Wedding Shoes and Accessories Worn by Real Brides
See how some of our brides accessorized their wedding day looks with jewelry, sashes, shoes, and hair adornments, and get ideas for your own ensemble.
Bride Hillary borrowed some of her grandmothers' jewelry from her mother to wear at the wedding.
A vintage clutch, which had a long life in this bride's childhood dress-up box, reappeared on her wedding day as a sentimental accessory.
Courtney found simple white pumps and had them dyed Kelly green to complete her look.
This bride’s side-swept ’do was accented by a glittering feather clip for a subtly-glamorous touch.
Pops of Color
Nichole accessorized her strapless gown with a mint green belt and coral statement necklace.
Louise wore a long heirloom veil from the 1920s that every bride on her mother's side of the family had worn down the aisle since her grandmother tied the knot. She complemented it with striped Charlotte Olympia wedges.
Floral Hair Clip
Bride Audrey topped off her updo with a white hair ornament by Twigs and Honey.
Lucky Blue Shoes
At this snowy wedding, the bride's azure heels each got a silver sixpence for good luck.
Handmade Halo Headpiece
This fashion-editor bride crafted her own headpieces by attaching gold-beaded leaf trim to a barrette and a headband.
Ruby Red Pumps
Precious Vintage Pendant
Around her neck, Heather wore a Victorian-era compass on a long gold chain, which the groom gave to her as a birthday present one year.
Blue Prada Pumps
This bride’s strapless gown was accented at the waist with a jeweled pin.
Floral Birdcage Veil
Glitzy Gold Louboutins
Designer Accessory Trio
The bride, who is known to shuttle around the city in Superga sneakers, gifted her bridesmaids with a pair tied to each of their chairs, the better to kick off their heels during the reception. As for her, she kept her heels on, despite the sneaks that dangled from her own seat. She saved those for the next morning, a charming reminder of the roaring time they had shared with family and friends the night before.
Azzedine Alaia Heels
Taylor's runway-worthy Azzedine Alaia heels echoed her wedding's Jazz Age theme. "I wear those shoes twice a month," says Taylor.
Snow-Ready Shearling Wedges
The bride slipped on shearling wedges with pink ribbons for her outdoor photos. It was winter in Vermont, but she didn’t compromise style for warmth.
Satin-and-mesh booties were Sorenne’s footwear of choice. "They looked very Cyndi Lauper-meets-the-1800s," she says.
Feather Hair Accent
For her beachside wedding, Sam selected cobalt pumps with a bit of flair.
The finishing touch on this bride’s ensemble was a pair of dyed-to-match green pumps. The hue was an accent in the otherwise black-and-white fete.