40 Wedding Shoes That Are Worthy of an Instagram
Bridal fashion coverage plays up the wedding dress, but what about what's down below? The footwear industry features plenty of gems, and its time you browsed them with the same fervor you look through gown racks. To help you dress your feet in style, take a peek at the toes of our real brides—these wedding shoes were made for walking down the aisle, and dancing it up at the reception, too. Have you ever considered emerald green heels? How about a pattern made of crystals, or stripes? Of course, there's the option of something blue, which plenty of real brides took on in stride. Whatever your style, there's a wedding shoe out there for you—may these stunners inspire your search.
What's not to adore about these floral beauties, worn by a fashion-forward bride at an upstate New York wedding? The pair—which features open toes and transparent, chunky heels—was designed by Paul Andrew.
We're head over heels (#sorrynotsorry) for the delicate illusion design on this Charlotte Olympia pair, which one of our brides donned at a shoreline wedding in Maryland.
Just look at that gorgeous shade. These ruffled-top, zipped-side Jimmy Choos were purchased by the couple on their first trip to Sante Fe, which later served as their wedding location.
These flirty striped Badgley Mischka heels came in green and white, and adorned the feet of a happy bride at her California vineyard wedding.
The bride at this colorful California wedding loved pink, and incorporated various shades of the hue throughout her celebration. But to switch things up and give a nod to her groom's favorite color (blue), she decided to wear cobalt Kate Spade shoes to the ceremony. Later on, however, she put on coral block-heeled sandals—sounds like the best of both worlds to us.
This bride wore a short dress, giving her shoes a show of their own. The Christian Louboutin heels were clearly up for the challenge—they sparkled away at the Milwaukee art museum wedding.
What could better for this eclectic Vermont wedding than a vibrant pair of denim leopard-print Manolo Blahniks?
These silver ankle-strap Stuart Weitzman heels made their debut at a Martha's Vineyard wedding.
Traditional Dutch wedding attire includes wooden wedding clogs. This bride was gifted a hand-carved pair from her aunt, which she wore during cocktail hour at her Southern-meets-Dutch celebration in North Carolina. The rest of the day (the clogs were a tad hard to manage) she wore white patent J. Reneé heels.
This bow-back Nina pair was worn bar-hopping, as part of a Chicago speakeasy wedding.
Both the bride and her mother wore Manolo Blahniks at this colorful Morocco wedding. While the MOB donned orange flats, the bride picked these embellished canary heels.
The pearl back on these Chanels add the perfect dose of visual intrigue. Meanwhile, the sturdy bottoms served well to keep the bride from slipping at this outdoor Barbados wedding.
Mary Jane Heels
These subtle Manolo Blahnik shoes are a classic go-to. They appeared at a Southern family-farm affair, and the bride plans to wear them on each anniversary.
Yes, these stellar Stella McCartney shoes were worn to a wedding, and yes, we know how cool they are. The bride's California wedding was picnic-themed, and "the terrain was quite tricky, so the platforms were perfect for that," she shared. Later on at the reception, she swapped them out for another Stella McCartney pair—cream pointed-toe flats that were just as attractive (and easy to maneuver).