Shopping for matching wedding shoe sounds fun and exciting but it can also prove to be among the most difficult, stressful and overlooked items on the wedding list. To ensure that you are going to buy the right wedding shoe, here are several tips that you must be mindful about.
Once you have chosen a wedding dress, the next thing you should do now is to buy matching shoes for it. Whenever possible, only buy shoes that you really love and something that reflects the gown you purchase. Go to a local mall and canvass for different types and designs of shoes, you may also window shop to see the ones available. Try high heels and flats to be able to figure out what looks better on your dress and what is more comfortable to wear. It is easy to break in for shoes that are comfortable to wear from the very start.
It is smart that you take into account where the wedding venue is. If you’ll be having a beach wedding, then dressy flip-flops or flats can be a better option compared to glittering strappy sandals. As for the heels, see to it that it is of the right height and if needed be, have your dress altered as you wear it. Prior to shopping for a pair of heels, check your size with the salesperson attending you. As a matter of fact, many women wear shoes that are smaller than their feet. Our feet shrink or swell as a result of weight loss or weight gain.
In the past, bridal shoes only come in white color to complement the dress but nowadays, you’ll see that there are many brides who opt for bolder colors. Some websites even let you customize the shoe. These sites allow you to go from closed or open toed, display as many patterns and colors as you like while having the choice for heel height and whether you want to add ruffles or laces.
For the reception of your wedding, it will be recommended to buy flip flops or ballet slippers as these shoes are really comfortable and saves you from aches. You may ask you bridesmaid to help in decorating the shoe or you can go for an easier route in monogramming the shoes and/or buying them decorated intentionally for your wedding. There are lots of padding that can be worn for your high heel shoes. From gel circles to foam pads, each carry its unique benefit for your feet. Try it with an old pair of shoes or when wearing the new shoes for the first time. There are many pads that you can get for heels and insoles that focuses more on no-sweat and no-slip.