25 Best Bridal Shoe Styles to look out for this wedding season
Step up your shoe game with our bridal shoe guide and run through our picks of the best and newest shoe trends from stilettos to sneakers.
Something borrowed, something blue, the perfect bride needs the perfect shoes…
You’re going to have to simultaneously score the perfect outfit with the perfect shoes because you’ll need them for your first fitting. Whether you’re going to wear a traditional lehenga, a saree, a long gown or a fusion confection, you need to find the shoes that go with it.
You’re going to look to invest in styles that will drop jaws, comfort that will have you boogeying into the wee hours and longevity – because you’ll want to step out in these dancing shoes again.
We’ve picked the top 20 bridal shoe designs that will make sure you float down the aisle, burn up the dance floor and walk off into the sunset with sure-footed style.
1. Classic Silver
Step out into the stars with this sparkling silver pair from Christian Louboutin. It’s the classic bridal look you’ve been dreaming about since you were a little girl.
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2. Embellished Rose Gold
Luxury and romance, the color and texture of these peep-toe pumps are by by Kurt Geiger. In person, they glow with a glamorous gold tine and the detailing on the heel is soft and pretty.
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3. Nude Pumps
You could wear these right through the celebrations no matter what your outfit! Elegant, timeless in both hue and form, they’ll lengthen your silhouette and underline your outfit with grace.
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4. Gold Metallic
Bling it on! It’s now common lore that metal is the new neutral and these gold mules are not only super comfortable and versatile across cultural trousseaux, they’ll be a great permanent addition to your future wardrobe.
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5. The True Blue Shoes
These platform peep toes stand out not only because they’ll add a few inches of height to the bride, comfortably but their standout color is immediately eye catching. Best thing? They’ll work at the white wedding, the new age pastel lehengas and will look deliciously quirky contrasted with a bright lehenga.
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6. Embellished Satin
Manolo Blahnik knows how to make your feet feel like Cinderella. These iconic pale blue satin shoes, embellished in ornate vintage metal will work to enhance a traditional lehenga but would be a wonderful pop of color to a minimalistic, monochrome outfit after the wedding.
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7. Heavy Metal Heels
We love Badgley Mischka’s nude stilettoes a whole lot more because of that funky heel embellishment. A fantastic statement shoe, make sure you let the photographers get a few frames of these superstars in action!
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8. Sparkling Steps
They’re sparkly, they’re unusual – these playful, glittering Aldo peep-toes with a sexy ankle-strap aren’t the usual choice for a bride – but you’re not a usual bride either. Perfect with a lehenga or a full-length gown, these babies will shine like disco balls on the dance floor!
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9. Golden Blocks
Looking for shoes that will keep you comfy and calm on your wedding day? These Steve Madden Gold block heels are your ideal pair that will definitely complement your gorgeous heavy lehenga.
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10. Oh Cinderella!
It’s like a fairy godmother conjured them up! These absolutely gorgeous, glittering, platform pumps are a luscious rose gold and are a million wishes come true!
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11. Bejewelled Beauties
Not sure which one to pick between comfort and style for your wedding? These crystal encrusted sneakers by Nike are here to save the day! Gift your feet the joy of being at ease without compromising on the fashion quotient, and if you need one more reason to sport these on your big day – Serena Williams wore these to her own reception. Enough said!
12. Fun and Quirky
These shoes are SO fun and will be irresistible to the quirky bride. Christian Louboutin is known for his unique personal style and these shoes are no exception. And a flash of those signature red soles will look incredible as you walk by.
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13. Disco Ballerina
Do you know what is one of the most common features at a wedding after-party? LED dance floors. And do you know what is one of the most overrated features at a wedding after-party? That’s right, LED dance floors. At your function consider opting for these metallic golden shoes with soles that will most definitely light up the stage!
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14. Champagne Gold
These Steve Madden Champagne gold peep-toe kitten heels are the perfect go-to pair for your big day. Not only will they work with any color or print, you could pop them into your honeymoon luggage and take them dancing on holiday!
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15. Metallic Sparkle
These Kate Spade NY D’orsays with their sexy t-bar are delicate, show off the feet in a sensuous way and are glitzy without being over the top. They’ll work for the wedding, sure. But they’ll be your go-to shoes for any occasion after too.
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16. Champagne Wedges
The wedge is the best combination of comfort and glamor and this champagne gold peep-toe with a backstrap by The Shoe Garage is just the ticket. They’re also sure to be a favorite long after the wedding dress is stored away.
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17. Mary Jane Mojo
School girl meets golden goddess – these gold sequined mary-janes with their statement block heel from Charles and Keith make such a statement! Their ballerina block toes will stand out beautifully under an embellished lehenga. And imagine how cute they’ll look on a honeymoon date with a short dress and your hair in a high ponytail!
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18. The Glamorous Gladiator
Sky high heels, a warrior princess vibe – these unique shoes are for the high-fashion bride who knows how to rock these babies. You’re going to have to practice walking in these stilettoes, we won’t lie. But no pain no gain!
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19. The Whimsical Jutti
Those plain, classic juttis have been reimagined by shoe designers across the fashion plains and now come enriched with glamor, color and design details. If you’re wondering what footwear to sport on the big day, here’s a pair of these gorgeous beauties by Fizzy Goblet that will have you light on your feet all night.
We just had to include a pair of sneakers. Brides are always wanting to put their personal stamp on their wedding and show their personal style, so here’s an opportunity to do that. It’s the start of a new journey and you’re going to want some sensible shoes!
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21. Quirky Kittens
It’s your big day and what could possibly be a better way to embrace your eccentric side and mix it up with the bridal vibe than opting for this ‘Pataka Dulhan’ footwear! These kitten heels in their refreshing colours and interesting lettering flawlessly combine cute with crazy to give you super cool.
22. Perfect Pumps
It is very difficult to go wrong with a pair of Louboutins. However, this pair is at right as it gets! These beauties in white with their satin ankle strap are the contemporary classics that have the power to add heaps of sophistication to your bridal look. Named ‘Douce Du Desert’ aren’t these pumps sweet!
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23. Exotic Extravagance
A modern silhouette with a touch of flamboyance is what best describes this Jimmy Cho creation. Embellished with crystals and upgraded with a white ostrich feather tassel these stilettos are a stylish must-have for any trousseau.
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24. Glossy wedges
Don’t want to take the attention away from your carefully crafted lehengas? Go for something simple, but glossy like these wedges, which will not only complement your outfit, but also keep you super comfortable throughout the ceremonies.
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25. Goddess in Golden
Hermes only had one pair of wings for each heel. Allow Giuseppe Zanotti quadruples that for you with these ethereal heels. These may have been named ‘Cruel’ but we think they look rather heaven-sent! Don’t you?
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