25 Wedding Sneakers for the Ceremony, Reception and Beyond

These shoes were made for walkin' down the aisle.
Naoimh O'Hare - The Knot Associate Commerce Editor
Naoimh O'Hare
Naoimh O'Hare - The Knot Associate Commerce Editor
Naoimh O'Hare
Associate Commerce Editor
  • Naoimh writes articles for The Knot Worldwide, specializing in shoppable roundups from gift guides to wedding fashion
  • Before working on editorial content, Naoimh wrote storefront descriptions for some of The Knot Worldwide's many wedding vendors
  • Naoimh studied creative writing at the National University of Ireland, Galway
Updated Jul 06, 2023
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Your wedding style should be true to you, and for some, that means leaving the heels at the altar—or forgoing them altogether. While bridal sandals and bridal fats are great alternatives, there's nothing quite like wedding sneakers—they're cool, comfy and come in a bunch of different styles. Want to add a splash of glitter to your ensemble? Go for sparkly wedding shoes. Have a more classic sense of style? One word: lace. Or maybe you want something that's totally unique to your wedding? You can customize a pair that fits your personal style.

With bridal sneakers, the options are limitless—making it a great wedding shoe for all couples. Whether you need some cute kicks to change into at the reception or you're planning on wearing them all day long, one of these photo-ready pairs is sure to win your heart over.

1. Sparkly White Keds

When it comes to finding a pair of comfy shoes for the big day, these Keds wedding shoes are a crowd favorite. Pretty much anything from the brand's bridal collection will look uh-mazing with your big day attire. We're obsessed with these white glitter bridal sneakers for your wedding and beyond.

2. Pearl Wedding Sneakers

These designer sneakers are cute for your day or night wedding. Not only will these rhinestones look gorgeous with any wedding outfit, but they're also super comfy, meaning you can let loose on the dance floor as much as you like.

3. Custom Converse Wedding Shoes

If you're on the hunt for custom shoes for your wedding, Etsy is the place to look. This lacy pair of Chuck Taylors boasts silky ribbon ties and your choice of personalization in colorful glitter along the heels. (Consider your initials, your wedding date or a sweet phrase, such as "I do.") Add crystal or pearl embellishments to the toes for extra pizazz.

4. Floral Lace-Up Bridal Sneakers

Featuring a floral jacquard pattern in gold thread, these platform sneakers, available in medium and wide sizes, are a gorgeous pair of bridal tennis shoes from Keds x Rifle Paper Co. Even the eyelets shimmer gold on these fancy sneakers for brides.

5. Bedazzled High-Top Sneakers

High-top sneaker in silver metallic with shimmering rhinestones

No need to sacrifice height for comfort. This shimmering high-top is both comfy and chic, and comes in eye-catching colors, like black, navy, gold metallic, and silver metallic. Plus, with their shiny rhinestone appearance, you're guaranteed to turn heads on the dance floor.

6. Crystal-Studded Nike Sneakers

Serena Williams wore Nike wedding shoes and you can too. This Etsy seller embellishes the swooshes on classic Air Force 1 sneakers with premium-cut glass crystals. The result? Eye-catching footwear that'll look great at the ceremony, reception and beyond.

7. Gold Crystal-Studded Wedding Sneakers

DSW sparkly wedding sneakers with geometric cutouts

Looking for even more bling? These gold metallic sneakers with geometric cutouts and rhinestone accents will match the rest of your shimmery wedding accessories. (Psst: These sparkly sneakers are also available in Black, Silver and Navy Blue.)

8. Golden Goose Silver Glitter Sneakers

If you want your wedding attire to wow from head to toe, let this pair of glittery Golden Goose trainers be your crowning glory. The brand's famously distressed-chic shoes are perfect for any soonlywed who doesn't want to look too prim and proper. Expertly made from white leather with silver glitter accents (including the designer's signature star patch), these bridal sneakers are undeniably stylish. But they're also comfortable, all thanks to the perforated toe for increased ventilation.

9. White Platform Wedding Vans

White sneaker with a cushioned fabric inside

Plain white sneakers will never go out of style—even for your biggest day. These skater-chic platform wedding sneakers will give you a subtle boost without the need for stilettos. Though minimalist, these sneakers are wedding-worthy with their all-over white canvas, white midsole, and white shoelaces.

10. White Sporty Trainers

If you're looking for a sporty wedding shoe, look no further than Michael Kors' trainer collection. These stylish bridal trainers are embellished with snake-embossed leather. Plus, they add height (just like heels) and are super comfortable with their unique rubber soles.

