22 Wedding Sneakers to Take You from the Aisle to the Afterparty and Beyond

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There is no denying that comfort is key when it comes to walking down the aisle and hitting the dance floor. The last thing you want to be worrying about are pinched feet or the unthinkable...tripping. That's where sneakers come in. A universally loved flat shoe that has reached peak chic as far as shoe trends go with scores of elevated designs that are both comfortable and stylish.

For the bride who is looking for a classic pair of bridal white sneakers, there are options aplenty from sleek minimalist slip-ons to tried and true canvas high-tops. Brides jet setting to a tropical destination wedding will love designs crafted from summery breathable fabrics like cotton and canvas as well as espadrille sneakers with platform soles ideal for walking on sand. If you're a bride who loves bling, we've got you covered with sneakers encrusted with shimmering crystals, pearls, and glitter. And for the bride who craves a little color, you'll find styles embroidered with bright floral patterns and pops of pastel.

Whether you're planning on wearing sneakers under your wedding dress, or changing into them for your second look we've curated the best wedding sneakers to take you from the aisle to the honeymoon and beyond.

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For the Romantic Bride: David's Bridal Carrson Lace Crochet Sneakers

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If you're looking for something that feels a little more special than a plain white sneaker, but you still want a style that feels bridal, opt for all-over lace sneakers. This light and airy style from David's Bridal is the perfect pair for a summer or destination wedding.

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For a Spring Wedding: Alexandre Birman Clarita Bow-Embellished Leather Slip-On Sneakers

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A pop of color is an easy and fun element to incorporate into your all-white wedding day look. If you're throwing a spring or summer bash, consider sneakers with hints of pretty pink and blue pastels.

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For the Classic Bride: Sam Edelman Ethyl Lace Up Sneakers

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You can't go wrong with a sleek pair of crisp white sneakers. Comfortable and fashionable, these Sam Edelman sneakers will complement your wedding gown, not detract from it.

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For the Whimsical Bride: Keds x Kate Spade New York Sparkle Triple Sneakers

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Have some fun with your wedding look with all-over sparkle sneakers. Not only are these a whimsical addition to a wedding gown, they're also the perfect dance floor accessory.

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For the Eco-Conscious Bride: Veja Natural Leather Sneakers

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For a classic and polished look, go for a pair of natural leather Veja sneakers. Not only will they fit in seamlessly into your wedding day look, but they're the perfect staple sneaker that can be worn long after you say "I do."

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For a Seaside Wedding: Tretorn Eve Espadrilles

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If you're throwing a seaside wedding then there's no question that you need a cute pair of espadrilles. Not only do they denote carefree beach vibes, they're also incredibly easy to walk on the sand in—win, win.

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For the Sporty Bride: Nike Blazer Low Top White Sneakers

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Looking for a sneaker you can wear after your wedding time and time again? These Nike low top sneakers are it. Without being overly bridal, these sneakers will quickly become a wardrobe staple.

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For the Feminine Bride: Chloé Lauren Lace Low-Top Sneakers

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These low top sneakers are for the bride who loves sweet feminine touches like scalloped trim and lady-like lace. Crafted in a beige tone, this pair makes a nice alternative to stark white.

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For a Tropical Wedding: Giuseppe Zanotti Floral-Print Low-Top Fashion Sneakers

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Colorful tropical flowers give these sneakers a whimsical pop of color. Wear yours with a mini or midi dress to really showcase all of the details.

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For the Trendy Bride: Aldo Lovestory Sneakers

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These embellished sneakers say it all and are for the bride who wears her heart on her sleeve–and her shoes.

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For a Garden Wedding: Golden Goose Floral Embroidered Sneakers

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A springtime wedding calls for a bride to be dressed in head to toe florals, from flower crowns to bouquets to floral embroidered sneakers like this pair by Golden Goose.

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For the Modern Bride: J. Adams Platform Sneakers

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If you love a bridal bow as much as we do, then these flatform sneakers embellished with an oversized bow are exactly what you need to round out your wedding outfit.

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Most Convenient: Stuart Weitzman The Goldie Slip-On Flat

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Pearls have made a serious comeback and can be found on everything from trendy hairpins to oversized headbands to sneakers. Wear this statement-making pair from Stuart Weitzman under a simple wedding gown to add an unexpected twist to your wedding day look.

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For a Destination Wedding: Net Sustain Good News Cotton-Canvas Sneakers

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If cotton and canvas don't say destination wedding then we don't know what does. This summery pair will take you from your wedding to your honeymoon and beyond.

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For a Beach Wedding: Superga Platform Espadrille

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Espadrilles and warm weather go hand in hand and are practically essential to a beachside wedding. Whether you're wearing them down the aisle or changing into them to hit the dancefloor, espadrilles sneakers are the perfect accessory for the unfussy bride.

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Best Keepsake: LovinCollection Custom Sneakers

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For the perfect finishing touch to your wedding day look, add your married name to your sneakers for a wedding accessory that is truly unique to you.

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For the Fashion-Forward Bride: Christian Louboutin Viera 2 Spikes Leather Low-Top Sneakers

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Comfort meets style with these sneakers embellished with studs. Pair yours under a dramatic ballgown, a minimalist slip or a structured jumpsuit.

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For a City Wedding: Comme de Garçons Play x Converse Chuck Taylor Hidden Heart High Top Sneaker

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These trendy, fashionista-approved sneakers will fit right in at a city wedding.

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For a Backyard Wedding: BC Footwear Support Vegan Platform Sneaker

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A summer wedding calls for ease. These beauties are made from light and breathable fabric making them ideal for warm-weather weddings.

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For a Colorful Wedding: Soludos Rainbow Wave Sneaker

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If subtle isn't your thing, then we have you covered with these Soludos sneakers. They're perfect for dressing up a simple sheath dress and injecting color into your wedding day look.

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Best Bling: Roger Vivier Viv Crystal Buckle Slip-On Sneaker

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Your wedding day is an excellent excuse to sport some bling and these embellished buckle sneakers are just the ticket to do so.

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For the No-Frills Bride: Naturalizer Astara Sneaker in White/Grey

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If you're looking for a basic white sneaker that emphasizes comfort over anything else, these are the ones for you. Dance the night away without worrying about aching heels and smushed toes. As a bonus, this pair is also super cute and practical for wear outside of your big day, too.

FAQ
  • Is it appropriate for a bride to wear sneakers under her dress?

    If that's what makes you happy, go for it; Sneakers can be wedding-appropriate if you deem them to be. It's your day, after all.

  • When should I change into them?

    Some brides opt to wear sneakers down the aisle while others change into them for their second look. They're a great, comfortable option for reception dancing.

  • What color should they be?

    Classic and traditional brides will opt for white, champagne, or nude tones but feel free to go outside the box and experiment with other bolder colors.

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