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24 Wedding Flats for the Bride Who Doesn’t Compromise on Comfort

These elegant wedding flats prove you don't have to choose between style and comfort—you can have both.

Dobrina Zhekova
Dobrina Zhekova
Ballet flats with blue floral pattern

Ballet flats with blue floral pattern

Your wedding day look isn't complete until you find a pair of shoes to match the rest of your ensemble. And while wedding heels and stilettos can add a few inches to your height, they're not always the most comfortable options, especially if you don't normally wear them in your everyday life. Enter: wedding flats. A stylish pair of bridal flats, such as summery sandals or ballerina flats, will keep you looking chic all day long without torturing your feet. And if you thought flats were only for casual dress codes, think again. Pointy-toe flats, such as D'Orsay styles, bring the same formality of heels, and you can dance the night away in them. And if you're wearing a wedding jumpsuit or pantsuit, a pair of trendy loafers will be the ideal addition to your outfit. Now, check out 23 bridal-approved flats, including slingbacks, sandals, Mary Janes, and T-straps to wear on your big day.

Nude slingbacks with rhinestone straps

Sparkly Slingback Flats 

These aisle- and dance floor-friendly slingbacks feature a rhinestone-embellished strap and pointed toe design. Choose from a champagne, silver, or black hue. 

Jewel Badgley Mischka Bambi, $89, Zappos

Low heels with ankle strap and pearl and rhinestone straps

Ivory Satin Sandals

This pair of pearl and rhinestone wedding sandals will add plenty of sparkle to your wedding day ensemble. The delicate ankle strap and low block heel were made with comfort in mind. 

Aerin Ivory embellished pearl rhinestone wedding flats, $145, Kate Whitcomb

Ballet flats with blue floral pattern

Patterned Wedding Flats 

Take a page out of the Bridgerton stylebook with these demure ballet flats. The classic style is decorated with a pretty blue floral pattern, matching grosgrain trim, and an adjustable bow for a custom fit. For ultimate comfort, these flats are made with multiple layers of plush padding in the soles. 

Margaux the Demi, $198, Margaux

Flats with ankle straps and crystals on front strap

Jeweled Flat Sandals

Summer brides, this Jewel Badgley Mischka wedding sandal has a classic design with a touch of sparkle by way of the crystals that embellish the scalloped front strap. The golden champagne color is versatile enough to match a range of dress codes. 

Jewel Badgley Mischka Osmond, $89, Zappos

White pointed toe flats with pearls on straps and bow on back

Pearl Wedding Flats  

Elegant satin flats are accented with classic pearls and oversized silk bows for an unexpeted—and trés chic—take on T-strap flats. These dressy wedding flats would also look gorgeous for pre-wedding events, such as a bridal shower or rehearsal dinner. 

Bella Belle Lulu pearls and crystal ivory bow wedding flats, $365, Bella Belle

Black velvet strappy flats with pointed toe

Black Strappy Wedding Flats

Ideal for fall and winter weddings, these black flats have a little extra detail thanks to criss-cross straps and pointed toes. They're available in extra wide width to prevent pinching.   

Torrid stretch criss cross flat, $46, Torrid

Ivory leather slingbacks with buckle on front

Buckle-Adorned Slingbacks

These pointy toe slingbacks are the epitome of timeless elegance (and, as such, have plenty of re-wear potential after your wedding day). They feature ivory leather uppers embellished with oversized buckles and are finished with delicate slingback straps. 

Roger Vivier gommettine leather slingback flats, $695, My Theresa

Sparkly white sneakers

Sporty Wedding Shoes

Wedding sneakers have certainly become more popular in recent years. This pair of sparkly kicks offers the best of two worlds—stylish glitter uppers available in five colorways and cushioned insoles for comfort when you're ready to dance your heart out.

Keds x Kate Spade New York champion glitter, $85, Keds

White pointed toe flat with flower applique on ankle strap

White Flats with Crochet Straps

Boho brides, this pair of classic white wedding flats are finished with crochet ankle straps for an eye-catching detail. They're a perfect option for an outdoor venue or beach wedding—wear them with a tea-length or high-low wedding dress to show them off.

Lovely Bride by Anna white crochet lace wedding flats, $160, Etsy

Blue flats embellished flowers on front

Blue Wedding Flats

This beautiful pair of silk flats can double as your something blue. The handmade shoes are embellished with flowers and vines made from dainty pearlescent beads. 

