26 Dressy Wedding Wedges That Combine Style and Comfort

Plus expert advice from celebrity stylist Dani Michelle.
two wedding wedges for the bride
Monica Mercuri - The Knot Assistant Fashion Commerce Editor
Monica Mercuri
Monica Mercuri - The Knot Assistant Fashion Commerce Editor
Monica Mercuri
Assistant Fashion Commerce Editor
  • Monica writes articles for The Knot Worldwide, specializing in fashion commerce content
  • Before joining The Knot Worldwide, Monica was an assistant style and market editor at House Beautiful
  • Monica holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication from George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs
Updated Apr 22, 2022
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Your dream wedding outfit should definitely include a pair of dream wedding shoes. Whether you're looking for ultimate comfort or a pair of haute-couture stunners, wedding wedges are—hands down—one of the best footwear choices recommended by fashion experts and brides alike. "Wedges are a secret weapon to comfort!" says Dani Michelle, a celebrity stylist and DSW Fashion Authority. "I love having a wedge option for a wedding because all the walking, dancing, mingling and celebrating needs comfortable shoes," she explains, adding that wedges can achieve the same look as a wedding sandal or bridal pump.

Wedge wedding shoes are a safe and sturdy bet to last you the entire day and into the night. While you're shopping, take your ceremony and reception venues into consideration. The style of wedge you choose should support the type of ground you'll be on—whether that's a grassy lawn, a sandy beach or a repurposed barn floor out in the country.

The best bridal wedges are made so that the platform creates equal weight distribution from the balls of your feet to your toes, which can keep your ankles safer than high heels and eliminate pressure points, making for a more comfortable experience overall. "With a wedge, like any heel, you want to make sure your arch lies comfortably so that you have great support," Michelle explains. "I always say in a long dress, you really only need to consider if you want your toe to show or not, and if you're comfortable!"

One way to guarantee that you'll have the best fit on your wedding day is to break in your shoes in advance. You can wear them around your house to do housework (just be careful to keep them clean!). And if you find that they're hard or painful to prance around in (even with practice), consider swapping them out or adding a comfort-related accessory, like an arch insert or toe protector.

As for wedding wedge trends in 2022, Michelle says that "embellishments and lucite" are two styles to look out for. Now that you know what to look for in a wedding wedge, it's time to get shopping! We've rounded up the best wedding wedges to shop right now (including fashionable and stylist-approved picks from Michelle herself).

1. Mix No. 6 Prunela Wedge Pump in Nude

Mix No. 6 silver wedding wedge adored with shimmering rhinestones

We're starting off with silver wedding wedges adorned with shimmering rhinestones for a truly stunning bridal look. Recommended by Michelle, these wedges have a 2.25-inch covered heel that blends effortlessly into the bedazzled design. Meanwhile, the padded footbed adds must-have comfort required for your big day.

2. Badgley Mischka Women's Teasha Embellished Wedge Sandals in Ivory Satin

Badgley Mischka ivory satin wedding wedges with sparkly toe strap

Badgley Mischka is a household name for wedding shoes, including wedding wedges—and for good reason! These ivory satin wedding wedges have a sparky toe strap embellished with jewels and floral appliqués. Choose from two neutral color options, Ivory Satin or Soft Nude.

3. Jimmy Choo Mirabelle 110 Wedges in Ivory Satin

Jimmy Choo Mirabelle 110 ivory satin wedding wedge for a formal wedding

These exquisite Jimmy Choo bridal wedges have so many things that we love, from the crystal-embellished buckle to the sumptuous ivory satin. You'll get a substantial lift with the 4.3-inch wedge, plus they're elegant enough for the most formal of occasions, including black-tie attire.

4. Lulus Muskaa Pearl Square Toe High Heel Sandals in White

Lulus white faux leather wedding wedge shoes with a lucite heel adorned with pearls

These transparent wedding wedge sandals from Lulus will see you through your special day in an ultra-modern way. Stylishly crafted with white faux leather, we're loving the wide single strap and lucite heel adorned with pearls. They're an excellent choice if you're hoping to make a statement.

5. Stuart Weitzman Aleena Wedge Slide Sandal in Platino

Stuart Weitzman champagne-colored neutral wedding wedges with straps

Neutral wedding wedges don't have to be boring. With a smooth glossy finish and slender tapered straps, this beautiful day-to-night wedding wedge commands attention. Choose from two bridal-worthy colorways: Platino (a champagne color) and Adobe (tan straps with natural cork wedges).

