22 Rustic Wedding Shoes We're Head Over Heels For

These bridal shoes are perfect for an unfussy affair.
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Sarah Title - Bridal Fashion & Shopping Expert.
Sarah Title
Sarah Title - Bridal Fashion & Shopping Expert.
Sarah Title
Bridal Fashion & Shopping Expert
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Updated Oct 13, 2021
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If you're tying the knot in a romantic country wedding, hosting a barn wedding or just opting for a rustic bridal look for your big day, you'll need a killer pair of bridal shoes. Rustic wedding shoes aren't your traditional pair of kicks. From cowboy boots and booties with fringe to flats made of natural fabrics and colors, there's no definitive kind of rustic bridal shoe. That's where we come in. Below, we've compiled editor-approved rustic wedding shoes you can shop right now.

Havana Strappy High Heel Sandals

aldo us brown leather strappy high heel with block heel and ankle strap for rustic wedding shoe

This three-inch block heel and secure leather ankle strap makes your walk down the aisle a secure yet stylish one. Bonus: These are a great pair of minimalistic bridal shoes if you'd prefer the main focus to be on your wedding gown.

Anthropologie Colorblocked Western Boots

anthropologie cream western boots for rustic wedding shoe

No rustic wedding shoe wishlist would be complete without a few pairs of boots. The color blocked suede fabric and low heel made of leather lends an air of sophistication to this otherwise casual bootie.

Aerosoles Landon Sandals

dsw tan suede high heel sandal with ankle strap for rustic wedding shoe

Stand tall and confident as you exchange "I do's" in these block heel sandals with a thick ankle strap. Another plus: The cognac hue also plays into the natural, earthy tones typically associated with a rustic wedding style.

FP Collection Bryn Marr Wrap Sandals

free people tan strappy sandals with fringe and beading for rustic wedding shoe

Wear these tie-up ankle-strap sandals as the perfect complement to a short gown. If your wedding style is effortlessly chic, these bridal shoes will fit right in with your laid-back vibe.

Saint Laurent Women's Espadrille Flats

bloomingdale's saint laurent white leather flats with jute bottoms rustic wedding shoe

Heels definitely aren't required on your big day, so if you're worried about keeping your balance, opt for a pair of flats instead! This one-of-a-kind flat is part loafer, part espadrille, thanks to the unique combo of leather and esparto rope.

Alexandre Birman New Mabeleh Sandals

alexandre birman platform high heels with white bow ankle strap and cork heel rustic wedding shoe

The lace-up bow strap might feel a bit on the preppy side, but the chunky platform and nearly five-inch heel made of Nappa leather and cork make these platforms rustic-wedding chic.

Anthropologie Silent D Payor Booties

anthropologie white booties for rustic wedding shoe

If you're unsure about going for cowgirl boots, these ankle booties with a barely-there heel allow you to tap into country style without going full-on cowgirl. Bonus: These modern booties also allow you to wear classic white without looking too traditional.

Z_Code_Z Exclusive Ava Strappy Heeled Sandals

asos tan strappy high heels with ankle straps for rustic wedding shoe

These minimalist sandals offer just enough of a rustic vibe that won't overtake your wedding gown. The strappy design and mid-point heel make these bridal shoes the perfect combo of trendy and timeless.

TOMS Majorca Cutout Sandals

toms white and brown high heel sandals with cutouts for and block heel for rustic wedding shoe

These bridal shoes work well with a variety of rustic wedding gowns. Plus, the flexible textile fabric and cushioned insoles make it easy to keep these on throughout your day—and well into the night.

We The Free Montage Tall Boots in Cactus Milk

free people light blue leather cowgirl boots for rustic wedding shoe

Play up your rustic wedding style while giving a nod to tradition by opting for these distressed leather boots as your "something blue." They offer a lived-in feel and a low heel, so the only think you have to worry about is showing off your moves on the dance floor.

Pikolinos Java Gladiator Sandals in Cuero

nordstrom brown leather high heel sandals with cage straps for rustic wedding shoe

This open-toe sandal is the intersection of comfort and style. The leather cage straps ensure total security, while the cushioned soles will prevent wedding-day blisters.

Malone Souliers Alessandra 85MM

malone souliers brown high heels with laces for rustic wedding shoe

Fashion-forward brides will fall in love with these sling back strappy sandals. The pointed-toe and lace-up tie elements take this from a classic bridal shoe to something with a lot more personality and edge—just like you.

Isabel Marant Lennyo Studded Suede Sandals

moda operandi brown suede studded sandals for rustic wedding shoe

These suede sandals were made for the low-key bride who prioritizes comfort over style. Taupe leather straps embellished with grommets give this practical pick the edge it needs.

Schutz Seiya Sandals

revolve brown strappy high heels sandals with ankle strap for rustic wedding shoe

The dark caramel color of knotted leather make these ankle-strap sandals perfect for a rustic wedding. The best part? These versatile suede block heels can be reworn for other events, including date night with your new spouse.

Tecovas The Annies

tecovas white authentic cowgirl boots for rustic wedding shoe

It's your wedding day—why not splurge on an authentic pair of cowgirl boots? These timeless wedding boots have a flattering silhouette, intricate stitching and can be worn countless times well beyond your big day.

Journee Collection Braely Flats in Light Brown

dsw light brown flats with pointed toe and lizard texture for rustic wedding shoes

While the d'Orsay silhouette of these flats might feel traditional, the faux lizard texture and light brown hue give these pointed-toe flats an earthy vibe.

Gentle Souls by Kenneth Cole Signature Colleen Wedge Sandals

nordstrom tan suede and jute wedges for rustic wedding shoes

If you're looking for extra height but you feel unsteady in classic stilettos, consider opting for wedges instead. You'll never have to worry about tripping down the aisle in these suede and jute ones. The crisscross elastic and more level heel will give you the security you need to confidently strut your stuff.

Loeffler Randall Elsa Clog Sandals

shopbop cream tan platform clog high heel sandals for rustic wedding shoe

Clogs are having a major moment—and yes, they can also be the perfect rustic wedding shoe. An open-toe design plus ankle straps gives these block heels a high fashion update.

Reformation Marcella Ruched Kitten Heels in Pecan

reformation brown ruched kitten heel for rustic wedding shoe

Modern minimalists, this one's for you. These '90s throwback sandals' pared down design makes them easy to slip on and off. The ruched details and brown colorway make them ideal for a rustic or boho wedding.

Dolce Vita Kate Western Mules

macy's tan suede heeled mules with block heel and gold toe cap for rustic wedding shoe

A Western-inspired mule is another great way to play up the rustic theme of your wedding without committing to a full-on cowboy boot. The soft suede fabric and gold toe rand (read: toe cap) on these mule booties is equal parts country and chic.

Steve Madden Tayla Ankle Tie Sandals

norstrom steve madden tan  sandals with ankle ties for rustic wedding shoe

Whether you're having an outdoor wedding or just aren't a stilettos kind of girl, these slim leather lace tie-up sandals are made for super casual nuptials. Bonus: They're also a stylish option for a beach wedding.

Freya Rose Sparrow Boots

bhldn white high heel boots with mother of pearl heel for rustic wedding shoe

Glam meets rustic in these high-heeled white leather booties. The mother-of-pearl embellishment on the heel makes this a one-of-a-kind boot for a one-of-a-kind bride.

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