Getting married in sneakers: wedding sneakers for comfortable brides

Updated Mar 15 2021
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Photo by Regina as The Photographer, LLC and Ashlee Hamon Photography
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Let's talk about getting married in sneakers. Of course the most popular sneaks to get married in are Converse — so popular, in fact, that we have an entire 30-page archive dedicated to brides and grooms in their favorite All-Stars. But there are tons of other wedding sneakers to be considered — gold Vans, light-up high-tops, and even several pairs of Unicorn-printed sneakers… because apparently that's a thing! Let's take a peek at some of our favorite, most comfortable-ist wedding sneakers…

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And now I leave you with these glittery Converse, which the bride custom-painted herself:

Rubyredfeathers hand-painted and glittered these Converse, covered the tongue with the same fabric as the gown, and replaced the ties with ribbon. Holy awesome. Photo by Josh Smith Photography
Rubyredfeathers hand-painted and glittered these Converse, covered the tongue with the same fabric as the gown, and replaced the ties with ribbon. Holy awesome. Photo by Josh Smith Photography

 

  1. My wedding is next weekend, and my entire wedding party is wearing sneakers! I thought, why should only the groom get to wear comfy sneaks? I'm wearing them too! And then we carried it on to the entire party. Batman and Batgirl Converse, except for the brides and groomsmaids who went with a solid color. And the flower girl, who we had to get a special different brand of Batgirl sneakers. Can't wait for the pictures!

  2. I just wanna say, it was this article popping up on Facebook that just saved my butt. We are getting married tomorrow, and were literally on our way to the venue to set up, and I was scrolling through posts while FH drives… And I see this article and realize.. I left my shoes at the house!! We had both forgotten to put them on our checklists, and I would have likely forgotten until tomorrow, so thanks for the post!! Not wearing sneakers, but instead a pair of Modcloth flats recommended in another previous post. Thanks for everything!!

  3. I've been searching for monogrammed non-Converse sneakers. Preferably skate style high tops. I can't find anything! Does anyone have ideas where I can order or send this type of shoe to be monogrammed?

    • For custom monogram I would try Etsy. I think most sellers do converse but I'd imagine someone would be willing to do another style if you ask.

      For non-converse, I'm not sure where you're located, but Paula's has converse knock-offs. They look identical to converse but much cheaper. Or you could do keds or vans are similar in style. Vans more than keds for high top or either for low top.
      And then, just find someone to monogram them. I'd imagine a tailor might be able to.

  4. I've recently started painting on sneakers. Wish I had thought of wearing them for the wedding…I still might. I have two weeks. Yes, I can paint. Pair of the,…and still do EVERYTHING else! Right?

  5. I wore sneakers at my wedding! sparkly white boat shoes. I was having bad back problems at the time, and spending the whole night in uncomfortable shoes was NOT something I wanted to do. I was also dealing with a lot of price-tag guilt pre-wedding and putting off some purchases. I found these shoes for like $14 the week before the wedding. I got lots of compliments on them, and most of the time you couldn't even see my shoes anyway! The comfort was way worth it.

  6. I wore Toms espadrilles and they were perfect. I didn't tower over the husband and my feet were comfy happy all day. My bridesmaids wore Havianas so their feet were saved as well!

  7. Update, I got these shoes for the reception! http://www.adidas.co.uk/super-wedge-shoes/AW3968.html?cm_mmc=AdieSEM_PLA_Google-_-GS-UK-Product+id%27s-_-Best+Performing+Products-_-PRODUCT+GROUP&cm_mmca1=UK&cm_mmca2=&71700000015683385&ds_agid=58700001545522382&gclid=CK2Xy-7so9ICFcHGGwodyjALmA&gclsrc=aw.ds&dclid=CNXW0O7so9ICFfIR0wodrbEIaQ
    US site doesn't allow for customization while the UK site does! I put the date on one shoe and our initials on another shoe! Additionally, these babies are the same height as my ceremony shoes! Cannot wait to wear them!

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