Bridal Shoes: 5 Tips for Not Going Wrong

It goes without saying that the shoes you will wear on the most important day of your life are a fundamental detail of your Bridal Look, they will have to make the difference and be, not only gorgeous, but also super comfortable. Whether they are made-to-measure or purchased at the atelier, the important
thing will be the end result: to arouse the envy of all the guests! of course, this is a joke.

So here are some practical tips to keep in mind once you decide to take the plunge and find yourself choosing the perfect ones for your wedding dress!

1. TOTAL LOOK: wherever you decide to go to choose the shoes of your dreams, always take a sample of the fabric of your wedding dress with you, it will be a point of reference for finding the right shade of colour, staying on the same tone and completing the total look with harmony. Don’t forget to take them to the atelier to adjust the hem of your dress to the cm of your heel.

2. COMFORTABILITY FACTOR: the first element to test when wearing a shoe is its degree of comfort. If you feel any strange discomfort immediately, it could be an indication of a foot ache that will accompany you throughout the wedding day. For lovers of high heels, it is suggested to consider gel pads to be inserted under the sole of the foot or to join the penultimate two toes with a fleshcoloured adhesive plaster. If, on the other hand, you don’t want to ‘suffer’ and are looking for more comfort, you could opt for ballet flats, square heels or wedges, depending on the season.

3. AESTHETIC FACTOR: another super important element is clearly the aesthetic one. It is essential, in fact, to choose a type of shoe that is not only beautiful, but also suited to your style, that of the party and your physicality. The rules of bon ton suggest closed shoes of the same tone as the dress, the heel should be
medium and should not exceed the groom’s height. Finally, if the dress is very ornate and has flashy details, the shoes should be as simple as possible, vice versa for minimal dresses, you can consider a jewelled shoe.4. TRAINING: after buying the shoes, try wearing them at home every day for a few hours to make them as soft and comfortable as possible on the wedding day.

5. PEDICURE: a refined pedicure in neutral colours is a must for any bride, especially for those who opt for sandals or open shoes.

…. it’s your turn now! We are sure you will make the right choice and look wonderful. If you like, subscribe to our newsletter to keep up to date…every new follower is a great joy for us!

Bridal trends 2023: the most beautiful wedding dresses to shine with elegance

The dress for the big day is the dream of many women and perhaps, with few exceptions, the most important dress. That’s why when the time comes to choose, it’s important to plan it in good time, face it with the utmost serenity, keep in mind a few “rules” of bon ton and gather as much information as possible on the fashion trends of the moment to adapt them to one’s own physique and taste, so you will look marvellous and impeccable!

According to etiquette, for example, one should not enter the church with bare shoulders and back. If the bride is fond of necklines, a shoulder cover or a fairly opaque veil can be considered. Following, however, the must-have trends for wedding dresses 2022, it emerges that:

1. The slightly daring above-the-knee short dress (finally) conquers the altars,surprising everyone;
2. The boho chic style is very much in vogue and makes the bride more casual, less constructed, without sacrificing sophistication;
3. Flowers are the undisputed stars of this season and decorate almost all the summer 2022 wedding dresses, especially in relief for a graceful and romantic effect. And it is immediately “Botticelli’s Spring”;
4. Pastel colours seem to be the most popular alternative for the less traditional bride who chooses a dress that is certainly original and delicate, but also a lot of fun!
5. The volumes become maxi, à la ‘Lady Diana’;
6. A retro taste pervades the catwalks, especially those of Chanel and Blumarine: flounces, puffed sleeves, fringes and little crowns in the hair immediately create a nostalgic effect and still captivate;
7. Tulle is by far the most widely used fabric and gives the dress breadth and dreaminess;
8. Maxi bows finish dresses and are artfully constructed, becoming the most important bridal details this season;
9. Lace never goes out of fashion and this year we have the proof: just think of Hailey Bibier’s mermaid gown by Off-White. Timeless;
10. Sustainability is the leitmotif of this year’s wedding and is reflected in the choice of ethical models made from recycled fabrics.

And you, have you already found your wedding dress or are you still looking for the perfect look to wear at the altar? Start shopping at least 5 months before your wedding with the experts at Wedding in Valdichiana! Just send an e-mail and you’re done: hello@weddinginvaldichiana.com.

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Credits - Photo credits: Dario Pichini, Gabriele Forti, Alice Bracciali, Matteo Castelli, Diego Ciminaghi. Flower credits in San Casciano dei Bagni: LuSi Flower