Shoes


WARNING: Wedding Shoe Envy Ahead

by Azure

Yesterday we blogged about the drop dead gorgeous engagement rings by Diamond in the Rough. And today, it's all about shoes! The Bridal Collection by Jimmy Choo is a shoe girl's dream come true, and a budget bride's worst nightmare. With prices in the $500 to $1500 range, these drool-worthy kicks cost a pretty penny. But they're just SO gorgeous! Sky high heels, gold & silver sparkle for days, vibrant strappy sandals and crystal-encrusted heels... I'm convinced that wedding...

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Light Up Your Wedding with Lemon Yellow

by Azure

On Monday, we shared tons of inspiration for neutral wedding color palettes. But today we go bold with bright lemon yellow!! Canary, citrine, honey, and straw, there is nothing sweeter than a Spring or Summer wedding with sunny yellow pops. You can get super creative with the wedding flowers you choose (since LOTS of blooms come in a variety of yellow shades) , and sport sunshine-y statement accessories (check out the last photo for six fantastic ideas) down your white...

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Turquoise for Your Something Blue

by Azure

After complimenting my sweet grandmother on her turquoise earrings a few times, I became the proud new owner of these vintage gems. The earrings have been passed down for generations, and were given to my grandma by her mother. I started thinking about how gorgeous these would be for a bride's something blue, and since they're vintage, they'd count for her something old, too! I've always been a fan of turquoise. The stone, the color, you name it. If you're like me, then turquoise...

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Splurge Vs. Save: Blingin’ Rhinestone Wedding Pumps

by The Broke-Ass Bride

One of these things is not like the other...one is these things is a designer heel that retails for $1,350, and the other is a more budget-friendly alternative that's only $160. Can you guess which is which? Is the designer option studded with diamond pave? Sadly, no. We checked. Is the designer name worth the extra $1,190? Well...just how much did you love your BeDazzler as a youth? 

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Splurge Or Save Faceoff: Net-a-Porter VS Nordstrom

by Azure

  (L) Matthew Williamson reception dress, (R) Sue Wong reception dress I'm the youngest of three girls so growing up, I was sporting my sisters' hand-me-downs like nobody's business. And when we did go shopping, it was to Marshalls or TJ Maxx. Not Nordstrom or Saks. I grew up thinking that Nordstrom was expensive and only appropriate when looking to splurge. But after doing some side-by-side comparisons of products in Nordstrom's Wedding Suite and designer items in Net-a-Porter's...

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7 Must-Have Photos of Your Wedding Shoes

by Azure

  Photos by Photography by Leah and Docuvitae As your big day approaches, you start to think about those gorgeous detail shots you've swooned over while knees deep in wedding planning.  Giving your photographer a photo wishlist is a great way to ensure you get the shots you want.  But how do you come up with the list in the first place?  Let's start with the shoes! We picked seven of our favorite wedding shoe shots so you can decide which ones are musts for your wedding!  And...

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Top Bridal Shoe Trends for 2012

by Azure

  2012 brides are chic, practical and budget-conscious. And when it comes to their wedding shoes, they want an array of colors, styles and heel heights to choose from. Women's Wear Daily interviewed folks from some of the top bridal accessories boutiques to find out what brides really want in their wedding day kicks. Here's what they had to say...   Versatility—2012 brides want to walk down the aisle in a pair of shoes they can wear again! Makes sense, doesn't...

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Splurge Or Save: Adorable Sequin Pumps For Brides + Bridesmaids

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Just because you’re a budget-minded bride doesn’t mean you’re not susceptible to the latest trends. My current obsession, for example: sequin everything. Nothing makes me squeal like a 12 year old at a Hanson concert circa 1997 more than a sparkly pair of designer sequin pumps, or a cute little sequined party dress. But as much as we lust over names like Kate Spade, Vera Wang, or Jimmy Choo –  forking up several hundred dollars for a single pair of shoes puts a serious...

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Cover Up, Step Up with BHLDN {shoes + shrugs}

by Azure

  Have you checked out the latest and greatest by Anthropologie's BHLDN?   First, let's start with the cozy and chic cover-ups!  If you're planning a brisk fall or winter wedding, you'll feel warm and fuzzy just looking at these gems.  From luxe cap-sleeved Angora jackets (like the one below) to Ostrich feather capes, a BHLDN bridal cover-up is the ultimate topper for your dream wedding day look.       And next, for...

