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Kick it with these colorful alternative wedding shoes

Here at Offbeat Bride, we have been talking about alternative weddings shoes for nontraditional folks LITERALLY FOR DECADES. I’ve been rounding up super bold unique bridal shoes since 2007, and as I’ve gotten older, my taste has only gotten weirder. Today, I’m going to share some of my favorite nontraditional shoes for 2022.

The 5 most comfy wedding shoes for brides with chronic pain — or anyone!

Are you planning a wedding? Congratulations! Are you planning a wedding and have chronic pain? The shoe is the most important part of your day…

Sharing the wealth of my window shopping for the perfect wedding shoe clips to jazz up my shoes

Sharing the wealth of my window shopping for fun wedding shoe clips

I ended up having a bit of trouble finding wedding shoes that I loved. It then dawned on me that I’d been touting the merits of shoe clips for ages and forgot that they might just be the ticket for adding some fun to my wedding flats.

Grab your favorite pair of shoes (flats, heels, loafers, boots… all can rock clips!) and get to accessorizing your feet…

Amplify your shoe radness with these shoe addons (clips! cuffs! feathers! a holster!)

Amp up your shoes with these wedding shoe addons (clips! cuffs! feathers! a holster!)

When it comes to wedding shoes, my first advice? Make ’em comfy! With that in mind, you don’t actually have to splurge on weird and wild shoes to get the impact you’re looking for. You can find plain old comfortable shoes (at a store or already in your closet!) and use some wedding shoe addons to make them AMAZING. I’m talking ankle cuffs with feathers, blingy shoe clips, rainbow wings, kinky chains, LED laces, and pom-poms! There are so many ways to take a plain shoe to wild-as-hell levels of fun. Let’s see what I found scouring the web…

Your ride-or-die fashion haul store now has REALLY affordable wedding dresses!

Your ride-or-die fashion haul store now has REALLY affordable wedding dresses!

Y’all know we love a good deal on clothing, and T.J. Maxx is one of those places you can count on for a kick-ass fashion haul for work and life (and of course, wedding guest fashion). Huge news, though: they now carry wedding gear(!) including mother of the bride gowns, bridesmaid dresses, and the biggest win… seriously affordable wedding dresses. We’re talking tons under $100.

Dinosaur wedding decor

Weddings, uh, find a way: dinosaur wedding details for all you clever girls

Our nerdy science couples have always been down for dinosaur weddings and the dinosaur wedding details that accompany them. From dino jewelry and shoes to Stegosaurus hair to fossil-strewn wedding venues, these weddings are from another time. A long, long ago time!

Let’s go digging for inspirational artifacts from some of our very favorite dinosaur-themed weddings…