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Want to look great on your wedding day, but not start your honeymoon with blisters? Check out our favorite bold, affordable, wedding flats for brides.

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Kick it with these colorful alternative wedding shoes

Here at Offbeat Wed, we have been talking about alternative weddings shoes for nontraditional folks LITERALLY FOR DECADES. I’ve been rounding up super bold unique bridal shoes since 2007, and as I’ve gotten older, my taste has only gotten weirder. Today, I’m going to share some of my favorite nontraditional shoes for 2022.

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The 5 most comfy wedding shoes for brides with chronic pain — or anyone!

Are you planning a wedding? Congratulations! Are you planning a wedding and have chronic pain? The shoe is the most important part of your day…

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Hair-raising Halloween shoes you can Amazon Prime to your door ASAP

Last-minute Halloween wedding shoppers: do you have your shoes selected yet? If not, these Halloween shoes are going to save you since you can snag them via Amazon Prime in no time flat. Speaking of flat, we’ve got heels, boots, flats, and booties in prints like skulls, zombies, spider webs, black cats, and even creepy-ass clowns. Oh, and no judgment if you’re just buying these shoes to chill in while giving out candy. That’s what I’ll be doing, at least. You’ve got to rock vertebrae heels on Halloween!

Let’s go shopping!

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Comfy wedding shoes for foot TLC [UPDATED!]

Not all of us can hobble around in sky-high stilettos and inexpensive but back-breaking shoes. Some of us have tootsie issues, chronic illness, orthotics, and generally just want to be able to walk for a lot of hours in cozier shoes. That’s where these comfortable wedding shoes come in. We’ve collected a whole bunch of cushy-but-cute wedding shoes that will last you a good long while running around on your wedding day.

Dr. Martens Joyce Heart Boot

We have big red heart emoji eyes for these red heart boots from Dr. Martens

Y’all know we love us a good wedding boot for kicking ass and taking names. Oh, and for dancing comfort well into the night. Dr. Martens boots have a particularly large following, and with good reason. They’re supremely comfortable and come in all kinds of flavors, including these adorable red heart boots.

Cream shoes for bridesmaids (that we don't call NUDE!)

14 cream shoes for bridesmaids and brides (that we don’t call NUDE!) UPDATED for 2022!!

“Nude” and “flesh-tone” are super popular color names for shoes, bras, panties, hell, even adhesive bandages! It’s no surprise that we’re seeing it so often. They’re not Sarah’s fault, they’re eeeeeerywhere. And they’re also racist, and even Merriam-Webster has expanded their definition of “nude” as a color. So before we discuss the issue of what shoes Sarah might wear, let’s get down to brass tacks. These are cream shoes for bridesmaids or maybe beige shoes, but definitely not nude shoes.