Wedding Shoe Trends for 2020 Brides

If you think the only option for wedding shoes are classic satin pumps, it’s time to think again!

2020 presents a fresh take on wedding shoes; while traditional wedding shoes will always have a place in our hearts, at the start of the new decade, we’re looking for a little something extra when it comes to our bridal footwear – and we’re happy to report that shoe brands appear to be on the same page as us, with exciting trends coming to the forefront.


Read on for 2020’s most stylish wedding shoe trends.

On Trend Embellishments

A far cry from plain and simple options, 2020’s wedding shoes will reflect the modern bride, while still embracing femininity and romance.

“Expect to see a fresh focus on dainty details like embellished mesh and pearl trims,” says Georgina Thomas Torr, Dune’s Senior Ladies Buyer.

We’ve fallen head over heels for Dune’s latest wedding collection, especially this pearl heeled beauty.


Disco Inspired Wedding Shoes

Disco might not be the first era you associate with weddings, but that is set to change…

“The 70s trend is making its way across to the bridal sphere,” says Richard Marsh, Managing Director at Rainbow Club.

“Shimmering embellishments and platform heels reign supreme for the 2020 season, offering a world of choice for the bride who doesn’t want to look too bridal or wants to wow in multiple looks on her wedding day.”


“Our new Nattie platform sandals are perfect for brides who want to add a touch of disco to their bridal look; they feature an iridescent fabric that’s embossed with a contemporary geometric pattern.”

Heel Detailing

For the best of both worlds, go for simple shoes with heel detailing.

This style is perfect for brides who don’t want to go for a totally jazzy pair of shoes, but want something with more of a special occasion feel than plain wedding shoes.


This trend extends to flat shoes too, with a subtle glitter accent on the heels adding an injection of glamour to flat wedding shoes.


Scalloped Wedding Shoes

Scalloped edges are big news through out the world of weddings, not just shoes – scalloped edge bridesmaid dresses have seen a big surge in popularity, for example.


A curved edge makes a shoe all the prettier, added a subtle retro vibe which would look amazing with a short wedding dress for a vintage inspired wedding.

With your 2020 wedding shoes sorted, check out our predictions for the biggest wedding flower trends for next year – there are some absolute showstoppers!

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