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Would you please tell me if this is a ridiculous bridal shoe choice?

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AGruffaloCrumble Mon 31-Oct-16 14:01:22

Getting married next August. Have fallen in love with these shoes but I'm not sure if the love will wear off and I'll look like a doughnut. Plus they are £255 with 20% off today.

Opinions, please. I am 23, we're a quirky couple having a quirky wedding. Do these cross the line of different to weird? Is it ridiculous to spend so much on one pair of shoes?

ThirstyNell Mon 31-Oct-16 14:04:35

They really don't look like they cost that much, but I guess they look comfy. Is your dress long? I wouldn't spend that much for those shoes.

IamWendy Mon 31-Oct-16 14:05:44

I'd be weary as you'd probably never be able to sell them on, which was going to be my reason to say buy them.... Until I saw them. Sorry.

OhTheRoses Mon 31-Oct-16 14:06:36

What are you wearing with them? They look quite pricey for what they are.

They seem to cost a ridiculous amount for what they actually are. I'm not saying every bride should wear Rainbow Club satin kitten heels (we're wearing Converse when we get married in December) but they seem very expensive.

But it's your wedding and your money! What sort of dress are you having?

blondebuddha Mon 31-Oct-16 14:09:05

Love them!

You only get one pair of wedding shoes (hopefully!) go for it!

I would definitely wear them again too.

Embrace your quirkiness grin

whifflesqueak Mon 31-Oct-16 14:09:48

if they were cheap and frivolous, I'd like them.

JinkxMonsoon Mon 31-Oct-16 14:11:31

I thought they'd be Irregular Choice!

Have you looked at Irregular Choice shoes? Just as quirky but cheaper.

OutnumberedbyFurchesters Mon 31-Oct-16 14:11:59

I wouldn't pay that much for them... Look a lot cheaper.

But if you think they're worth it, and REALLY like them. Why not?!

Overthinker2016 Mon 31-Oct-16 14:12:12

There's lots of much cheaper glitter shoes in the shops.

I am not sure the bunny ears justify spending £225 on them, sorry.

ImperialBlether Mon 31-Oct-16 14:12:27

Sorry, but those things sticking out of it are awful!

Landoni112 Mon 31-Oct-16 14:13:22

I don't think they are quirky enough, at that price there are loads of quirkier cool shoes out there.

CMOTDibbler Mon 31-Oct-16 14:13:50

Frankly, they look more like a trip to Hobbycraft than £225. Unless you would wear them again and again afterwards

HairsprayQueen Mon 31-Oct-16 14:17:33

Agree with others that you could get similar for much less money.

I wish I'd been more fun and less traditional with my wedding.

As an aside though, I once had a pair of glitter shoes and they absolutely ripped my feet to shreds as there was no bend in them and the outside scratchiness seemed to go inside too, they were flats though so heels might be different.

FlopIsMyParentingGuru Mon 31-Oct-16 14:20:24

It looks to me like the bunny ears could scratch the bottom of your dress and either damage it or get annoyingly caught on the fabric. I'd avoid them but it's your choice.

Justwanttoweeinpeace Mon 31-Oct-16 14:21:34

If you love them, buy them.

But if you do get them now put them away until just before the big day so you don't get bored of them.

FrickOnAStick Mon 31-Oct-16 14:23:44

They aren't great and they don't look like great value.

Terror404usernamenotfound Mon 31-Oct-16 14:24:51

If you love them and can afford them, get them. I can think of friends who could wear these and look amazing cos they'd suit their offbeat personality, IYSWIM.

I would echo what a pp said about the possibility of damaging your dress though, so maybe rethink if you're wearing a long dress.

Flumpenstein Mon 31-Oct-16 14:24:53

I don't care for them at all, sorry.

AGruffaloCrumble Mon 31-Oct-16 14:26:19

I agree that if they were half the price tag I'd have a much easier time buying them. I don't really like cheap/high street glitter heels but they really stood out and I love the ears even though I know a lot of people won't. Not bought my dress yet which is probably where I should start but I've run ahead of myself. It is long so the effect would be mostly lost anyway. I would wear them again but not enough to justify the price tag. I've literally looked everywhere but haven't found anything close that caught my eye as much as them. This thread confirmed what I already thought though! Maybe back to the original idea of red t-bar heels.

To whoever suggested Irregular Choice, I did have a browse and like the concept but nothing that stood out as much as these. Thank you for the suggestion though! I just want something non-white and non-traditional.

ladyformation Mon 31-Oct-16 14:26:37

Adorable! The price won't only reflect how they look online, it should reflect the quality of the materials, the comfort, the longevity etc. I don't know the brand but if you're confident of all those things, go for it.

AGruffaloCrumble Mon 31-Oct-16 14:27:57

Oh Flop I hadn't thought of that and the dress I have my eye on is very floaty and chiffon-y so you've made a very good point. Back to the drawing board! Any tips on finding a comfortable shoe? That's what I'm most nervous of, buying a shoe and it being horribly uncomfortable.

FrickOnAStick Mon 31-Oct-16 14:28:14

Charlotte Olympia, quirky but still weddingy. Well made. They are £££ though. Also in flat versions and other colours.

I wore really boring Rainbow Club shoes for my wedding. Comfy but dull. It was years ago. Statement shoes weren't really a Thing. I love the idea though. Especially if it's a pair you covet and will wear again.

AGruffaloCrumble Mon 31-Oct-16 14:29:41

It's lovely to see every few posts that someone else loves them too as I thought I was just a bit odd at first. My people! grin

susurration Mon 31-Oct-16 14:29:53

I don't think they're actually that 'quirky' for what you're paying for them. I wore a pair of gold glittery heels that were almost identical to that, just without the bunny ears and they cost me £30.

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