Did you know that “spats” was originally a shortened version of “spatterdashes?” That is a neat word and a fun fashion detail that we sometimes see in our steampunk, Victorian, and fancier weddings. Recently we saw Nicole, an Alice in Wonderland bride, embrace the style with the spat-like booties above.
I personally think spats are less Scrooge McDuck and more the Sixth Doctor. Spats, gaiters, and spat-style shoes are totally something to consider for your wedding outfit. Check out some of our favorites.
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Urban Threads and Laupre have sewing patterns if you're game to DIY a set of these bad boys. Is anyone planning some shoe decor at their wedding?
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No effin’ way! An entire post full of spats???? Swwweeeeeet!!!
Here are some more spat-like shoes i’ve found:
BONUS – Mary Poppins Custom Spats!
Yo, I LOVE these Cthuhlu Convertible Pumps. They just do something to my heart… Unfortunately, I won’t be wearing heels at the wedding. So.
Sweet those are the shoes I was going to buy! And then I came down and realized that I couldn’t walk in 4 inch heals, let alone do an all day plus dancing in them.
I’ve got a pair of low-healed boots that I’m actually going to make black laced spat-like covers for.
want! want! want! want them all!
Does anyone know who made those peacock spats? They are amazing!!
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