What’s In A Shoe?

You’re out looking for the perfect shoes for your wedding day and then you’re just overwhelmed.  There are voluminous options from colors, to sparkle, 1, 2 & 3 inch heels and higher, to simple kitten heels and even flats.  Now amongst all the brands out there we wouldn’t want to forget our fabulous Louboutin’s, our Chimmy Choos, our Valentino’s,  or our Oscar de la Renta shoes.  But for the majority of people there are other options.  David Tutera and Ivana Trump have gorgeous options for you that are a bit more budget friendly, yet just as spectacular as you see on the fashion runways.

What are you looking for in a great pair of shoes?  After you factor in the glitz and glamour of your shoes, remember they need to be comfortable.  You’re going to be on your feet alot on your wedding day, from the ceremony, to pictures, through the life of your reception celebration.  If you must where those high, spectacular heels, why not consider a kitten heel or flats for the reception?  Your feet will love you for it!

You should consider a heel that is no more than 2 inches high, as a higher heel tends to shift your weight forward putting pressure on the front of your feet. You’ll want to look for flexible soles. This allows your toes to bend naturally and any cushion in the shoes will keep your feet in place.  I wouldn’t recommend “breaking in” your shoes, as it never really works.  Remember, your shoes should feel comfortable from the moment you put them on.

If all else fails, purchase a pair of inserts.  You will be so glad you did!

Happy Planning

Mary Homer-Fairy Tale Weddings & Events