6. New York Transit Crystal Pull-On Metallic T-Strap Wedge Sandals in Rose Gold

David's Bridal rose gold crystal wedding wedge sandals with pavé-cut crystals

Nude wedding shoes—like these rose gold crystal wedge wedding sandals—add a warm elegance to your bridal attire. The T-strap sandal is embellished with pavé-cut crystals for an effortlessly elegant touch. The wedges also come in extended width sizes.

7. Jewel Badgley Mischka Women's Laurence Embellished Wedges in Silver Glitter

Jewel Badgley Mischka sparkly wedding wedge heels with pearl toe strap

We love how these Badgley Mischka pearl-embellished wedges create a refined yet lively look for brides. Available in four gorgeous colors, including Silver Glitter and Rose Gold Metallic, the sparkly wedding shoes not only look great, but they'll also allow you to move comfortably throughout the day.

8. Public Desire Sunbeam Espadrille Wedge Heeled Sandals With Crystal Ankle Tie in White

Public Desire strappy white wedding wedges with open toe and high wedge heel

Sexy yet elegant, here's a strappy white wedding wedge that would perfectly complement a short wedding dress. The dramatic straps are decorated with rhinestones for a blinged-out look, while the see-through open toe flows into a flatform sole with a high wedge heel.

9. Ted Baker Bryanah Leather Bow Wedged Sandal in Natural

Ted Baker white wedding wedge with bow detail and espadrille woven heel

We adore the sweet bow detail on these white wedding wedge shoes. The summer-worthy design is crafted from leather and features an espadrille woven heel. You'll get a good amount of lift without feeling uncomfortable (which is especially important with beach wedding shoes).

10. Lulus Tamera Quilted Ankle Strap Wedge Sandals in White

Lulus quilted bridal wedges with faux white leather

Looking for something fresh and fun? Look no further than these white wedding wedges for your nuptials or bridal events. The quilted wedges, crafted from faux leather, feature an open toe design, slender toe strap and adjustable ankle strap for extra comfort. Get ready for loads of compliments.

11. Be Mine Bridal Anishaa Espadrille Wedge Sandals in Ivory

ASOS simply ivory statin bridal wedges with elevated high wedge heel

Minimalist bridal wedge shoes will never go out of style. This pair's simple ivory satin straps—combined with the elevated high wedge heel—exude simplistic elegance. They're a beautiful, subtle bridal shoe that'll perfectly balance a statement-making wedding gown.

12. Kelly & Katie Himesta Wedge Sandal in Taupe/Stone

Kelly & Katie nude wedding wedge with a round open toe and lightly padded footbed

Whether you're having an urban rooftop wedding or a classy garden gathering, here's an ultra-chic wedding wedge (another one of Michelle's faves) that'll look so good in photos. The stylish design has a round open toe and a lightly padded footbed set on a 3-inch wedge heel. Best of all, you can rewear these versatile wedding wedges for future occasions too.

13. Nina Rebecca Wedge Pump in Navy

Nina Rebecca navy blue wedding wedge shoe with crystal-encrusted front strap

Twinkle down the aisle in this navy blue wedding shoe. With a crystal-encrusted front strap, mesh inserts and an elegant low wedge, you'll be well prepared for your formal affair. A shimmering metallic finish seals the deal on this fancy pump.

14. Ted Baker Taymie Leather Scalloped Wedge Sandal in Dusky Pink

Ted Baker Taymie light pink wedding wedges with scalloped straps

Looking for a pair of pink wedding wedges that are elegant yet subtle? These Ted Baker sandals are a perfect fit. Designed with lovely scalloped detailing on the straps and a jute-braided wedge heel, these pale-pink platforms will help you shine all day long.

15. J.Renée Davan Wedge Sandal in Clear/Blue

J.Renée blue wedding wedge with trendy floral embellished vamp

Here's another blue wedding shoe that's captured our hearts (and gives us major Y2K vibes). The chic wedding wedge sandal has a stylish clear design with a floral embellished vamp. You'll definitely want to 'gram these beaded beauties.

