The Best Shoes To Wear To Weddings This Summer

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by Marie Lodi and Casey Clark
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Charles-Keith Summer Wedding Guest Sandals And Shoes

In case you haven’t noticed, wedding season is here. Whether you’ve already received an official invite or are expecting a save-the-date to hit your inbox any day now, it doesn’t hurt to start planning the perfect wedding guest ensemble. But the most crucial component of your outfit — your summer wedding guest sandals and shoes — should be at the top of your shopping to-do list.

Anyone who’s been to a wedding knows that identifying the best shoes for summer weddings will save you from the headaches (or is that footaches?) that can result from a poor footwear choice. Being on your feet, especially in heels, can make a few minutes of a vow ceremony feel like hours. Not to mention the dancing that is usually involved. The summer season also brings its own set of concerns, as you’re going to want to keep your feet as cool as possible.

Thankfully, there’s no shortage of footwear options that will keep you looking like one of the best dressed wedding guests, while also ensuring you’re not suffering through the festivities. From go-with-anything mules to strappy block heels, keep scrolling to shop 13 of the best summer wedding guest sandals and shoes.

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Comfy (And Pretty!) Floral Slides

Comfortable and incredibly pretty, these luxury leather slides boast hand-painted flowers that feel so summery and fun. With a square open toe and low block heel, they make for the perfect summer wedding guest sandals.

A Pair of Knotted Sandals

For the next beach wedding on your itinerary, snag these open-toed knotted mules. With a muted grey color, sturdy square base, and comfy 1.5 inch heel, these shoes will pair well with both long maxi dresses and more formal mini pieces.

Asymmetrical Pink Chrome Heels

Clocking in at under $50, these unique petite heels will be the star of the dance floor. Featuring an asymmetric strap, a warm light pink color, and 1.7 inch chrome heel, this stellar slip-on style might just become your personal MVP of wedding season.

Green Glitter Heels

Add some fun to your wedding wardrobe with these heels. Made in Lombardy, Italy, these handcrafted heels feature glitter-embossed leather and a thick ankle straps for sturdy support. They also offer nearly four inches of added height for those long gowns and maxi dresses.

Heeled Thong Sandals

Make a statement at your next wedding these these knotted blue sandals from Charles-Keith. The heeled thong silhouette is über-trendy, and the bright blue hue provides a pop of color. A 2.9 inch heel complete these pretty, summery shoes.

Pearl-Adorned Slingbacks

These faux leather slingbacks are breathable and boast a pain-free chunky heel that measures in at just 1.3 inches. The strap is also embellished with pretty little pearls for a wedding-ready detail, and the pale yellow hue will compliment an array of dresses and outfits.

Low Pink Mesh Heels

Slip into summer weddings with these shoes that boast a subtle pink color and elegant lace and mesh detailing. With plenty of breathing room, your feet will feel comfortable even if you’re stuck in the sun at outdoor nuptials. A short kitten heel adds just the right amount height.

Modern Strappy Pumps

Featuring a square open toe, these strap heels provide a sturdy base for those receptions that go on all night. And since the neutral cream color suits any dress or outfit, these modern-looking shoes are also extremely versatile.

A Classic Pair Of Flats

Want to spend as much time on the dance floor as possible? Opt for a smart, stylish flat. Here, the rounded toe offers the classic ballerina shape and the chain detail gives it a little oomph. Cheers to being comfortable all day and night long!

Neon Orange Sandals

These vibrant orange summer wedding guest sandals from Bottega Veneta are sure to make a statement. In addition to their enviable hue, they also feature an adjustable ankle strap with silver hardware to keep feet and ankles secure while you bust a move.

Edgy Studded Heels

This summer, ditch the statement jewelry for these stunners. These faux patent leather heels are adorned with gold spikes for when you want to bring a little edge to wedding season, and the padded footbed will provide extra comfort when you’re on your feet for hours.

Go-With-Anything Black Pumps

When it comes to summer wedding guest sandals and shoes, a simple black pair that go with everything are a must. These shoes feature a pointed toe and a 3.5 inch heel for a sophisticated silhouette, while the knitted detailing is right on trend.

Simple Cream Mules

Slide your feet into these strappy mule wedges, ideal for those beach-front summer weddings. With just 1.3 inches of height, these shoes will keep your feet comfortable throughout the entire ceremony and reception. Plus, that neutral cream color will compliment your entire wedding guest wardrobe.

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