How to choose the best wedding shoes for your wedding dress and style

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How to choose the best wedding shoes for your wedding dress and style

Our gorgeous bride wearing Enzoani– Sam and Joanne- Photography Bohemian Rose Photography

Your wedding day is a momentous occasion, and every detail matters. While you have found the perfect wedding dress with us at TDR Bridal Birmingham, it’s equally important to consider the ideal footwear to complete your bridal look. Choosing the right wedding shoes is not only about style but also comfort and practicality. In this blog, we’ll guide you through the process of finding the perfect pair of wedding shoes that will make you feel confident, beautiful, and comfortable from the ceremony to the dance floor.


Style Meets Comfort

One of the first considerations when choosing wedding shoes is finding a style that complements your wedding dress. Whether you’re wearing a classic ballgown, a sleek fitted dress, or a boho inspired gown, your shoes should enhance your overall bridal look. Consider elements such as color, material, and heel height to ensure a cohesive and elegant appearance.

However, style should never compromise comfort on your big day. Remember that you’ll be on your feet for hours, from the ceremony to the reception. Opt for shoes that provide adequate support and cushioning. Many brides choose to have a backup pair of flats or sandals for later in the day to keep their feet feeling fresh.


Match the Venue

The choice of wedding shoes should also consider the venue. If you’re having an outdoor wedding, why not wear wedges or block heels to prevent sinking into the grass. For a formal indoor setting, stiletto heels or elegant flats might be more appropriate. Beach weddings often call for barefoot sandals or flat shoes.

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Break Them In

Once you’ve chosen the perfect pair of wedding shoes, make sure to break them in before the big day. Wear them around the house to help soften any stiff areas and to prevent painful blisters on your wedding day. This also allows you to adjust the fit if necessary and helps you get used to the feel of the shoes.

the perfect pair of wedding shoes

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Think About the Season

The season and climate of your wedding play a significant role in your choice of shoes. For a summer wedding, breathable materials and open-toe designs will keep your feet cool. In colder months, closed-toe shoes, boots, or even elegant bridal boots can add warmth while maintaining style.

Think About the Season of your wedding-Image by juliavichmann

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Personalize Your Shoes

Consider adding personal touches to your wedding shoes. Many brides choose to have their shoes customized with their names, wedding date, or a special message. This not only adds a unique element to your footwear but also serves as a keepsake from your special day and you will be abel to wear them again!

Personalize Your Shoes

Bride wearing Casablanca wedding dress

Budget Wisely

While it’s tempting to splurge on your wedding shoes, remember that you’ll likely wear them only on this special occasion. Set a budget for your shoes, ensuring that you allocate funds for other essential aspects of your wedding. However, the Jimmy Choos are very tempting…

Choosing the perfect wedding shoes is a delightful part of preparing for your big day. By balancing style, comfort, and practicality, you can ensure that your shoes not only enhance your bridal look but also allow you to enjoy every moment without foot discomfort. From the venue to the season, these considerations will guide you towards the ideal pair that will make you feel confident as you step into forever. Happy wedding planning!

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