Brides Are Still Buying Carrie Bradshaw's Iconic Blue Wedding Shoes—But in This Color
Brides are trading their "something blue" for "something pink"—at least on their feet.
Based on search, sales and active browsing figures across global fashion search engine Lyst's 12,000 partner brands, plus a qualitative survey of 100 brides-to-be, Manolo Blahnik's encrusted Hangisi Jewel pumps (aka Carrie Bradshaw's wedding shoes in the Sex and the City movie) are the most searched for wedding shoes online, with Jimmy Choo and Sophia Webster heels following closely behind. But instead of the blue pair she made iconic, pink is the most popular color for the Hangisis style this year.
The bright pop of color may not come as a surprise, especially if you're a nontraditional bride yourself and want to skip white, cream or pastel-hued wedding shoes in favor of something more eye-catching.
In fact, based on browsing habits around the search term "wedding shoes," Lyst predicts that less than 30 percent of brides will buy cream or white shoes, opting for brighter colors or embellished heels instead. (Bonus: Bright shoes look fun and fabulous in wedding photos!)
The survey also found that 60 percent of brides consider their shoes to be as important as their dress, and 20 percent thought they were even more important. This isn't surprising either—after all, another shoe lover who goes by the name of Cinderella did happen to wear a new pair of shoes that changed her life.
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