We love a bit of romantic wedding nostalgia her at IMAGE Brides, whether it’s the beautiful white dress or your father walking you down the aisle, wedding traditions are an important part of the day. But why not turn one bridal tradition on its head and opt for your shoes to be your something blue. It’s in keeping with all the customs that have come before while giving your bridal look a contemporary twist. We’ve rounded up the most head turning shoes so you glide down the aisle in style.
The Carrie Bradshaw and Olivia Palermo bridal originals, these stunning Manolo Blahnik Hangisi Pumps in royal blue are absolutely breathtaking. Show them off with a vintage tea-length dress.
Barneys of New York, $965
These Charlotte Olympia Vamp in Bloom Pumps may be our absolute favourites. The sky blue suede and pink flower scream bridal and they have just the right amount of detail to complement rather than dominate your look. And they’re on sale so hurry!
Far Fetch, €532
These River Island Peep Toe Embellished Bar Ballerina Flat Shoes are perfect for a summer garden wedding, you won’t bury your heels in the grass and you’ll be able to dance the night away. The glitz across the top give just a peep of glamour from under your dress.
These Nicholas Kirkwood Jewel Eden Satin Slippers has such stunning small detailing while still keeping simple, clean lines. Ideal for a city wedding where a modern bridal gown and these satin shoes can bounce off the urban, industrial environment.
For a more feminine feel, go for these Rupert Sanderson Satire Peep Toe Pumps. Wedge heel is always the best for stability and the plain front means that they won’t detract from your dress while still adding some interest with that funky art deco heel.
Far Fetch, €437.50
For an evening wedding with some glamour, these gorgeous Christian Louboutin Iriza Glitter Luminor Pumps are perfect. The cut out sides give them sultry appeal, the reflective luminor will catch the candlelight and the red sole adds a hint of vamp to the evening’s events.
Christian Louboutin, €525
If you want that darker, seductive look but don’t want a closed toe that can sometimes look too formal, try these ASOS Embellished Heel Sandals. Their eye catching details will reflect beautifully and the chunky heel will support you through a long day and night. Perfect for a summer’s eve wedding.
A beach wedding necessitates flats and these René Caovilla Louis Embellished Sandals are the ideal contrast to a relaxed seaside theme. They’re not too busy in the front so they don’t distract as you walk the aisle but the embellishments give a touch of aquamarine sparkle to your look.
For a glamourous affair these Jimmy Choo Anouk Pumps are absolute stunners. The metallic mint will look flawless against a wedding white and add some ritzy jewellery to really amp up the effect.
Far Fetch, €475
We’re very much in love with the vintage-inspired ASOS Shooting Star Heels. A little Wizard of Oz while still keeping it simple, these shoes are the perfect double whammy – sleek front for gliding down the aisle but with plenty of attitude when you pick up your dress and hit the dance floor. The low chunky heel and strap will keep you comfortable as you move from ceremony to pictures, to party.
These Saint Laurent Jane Suede Wide Strap Sandals are ones that will work for you long after your wedding. Simple and yet eternally chic, these open-toes royal blue beauties are understated and classic.
For a vintage vibe try these New Look Quail Blue Heels on for size. Simple and elegant with a petit heel, the metallic heel adds a little something that will complement an intricate dress.
These iconic Valentino Garavani Rockstud heels are ideal for a fashion-forward bride. The colours are very classic but the studs add plenty of edge. They’ll be the talk of the day but who cares when you have such great shoes!
Far Fetch, €700