Wedding shoes are a weird thing… there's a lot of focus on SUPER FANCY! SO MUCH SPARKLES! MASSIVE HEELS! I try to combat some of that on Offbeat Bride with regular shoe posts focused on flats, wedges, and weirdness. If you've read the Offbeat Bride book, you may be familiar with my concept of “a smidge above,” which means that while yes: lots of us want our wedding days to feel a little special and a little fancy, what “fancy” means for each of us is going to be different. For those of us on the super casual end of the spectrum, “a smidge above” daily wear may not be glittering gold platform heels with bows… it may be mary janes.
YES, mary janes. They can be awesome for weddings. Let's take a peek at a few options. Some of these actually ARE pretty fancy… because mary janes don't have to be comfort shoes.