12 Gorgeous Wedding Shoes Because It Doesn't Have To Be All About The Dress

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It all comes down to the shoes, even if the only time they make an appearance is during the garter toss at your reception. Since you’re most likely wearing a white dress for the big day, bold shoes are the best way to make a statement. It’s time to say goodbye to the never-ending selection of bland, white lace kitten heels and step outside the bridal shop. Go all out with bedazzled platform stilettos, or work in your “something blue” with a colorful, strappy sandal. Not only will you have more options to choose from, the quintessential shoe shot with your man (or woman!) will look that much cooler.

Whether you’re channeling Carrie Bradshaw with a pair of Manolos or keeping it classic like Kate Middleton with shoes by Alexander McQueen, make sure to thoroughly test out your pumps (indoors of course!) before the big day. If you’re going for sky-high heels, I would even suggest dancing in them to see if the shoes will work. The last thing you want is to end up limping onto the dance floor and trailing your dress when it’s time for the first dance. Practical tips aside--rock one of these 12 glamorous shoes on your wedding day for a dash of unexpected color to your bridal ensemble.

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