Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Which Wedge Works Wonders?

I don't know about you guys but for me, it's wedding season! This summer alone I've got four weddings - the first one is next weekend in Austin and I couldn't be more excited!

One of the best parts about having all these celebrations is buying new dresses for all of them! I've been keeping an eye out the past few months and have been slowly snapping up dresses whenever I try one on that's super cute AND super flattering. So I'm good on the dress front. But what about shoes?

I've been on the lookout for a pair of shoes that'll go with all - or at least most - of my dresses. And since most of them are floaty/lacy/patterned/colorful sundresses, my trusty pair of black suede pumps won't do the trick this time. Mama needs a new pair of shoes!

And I know exactly what I want - a pair of nude wedges. Nude, because, well, nude is nude - it goes with everything (and elongates your legs to boot!) And wedges for a few reasons: first, because a few of these weddings (and bridal showers and bachelorette parties and rehearsal dinners) are outside, and who wants to get their stiletto heels stuck in mud or covered in grass?! And second, wedges, in my opinion, are simply way more comfortable - they provide support to your whole foot and won't leave you with a backache to match your hangover the next day.

So I'm on the nude wedge hunt. And I think I've narrowed it down. Of course, in my mind, "narrowing it down" means, um... eight choices. But compared to the nineteen websites I had up a few days ago, that's progress :) 



Top row, left to right:
Diane Von Furstenberg / Topshop (yeah, I snuck a pump in there) / Calvin Klein / Franco Sarto
Bottom row, left to right:

So here's where you come in. I'd genuinely love to know which you like best. Which wedge works wonders? (So clever, I know.) I think I'm leaning towards either the Pour La Victoire pair (I own them in black and they're very comfy), the Cole Haan wedge (Nike Air technology = super comfortable), or the J.Crew Seville wedge. But if you like any of the others I want to hear which ones!

Seriously yall, please help a girl out! Leave your pick in the comments and I'll love you forever :) 


Katie said...

I have two pairs of LK Bennett wedges now and I love them both. These can be dressed up or down: http://www.lkbennett.com/shoes/courts/CCMADDOX002PATENT and these are slightly lower and perfect for work: http://www.lkbennett.com/shoes/courts/CCZAHARA253LEATHER.

Pricey but worth it.

Ali said...

Why do you want so low? While I think the Jcrews and cole haan are cute I think you are making it way too casual by having the braiding and espadrille look....I think the pour la victoires are the winners but I'm not the huggggest fan of suede during summer. A nude patent would work for everything! Maybe two pairs? :)

Fay said...

Thank you for this post!! I was JUST thinking about what shoes to wear for summer weddings, and your post gave me some great ideas!

I think the Pour La Victoire or Franco Sarto are the winners.

Hope all is well!

Hannah said...

I have the JCrew ones and I love them! They go with everything and I haven't yet gotten a blister (knock on wood).

Alyson said...

love those calvins!