Is it just us or have all of our besties, colleagues, casual acquaintances, third cousins, and Facebook friends been getting married amid the (seemingly endless) quarantine period in Metro Manila? Perhaps it’s the distinct feeling of the-world-is-ending urgency that the pandemic has brought about or the desire to start life anew now that everything else in the world seems to be on pause, but yup, wedding fever is real—baby fever, too, but that’s a story for a different day.
If you’re one of the many who have decided to finally tie the knot, allow us to help you plan your big day. We recently showed you some of the best places to get ready-to-wear bridal gowns and if you’ve already got your dream dress, then the logical next step would be to find the perfect pair of shoes. Below, we list 10 elegant heels to show that are perfect for your walk down the aisle.
Looking for the perfect pair of heels to match your bridal gown? These wedding shoes would look oh-so elegant on your big day:
1. Ankle Strap Block Heel Sandals from Charles & Keith
If you prefer to stick to a classic, no-nonsense bridal look, you can’t go wrong with delicate straps and a clean ivory color. This pair from Charles & Keith is perfect for purists. The block heel will be much comfier to walk in compared to a regular stiletto while the square silhouette on the toe will offer ample support and flatter most foot shapes.
Ankle Strap Block Heeled Sandals, P2,299, CHARLES & KEITH
2. Asymmetric Stiletto Shoes from Mango
Nude pumps are a shoe-rack staple—so versatile you can even use them on your wedding day. Go for a style like these stilettos from Mango, which feature an elegant pointed toe and soft fabric exterior. This pair in particular has an asymmetric design with an opening on the inner side of the foot, giving you more breathing room on your big day.
Asymmetric Stiletto Shoes, P2,295, MANGO
3. Mana8 Heels from Nine West
You may be inclined to stick to neutral tones for your wedding day but who says you can’t rock a pop of color under your gown? We say go for a gorgeous pastel shade like this pair from Nine West, which sports a soft pink that will fit right in with your ceremony’s soft, dainty aesthetic. We love the clear strap, which will let your fresh pedicure be the star of the show.
Mana8 Heels, P4,950, NINE WEST
4. Cara Heels (P3,950) from Kenneth Cole
Metallic shoes can add as much sparkle and pizzazz to your look as an eye-catching piece of jewelry. Go for these Kenneth Cole heels if you’re rocking silver accessories down the aisle—it’ll match your jewelry effortlessly. We also love the strappy design, which will keep your foot and ankles stable while walking in a high stiletto heel.
Cara Heels, P3,950, KENNETH COLE
5. Kato Heels (P4,450) from Steve Madden
These heels from Steve Madden keep it simple and subdued with a stark white color to match your dress and delicate straps to flatter your feet while letting your gown, pedicure, and accessories take center stage. The thick heel is tall enough to look as fancy as you need it to, but its chunky size will help even out the pressure on your soles. Your feet will silently thank us when you’re walking down the aisle with no discomfort or lack of balance.
Kato Heels, P4,450, STEVE MADDEN
6. Melissa Di Heels (P3,450) from Dune London
For those who love low-heeled, dainty pairs, these slip-ons from Dune London would be right up your alley. The classic, versatile style will look appropriate no matter the time of day, the theme of your wedding, or the style of your wedding dress. You’ll even want to use it after your wedding day!
Melissa Di Heels, P3,450, DUNE LONDON
7. Giredia Slingback Heeled Sandals from Aldo
Keep your wedding-day footwear elegant and understated with these fuss-free heels from Aldo. They’re as easy to put on as a pair of slip-ons, but with a little more hold and support thanks to the back strap around the heel. We love their simple, delicate style—you can get it in white and beige depending on what would best match your gown and personal aesthetic.
Giredia Slingback Heeled Sandals, P3,795, ALDO
8. Bow Satin Platform Heels from Nose
These sky-high stilettos from Nose would look as graceful as a pair of ballerina pointe shoes. The soft pink exterior, which sports a silky texture, along with the bow-tie design on the strap makes for an ultra-feminine look that’s perfect for brides going for a lux opulence, but nothing too flashy.
Bow Satin Platform Heels, P2,799, NOSE
9. Vinyl Mules With Methacrylate Heels from Zara
You’ll look like you’re floating across the room with these gorgeous shoes from Zara. The block heel—while will be much more comfortable compared to a skinny stiletto—and single strap feature a transparent material that would look almost invisible on the feet. They’re ideal if you’re looking for a subdued look that puts all the emphasis on your dress, jewelry, and pedicure.
Vinyl Mules With Methacrylate Heels, P2,595, ZARA
10. Padded Heeled Sandals from Stradivarius
These no-frills slip-ons from Stradivarius are the perfect heels for chill brides-to-be. The slim heel’s short length along with the padded criss-cross strap promise more comfort and ease compared to impossibly high strappy stilettos. They’re versatile enough to match both your ceremony gown and reception dress, so you can focus on enjoying your big day instead of worrying about pain on your feet.
Padded Heeled Sandals, P1995, STRADIVARIUS
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