The other day while rummaging through the back of my shoe closet, a glistening twinkle caught my eye. A warm, nostalgic feeling came over me when I realized they were my white satin, beautifully (if not excessively) embellished wedding shoes. I hadn’t seen them since my wedding day nearly one whole year ago.
Saddened that I had neglected them in the back corner alongside my six-inch stilettos from my early 20s, I got to thinking. What if I had opted for a more versatile pair that I could actually wear again? Timeless shoes that I could effortlessly slip on with jeans for cocktails or dinner?
The truth is it would be nice if I could wear my wedding shoes again. Especially since I worked incredibly hard to find them and spent a rather large portion of my paycheck to buy them.
So in the spirit of getting the most out of our wedding purchases, we’ve rounded up 10 chic and versatile wedding shoes you can absolutely wear long after the big day—no dust-collecting in sight.
Velvet and bow details are huge this season, so rest assured you'll stay on trend long after the big day.
Timeless white pumps belong in every woman's wardrobe. From walking down the aisle to walking the city streets, these will last you forever.
Metallics are having a major moment this season. Jump on the trend in these versatile sandals that look just as chic with skinny jeans as they do with a beautiful lace gown.
Delicate and romantic, these ballerinas are perfect for everything from a charming garden wedding to a chic ladies' lunch.
You can never go wrong with a pair of leg-lengthening nude sandals. These will unquestionably go with everything in your closet.
Having a beach wedding? Stylish espadrilles are the answer to your destination-wedding prayers. Plus, just think how much use you'll get out of them after.
The epitome of understated elegance for a city wedding. Captivating and comfortable, these will last a lifetime.
Here's to your something blue! Live happily ever after with these sweet pastel kitten heels.
A block heel of the perfect height makes these sandals officially dance floor–approved.
Seriously chic, these satin flats will make you fall in love all over again.