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Are you wearing shoes on the beach

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#1 Labebita911

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    Posted 18 January 2011 - 06:03 PM

    Hey Ladies,


    Im debating wether to be barefoot/wear nice flip flops since i will be having a beach wedding but unsure if i should wear shoes? Should my Bridesmaid wear flip flops?



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    #2 perry1217

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      Posted 18 January 2011 - 07:00 PM

      I think it's definitely your preference.  I'm having a "shoes optional" ceremony - with a little mat saying just that for guests to leave their shoes plus two paint brushes tied with aqua blue ribbon to brush the sand off (I got that idea from a fellow BDWer!)


      I'll be barefoot for the ceremony, flip flops for afterwards, and ballet slippers for my AHR.  Good luck, and happy planning!!!

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      #3 ChristieG

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        Posted 19 January 2011 - 07:54 AM

        I'm wearing shoes and so are my bridesmaids, but that's mostly because we love dressing up and wearing heels even when its not really the most practical thing to do.

        #4 SonyaR

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          Posted 19 January 2011 - 10:19 AM

          I bought myself and my bridesmaids foot jewellery for the ceremony and then we'll slip our sandals on afterwards.

          #5 Lua

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            Posted 19 January 2011 - 10:21 AM

            I'm wearing wedge flip flops for my ceremony and heels for the reception

            #6 Brandy

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              Posted 19 January 2011 - 10:39 AM

              Im alos wearing wedge flip flops and my bridesmaid is wearing flatter flip flops.

              #7 smfs

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                Posted 19 January 2011 - 12:15 PM

                I've been fighting the same battle with Fiance! He wants to be bear foot or wear flip flops & I say dress shoes!

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                #8 CanadianLindsey

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                  Posted 19 January 2011 - 12:48 PM

                  Barefoot is very beachy and can be so natural and beautiful.  For me personally, I would feel like I forgot to finish getting dressed with no shoes on.  I wore 4inch platform sandels for my beach wedding and wouldn't have had it any other way!  It made me feel that much more dressed up and beautiful on my wedding day!  My BM wore whatever they wanted...2 wore flip flops, 1 wore peep toed pumps...and we all had to empty the sand from our shoes after!!LL_Riviera-Maya-Weddings_002.jpeg

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                    Posted 24 January 2011 - 04:57 PM

                    For those of you not wearing shoes for your ceremony on the beach, are you at all worried about how hot the sand might be?

                    #10 summafool1

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                      Posted 24 January 2011 - 05:08 PM

                      thats a good question lol..im thinking wearing flip flops are just as good as going barefoot :)

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