16 High-Heeled Wedding Shoes for Every Bridal Style

Polish off your wedding ensemble with some pretty pumps.
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Parker Butler
Bridal Style Expert
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There's nothing better than a fabulous pair of shoes to complete your bridal look. With the perfect pumps, your walk down the aisle will feel like a trip down the runway. (Just make sure you'll be comfortable throughout the day in stilettos, otherwise consider a second pair of flats for your reception.) Here are 16 wedding-worthy pumps for you to rock on your day.

1. Blue Suede Shoes

Blue wedding pumps with sparkly heel
Jessica Nadine Photography

Sparkly, blue suede heels might be the "something blue" you've been searching for. Match your shoes to  cobalt bridesmaid gowns for a coordinating pop of color or show off your dazzling pumps with a short wedding dress for a whimsical affair.

From: A Classic Wedding at Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

2. White Lace

White lace high heel wedding shoes
The Grovers

Flirty, feminine and utterly classic, a pair of white lace heels are always wedding ready.

Designer: Christian Louboutin

From: A Rustic, Romantic Wedding at Shady Canyon Golf Club in Irvine, California

3. Multicolored Sparkles

Sparkly wedding shoes pumps
KT Merry

Play up your whimsical style with multicolored, glittery heels. Pair them with a short wedding dress or let them peek out from a romantic ball gown.

Designer: Christian Louboutin

From:A Ekwanok Country Club Wedding in Manchester, Vermont

4. Textured Gold

Gold wedding shoe pumps for a glamorous wedding
Mint Photography

Incorporate this neutral metallic through a pair of edgy pumps. Work in unique textures and patterns to make them stand out.

Designer: Christian Louboutin

From: An Elegant Natural Wedding at Ma Maison in Dripping Springs, Texas

5. Shimmering Lace

Sparkly wedding shoe pumps in white and silver
KMD Creations

Pair your dress with sparkly, champagne lace pumps for a beachside ceremony or classic ballroom soiree.

Designer: Stuart Weitzman

From: An Ocean-Inspired Wedding at South Seas Island Resort in Captiva Island, Florida

6. Timeless Toes

White patent wedding shoe pumps
Caroline Frost

You can never go wrong in sleek, patent leather pumps.

Designer: Nine West

From: Winter Wedding at the Cork Factory Hotel in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

7. Shoes in the City

Blue wedding shoes Manolo Blahnik Hangisi pumps
Rebecca Arthurs

Make like Carrie Bradshaw in cobalt pumps with a sparkly toe embellishment for the trendiest "something blue" ever.  

Designer: Manolo Blahnik

From: An Elegant Island Wedding in Lanai, Hawaii

8. Pointed Pumps

White satin wedding pumps for an elegant wedding
Tonya Malay Photography

A pair of refined, satin pointed heels will give your ensemble understated style and elegant finesse—not to mention totally elongate your legs.  

Designer: James Ciccotti

From: An Elegant Wedding at the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, Florida

9. Classic Nudes

Nude wedding pumps for a classic wedding
Alicia Ann Photography

Nude heels give any and every style the perfect, polished finish.

Designer: Jimmy Choo

From:A Sophisticated, Romantic Wedding at Lord Thompson Manor in Thompson, Connecticut

10. Dazzle Effect

Sparkly silver pumps for a glamorous wedding
Aaron & Jillian Photography

Good news: There's no such thing as too many sparkles—especially at a glamorous wedding. Dress to the nines in a pair of pumps that twinkle allover.

Designer: Miu Miu

From: An Ultra-Chic Garden-Inspired Elopement at McCrady's in Charleston, South Carolina

11. All-Purpose Heel

Sparkly gold wedding shoes high heels
Brooke Shultz

Sparkly, gold heels will carry you from your glamorous ceremony to the last twirl on the dance floor.

Designer: Classified

From: A Wadley Farms Wedding in Lindon, Utah

12. Dipped in Glitter

Nude wedding shoe high heels with sparkles
Mike Staff Productions

Stay true to your fun and flirty style with a pair of fanciful heels you'll love just as much as your dress.

Designer: Betsey Johnson

From: A Natural Wedding at Inner Circle Estate in Deckerville, Michigan

13. Pearl Slippers

Pearl wedding shoes high heels
A Day of Bliss

Pearls have made a serious fashion comeback, and we're obsessed. Match a pair of pearl-adorned pumps with a delicate lace gown to add texture and shine.

Designer: Rene Caovilla

From: An Opulent Plaza Hotel Wedding in New York City, New York 

14. Floral Embellishments

White wedding shoe heels with beading
Dana Fernandez Photography

Include blooms beyond your bouquet with a pair of dazzling heels embellished with botanical beadwork.

Designer: Bella Belle

From: A Floral-Inspired Barn Wedding at Chandelier Grove in Tomball, Texas

15. Vibrant Gemstones

Pink wedding shoes with jewel embellishments
Lacie Hansen Photography

Make a festive and colorful statement in jewel-crusted slingbacks.

Designer: Rene Caovilla

From: An Eclectic Wedding at Miller Nurseries in Canandaigua, New York

16. Elaborate Embellishments

Sparkly gold wedding shoe pumps with beading for a traditional Indian wedding
Lace | Hanky Photography, LLC

Planning an Indian or fusion wedding? A pair of decadent pumps give a special, fashionable nod to your or your partner's cultural traditions.

Designer: Style & Co.

From: A Traditional Indian Wedding at A'Bulae in St. Paul, Minnesota

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