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I effeminately want to go barefoot on the beach, but I have no idea what shoes to wear after for my reception.  What is everyone else doing??  I just got my dress this weekend and not sure what would go well and have to worry about the hem, since I will be barefoot but wearing shoes later....

I am wondering about the same thing. I definitely want barefoot sandals for the ceremony, but the reception is not on the beach and I wanted to switch to heels, however if I get my dress hemmed for me to be barefoot, how will that look, and if I hem it for heels won't it be too long during the ceremony?

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I am wondering about the same thing. I definitely want barefoot sandals for the ceremony, but the reception is not on the beach and I wanted to switch to heels, however if I get my dress hemmed for me to be barefoot, how will that look, and if I hem it for heels won't it be too long during the ceremony?

When I tried on my dress the gal who was helping me said I should get heels no higher than 3" and remember you have to hold your dress, bouquet and dad's arm walking down the isle.  I will hold my dress till I get to the sand and it will just puddle a little bit on the sand as I walk.  Hopefully won't be too bad, but I haven't found shoes yet either...

 

 

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I haven't even really thought about it all that much - I figured if my dress drags in the same then so be it! I'll bring shoes and leave them at the end of the aisle or with my sister!

 

I will have flats to change into after my feet hurt at the reception, so I'll keep that in mind when my dress gets bustled.

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Why do you have to hold your dress? Isn't that why they hem it while wearing your shoes? Hahah I'm a newbie and it shows

 

Ohhh maybe you mean the train?

 

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Why do you have to hold your dress? Isn't that why they hem it while wearing your shoes? Hahah I'm a newbie and it shows

 

Ohhh maybe you mean the train?

 

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Well I would be going barefoot for the ceremony on the sand and it would be longer to go with heels for the reception portion.  So that's why the gal said I would have to hold it.  But I will only hold it till right before I walk on the sand.  Don't worry I didn't even think about that part till the sales girl mentioned it!

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Well I would be going barefoot for the ceremony on the sand and it would be longer to go with heels for the reception portion.  So that's why the gal said I would have to hold it.  But I will only hold it till right before I walk on the sand.  Don't worry I didn't even think about that part till the sales girl mentioned it!

 

ahhhhh, yes makes sense.

I remember this question being posed before about how to prepare for flats/barefeet and heels.

I am going barefoot if the sand allows, and then sandals for the rest of the day so I may be ok!

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ahhhhh, yes makes sense.

I remember this question being posed before about how to prepare for flats/barefeet and heels.

I am going barefoot if the sand allows, and then sandals for the rest of the day so I may be ok!

Yup you will be good to go!  I am such a heels person and my fiance loves me being "tall" so  now just need to find the right shoes!  I have no idea what would even work with my dress.

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I want to go barefoot because I hate shoe shopping, but I guess I'm still going to need sandals for the reception. I suppose wearing birkenstocks at your wedding probably isn't very fashionable lol.

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I'm actually considering some sort of pretty white slipper... either that or barefoot. I just want to feel free and comfortable!

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