Wedding Shoes- How to pick the best one?
It is quite evident that women have a strange connection with shoes. On a dull day, if you want to throw out her blues, give her the perfect pair of shoes and enjoy the magic. Well, I guess this is why it has been rightly quoted by Bette Midler- “Give a girl the correct footwear and she can conquer the world”. Because shoes are so precious to us, it takes a hell lot of time to find the perfect pair of flawless comfort.
Choosing the perfect pair of wedding shoes increases the level of difficulty. Long gone are the days when people did not notice the bride’s shoes. Now, tables have turned and it’s time to flaunt the beautiful pair which enhances your wedding dress and adds style onto it. Choosing your wedding shoes is another difficult task. Amidst other wedding preparations, make your wedding shopping hassle-free. Here are some tips that you can follow to buy the perfect pair.
This is no brainstormer, buy your shoes only after you are done with the wedding dress. So that you can keep both the things in sync. Remember, matching your shoes with the wedding dress is easy, while the reverse might appear to be a bit difficult.
Shoes might need alterations too
Do not buy your shoes for a long gap since you’ve bought your wedding dress, as both might need some alterations. It is always advisable to keep some time in hand in case your size is not available or you might need some extra customization.
It is known that you will have to wear your shoes for a long time and also keep standing for the rituals to complete. That is why you should always lay stress on the material of the soul, the cushioning and the level of comfort.
What’s your groom’s height?
Heels are very tempting. But, while you are buying your wedding shoes keep in mind the height of your groom. It would not be ideal if you end up towering over him.
Oops, heels got dirty
Keep in mind, the weather as well as the location when you buy the shoes. Crystal-studded flats would be the ideal choice for a beach wedding while if the venue is a garden, wedges should be preferred over any other type.
Wedding shoes only for wedding purpose?
If you plan to choose a white pair of shoes, we suggest, go for a dye-able pair. You can dye them post-wedding so that they can be used more often.
Keep extras handy
One thing to keep in mind is that the second pair of shoes should always be kept handy. You never know when you might need them.
Too long dress?
Is your wedding outfit too long? Who will be able to see your shoes then? Try getting a shorter length for your wedding gown so that your shoes are equally visible.
Experts are of the opinion that our feet tend to swell around the afternoon. So technically, the best time to buy your shoes would be in the afternoon.
Take regular walks at home wearing your wedding shoes, this will help you get rid of unwanted blisters and undesired situations. Follow these tips and you’re sure to end up buying the perfect pair of shoes for your big day. However, you should also keep in mind that every shoe is not going suit every particular dress. You should also know how are they going to pair with your dress. Here are a few combinations that you can adopt in order to get the perfect match.
Short dress + statement shoes
If you are opting for a tea length dress, make sure you invest time in choosing your shoes cause they are really going to be seen. If you are the daring bride, you can go for funky prints and pop colors.
A-line dress + intricate details
In case of an A-line dress or a ball gown, your shoes won’t be visible. But you can still add intricate details. For instance, if your dress has lace or pearl designs, you can very well add them to your shoe.
Sexy strappy + mermaid gown
A mermaid gown tends to draw lights to your curves so you have the opportunity to showcase them wearing a sexy strappy heel or a peep toe.
Keep the fabric in mind
Not only the length but you also need to keep in mind, the fabric of the dress. You do not want anything to do an injury to your dress, right? For instance, a stud free or jewel free shoe would be the best one for a delicate lacy dress.
Outdoor wedding? No skinny heels
If you have decided your wedding venue outdoors skip skinny heels as they will easily get into sand or grass and you’ll end up wobbling and getting your heels dirty. Here is a complete guide to buying the best wedding shoe. Follow them and find your perfect fit.