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Want the comfort of a flat on your wedding day, but are worried about losing that wow factor? Flats can deliver a style punch just like a heel: The key is picking one with special details that speak to you. Take a cue from our favorites and choose exceptional elements for fancy feet.
1. For the Preppy Bride
Did someone say leather and lace? You can't go wrong with this classic ballet flat topped with a signature bow and charming laser-cut scalloped leather trim. (Looks like you've just found your something blue, too.) Varina Lace Ballet Flats, $550, Salvatore Ferragamo available at Shopbop
2. For the Girly Bride
Show these floral appliqué flats off in a short dress. And the mod vibe makes them particularly perfect for a retro-themed wedding. Satin Flats $815, Giambattista Valli available at Saks Fifth Avenue
3. For the Trendy Bride
These strappy flats give sexy high heels a run for their money. Pair them with a sleek silky gown for a crazy-chic finish. Crystal-Embellished Leather Cage Flat, $1,175, Rene Caovilla available at Neiman Marcus
4. For the Glam Bride
Want to go high-fashion without sacrificing comfort? Take a style cue from Carrie Bradshaw's iconic Manolos with these satin (and dance-friendly!) tuxedo-white flats.
Hangisi Satin Flats, $955, Manolo Blahnik available at Saks Fifth Avenue
5. For the Retro Bride
The Zooey Deschanel of flats: These are quirky, fun and cute as a button. While these stripe-y Mary Janes will easily steal the spotlight of your bridal ensemble, they would look just as special peeking out under your dress. "Fizz Glitter" Mary Jane Shoes, $30, Topshop