15 pairs of stunning shoes to wear to that wedding (and the rest of the year)
18th May 2018
I recently attended my first wedding. It was beautiful and romantic and everything weddings are supposed to be. Except, while I sipped on bubbles with a smile on my face, the divil himself was escaping from the soles of my feet; sending pain searing through my body for the entire day. My poor, nay horrendous, choice of wedding guest shoe made the day laborious: my cousins’ walk up the aisle seem never-ending and, being someone who loves a dance floor, I dreaded the thought of the added pressure on my growing blisters.
While I came away from my first wedding with life-long memories, I also came home with bunions and sores because of my poor choice of footwear. It’s easy to get caught up in the wedding whirlwind and forget to think about the very thing that will carry you from very early morning to very late night. What’s more, it can be hard splurging on a new pair of heels when you have so many others on standby in the wardrobe. But, you know what, when it comes to wedding guest footwear, comfort is essential, and when the bride needs you at 4am, you want to be able to run to her assistance. It’s worth noting too that in the unlikely (or likely?) event of a spillage on your outfit that evening, your killer shoes will act as the perfect distraction from stain-city.
For the next wedding, don’t compromise style for comfort. Instead, choose a pair that will carry you through while adding that final special something to your ensemble.
Delicate blooms at Mango
Flowered heel leather sandals, €69.95 at mango.com
Bold in gold at loefflerrandall.com
Penny pleated knot sandals, €334.91 at loefflerrandall.com
Seeing red at J.Crew
Asymmetrical strappy sandals in patent leather, €192.09 at jcrew.com
Stepping in (glam) style at openingceremony.com
Satin maribou platform heels by Anna Sui, €295.20 at openingceremony.com
Silver and strappy at Zara
silver strappy high heels, €49.95 at zara.com
Lace-up wonder at theoutnet.com
Lace-up studded suede sandals by Maje, €98 at theoutnet.com
Delicate and sweet at Uterque
Slingback shoe with removable strap, €115 at uterque.com
Go wild at byfarshoes.com
Croco embossed leather sandals, €360 at byfarshoes.com
Classic and simple at The Loeil
Two-tone slingbacks, €66.13 at theloeil.com
The wedge at Net-a-porter
Lauren scalloped suede espadrille wedge sandals by Chloé, €485 at net-a-porter.com
The beach wedding at Topshop
Frankie embellished sliders, €68 at topshop.com
Mother of pearl at Monki
Slingback platform sandals, €30 at monki.com
Dreaming of siesta at Shopbop
Ready to dance at The Outnet
Bright and elegant at Farfetch
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