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Please help me find a pair of shoes for this dress

(22 Posts)
fluttershyby Wed 11-Jan-17 21:49:03

Hi, I'm going to a works do very soon and got this dress,default,pd.html
I haven't got a clue how to be stylish and I usually wear trainers or flat shoes as I'm nearly 5.11" and don't like towering over people. All the nice going out shoes I can find have huge heels and I won't be able to walk in them.
I'm a shoe size 8, I don't mind sandal styles but only would want a max 1" heel. Can you help please? Oh and I don't want to spend more than £30 if possible

fluttershyby Wed 11-Jan-17 21:49:48

The dress is black btw.

EmmaC78 Wed 11-Jan-17 21:57:43

Is the heel too high on these?

SausageSoda Wed 11-Jan-17 21:58:57

It's quite hard to find dressy shoes with such a low heel. What about this short of style?

Or would you prefer a block heel?

SausageSoda Wed 11-Jan-17 21:59:28

Oh snap Emma, same shoes grin

TheUpsideDown Wed 11-Jan-17 21:59:51

Do you have a budget?

TheUpsideDown Wed 11-Jan-17 22:00:35

Oops sorry must read no more than 30 quid!

JennyHolzersGhost Wed 11-Jan-17 22:02:00

Flat point toe jewelled pump would be nice ....

SausageSoda Wed 11-Jan-17 22:03:07

black low heel

Not sure how easily they would slip off feet though

PacificDogwod Wed 11-Jan-17 22:06:26

Anything useful here?

PacificDogwod Wed 11-Jan-17 22:08:50

Or lower heels here?

OneOrgasmicBirthPlease Wed 11-Jan-17 22:13:37


The last pair is my favourite to go with your chosen dress. I think you'll look fab, I'm only an inch shorter than you and often go for a statement maxi + sparkly sandals/plain ballerinas.

SausageSoda Wed 11-Jan-17 22:15:55

flat gold metallic pumps in your size

OneOrgasmicBirthPlease Wed 11-Jan-17 22:18:15

last one I promise

TheUpsideDown Wed 11-Jan-17 22:25:22

From New Look... Rose Gold Pewter All black Cream contrast

fluttershyby Wed 11-Jan-17 22:39:50

Wow, thank you all for looking. I quite like the silver pumps and sandles from asos and the flat sparkly sausage linked too.
Never even thought about looking at silver or gold colours. I usually just look at black.
I will have proper look tomorrow on the big screen as on my phone right now. Thank you again

OneOrgasmicBirthPlease Thu 12-Jan-17 00:32:10

It may be obvious, but on the asos website you can filter results by your size once you have put your general search term in (for example ballet flats or flat sandals). Saves you seeing a pair you like only to find they have stock left in size 3, which, as a fellow 8, I find a waste of time. I don't think black would work that well with this dress at all, it definitely needs a pale or metallic shoe.

OneOrgasmicBirthPlease Thu 12-Jan-17 00:34:32

Sorry, just realised the dress was black, don't know how I missed that, in which case I must take my last sentence back. I had a pale mint dress in mind, like the one in your link.

J3NN1 Thu 12-Jan-17 11:25:23

I'd probably go for something like this with a black maxi dress. Personally I would only really wear metallic sandals with it in better weather, but I have no idea why!
All these pics have stock in size 8 when I looked - I was bored last night clearly!

J3NN1 Thu 12-Jan-17 11:25:52

Or these

J3NN1 Thu 12-Jan-17 11:26:54

All above from Asos, these from debenhams.

twoundertwox Thu 12-Jan-17 11:33:48

These were my bridesmaid dresses grin girls just wore flat sandals flowers

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