Comfy & Cute Bridal Shoes That Won't Kill Your Feet

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Your wedding shoes are an important part of your bridal look, but no one wants to be nursing painful feet on their honeymoon—or during the reception. So, we’ve gathered 10 of the most stylish comfortable shoe options to wear at your reception. From preppy to sporty chic, we’ve got the perfect comfy shoe for any bride’s aesthetic. Because trust us, it’s hard to make the most of your big day when your feet feel like they’re literally about to fall off.

Lovebird Embellished Pointed Flats
 at ASOS - $45

Thought you could only have that classy look in heels? Think again. These ballet flats are timeless and oh so elegant. The low-key design features subtle but eye-catching embellished straps. Plus, the behind-the-heel support means you can dance as much as you want and your feet will stay secure all night.

Bobbi 30-R Rhinestone Sneakers
Steve Madden
 at Steve Madden - $89.95

With a 2-inch platform and full rhinestone covering, these shoes are not your average sneaker. However, they do provide that same supportive fit, meaning if you have any experience with a little bit of platform shoe, you can run around in these for hours. Seriously, you could breakdance in these things (not sure you’d want to in your wedding dress, but the option is there).

Mallorie Mule
Journee Collection
 at Amazon - $49.99

The perfect shoe for any nostalgic bride looking to take inspiration from the past, mules are back, baby. These flats are proper enough to complete your formal reception look without sacrificing any comfort. The pointed toe and circular details add a subtle retro look, and we’re totally here for it. 

TechLoom Pro Sneakers
Athletic Propulsion Labs
 at Athletic Propulsion Labs - $160

For the sporty bride, you need these athletic shoes. Feel like you’re walking (and tearing up the dance floor) on a cloud all night with extra cushioning we bet you won’t find in stilettos. Plus, the re-wear value of these babies is off the charts.

Mandi Cut-Out Sneaker
 at Nordstrom - $390

If you want comfort, but just can’t sacrifice that luxurious look, these are the sneakers for you. The perfect cross of preppy and chic, with delicate cut-outs that will complement any reception dress detailing. And they last literally forever—consider them a long-term investment.

Shine Buckle Low-Top Sneakers
Stuart Weitzman
 at Saks - $395

Hello?! Your dream shoe just arrived. We promise these shoes will make you feel like the belle of the ball when you take to the dance floor—without letting any foot pain steal your spotlight. Plus, how many people can say their reception shoes have crystal-embellished detailing? 

Tammala Mule
Journee Collection
 at Amazon - $49.99

This backless mule is the perfect addition to your comfortable wedding day wardrobe. With crocodile print and a decorative bow, the design complements any look without distracting from the statement piece: you! Plus, it’s the perfect shoe to dress up or dress down after the big day, so you’ll get tons of re-wear.

Delaney Fisherman Platform Sandal
Free People
 at Nordstrom - $158

These adorable platform sandals are perfect for an outdoor wedding. We’re getting major boho bride vibes here. These shoes will have your back from the first slow dance to the cake cutting. 

Mentor Slide Sandal
Steve Madden
 at Nordstrom - $84.85

Slide-on sandals are the holy grail of easy-to-wear shoes. With a flat sole, this pair is perfect for any anti-heel bride. Plus, the square toe and detailed strap give any reception look a wedding-worthy classy upgrade.

Sidny Crystal Pavé Platform Sneaker
Betsy Johnson
 at Macy's - $89

For the bride that loves all the sparkle, keep all eyes on you with these rhinestone-covered sneakers. These shoes are sure to get you on the floor and dancing the night away (and worry-free of any long-term foot pain). Seriously, who can deny footwear that literally shines like a disco ball?

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Evelyn Beltrani
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