16 Shoes You Could Pair With a Wedding Dress

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So you’ve got “the Dress” — now it’s time to figure out the shoes. Wedding shoes are the supporting player that can make or break the overall performance. Use them to add some personality or fill up one of your something blue, something new, or something borrowed requirements. Your shoes may not be the most noticeable part of your outfit, but they are crucial — especially if you plan on dancing.

For the Bride Who Loves Modern Art

Yuul Yie Velvet-Trimmed Bow-Detailed Leather Pump

Gallery girls get married, too.

If You Don’t Want to Wear Heels

Schutz Felicie Crystal Slides

Who needs height when you’ve got sparkles?

If You’re a Beach Bride

Schutz Badria Slides

A more casual take on the slide that goes well with sand.

For the Trendy Bride

Intentionally Blank Willow III Leather Heel in Cream

A ’90s-inspired sandal that feels very “of the moment.” The rectangle heel will provide a bit more stability than a typical stiletto.

If You Crave Drama

Badgley Mischka Daisy Glitter Pumps

For the “go big or go home” bride.

Not Your Average Metallic Shoe

Rachel Comey Slither Ruched Mule

Rachel Comey’s shoes have the rare ability to be eye-catching, but still understated.

If You Need Something Blue

Gray Matters Mildred Heeled Mule in Azzuro

A sleek blue mule that won’t feel shoehorned into the theme.

A Shoe to Show Off

Loeffler Randall Penny Knot Slides

The stacked heel is also useful if you’re going to be walking on grass or other natural surfaces.

If You’re Going for Classic Wedding Glamour

Badgley Mischka Fleur Ankle Strap Sandals

If your wedding mood board has photos of the duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex on it, these are the shoes for you.

If You’re a Sex and the City Stan

Manolo Blahnik Hangisi Flat

Who can forget the shoe proposal? The flat is a modern upgrade.

For the After-party

Sophia Webster Nicole Glittered Leather Sandals

Taking “dancing shoes” to a new level.

A Pretty, Casual Heel

Joie Caleah Mules

The trifecta: a feminine bow, a kitten heel, and a price under $300.

If You Don’t Want Anything Too Flashy

SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker Pola Bow Ankle-Strap Satin Pumps

A stiletto with one interesting detail is perfect if you want to keep things classic.

A White Shoe You Can Wear Again

Reike Nen Ribbon Leather Slingback in White

You may not find a way to rewear a giant tulle gown, but these mod shoes would look just as good with jeans.

The Status Heel

Prada Mid-Heel Mary Jane Mules

This heel is kind of a chameleon. It can be sweet and feminine, it can be futuristic and artsy, but it’s always Prada.

For the Unconventional Bride

Christian Louboutin Spikoo PVC & Leather Sandal

The bride wore punk Louboutins.

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16 Shoes You Could Pair With a Wedding Dress