Wedding Shoes – Cinderella and You

If you are already worried on what to do now that you need this very precious item of your wedding day, don’t be. Here are some things that might help you prepare for that once in a lifetime event. Yes, every woman is a Cinderella on her wedding day. She is “the one” her prince had been looking for all his life. Except that this time, the prince waiting at the altar no longer holds the other half of the shoes you are wearing. But much like Cinderella, your shoes should be unique. The one that is only yours. One that no evil sisters can take away. But please don’t buy a glass shoes if you don’t want to spend your honeymoon in the hospital.

12 Midnight.. Where are my shoes?

Are you already cramming on where to get your wedding shoes? For some countries whom the groom is the one in-charge of all the wedding expenses, he would gladly agree if you can still use his mom’s wedding shoes, well that is if it is still alive after couple of decades. But fabulously, that is not a very good choice. The best place to go to is the shop of the wedding designer you know of and most importantly, you trust. A designer can fashion a wedding shoe that is of perfect fit and the one that will greatly compliment your wedding dress. The most stunning wedding shoes can ruin your special day if will trip or fall because you are not comfortable with it. If you no longer have the luxury of time and money, well you can head for the nearest shopping mall and try to see what they offer. Again, remember the two things. It should be fashionably beautiful and comfortable.

Finding the Right FEET

So you want to add more height? Most Asian women would dare to buy a wedding shoes with heels like that of a bamboo tree just for them to look tall on this very special occasion. If you think you can handle it, why not? But remember, if you have a long wedding gown, don’t you think if will be more difficult for you to walk around with those super high heels? You might end up having the most embarrassing day of your life instead. I suggest that you stick with what you are comfortable of. You don’t have to impress anyone. Your prince already knows many things about you, especially your height. And most of your guests probably knows that too. If you can already try wearing your wedding shoes, that’s better. Try to walk around wearing it for 5 to 10 minutes. If you don’t feel any slightest discomfort, well, congratulations to finding the right wedding shoes.


Queen Victoria was the one who made the white wedding gown and white wedding shoes popular in 1840. But most of modern day wedding already has a motif. You definitely can’t wear red wedding shoes with a green wedding dress. I will trust you on your choice of colors on this. But let me give you the meaning of colors to help you decide on your motif.

American Meanings

Red = Love
Yellow = Faith
Blue = Intuition
Green = Life
Pink = Beauty
White = Purity
Purple = Wisdom
Orange = Creativity
Gray = Sophistication
Brown = Simplicity
Black = Elegance
Crystal = Clarity

Asian Meanings

Red = Love, Passion
Pink = Commitment
Yellow = Earth blessing
Green = Prosperity
Blue = Wealth
White = Cleanliness
Gold = Strength
Black = Mourning

Wrapping Up Your Shoes

By the time you get your shoes, it’ll probably sit in your closet for a few days until your wedding day. But for early planners it might still take a while. If so, you need to watch your diet. Not only that your feet might be a bit bigger for your wedding shoes if you don’t control your diet but also for your wedding gown. But most importantly, make sure you store it in a place where is it out of reach from cockroach or rodents. I might sound like your mom but this is completely for your own good. Many other challenges will arise before your wedding day and you sure wouldn’t want a destroyed wedding shoes to add up to that, would you?

How to Purchase the Perfect Custom Wedding Shoes?

You just see someone wearing high heeled stilettos at their wedding and you immediately make out that there is a level of discomfort the person is experiencing. This is true because one can imagine what ordeal one goes through while wearing 7 inches heels and walking on their toes down the aisle!

Wedding is the most extra-ordinary day in a person’s life. People plan it months in advance to ensure perfection in every aspect. The most important thing for a bride is to look perfect. Besides wearing a stylish wedding gown, a bride would definitely want to have the most beautiful shoes to compliment her dress and jewelry.

There are various designs of wedding shoes available. These include designs and embellishment like crystals, flowers, laces, beads, trims, appliqué work, and lots more to enhance the look and beauty of custom shoes for your special day. You can search over the internet for these wonderfully crafted custom wedding shoes.

Wearing a gorgeous pair of wedding shoes is not the only thing you must yearn for. The best pair of shoes should also be comfortable, well-stitched, and flexible since it is not easy to stand on your toes through out the wedding. No bride can endure standing for hours and greeting people with a smile on her face while wearing a terrible pair of shoes! So, to make your wedding a memorable experience, select the shoes that are comfortable and trendy.

Wedding shoes are just a little more costly as compared to daily wear shoes. In fact, all special occasion shoes are a little more costly comparatively, but it would certainly not blow away your wedding budget. You will find a lot of custom wedding shoes designs over the internet that are definitely worth purchasing and that too at an affordable price. Look at the following tips when purchasing wedding shoes and make your special day a memorable one!

Always know your right size for each foot

Match the best contrasting shoe color with that of your wedding gown

Choose the color of your shoes keeping in view day-time wedding or a night time party

Look at the embellishments closely to know if the colors match with the embellishment on your dress

See if the retailer has the shoe size chart. Match your size with that of the retailers chart. If there is any difference, inform the retailer about it immediately. A minute difference could mean a lot of discomfort.