Wedding season is officially here, and we don’t know about you, but we’re running around like mad picking out our outfits for all the nuptials. Finding a cute dress is the easy part, but choosing a pair of wedding guest shoes is where you really must make a smart choice. If you don’t want to add too much height but still want to wear heels, a low block heel is right up your alley. If you really just want to be comfortable all night long and not have to kick off your stilettos, opt for a pair with extra padding.
From black tie weddings to backyard gatherings, there are plenty of shoe options to pair with your wedding look. Here, our 25 favorites.
Best Metallic Heels
Especially if you’re wearing a simple dress, a pair of bold, metallic heels will spice up your look in an instant. These have a short platform and block heel for extra comfort and balance.
Best for A Fall Wedding
These ankle strap heels are a great choice for a fall wedding thanks to the closed toe and seasonally appropriate suede. The wooden block heel adds an extra texture element that we just love.
A pair of glitzy, cushioned flats are perfect for those who want to prioritize comfort but still want to add a bit of glam to their look. These are available in 13 colors and patterns to go with any kind of frock.
Best for a Beach Wedding
A low heel is key for walking in the sand, and this backless style is optimal for popping on and off with ease. The heel is a little over three inches and the double straps add extra support for walking around.
Best Navy Heels
A classic pump is always a top choice for a wedding. This pair from Sarah Flint (a fave of Meghan Markle) features a shaped insole for anatomical arch support, plus a wider toe box to give your tootsies some extra room.
Best Lace-Up Heels
Talk about chic. The satin lace-up ribbon is absolutely gorgeous for a summer wedding. We recommend pairing these with a simple dress that hits above mid-calf, because they’re definitely the star of the show.
Best Low Heel
Wedding or not, we’re adding these adorable sandals to our carts. The heel is only one inch, and the front has a half-inch platform for even more comfort. Though maybe not dressy enough for a formal affair, these are calling your name for any low-key nuptials.
Best Silver Heels
Go glam or go home, right? These chic platforms are complete with a thick heel and gorgeous bow on the front for a feminine touch. The heel is a little over four inches and the platform reaches just under an inch.
Best Flat Shoes
Heels not your thing? These sandals are perfect for an outdoor summer wedding—just don’t forget to paint your toenails.
Best For Dancing
The custom-made insole in this heel will provide your arch with plenty of support to keep your feet comfortable as you dance the night away. The heel is just under three inches, so it hits that sweet spot of adding a bit of height but not too too much.
We love the scalloped detailing on the straps of these wedges. The heel is three inches tall, the outer material is a soft suede and they’re available in five colors.
Best White Heels
Pair these sleek white mules with a mini or midi dress this season for a stunning summer wedding look.
Most Comfortable Heels
You’re going to forget you’re wearing heels in these cozy sandals. There’s an extra six millimeters of padding in the footbed along with a shaped insole to support the natural arch of your foot.
Best Strappy Heels
Baby blue is a gorgeous choice for summer. The soles on this Sam Edelman pair are padded for extra comfort, and the strappy design is sure to keep your feet feeling secure.
Best Kitten Heels
We love the bow on the front of these cute heels for a sweet, feminine look. The heel is just under two inches and the beige shade is beautiful for nearly any look.
Best Flats For A Black-Tie Wedding
These glitzy shoes are a great choice for a black-tie wedding if you don’t want to wear heels. They have a teeny, tiny wedge, but will keep your toes comfy all night long.
Best Colorful Option
There’s something about wearing a super simple wedding guest dress and adding a bold pop of color with your shoes…These pumps are about three-and-a-half inches tall and the rubber sole will help avoid any scuffing.
Best Slingback Flats
Opt for a different kind of flat for your upcoming weddings like these slingbacks. They have a rubber front sole, so you won’t slide around on the dance floor, and there’s extra padding on the top and sides of the toe box for extra comfort.
Best Black Heels
Slip into these chic, embossed heels with ease thanks to the custom-designed insole. The side straps have elastic for a snug fit around the foot to avoid slipping and the Spanish leather upper is lavishly soft.
Best Block Heel
How cute is the tortoise motif on these uber-walkable sandals? These block heels are three-and-a-half inches tall and have a lightly cushioned insole, making them a no-brainer to pair with your go-to LBD.
Best Designer Shoes
If you’re looking for a pair of heels with a designer tag, this is one of our favorites. The beige color is neutral enough to pair with tons of different dresses, plus they’re only two inches tall, so they’re easy to walk in.
Affordable and comfy? That’s our kind of heel. These are easy to slip on and off (if you don’t want to dance in them) and you can wear them repeatedly because they’ll match basically everything.
Best Wide Fit
Strappy heels are super trendy right now and these have a mid-height heel that’s even cuter. The faux leather has a slight shine to it which is great for transitioning from summer to fall.
Best Clear Heels
If you’re still loving the clear heel trend, these are a great choice for a wedding. The square toe is equally on-trend, and the open toe will keep the plastic from fogging up.
Best Round Heels
Round heels are unique and comfortable when you’ll be standing for the better part of your evening. If the lilac shade isn’t going to match your look, don’t fret, these are available in 19 colors.
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