Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world. ~ Marilyn Monroe
We all know that accessories can make or break an outfit and this is more true in the case of shoes. If you wear the wrong pair with a gorgeous dress, it is not only a fashion disaster but you will also end up ruining a potentially great outfit. With the current trend of wearing the little white dress, many women get confused as to what shoes they can pair their white dress with. White dresses are notoriously difficult to accessorize as wearing white shoes makes you look more like a bride and wearing black shoes makes it look over coordinated. Here we will try to give you some ideas on what shoes to wear with white dress.
What Shoes to Wear with White Dress?
Many fashion designers have predicted that the little white dress might soon attain iconic status as the little black dress. White dresses are incredibly versatile as they can be worn for a lunch out with friends, it can also be worn for a cocktail party. The type of white dress that you are planning to wear will be a deciding factor on what women's shoes you can pair with it. For a white maxi dress, the best shoes will be gladiator sandals in gold or copper and wedge heels in metallic colors. These type of shoes goes very well with a white maxi dress and you can further enhance your look by wearing layered gold chains or a gold cuff.
If you are going to wear a white dress for your work, which is conservatively cut, then the best shoes for white dress would be black court shoes. When these shoes are paired with a black blazer and belt, they give an extremely professional look. My personal favorite is the 6 inch high black pumps with red soles by Christian Louboutin. These expensive shoes are demure, yet sexy. You can also wear navy or tan kitten heel shoes with your white dress. When you are going for a cocktail party or a soiree, you need to have great shoes to wear with white cocktail party dress. The best option would be to have a pop of color in your all white outfit with red or blue shoes. The best color shoes to wear with white dress is red pumps with sky high heels to give your outfit that bit of color and oomph. If you wear such dramatic colored pumps with your white dress, make sure that your jewelry and clutch matches your dress. If you are going to wear red pumps with white dress, then co ordinate your look by carrying a red quilted clutch and minimum jewelry. Red pumps are definitely on the list of must have shoes for every woman.
Now for the more couture white dress, like a Grecian draped dress or an origami dress in white, you need designer shoes to go with it. Strappy sandals and ankle strap shoes are the best options for shoes to wear with white dress. While choosing sandals make sure that they do not have too much of embellishments like crystals and stones, as this will make you look tacky. Ankle strap shoes in colors like silver, bronze, champagne and gold can make your white dress look absolutely divine. If you are not a fan of wearing high heels, fret not, because we have the perfect shoes to wear with white dress for you. Cute ballet pumps that comes in gold and silver with metallic textures are your best option. They are super pretty and will lend a romantic and dreamy look to your outfit. Another option is to wear the Marc Jacobs Jelly Shoes, that comes in a lot of bright colors. Want to make a dramatic statement with your white Herve Leger bandage dress? Well the best shoes to go with such a designer dress is black suede or leather ankle booties. Remember to wear booties and not slouchy suede boots or cheap UGG boots.
These were some ideas of what shoes to wear with white dress. The kind of shoes that you can pair with white dresses depends to a large extent on the cut and design of the dress. White dresses are here to stay and you should have the right shoes and accessories to wear them with.