You’ve got the venue, the flowers, the food—now there’s just one last finishing touch: your shoes. Some say clothes make the (wo)man, but we say it’s all about the footwear. Choose a pair that fits in with your location and theme, and you’ll be happy you topped off your outfit with shoes that were made for walking … down the aisle!


Maybe your wedding is going retro with a Mad Men spin or maybe it’s casual and you’re wearing a button-down with crisp jeans. Either way, these throwbacks are sure to put that lovin’ feelin’ in your step.

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Beason Wingtip available for $350 at Johnston & Murphy; Chuck Taylor All-Star available for $50 at Converse; Cooper Square Wingtip available for $398 at Cole Haan.




A wedding on the beach appeals to many couples because of the sun, sea and sand. But you’ll likely still need a pair of shoes on those bare feet. These picks are light and stylish, and will work whether you’re dressing casually or in a lightweight suit.

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Pine Point Slide available on sale for $99.95 (originally $148) at Cole Haan; Gucci Karel Leather Sandal available for $435 at Saks Fifth Avenue; OluKai Mea Ola Flip-Flop available for $120 at Nordstrom.


If your wedding is held outdoors or in a barn-style setting, boots are a great way to top off your look and get in the mood of your surroundings. Dressy with a little shine, or rustic with lace-up details, these boots will have you swingin’ your partner around.

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To Boot New York Lawrence Lace-Up Boot available for $398 at Saks Fifth Avenue; Frye Boots Oliver Zip available for $198 at Macy’s; Paul Smith Salinger Chelsea Spectator Boot available for $485 at Saks Fifth Avenue.




At an upscale venue or a classy resort, the only way to go is with a wing tip, loafer or polished boot. Minimalistic and timeless, these shoes will give you that extra air of debonair.

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Un.Edward available for $149.99 at Clarks; Prada Chelsea Boot available fro $890 at Nordstrom; Capital Gain Oxford available for $328 at Kenneth Cole.