Each girl will want every facet of her wedding to be just perfect. And now you have got your wedding dress, and it is perfect. How about your wedding shoes? Think about that, they are the shoes you will walk in from single-hood into wedded bliss; They are the shoes for your first dance as husband and wife. It definitely pays to spend time to get them right for your ‘big day’.
When it comes to picking your very perfect wedding shoes, you may need to take following aspects into full consideration:
1. Height of the shoe
When you are choosing wedding shoes, comfort should be of top priority. You will be on your feet all day at the ceremony, taking photographs at different locations, and dancing and mingling the night away with your guests at the reception, which you should bear in mind. More often than not, low heels and flat could be smart choices. But if you are really an high heel enthusiast, you can also go for the mid or high heel shoes as long as you are confident enough to get them under control. For another thing, you may also need to consider the height of your partner. Most brides prefer their partner to appear taller than them in wedding photographs, so if you are comfortable in higher heels and your partner is significantly taller than you, going for the higher heel would be ok.
When making decision about the style of your wedding shoes, your wedding setting and style is of great important. You need to have the shoes be a good match to your dress and the setting and style of your wedding on one hand, and should reflect your personal style on the other hand. While the basic style principle to follow for a perfect match with wedding dress is that fancy shoes for simple wedding dresses and simple shoes for elaborate gowns. Of course, simple wedding shoes can be a great option for the plain wedding dresses, but a simple wedding dress can be enhanced by more elaborate bridal shoes.
3. Its color
Wedding shoes come in a wide choice of colors with white, cream and light hues the most popular. Although traditionally white, off-the-white, cream has been widely accepted, the bright light hues are getting increasingly popular among young brides. They can be bold and anti-traditional but full of style and creation. In order to make your wedding shoes be a great and perfect match with your wedding dress, you definitely should not go wrong with the color.
4. Fabric and embellishment
The choice of fabric plays a major role in ‘look’ of your wedding shoes. Shoes made of fabrics such as lace, velvet, satin and silk are more delicate and feminine looking, whilst leather and suede fabrics appear more bold and off-beat. If you are planning an outdoor wedding, consider a more durable fabric as light fabrics such as silk and satin tend to stain and tear more easily. As for the embellishment, such as beads, sequins, embroidery, lace, they are sure to add drama for your wedding ensemble. For one thing, If you decide to have both your wedding shoes and wedding dress to have embellishments, you’d better to get all the details coordinate.