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Bridal Shoes: Alternatives for Weddings

Final touches - like bridal shoes - can often make your day go from traditional to amazing. Imagine lifting up your bridal gown to unveil a stunning pair of non-traditional bridal shoes. Forget the standard sandals and pumps, consider an alternative before walking down the ceremony's aisle.

The wedding world has totally taken what used to be a simple accessory and created a trend that is stylish, creative and a great outlet to express your style. Some recent trends, aside from the white or ivory sandal or pump, include:

Bridal Shoes

Photo by Eric Limón Photography


Bridal Shoe Alternatives
Select a unique style to go under your bridal gown:

Bridal Boots   Bridal Shoes   Glass Bridal Slippers

Bridal Boots
Styles that fit all brides - from classic white to laced up with flowers. Top white boot found at eveningshoes.com; bottom from Nine West.


White Mary Janes
Open toes (shown here by eveningshoes.com) to high-heeled rhinestones (shown here by myglassslipper.com), Mary Janes are a classic altnernative.


Glass Slippers
From understated or glamourous, you'll feel like Cinderella with a pair of glass slippers found at eveningshoes.com

Bridal Flip Flops   Bridal Ballet Shoes   Bridal Sneakers

Bridal Flip Flops
Perfect for any wedding - particularly beach or destination weddings. Both sets above found at theweddingoutlet.com.


Bridal Ballet Shoes
A great shoe for you and bridesmaids to slip into after the ceremony. Top slippers in black and white found at theweddingoutlet.com. Bottom flat found at wedding-veil.com.


Bridal Sneakers
A fun twist: wear matching Converse sneakers (photo above by Leo DJ photography); or find comfortable wedding sneakers, shown above by thelovelybride.com.


Colorful Bridal Shoes
Many brides have been creative and used their shoes to incorporate a theme, color palette, unique style or a tradition like “something blue” into their wedding day. Photographers have totally responded and have made the “shoe shot” one that is now drooled over in the wedding world!

bridal shoes

Shop on-line for bridal flip flops and bridal sandals.

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Bridal Gown Coverups
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Rehearsal Dinner Dress
Wedding Bands
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