If you're a bride who's not tall enough and not used to wearing high heeled shoes, then platform wedding shoes are the perfect shoes for you. Worry no more about slipping or tipping down because this shoe style offers great stability and superb comfort. The additional height of the platform bridal shoes also gives the bride the confidence to walk down the aisle without worrying much of her height.
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Platform wedding shoes are shoes with thick sole; either the heel and toes are elevated, or the toes are elevated but with separate heel. These shoes became a hit in mid 70's because of its cool appearance and great comfort. Until today, platform shoes are still very much available and widely used by more and more women.
Usually the sole of this shoe was made from cork, rubber, plastic, and even wood so that will make it a durable choice over those stilettos and the like. And because your feet are elevated, water from the surface of the ground, dirt, and sharp objects won't easily get contact to your feet; making your feet in a safe place. Also, synthetic soles can offer an outstanding traction and hold while walking.
The upper portion of platform wedding shoes is made with materials such as leather, satin, velvet and silk satin. They are available in various colors like white and ivory; there are also available dyeable platform wedding shoes if you can't make up you mind with the color you're going to wear.
Platform wedding shoes are available in many styles and designs that any bride will surely love. Strappy sandals are great for your wedding if you want something different and classy at the same time. And if you want something that's delicately elegant, peep toe sandals would be a perfect choice; great for newly-pedicure toes.
A sling back design will definitely make your feet sexy and your legs look slimmer. This style of platform wedding shoes is perfect for tea cup wedding gowns and for summer weddings. Platform sandals with ankle straps can give a good fit to your feet because of its adjuistable buckles; perfect for those brides who aren't used to wearing high heeled shoes.
You can buy your platform wedding shoes at any bridal store and department store near your locality. You can also browse the internet just in case you can't find the perfect shoes to complement your wedding dress. Just make sure that whatever kind or style of shoes you want to wear on your big day, always buy the one that you're most comfortable with. It is your day and everything should be perfect.