16. Jimmy Choo Dellena 100 Wedges in Latte

Jimmy Choo Dellena 100 wedges with sleek open toe, criss cross straps and pearl embellishments

Pearlcore is one of the hottest wedding trends of 2022—and we can certainly see why. These gorgeous wedge shoes for weddings have us swooning. The sleek open toe, criss-cross straps and pearl embellishments comprise this dressy bridal design. Trust us, they're worth the splurge.

17. Torrid Platform Espadrille Wedge Sandals in Natural

Torrid platform espadrille wide wedding wedges for brides

If you're searching for a wide wedding wedge, these platform sandals are your go-to. The extra-wide fit gives you wiggle room around your whole foot. Plus, the extra-cushioned footbed adds even more comfort. Between the fit and understatedly elegant design, it's one of our favorite wedding wedges on our list.

18. Lulus Lagaro Rhinestone Ankle Strap Wedge Sandals in White

Lulus simple white wedding wedge sandals with smooth faux leather straps

We love a simple wedding wedge with a hint of shine. These bejeweled white wedge sandals from Lulus are perfect for the bride: The smooth faux leather straps frame the ankle and sleek square toe, while the wedge heel is decorated in tiny rhinestones for the right amount of pizazz.

19. Journee Collection Connor Wedge Sandal in Black

Journee Collection black wedding wedges with embellished ankle strap

Black wedding shoes surely make a statement—and there are no rules saying you can't wear black with your wedding dress. This bridal wedge style, recommended by Michelle, is elevated with an embellished ankle strap that'll stun from afar. A smooth, black satin finish contrasts the sparkly features.

20. Amina Muaddi Ane Glass Wedge Pumps in Clear

Amina Muaddi glass wedge pumps with pointed-toe and glass wedge

Embrace your inner Cinderella with these glass wedge pumps that are entirely princess-worthy. The fairytale-inspired wedding wedges use a clear PVC to create a pointed-toe and glass wedge, finished with a leather insole and sole. (Just make sure you don't accidentally leave one behind during your wedding send-off when the clock strikes twelve.)

21. Linea Paolo Esie Ankle Strap Wedge Sandal in Eggshell

Linea Paolo casual white bridal wedge shoes with foam-cushioned footbed and sneaker-like sole

Need a pair of comfy wedges for your casual wedding? With this shoe's soft foam-cushioned footbed and sneaker-like rubber sole, your feet will be your last worry on your big day. The braided leather straps add a fun element to the minimalist design, plus you'll get a nice lift with the sporty-chic wedge heel.

22. Nine West Women's Kinda Platform Wedges in White Patent Floral

Nine West vibrant floral bridal wedge with colorful blooms

Switch things up with a vibrant floral bridal wedge that's no short of romantic. This platform wedding wedge is covered in colorful blooms perfect for the spring or summertime. The pretty design is accented with an open square toe, faux leather upper and matching floral ankle strap.

23. Steve Madden Macon Sandal in Clear

Steve Madden pearl-embellished white wedding wedges for the bride

Covered with pearl embellishments, these gorgeous wedding wedges by Steve Madden will surely turn heads. Pearls decorate the lucite upper, while the espadrille wedge gives us major boho vibes. And with a round open toe and lightly padded footbed, this wedge wedding shoe is a go-to choice for brides.

24. Off-White Doll Napa Wedge Zip Booties in Greyno

Off-White luxurious wedding wedge boots with a sleek pointed toe

Wedding boots are a chic and practical shoe option for brides—and paired with a sleek wedge—they're literally everything. With a sleek pointed toe and 3.3-inch wedge heel, these white booties by Off-White are a luxe option worth the splurge.

25. Nina Shoes Naritha Foil Wedges in Silver

Nina Shoes silver wedges for weddings with beaded ankle and toe strap

These silver wedges for weddings blend shimmering style with convenient comfort. Casual yet sophisticated, the beaded ankle and toe strap adds extra sparkle to your summertime celebration. They're an appropriately formal and affordable wedding wedge you won't want to pass on.

26. Frame Le Naomi Wedge Mules in Natural

Frame Le Naomi bridal wedge mules with a square toe, cotton upper and leather sole

How stylish and distinct are these bridal mules? The trendy slip-on wedges are elevated with a square toe, cotton upper and leather sole—creating a chic look for prewedding festivities. Paired with a cute bridal rental outfit, you'll be a fashionable bride for sure.

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