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What type of shoe for wedding when you have a toddler to run after?

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samesh1t Sun 20-Jul-14 22:20:36

I have a number of dresses on order to be delivered this week and I think a nude

samesh1t Sun 20-Jul-14 22:22:30


I think a nude shoe would be best even though I know nude is very cliche nowadays. We're taking our toddler so I can't imagine wearing a 4.5 inch stiletto all day but I do need height. Any ideas what style of shoe I should go for?

Ilovemydogandmydoglovesme Sun 20-Jul-14 22:37:51

Hah. Trainers. wink

MsVenus Sun 20-Jul-14 22:47:14

Mid heel wedges will give you height, comfort and stability.

coffeetofunction Sun 20-Jul-14 22:51:16

Any shoe that makes you look & feel beautiful grin

capsium Sun 20-Jul-14 22:54:30

I would wear this sort of thing. Retro, lowish heel but with straps and supportive. Would go with a multitude of dresses, come in various colours. Job done.

YolandiFuckinVisser Sun 20-Jul-14 22:56:42

Doc martens. Any time, any place, anywhere.

i wore them to my own wedding, they were very comfy.

herecomesthsun Sun 20-Jul-14 22:57:06

personally, I might well go for a metallic flat - or a metallic mid to low wedge, depending of course on how it sat with the hem line etc

polyhymnia Sun 20-Jul-14 23:05:41

I would personally go for exactly the same as Herecomes would just caution against Hotter. They really are incredibly frumpy and you could get many more glamorous flats.

AdorableAbbie Sun 20-Jul-14 23:37:53


capsium Sun 20-Jul-14 23:46:57

I don't like all if Hotter's range, by no means! grin

However I do quite like the ones I posted, I am not proud. Should I blush?

slithytove Sun 20-Jul-14 23:52:58

2 pairs. One for ceremony and photos, another pair for the dancing and running etc.

EverythingCounts Sun 20-Jul-14 23:54:16

Wedges. Comfortable but with height. Also, rope someone else in to do the running after the toddler smile

capsium Sun 20-Jul-14 23:57:22

A man could be, quite justifiably, be roped in for the running. They wear flats as a matter of course and are often quite proud of athletic prowess IME...

MrsAtticus Mon 21-Jul-14 02:13:35

Ballet flats

Casmama Mon 21-Jul-14 07:51:44

I would ditch the toddler and wear high shoes!

babybarrister Mon 21-Jul-14 07:59:32

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

curiousgeorgie Mon 21-Jul-14 08:18:00

I went to a wedding my my DD was almost 2. I went flying in my (beautiful) shoes when I was trying to chase her.

It was the most embarrassing moment of my life. The wedding was full of strangers and work colleagues. Then I couldn't find DH for about an hour and stood with DD and a really swollen knee while inwardly dying..

Flats? smile

LadyIsabellaWrotham Mon 21-Jul-14 08:45:32

Wedges. In the interests of research I just ran across the (quiet) road I'm walking on in my 2 inch wedge ankle strap sandals and they were fine. But do try on as not all wedges are equally comfy/practical

lurkingaround Mon 21-Jul-14 09:32:13

I can't link atm but have a look at the blog. She did a post about flat wedding shoes a little while ago. Some nice ones iirc.

Hughfearnley Mon 21-Jul-14 17:12:38

There are some lovely block heel sandals around with an ankle strap. I bought some cream ones as I am getting married and I won't last the whole day in my ridiculous heels!

samesh1t Mon 21-Jul-14 17:14:03

Hughfearnley - where are you cream ones from?

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