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Top Bridal Shoe Trends for 2012

Posted On February - 13 - 2012

The top bridal shoes trends for 2012 are various because the new brides are very chic, practical and think a lot about the budget that they have for this acquisition. When they have to choose their bridal shoes they have a variety of colors, styles and high heels to see. The Women’s Wear Daily newspaper took an interview to the top bridal accessories shops to find out what are the top bridal shoes trends for 2012. So these are their answers:

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  • Versatility: a 2012 trend for the bridal shoes is that the brides want a pair of shoes that they can wear again. This is because the new brides are practical and they are searching for unique and non-traditional bridal shoes.
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  • Jeweled Brooch Accents: bridal shoes with jewelries and brooches are a new trend in action and also a must have this year! Designers like Badgley Mischka are making amazing shoes with a lot of accessories on them from peep-toe d’orsay pumps to kitten heeled slip ons.  If you’re seeking a more custom feel, bring a brooch from your collection and ask them to apply it on a simple pair of heels that you want to buy. If you are going to buy a simple pair of shoes from that shop, the appliqué of the brooch it has to be on the house.
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  • Platforms: all the brides from 2012 are not afraid to try the platforms! Really high heels are very popular this year, and more and more brides want them as their bridal shoes. Accessories like Swarovski crystals, illusion fabrics, textured rosettes and sheers are also very popular to this kind of bridal shoes.
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  • Bling, bling: brides are very bold this year. They are trying all kind of mixes to have the most beautiful bridal shoes on their most important day of their life. Crystals, rhinestones, and a lot of sparkle are the new trends on bridal shoes. Kim Hall from Chicago Left Bank says that in 2012 brides are trying to put their personal styles on simple design of shoes using different kind of accessories like shiny crystals and brooches. Shimmery metallics, gilded golds and fabulous silvers are the colors of this year.


  • A bold touch: classical white bridal shoes are left behind this year. Brides are becoming very bold and they want to wear semi-traditional but in funky style shoes on their most perfect day. Animal prints, tones of accessories and jewels are the top bridal shoes trends for 2012.


  • So which is your favorite trend this year? And what kind of shoes you will wear when you are walking down the aisle?
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