20 Mother of the Groom Shoes We Love

It's time to get fancy with your footwear.
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Emily Burns
by Emily Burns
Updated Aug 16, 2021
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It's your son's wedding day and you want to look amazing from head-to-toe. Enter: The perfect pair of mother of the groom shoes. Whether you're in the market for dress shoes or a more casual pair, there are a few things to consider when choosing your mother of the groom shoes: You'll want a pair that works with your mother of the groom dress (both the style and the length) as well as the season and venue of the wedding. So, if your son is tying the knot in a beach wedding, look for a pair of chic sandals that will hold up on uneven terrain. Conversely, if you're attending a black tie affair, a snazzy pair of dressy high heels or flats are your best bet. No matter the vibe you're going for—the options are pretty much limitless.

Below, shop our list for 20 shoes you can shop right now for your son's big day. (Pssst! These make great mother of the bride shoes too.)

Lulu's Ellarose Light Nude Suede Ankle Strap Heels

lulus nude mother of the groom pointed toe shoes with ankle straps

You can't go wrong with a nude heel. The low heel and adjustable strap on these classic wedding shoes will keep your feet nice and secure.

Bernardo Camille Metallic Leather Crossover Strap Sandals

neiman marcus metallic mother of the groom sandals

These metallic strappy sandals feature a modest chunky heel height and have a sleek and chic feel. Add a metallic clutch bag to tie the whole look together.

Sophia Webster Crystal Pointed Toe Pump

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This wedding shoe is for the fashion-forward mother of the groom. The mesh fabric is edgy, while the crystal heel adds an über-glam touch.

Anthropologie Guilhermina Ballet Mules

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Laid-back but still polished, these ballet-inspired mules are perfect for a boho-glam wedding. We're obsessed with the snazzy neutral colorway with a contrasting crystal-encrusted bow detail in particular.

Nina Blossom Platform Sandal

dsw blue mother of the groom platform sandal with jewels

We love the blue crystal embellishments on these peep-toe shoes. The thick mesh straps give the illusion of a strappy sandal, but will keep your toes from sliding around.

Roger Vivier Belle Vivier Buckle Pumps

saks fifth avenue black mother of the groom pumps with buckle

These ladylike pointed-toe, slip-on heels feature a fun buckle detail and a velvety suede texture that's ideal for a winter wedding. Bonus: The heel height of these is optimal for all-night comfort.

Badgley Mischka Cher Crystal Embellished Pump

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If you're a fan of Carrie Bradshaw's iconic crystal buckle shoes, these wedding shoes are a more affordable dupe. They come in five gorgeous colors, so you can find a pair that works for your outfit.

Jimmy Choo Patent Leather Mules with Crystal Strap

jimmy choo red patent leather mother of the groom heels with crystal straps

Looking for a stunning pair of stilettos? We've got you covered. The diamond-studded strap is gorgeous on this patent leather pair.

New York Transit Crystal Pull-On Metallic T-Strap Wedge Sandals

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Thanks to a wedge heel and stretchy, bedazzled t-strap design, these pull-on sandals are the pinnacle of pretty and practical. These are also a great option for an outdoor wedding because you won't sink into the grass.

Badgley Mischka Ginny d'Orsay Pointed Toe Pump

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Equal parts elegant and edgy, the scalloped detailing plus d'Orsay silhouette makes these kitten heels a standout choice. The ivory color also makes them a stunning choice for bridal shoes.

Nina Berit Pump

dsw mother of the groom pump with gold glitter and jeweled strap

You can never have too much glitter. These glitzy low heels are a glam option whether you're decked out in sequins or looking to elevate a simpler mother of the groom gown. And, the soft suede fabric will keep you blister free.

Salvatore Ferragamo Cap-Toe Pumps

bloomingdales black mother of the groom pumps with polka dots

Want to make a fun statement with your shoes? The mesh polka dot fabric on these pointed-toe stilettos is a chic option for the offbeat mother of the groom looking for an alternative to traditional sequin or rhinestone embellishments.

Betsey Johnson Jude Flat

dsw jeweled mother of the groom flat with pointed toe

Comfy flats don't have to look boring. Case in point: These blinged-out ones with iridescent rhinestones that change color in the light.

Manolo Blahnik Carolyne Leather Mid-Heel 70MM Halter Pumps

neiman marcus black mother of the groom pumps with pointed toe

One word: Timeless. These Manolo Blahnik slingback, pointed-toe pumps simply will never go out of style. Plus, the stretchy strap on these closed-toe heels ensures comfort all night.

David's Bridal Metallic Thong Sandals with Pave Crystal Trim

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Hitting the beach? These diamond-studded flip-flops are a must-have for a seaside big day.

Stuart Weitzman Nudist Espadrille Wedge

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A hybrid of the iconic Nudist sandal and an espadrille, these lofty wedges will give you lots of height—sans the pain usually associated with stiletto heels. We love them for a nautical or garden wedding.

Anthropologie Seychelles Plateau Flat

anthropologie burnt orange mother of the groom flat with pointed toe and wedged heel

These pointed-toe flats are a great option for a backyard or beach wedding. The linen fabric on these is so unique.

Badgley Mischka Carissa Bejeweled Floral Mesh Ballet Flats

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A flat wedding shoe is always a safe option, especially if you want to dance the night away. These Badgley Mischka beaded ballet flats are just made for a black tie affair.

David's Bridal Crystal Strap Low-Block Heel Comfort Sandals

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This is the block heel of our dreams for a few reasons: It comes in classic nude and black, the low heel is ideal for standing for hours on end and the crystal-encrusted toe adds just the right amount of shimmer.

Stuart Weitzman Addy Suede & Patent Leather Slingback Pumps

saks off fifth stuart weitzman neutral suede and black patent leather mother of the groom slingback pumps

This suede and leather pump is a shoe for all occasions. You can easily dress this versatile court shoe up or down.

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