Nature has its roots in bridal footwear as it unearths groundbreaking palettes of color and organic design.
Photography by Laura Petrilla
(Top Left) The luscious red of the magnolia bursts against the crisp white satin embroidered mule ($79), by Nine West. Available at Lace & Promises.
(Top Right) Glacier white and mother-of-pearl shoes are firmly placed in tradition. Infuse the classic design with your wedding gown in these open-toe sling backs ($337), by Carmen Marc Valvo and jacquard heels ($235), by Stuart Weitzman. Both available at Footloose.
(Middle) These ankle-to-calf, tie-up heels ($75) by Special Occasions By Saugus Shoe have rhinestone accents and a sweetheart drop pendant. Available at The Bridal Beginning.
Birds of Paradise
(Bottom Left) Flock to these golden heels as they blossom against an ivory or champagne wedding dress. Snake T-strap ($49.90) by Michael Antonio. Available at Ten Toes. Metallic gold slides ($59) by Touch Ups. Available at One Enchanted Evening.
(Bottom Right) Your bridesmaids will kick up their heels in these vibrant lime, pink and lemonade satin heels ($56.90/ea) with silk flowers by Moda Spana. Available at Ten Toes.
The Stores: The Bridal Beginning, 450 Cochran Road, Mount. Lebanon, 412/343-6677, bridalbeginning.com. Footloose, 736 Bellefonte St., Shadyside, 412/687-3663, firstname.lastname@example.org. Lace & Promises, Inc., 1801 Washington Road, Upper St. Clair, 412/833-5113, laceandpromises.net. MB Bride & Special Occasion, 123 Urania Ave., Greensburg, 724/836-6626 or 724/836-8822, mbbride.com. One Enchanted Evening, 11269 Perry Highway, Wexford, 724/934-4330, oneenchantedevening.biz. Ten Toes, 5502 Walnut St., Shadyside, 412/683-2082.