10 pairs of adorable custom-painted wedding shoes

If you let yourself go down any given rabbit hole on Etsy, you will suddenly realize that this one cute idea is actually a whole niche industry of people who all had the same cute idea and are now all working their tails off to execute that cute idea in ways you never even imagined.

In this spirit, enter the custom-painted wedding shoe. There is a whole world of custom-painted wedding shoes out there, and today we're going to dip one small, custom-painted toe into it.


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MadLibs with offbeat wedding shoes: Let's imagine what weddings go with these shoes…

Every week I round up a few of my favorite shoes, focused on some sort of theme — smaller feet! Rustic chic! Halloween weddings! Sparkles! Etc! This week I'm going to try something a little different.

I'm just going to grab some shoe styles and then imagine what type of Offbeat Bride wedding might go with them. I'll use descriptors from our enormous tag archive… it's sort of like Offbeat Bride MadLibs, but with shoes!


Lust-worthy (and specially discounted!) custom wedding corsetry from Starkers

Whether you want black lace, polka dot, red silk, or a sexy ivory one-of-a-kind wedding ensemble, Starkers works with you to create a look that is unique to your vision, and fits perfectly. They have a variety of bridal fabrics as well as many historical and modern designs to draw from to suit your needs. And, after collecting over fifteen measurements, each corset is constructed using steel boning and couture techniques with hours of sculpting to ensure a proper, comfortable fit. You can either do in-person fittings at their Toronto studio, or Starkers provide distance fittings, using a cotton mock up.


50+ pairs of cute wedding flats

This is how it goes every week: I'll do a shoe post about something (wedges, platforms, boots, whatever) and the response will be "WHAT ABOUT FLATS!?"

We've got pages and pages of posts about wedding flats, but based on comments I receive, they're clearly the wedding shoe that seems to get the least love. We all want more flats. So today? FLATS! This collection seems to have a lot of animals involved (cats! bunnies! flamingos!) and also more than a few cute bows. Let's do this…