With wedding gown hemlines traditionally grazing the floor, bridal shoes often remain an afterthought. But that doesn’t mean some brides-to-be don’t want something fun to walk down the aisle in.
Over the past few years, as bridal trends have become less traditional — with everything from minis to ultra-high slits and pantsuits now in the mix — the opportunities to balance out the wedding look with accessories are plentiful. Take, for example, Nicola Beckham’s nuptial look in 2022, which included a pair of sky-high Versace platforms.
Brands are taking notice, too. Israeli bridal designer Pnina Tornai, for example, recently released a shoe collaboration with Naturalizer that’s anything but traditional, with big bows and bold colors found throughout the lineup, while Singaporean label Charles & Keith dropped bridal-ready sneakers.
Whatever the style, it’s clear that brands and brides alike are looking to step out of their comfort zone with wedding-ready footwear. Ahead, take a look at some of the best non-traditional bridal shoes out there.
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