OK, I couldn’t resist that title. When I was searching for my shoes, I had to factor in the fact that our wedding would take place on the beach. When I think of getting ready for a day at the beach, typically flip-flops are a must. I like to have my shoes off for the most part, but the walk on the beach can get hot and flip-flops are the most inexpensive, lightweight, close-to-barefoot option there is. When it comes to a wedding, however, I think of heels and more formal styles of shoes.
Combine a wedding and the beach, and you see where I had to do some problem solving. I needed something that looked formal, but was still comfortable and beach appropriate. For example, wearing plain flip-flops would be too informal, whereas wearing heels wouldn’t be feasible, because they sink in the sand. I had many options to choose from, and I went back and forth more than a few times.
Some of the more common styles beach brides wear are: