When it comes time to kick off your heels and hit the dance floor (or if you’d rather opt for happy feet over height at the altar), these pretty wedding sneakers give stilettos a run for their money.

By Rachel Sylvester
Updated February 27, 2019
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In the months leading up to your wedding, it's easy to hone in on the big to-dos, like booking a band and locking down a top-notch caterer. With so many wedding planning tasks on your plate, it's easy to lose sight of those few last-minute details that'll turn your party from ordinary to unforgettable. One such detail: Your wedding shoes.

You probably put some thought into the shoes you'll slip into before the start of your ceremony, but what about a second pair of kicks? Comfortable shoes are a must-have for any wedding reception since they're absolutely essential for a successful night of champagne-fueled dance-offs.

Unsure of the exact pair of comfortable shoes that will see you through your first dance? Allow one of these seven pairs of wedding sneakers to carry you into newlywed life with happy feet.


Who says glamour can't be comfortable? These embellished, lace-up sneakers instantly elevate just about any outfit–wedding dresses and suits included.

To buy: $395; stuartweitzman.com.


While we admittedly would like some garden-variety accessories to stay in the past (we're looking at you, butterfly clips), these whimsical sneakers are a must-have shoe.

To buy: $375; sophiawebster.com.


A little bit of sparkle is always a good thing, and these sneakers prove that glittering kicks are a dance floor necessity. Wear them during your reception, and don the versatile shoes during your honeymoon, too.

To buy: $90; shopbop.com.


There's nothing subtle about these punchy Alice + Olivia sneakers, which is precisely why they're the perfect statement wedding sneaker. Illustrations by famed artist Keith Haring cover the kicks, while a platform heel provides a bit of extra height.

To buy: $250; shopbop.com.


Outshine everyone else in the room with these metallic lace-up sneakers that feature a subtle, platform sole.

To buy: $75 (originally $150); rebeccaminkoff.com.


Silver studs cover this classic, white sneaker, giving the pointed-toe kicks a bit of edge.

To buy: $130; kennethcole.com.


Slip into these sneakers post-ceremony for a look that's as comfortable as it is chic. Imitation pearls and crystals make up the buckle-style brooch, plus the pair is available in light gold and pewter.

To buy: $75; nordstrom.com.


Thanks to its feminine, almond-shaped toe and delicate embroidery in tonal white on cream, this pair will work with almost any wedding dress, but it’s a match made in heaven with styles that skew a little vintage.

To buy: $39; amazon.com.


A crystal-embellished design makes for a gorgeous surprise when they peek out from a beneath a gown, but this meant-to-be-seen pair is also a great option for the off-beat bride who opts for a shorter dress. Available in four other colors.

To buy: $105; lastcall.com.