.

Photo by Kelli Lyn Photography [29] via Style Me Pretty [30]

All-out sparkle

If glitz is what you want, why hold back on your wedding [31] day?

Photo by Austin Gros [32] via Style Me Pretty [33]

Striped or patterned

Who says bridal shoes have to be white? Do something unexpected.

Photo by Angie Silvy Photography [34] via Style Me Pretty [35]


If channeling Carrie Bradshaw is your thing, these deliciously girlie heels have your name all over them.

Photo by Alyssa Alkema Photography [36] via Style Me Pretty [37]

Red hot

Wear the color of love.

Photo by W.Scott Chester Photography [38] via Green Wedding Shoes [39]

Daring heels

A pair like this puts your personality in the spotlight.

Photo by Megan Welker Photography [40] via Style Me Pretty [41]

Comfy and cute

TOMS are wedding [42] appropriate — and your something blue! — when they're covered in bright sequins.

Photo by Stephanie Yonce Photography [43] via Style Me Pretty [44]

Darker glamour

Throw 'em a curveball with glittering heels worthy of a black-tie wedding [45].

Photo by Caroline Tran [46] via Style Me Pretty [47]

Minimalist heels

If you want your dress — and your pedicure — to be the star of the show.

Photo by This Love of Yours Photography [48] via Style Me Pretty [49]

Cheeky flats

Have fun with it — embrace your favorite things with shoes that speak to who you are and what you love.

Photo by Yeah Weddings [50] via Green Wedding Shoes [51]

Heartfelt details

Wear your heart on your heels — and your sleeve.

Photo by JEFF + AMBER [52]

Neutral and walkable

In a go-with-everything nude and with an easy, walkable wedge, we think of about a million other places you'll wear these shoes after the wedding [53] too.

Photo by Katch Silva [54] via Style Me Pretty [55]

Wow-worthy heels

They'll hate to see you go but love to watch you leave.

Photo by Kristin La Voie [56] via Style Me Pretty [57]


A sexy lace-up heel is a fun surprise peeking out from underneath a traditional gown.

Photo by Danielle Nowak [58] via Style Me Pretty [59]

Flat but fancy

A little embellishment goes a long way to dressing up a demure shoe.

Photo by Mint Photography [60] via Style Me Pretty [61]

Elegant details

A modest heel, serene hue and sparkling detail make these a perfect choice.

Photo by Megan W Photography [62] via Style Me Pretty [63]

Something blue

Find a pair in a blue you love, and you can cross your something blue off your list.

Photo by Delbarr Moradi Photography [64]

Girlish florals

Floral embellishments take black heels from basic to extraordinary — plus, it's a cinch to DIY [65] these styles.

Photo by The Last Forty Percent [66] via Green Wedding Shoes [67]

Lovely lace

Consider a pair that echoes the pretty lace on your gown.

Photo by Jemma Keech [68] via Style Me Pretty [69]

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