Daisy Blue blue wedding shoes flats, $385, Bella Belle

Sandles with crystals on straps

Beachy T-Strap Sandals

Getting hitched at the beach? We recommend staying away from high heels, which will sink into the sand. Instead, opt for a pair of bridal sandals with beading or other embellishments. This pair features a traditional T-strap design covered in shimmery crystals for a hint of sparkle on your big day. 

David's Bridal Gemma jeweled T-strap sandal, $30, David's Bridal

Gold glitter ballet flats with pointed toes

Glitter Ballet Flats

These ballet flats are classic with a sparkly twist. Their sleek silhouette is updated with eye-catching platinum glitter, making them ideal wedding flats but easy shoes to re-wear long after the big day. 

Jimmy Choo Romy Flat, $625, Jimmy Choo

White leather booties with wooden low heel

Trendy Bridal Booties

Make a statement with this fashion-forward pair of wedding booties. A low stacked heel and a square toe complement the sleek calf leather construction of these modern bridal shoes that were made to stand out.

Bernardo Helene boot, $258, OliveLA

Cream leather platform loafers

Chunky Leather Loafers

If you're going for a non-traditional wedding dress or suit, you need statement shoes to match, and this La Canadienne pair is up to the challenge. Channel your inner Parisienne fashionista with these loafers featuring chunky lugs that boost the cool factor of the classic leather uppers.

La Canadienne Reese leather shoe, $395, La Canadienne

Ballet flats with rhinestones and pointed toe

Sheer Ballerina Flats

Betsey Johnson's version of wedding flats come outfitted with trendy see-through uppers and crystal embellishments for a glamorous effect. Wear these beauties with a midi tulle skirt for princess vibes.

Betsey Johnson x DB crystal-adorned transparent mesh pointy toe flats, $80, David's Bridal

Leather sandals with low heel and statement flower embellishments on front strap

Statement Floral Sandals

These aren't your average leather sandals. Adorned with oversized flower embellishments, these flat wedding shoes are pure boho-chic perfection for an outdoor summer wedding. 

Cecelia NY Lila sandals, $169, BHLDN

White pointed ballet flats with mesh bows on front

Pointed Flats with Bow

Pretty mesh bows take center stage on these sophisticated ballet flats. Low block heels, pointed toes, and silky satin fabric complete this feminine pair of white bridal shoes. 

Stuart Weitzman Anny mesh bow flat, $425, Zappos

Red suede flats with cutouts and scalloped trims

Chic D'Orsay Wedding Flats

Available in five different hues, this stylish pair of d'Orsay suede flats will add a pop of color to your wedding day look while ensuring your comfort. The scalloped trims bring an extra dose of subtle elegance.

DSW Journee Jezlin flat, $45, DSW

Nude suede flats with cross crystal straps on front

Blush Rhinestone Wedding Flats

Criss-cross straps with sparkly crystal studs adorn this pair of ballet flats made from blush suede. You can wear them with a wedding jumpsuit or a dress—their versatility is what makes them such a worthy option. 

Jimmy Choo Genevi flat, $795, Jimmy Choo

Ivory slingback ballet flats with cutouts on back

Slingback Ballerina Flats

This minimalist take on slingbacks is designed with thicker straps, pointy toes, and a subtle tortoiseshell accent at the heel. They're made in Italy from high-quality sheepskin, so we have a feeling you'll be wearing these wedding flats long after you say "I do." 

Furla code slingback ballerina, $301, Yoox

Classic ivory Mary janes

Classic Mary Janes

Everlane's timeless take on Mary Janes is a styling staple that will take you from the ceremony aisle to the reception dance floor. Pair them with an A-line gown for a modern vintage vibe. 

Everlane the Mary Jane, $115, Everlane

Blue sandals with pearls and crystals on straps

Flat Blue Wedding Shoes

These blue sandals feature two delicate straps adorned with pearly studs and crystals. Show them off by styling them with a chic midi dress. 

Staurt Weitzman Aleena shine flat, $450, 6pm

Black leather mules with gold accents

Slip-On Mules

A pair of sleek mules and a wedding pantsuit are a match made in heaven. This slip-on Coach style has an ultra-low heel and is embellished with gold buckle accents, making the shoes a timeless closet staple. 

Coach Irene mule, $145, Coach