Advanced wedding footwear: high heels I love but probably can’t walk in

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heart heelsI'm assembling my outfits for the various Lovesick Expos I'll be attending over the next few weeks (Brooklyn & Philly: I'll see you next weekend, right!?), and I got these insanely adorable shoes. They are so cute, and so perfect, and make my legs look so long, and I love them so much, and FUCK I JUST DON'T KNOW IF I CAN WALK IN THEM.

I think my plan is to booth-babe myself (is that a verb? I just verbed it… sorry, Copyeditor Caroline.) and wear these shoes when I am sitting at the Offbeat Bride booth, but then maybe I'll bring some flats to sneak on when I actually have to, like, walk.

For those of you who are more advanced heel-walkers than I am, I decided to round up a collection of shoes that I absolutely adore… but probably can't walk in. If you can manage these on your wedding day, I bow down to you. In fact, maybe that's the solution: if someone bows down and carries you around on your wedding day, these are all the perfect shoes. PERFECT.

PS: if your balls start aching at the very thought of super high heels, get thee to our flats archive!

Vixen - Silver Snake
Freddie - Turquoise
Sydney - Black and White
Langlade - Black
Ya Give Me Fever - Pewter
Love Dove - Gold
Come Get Me - Nude Rose
SB Kiss - Champagne
Isla Bonita - Leopard
Stretch Limo - Silver
Iris - Black White Leather
Nola - Navy

Random bonus shoe

Bow Other Way Bootie in Gold

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Comments on Advanced wedding footwear: high heels I love but probably can’t walk in

  1. ERMERGRD! I want those Betsey Johnson SB Kiss – Champagne shoes!
    I went shoe shopping with one of my bridesmaids this weekend for my wedding at the end of the month. I kept on picking out shoes like that and she kept reminding me that 1 – I only ever wear sneakers, so 5 inch heels might be hard, and 2 – all of my bridesmaids are already 3-5 inches shorter then me.
    BUT big and sparkles EVERYWHERE!!!!! WANT!

  2. As a little bitty 4’10” girl, these shoes are all in my ability range! Woohoo!

  3. I had heels and flats for my wedding. I recommend any bride planning to wear heels, even experienced heels wearers, have a pair of flats stashed, because it can be a loooong day.

  4. Anyone know if modcloth has width options for their shoes? Lovin’ the shoes, but I don’t know if I would be able to fit my feet in them!

    • Well… for some reason my link didn’t show up and it cut off the rest of my comment. Basically what I said was that they were surprisingly comfortable and I would recommend them to brides who like heels but are not sure if they can pull off a long haul event like a wedding in them.

      In fact I’ve ordered another pair of shoes by the same designer for my own wedding and am looking forward to them coming in!

  5. I have the black and white Mel shoes and I desperately want to wear the white pair to my wedding! Alas I am used to flats and however much I practice I don’t think I can manage them for a whole day 🙁 I’ll probably end up with a pretty pair of Docs instead!

    • You can always wear your Mels for the ceremony and first dance. Then when you boogie down and really wear your feet out you can have a back up pair of cute flats hidden under your sweetheart table.

      • True! Think I will wear them for the ceremony at least as FH is quite a bit taller than me and won’t have to bend too much to kiss me if I wear heels 😛

  6. I find an ankle strap is key, if there isn’t an ankle strap I KNOW I won’t be able to walk in them.

  7. hello im new to this site i just adore and love the gorgeous wedding shoes you have here oh i soooo love the red heels with the heart on awwww there soooo lovely i just adore and love hearts its soooo nice to see more hearts being used in fashion nice pleasant site love ya stuff compliments to you

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