When it comes to finding the perfect look for that special day – whether wedding or prom – women want to look their best from head to toe. Fashion forward women know that finding the dress is not the only thing that makes or breaks a look. Finding just the right accessories and shoes are just as important and can make the difference between a fashion celebration or a fashion faux pas. With so many options out there, from jeweled to sparkly, cutouts to platforms and ballerina shoes, there is no reason for any woman to not look her absolute best on that special day. No matter what your budget, there are shoes out there that can set your dress of brilliantly.

The destination to a winning ensemble begins with a step and before you advance forward you should ensure that you are doing so in the best look you can pull off according to your budget. Trending this year in the world of high heels for proms and weddings are platform shoes that demand attention from the masses. If you are searching for shoes that accentuate your ankles and complement your dress, there are tons of options out there that will help you achieve an overall look that rises to the occasion. Fret not if you cannot afford Louboutin or Blahnik stilettos and platforms as there are plenty of bargain chains out there that fit your budget without breaking your bank. Young girls and women want their proms and weddings to be memorable occasions that are unforgettable and so it is important to remember that you should not only look your best but feel your best. If you are not as comfortable in high heels, there are other options that you can incorporate into your look that can ease your heels while causing a sartorial sensation for the general public.

There are many reasons not to wear high heels and many woman, by principle alone, are against them. One of the disadvantages to wearing high heels is that some women never feel comfortable with their feet so far off the ground and cannot properly walk in them. For a prom or wedding, there is no reason to compromise your comfort on that special day. If planned and executed properly, a fashion forward woman can pull of flats and no one may be the wiser.

The benefits to flats are that they are obviously more comfortable and allow for greater movement with ease. It is important to remember, however, that not all flats are comfortable and there are some select few out there that you can choose for your special day that can be just as exquisite as heels. For example, if you are feeling like Cinderella at your prom or wedding, then why not indulge yourself in some ballerina slippers? If you are wearing a dress that is floor length, ballerina shoes are the perfect complement to your ensemble and can be in any color or accented with crystals, rhinestones or even bows. Look online at budget prom stores and wedding websites for special deals that can save you a bundle as you perfect your look. For pricing, it is important to remember that your shoes are an integral part of your look and on your special day, look and feel your best within your budget.

Lastly, make sure you have a good wedding photographer – we loved ours!

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