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Wedding Dress Accessorizing, A through Z

by Azure

  ... from the incredible Bride Chic!   I adore Polyvore for the simple reason that it's chockfull of daily wedding inspiration. When I need a fresh set of young eyes I call upon those Poly-muses to show me something new.  And I'm never disappointed.   Since the site is mostly about putting together the perfect look, you'll find ideas for your white aisle style way beyond anything you ever dreamed. For starters, the rule of thumb when choosing your...

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How your wedding shoes tell your love story

by Azure

  All you need is two pairs of shoes, one bride, one groom and one unique picture to capture, and begin to tell the story of, your wedding.  You spend a year (or two!) planning every last detail down to what shoes you’ll wear down the aisle, so it only makes sense to ensure your photographer gets a keepsake photo of them.     The ‘shoe shot’ will tell a lot more about your wedding than you think. Your shoes reflect not only you and your groom's personalities...

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Affordable + Chic White by Vera Wang Wedding Accessories

by Azure

White by Vera Wang is a really fantastic collection for budget brides who still want to look like a million bucks. You can score a lookalike of Kim Kardashian's custom Vera Wang gown for just $1,500, and one of my favorite dresses in the Fall 2012 collection costs a cool $700. Pretty easy on the budget, don't you think? And did you know that Vera creates shoes and accessories for her White by Vera Wang line, too? I didn't... until I visited the showroom this past weekend in NYC. I...

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Bold Wedding Shoes for Your White Wedding

by Azure

Make a statement in bold, beautiful bridal heels! There’s nothing better than an unexpected pop of color from beneath your wedding dress.  We’re talking, of course, about your wedding shoes!  While many brides are still choosing traditional white or ivory heels, now is your chance to show off your style and personality when you walk down the aisle.  Below are three chic alternatives to classic wedding white heels, so you can really shine! 1- Your Something Blue ...

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Tripping the Light… One of a Kind Wedding Shoes

by Azure

About Bride Chic You know me, I'm always for adding that one wowzer touch of originality. How's this for pulling together your wedding look? One-of-a-kind wedding shoes that look like they belong in MOMA, each and every pair hand-painted and decorated by designer Nora Karen. Her Etsy shop is a virtual gallery of these beauties, and for adding some extra punch you'll find the occasional clutch. If you love anything peacock check out her special collection of wedding shoes themed...

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Something Blue bridal shoes by Manolo Blahnik- First Look!

by Azure

Yesterday we talked about zeroing in on what matters to you most so you can splurge accordingly. And we showed off some heavenly Loeffler Randall bridal heels that are totally worth the splurge! I'm a shoe girl so when I walk down the aisle, it'll have to be in a pair of Jimmy Choos, Christian Louboutins or Manolo Blahniks. Don't get me wrong... I'm not running around Chicago in these uber-expensive, ultra luxurious shoes. But when it comes to special occasions, you better believe...

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Splurge Alert! Wedding Shoes by Loeffler Randall

by Azure

A pair of Loeffler Randall heels will cost you. But for your walk down the white aisle, you deserve shoes as special as your day! That's my opinion anyway   I mean... if there's ever a time you can ever feel good about plunking down $500 on fancy kicks, this is it! Not every girl loves a killer pair of heels, but I certainly do. So if you have a shoe fetish like me, allow yourself to splurge on a very special pair of wedding shoes. And then keep your fiance smiling and...

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Wedding Shoes that Make a Statement!

by Azure

It's Tuesday Shoesday! And the perfect pair of wedding shoes can pull your entire bridal look together. When selecting your wedding day kicks, remember that you can go as unconventional, offbeat and funky as you'd like! Unlike your wedding dress, hair & makeup, and bridal jewelry, your wedding shoes can be over-the-top bold since they'll remain mostly covered during the ceremony and reception. So use this opportunity to really showcase your unique personal style, whether it's...

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Charitable Wedding Idea: Walk the Aisle in TOMS Wedding Shoes

by Azure

TOMS is known for its casual, comfortable shoes and its commitment to social responsibility and giving back. For every pair of TOMS shoes purchased, a pair is donated to a child in need. And now that TOMS has launched its first wedding collection, you can incorporate charity into your I Do's with a simple purchase or two. The TOMS wedding collection includes low-key kicks for brides, grooms and the entire wedding party. There are on-trend metallic styles and classic ivory...

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