Photo: Vasilis Kouroupis
Not that we need to tell you, but weddings are expensive! By the time you’re done booking all your vendors, you may find that there’s very little left in the budget for your wedding ensemble. But, you don’t have to spend a ton of $$$ to look the part. We’ve scoured the depths of the internet and found 10 pairs of wedding shoes that are fire and won’t break the bank! Whether you’re looking for strappy sandals or satin mules, we’ve got something for everyone. And yes, gentlemen, we’ve got some gems in here for you too. Happy hunting!
Need to find “the one” (gown that is) before you’re ready to start shoe shopping? Check out this article about the dos and don’ts of dress shopping. If you need a little more inspiration before you’re ready to settle down, check out what this shoe designer wore for her wedding.
Once you’ve got your shoes secured, consider exchanging shoes with your better half and writing a special note on the bottom for them to find on your big day.
1. Satin Asymmetrical Sandals by Charles & Keith
Shoes: Charles & Keith
This beautiful strappy sandal with gemstone accents is perfect for any bridal look. We love the metallic stiletto heel that gives the whole look that little something extra. Get them at Charles & Keith for just $83.00.
2. “Put a Ring On It” Stiletto Pump by Azalea Wang
Shoes: Azalea Wang
This delicious little mule is the perfect shade of pastel pink wrapped in a pretty silver bow. It is sweet and sexy at the same time and will look adorable peeking out from underneath your gown as you walk down the aisle. Get it at Akira for just $69.90.
3. “Evening” Patent Slip-On by Perry Ellis
Shoes: Perry Ellis
This sleek patent leather slip-on is a chic alternative to the traditional tuxedo shoe. Wear them with regular socks or go bold with the no-show look. Get them at Perry Ellis for $89.99.
4. “Giona” Block Heels from Jewel by Badgley Mischka
Shoes: Badgley Mischka
If you’re looking for something a little more practical but you still want to feel like a bride, try these block heel sandals from Jewel by Badgley Mischka. The heel height is right in that happy spot where it gives you a little lift without you feeling like you’re on stilts all night. Get them at Badgley Mischka for $99.00. They come in a light gold metallic or champagne satin.
5. Satin Slingback Flats by Charles & Keith
Shoes: Charles & Keith
If heels aren’t your thing, there are plenty of stunning flat options out there, it just takes a little more digging. Check out these satin gem-embellished slingback flats in “light blue”. They are gorgeous, comfortable, and can double as your something blue! Get them at Charles & Keith for only $46.00!
6. Truffle Collection Bridal Heeled Mules
These lovely pointy-toe mules would pair beautifully with any modern minimalist gown and can be worn with practically any outfit after the wedding! And, you won’t believe the price–these babies are just $50.00 on ASOS!
7. “Brodie” Tuxedo Shoes by Calvin Klein
Shoes: Calvin Klein-Men's Wearhouse
What would a classic tuxedo be without some killer patent leather shoes? The “Brodie” in black by Calvin Klein is the perfect timeless tuxedo shoe and will add polish and sophistication to your look. Get them at Men’s Wearhouse for $99.99.
8. Sparkly Strap Heeled Sandals from Zara
These delicate strappy sandals from Zara are the perfect height for dancing the night away. We love that they come in this pretty beige color that will pair beautifully with any gown and is a neutral that can easily be worn after the wedding. Get them at Zara for $49.90.
9. “Aerin” by Kate Whitcomb
Shoes: Kate Whitcomb
Another great flat option if you’re worried about being comfortable on your big day. We love that these have all of the fun of a strappy sandal with none of the pain. Get them at Kate Whitcomb for just $80.00.
10. “Wesira” Pump by Jessica Simpson
Shoes: Jessica Simpson-DSW
A fun take on the classic ankle-tie pump, this pair from Jessica Simpson will add a little sparkle to any bridal look. Get them at DSW for $69.99.