Wedding Shoes

Amy Reece

Posted on April 27 2018

Things To Consider When Shopping For Wedding Shoes

If you are planning for your Big Day, then you have a lot of things going on. Although you might be busy tasting cake and choosing your flowers, you shouldn't put off buying your wedding shoes. This will give you plenty of time to find the perfect heels or flats for you to wear when walking down the aisle to join your beloved.

Hailey Pumps

Pixie Cove Customer Stacey wears Hailey Pumps in red

In addition to your own shoes, other members of the wedding party will need footwear. While they are generally responsible for their own, you need to have the correct parameters for each member to choose the appropriate shoes. While the guys will probably be fine, the ladies will want time to make sure their own wedding shoes look fantastic and fit well.

Suzie Sandals

Pixie Cove Customer Sara and her bridesmaids wearing Suzie Sandals

While it was once pretty common for the bridesmaids to dye their shoes to match their dresses, that is no longer the case. Though you can do this, many find that it is better to give certain rules regarding the shoes everyone wears. For instance, heels one to three inches in height, and silver accessories rather than gold. Of course, that is entirely up to you! After all, it is your Big Day!

As for your own shoes, you need to start looking at shoes once you are certain about your gown. Take plenty of time to look at your options, and consider looking at sources outside of the normal suggestions. You never know what type of beautiful unique find is waiting for you!

Suzie Sandals

Pixie Cove Customer Avril wearing Suzie Sandals

Realistically, if you are going for heels, how high do you want them to be? You could change your wedding shoes between the wedding itself and the reception. This is a good idea if you want to wear higher heels for your wedding than you can comfortably wear while dancing and celebrating for several hours. Of course, you should think about whether you will be able to stand and walk in them without any trouble if you plan to wear them anywhere, especially your own wedding!

And you don't have to wear heels at all, of course. The growing popularity of beach destinations and similar style weddings often include a change in footwear as part of the appeal. For instance, if you plan to walk down a sandy aisle on your favorite beach, you will need to have a gorgeous pair of sandals to rock.

Courtney PumpsPixie Cove Customer Annette wearing Courtney Pumps in Pink

The color of your shoes is another important factor that you will need to look at. This is particularly true if you are purchasing them on line. By starting early, you will have enough time to find a pair of shoes that matches or complements the rest of your accessories. Perhaps like our customer Michele you could use your shoes as your something Blue.

Fianna Pumps

Pixie Cove Customer Michele selected the Fianna Pumps in Blue

Make sure that you purchase the right size shoe. While this might seem like a no-brainer, the reality is that lots of folks don't know their actual shoe size. The best time to measure is in the evening, after a busy day on your feet. Because your feet swell throughout the day, this will give you the best reading on what size you actually wear. You can find a video on measuring your foot size for Pixie Cove shoes at or read an article at

For many brides, it makes good sense to purchase wedding shoes that can then become special occasion shoes. Though you probably won't wear them to the grocery store, a high-quality pair of shoes that you have picked out for the special event should get worn from time to time. Whether you have a sexy pair of sandals, classy boots or a timeless pair of heels, make sure you take them out to wear after the wedding is over.

Another thing to think about is whether or not you want to take advantage of shoe accessories for the wedding. This is one of the ways that you can easily extend the usage of your wedding footwear. By using different accessories, you can transform the way the entire outfit you are wearing looks.

Getting married is one of the biggest decisions that you will make in your life. Along with it are multiple choices that lead up to the Big Event. Although you might feel overwhelmed sometimes, which is completely normal, you can rest assured you can get it done if you stay focused. Since your shoes are going to make or break your wedding attire, it is important that you take the time to find the perfect shoes for your wedding. Use these tips to do it!

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