Shoes are often the most underrated accessory when it comes to your special day. For some brides, it’s about finding the pair of shoes that goes with your gorgeous designer wedding dress, and for other brides it’s about finding a pair that’s comfortable for partying all night long. No matter your priorities, your bridal shoes are what’ll keep you going all day and night long.
A good wedding dress designer or bridal store will be able to help you match your dream wedding dress or reception dress to the perfect pair of shoes and make sure that not only do they match but that they’re comfortable. There’s many designers and bridal stores in Melbourne out there so it’s important that you take your time to find one you get along with, who listens to you and understands what you want in a wedding dress and pair of shoes.
If you’re in need of some inspiration, these bridal shoes will inspire you all year round!
1. For the Classic Bride: Sam Edelman Dori Pump
This shoe is a classic for a reason. It’s a timeless shoe that can be worn with almost every style of wedding dress. It exudes simple elegance. Perfect for any wedding, reception or after party. The kitten heel also allows for comfort without being too low and provides excellent support meaning you can wear them all night long.
2. The Block Sandal: ASOS Be Mine Heeled Sandals
These shoes will take you from the ceremony to the dancefloor in a breeze. The open toe provides you with a more contemporary look that you’ll never have to worry about going out of style. The block heel will also give you stability.
3. A Bit of Sparkle: Badgley Mischka Gorgeous
This glamourous satin heel is designed to add elegance to your ensemble and a little bit of sparkle. Perfect to wear under your wedding dress and then a mini ensemble at the reception. You can never go wrong with a bit of sparkle and bedazzle.
4. For the Lace Lover: Charles & Keith Lace & Mesh Pumps
This shoe is a nice blend of vintage and modern. For the bride to be out there who has a lace wedding dress then this is the shoe for you. The pumps feature a lace and mesh design all over in addition to a sleek stiletto help which helps to elongate your frame. People love them for a reason, and they can easily be used after the wedding for a business casual or weekend outfit.
5. For a Beach Wedding: Buenosaires Wedges
These wedges are available in black, linen, and white and can pair with almost any wedding dress to give you an effortless look. If your wedding is set on the beach nearby, these shoes are the way to go. And if the weather changes as Melbourne does, these shoes will transition with you no matter where you go on your special day. They’re comfortable and supportive and are even perfect for your bridal party.
6. For the Hip Bride: Clarita Bow-Embellished Sneakers
Not only do these shoes add a pop of colour to your all-white wedding, but they’re perfect for that spring or summer wedding day. The flat rubber sole makes them ideal for walking down the aisle and partying all night long on the dancefloor.
7. Sadie Grand Open Toe Wedge Sandal
The reviews speak for themselves. People can’t stop raving about these shoes. They’re so comfortable and supportive that you’ll be able to party all night long. The wedge and cushioned footbed will help keep you steady on your feet and dancing your heart out.
8. The Editor Slingback Heel
This shoe is perfect for someone who just wants a bit of a lift. They’re made from a buttery soft Italian leather that is designed for maximum comfort, ensuring you have just enough wiggle room without the pinch. Add in a cushioned insole and elastic back – what more could you ask for. No matter what season you hold your wedding in and no matter how unpredictable the Melbourne weather may be, these shoes will have you covered.
9. For a Black-Tie Wedding: Christian Louboutin Follies Lace Heels
The Louboutin’s will ensure that your bridal look exudes romance. The pointed toes help elongate your frame, and the heels are the perfect height for giving you a little lift. If you’re changing from your wedding dress into a short dress for your afterparty, these beauties will undoubtedly steal the show out on the dancefloor. Plus, who doesn’t love a good pair of Louboutin’s?
10. For the Boot Lover: Tea High Leather Ankle Boots
If you’re after a statement piece on your wedding day, then these boots are for you. They’re sleek. They’re sophisticated. They’re on trend, and the pointed toe is on point. These boots will easily take you from walking down the aisle to well into the night.
It’s never too early to start looking for your perfect pair of bridal shoes, and they don’t need to break the bank either. There are plenty of shoes out there that will suit your style, all while being affordable. Take your time and figure out what you like, what goes with your wedding dress and at the end of the day, shoes you WANT to wear. Any good Bridal store or wedding dress designer will be able to help you match your shoes to your wedding dress. If you’re ever in doubt though or don’t know where to start, give us a call or send us a message. We’re a Melbourne bridal store that listens and will help you pair your dream designer wedding dress with the perfect pair of shoes. People may or may not see them, but you will, and you need to be happy in them.