11. Something Blue Bride Sneakers

Still finding ways to incorporate something blue? These Chuck Taylor All Star platforms are the perfect way to add a subtle pop of blue to your wedding ensemble. This trendy shoe is completed with the phrase "Mrs" on the side and a "Just Married" print on the outsole. (Psst: This style also comes in black, too.)

12. "I Do" High-Top Wedding Converse

Let your shoes say "I do" for you! Fully customize your own Converse wedding shoes for truly unique sneakers. These high-tops feature an iridescent upper with "I Do" written on the midsole and blue bottoms adorned with the phrase "Just Married." These ones have rainbow laces, but you can also choose white satin ribbon to tie up the shoes.

13. Sparkly Bridal Slip-Ons

Talk about twinkle toes! These sparkly rhinestone-studded platforms will shine on your special day. They're also easy to slip on and take off, so you can conveniently swap out your heels if you're planning on wearing two different types of wedding shoes. Oh, and check out that affordable price tag.

14. Glittery Blue Bridal Sneakers

If you're following the age-old wedding tradition, why not make your shoes something blue? These blue Golden Goose leather sneakers are almost too cool to pass up. They're trimmed with a silver star embellished with glamorous glitter and feature a soft white sole for a bold—and dressy—wedding sneaker.

15. Pearl Wedding Sneaker

In honor of pearlcore—the current trend taking the bridal fashion industry by storm—here's a standout wedding sneaker that's both classy and modern. The leather and pearl upper pairs beautifully with the white and metallic silver rubber outsole. Swoon.

16. Leather Bow Wedding Sneakers

Ready for your "bow-ment?" These strikingly simple trainers come in a pristine shade of white that'll instantly look the part with your wedding attire. The oversized blush leather bow detail adds an iconic finishing touch that'll earn tons of acclaim from your friends and family.

17. Custom "Mrs." Pearl Converse

Changing your last name? Celebrate your new title of "Mrs." with these customized wedding Converse. Choose the color sneaker you want, then have the tongue and side embroidered with your name and wedding date. Another romantic detail? The toe is adorned with pearls and the shoelaces are ribbon.

18. Chunky White Wedding Sneakers

DSW stylish chunky bridal sneakers

Available in medium, wide and extra-wide sizes, these chunky wedding sneakers are both stylish and sporty. They're five stars in the comfort department, thanks to the memory foam insole and the spacious toe box. Better yet, the one-and-a-quarter-inch heel will provide a short, subtle lift for your nuptials.

19. White Daisy Wedding Converse

These white Converse are finished with embroidered daisies for a dainty floral touch to an otherwise simple shoe. We love the light, summery look of these whimsical sneakers for weddings.

20. Rainbow Wedding Sneakers

These rainbow wedding sneakers are a beautiful way to incorporate pride into your wedding look. We love the way the colorful metallic stripes pop against the smooth leather fabric. Don't want to wear stripes? They also sell a style that's covered in rainbow hearts.

21. Designer Pearl Wedding Sneakers

If you're willing to splurge on a pair of designer wedding shoes, these Jimmy Choo wedding sneakers will perfectly match your wedding day look. The low-top platform trainers are crafted with leather and then embellished with shimmery pearl eyelets.

22. Crochet Bridal Sneakers

We love the idea of these crochet shoes for an elegant garden wedding. They're whimsical, romantic and super comfy to boot. Plus, you won't have to worry about finding the right fit for your special soirée, as these dressy sneakers offer all sizes between 5 and 11!

23. Stylish Wedding Wedge Sneakers

We're unapologetically obsessed with wedges and these sneakers are no exception. They have a hidden heel that'll give you an extra two inches of height on the big day. Don't worry, the rubber sole makes them comfortable to wear. Going for an edgier bridal look? These wedding sneakers also come in pale blue, bright limeade and black.

24. Blush Wedding Sneakers

There's no rule that says your wedding shoes have to be white (or blue). Try these blush pink sneakers on for size! They're super comfortable, striking, and—let's not forget—full of glitter! With this fun pair of shoes, you'll never want your festivities to end.

25. Floral Platform Sneakers

Who knew flowers and sneakers could be a match made in heaven? If you plan on getting married on the sand, these lace-up sneakers are the perfect beach wedding shoes. They feature a cotton canvas upper and a lining that will make walking (or dancing) a breeze.

Monica Mercuri contributed to the reporting of this article.

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