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Suede shoes with satin dress

Ashley, on September 22, 2022 at 10:50 PM Posted in Wedding Attire 0 6
Is this a no-no? My bridesmaids (my older cousins) have told me I cannot wear suede heels with my satin ball gown but I don’t really understand why. Has anyone done this, or do you think it would look strange? By suede shoes I mean either suede Oxford style shoes with a mid heel (in navy, wedding color), or navy suede heels with an ankle strap. Both have an almond toe shape. Is that too casual for a big satin ball gown? I’m constantly walking the line between elegant and rustic/somewhat more relaxed for the whole wedding so I didn’t think suede shoes would be odd but they are extremely against it. I don’t think people will even see my shoes all that much! Give me your thoughts please!


Latest activity by Michelle, on September 23, 2022 at 1:56 PM
  • Erin
    Rockstar May 2022
    Erin ·
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    As you said, no one will even see your shoes under your dress unless you pick up the skirt. I say wear whichever shoes you like as long as they are comfortable for you 🙂
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    Dedicated April 2023
    Peyton ·
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    I tend to follow fashion rules. I would say no to the suede shoes. Nonetheless, it is your day so do what you feel is best!

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  • Juliana
    Savvy October 2022
    Juliana ·
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    I think it would look ok since they are a different and darker color. But I am also wearing chucks so not like I'm very proper lol.
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  • Cece
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    Cece Online ·
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    Typically no, you would not wear semi-casual velvet shoes with a satin ballgown. However, it’s your wedding day and you can wear any shoes you choose! Like you said, you are wearing a large gown and your shoes probably won’t be seen anyway. Plus, you are more likely to get more use out of those shoes, as they are casual enough to wear later with jeans, dresses, etc.
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  • B
    VIP July 2017
    Becky ·
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    Cece hit the nail on the head (per the usual).

    I'm going to add - wear what makes you comfortable and happy and ignore what people say.

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  • Michelle
    Rockstar December 2022
    Michelle ·
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    No one will see the shoes unless you specifically show them off. The variation in texture is not something that anyone will ever care about or notice. Cousin needs to mind their own business.
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