The shoes maketh the outfit, we say. Investing in a ravishing, well-made pair of bridal shoes in Singapore can give your wedding dress a certain je ne sais quoi, as well as keep your feet feeling like they’re trodding on air. Whether you’re looking for polished yet understated heels or gem-studded babies that twinkle from all angles, there are plenty of places to find the shoes. Read on for our list of stores and shoemakers to keep under your radar.
For shoes that scream classic glamour and elegance, you can’t go wrong with a pair of Jimmy Choos. The celebrity-worshipped brand has a wide range of bridal heels and flats in satin, lace, mirror-like metallic leather, glimmering lame and more.
Jimmy Choo, various locations including #B1-118, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 018956, p. 6634 1221.
While weddings aren’t always a fairytale affair, slipping on a pair of fabled Manolo’s should be enough to make you feel like Cinderella (well, at least your tootsies will). Take a page from Carrie Bradshaw and wear his famous blue bejeweled pumps for “something blue”, or choose from his many sophisticated styles – all are jaw-dropping.
Available at Massimo Bonini, #01-31, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 018596.
Like his stunning wedding gowns, Badgley Mischka’s evening shoes are known for their romantic style and intricate details – think elaborate crystal embellishments and flouncy ruffles. Whether you go for a sensual strappy number or a classic d’orsay, you’ll be floating down the aisle in fashion.
Available at Pois, various locations including #03-07/08 ION Orchard.
Want something striking and just a smidge sexy? Christian Louboutin checks all the boxes – alluring and well-balanced silhouettes, dramatic heights and an iconic red sole that adds a peek of colour in your stride. From timeless white patent leather pumps to edgy studded styles, you’re bound to find the perfect fit for your personality.
Christian Louboutin, #02-10 Ngee Ann City, 391 Orchard Road, Singapore 238874, p. 6732 2813.
Feminine and fanciful, Miu Miu’s glamorous shoe collections often have wedding-worthy offerings – think bows, ribbon details and crystal-encrusted stilettos. Bling and shimmer are two big stand-outs in this label, perfect for ladies who like all things shiny.
Miu Miu, various locations including #01-01/02/03 Paragon, 290 Orchard Road, Singapore 238859. p. 6735 5026.
While department stores like Tangs, Robinsons, Takashimaya, Metro and Isetan might not sell bona fide bridal shoes, you’re likely to find a suitably stylish gem among the labels they carry, from mid-range brands like Nine West to cult favourites like Chiara Ferragni. Besides, wandering around the entire shoe section to test drive as many pairs as possible is part of the fun, if you ask us.
One of the go-to stores for brides in Singapore, Anna Nucci stocks a range of tasteful wedding shoes in various heights, from extremely walk-able kitten heels to towering five-inch pumps. Expect plenty of delicate trimmings like flowery lace fabric, Swarovski-lined ankle straps and bejeweled bows. If you’d like to personalise your shoe, they can also add embellishments by request.
Anna Nucci, various locations including #02-06 Plaza Singapura, 68 Orchard Road, Singapore 238839. p. 6238 1186.
Aside from offering ladylike shoes for work and play, this shoe store also has a special line of bridal heels in classic hues like nude, white, black and navy. The usual pearls, crystals and floral motifs are in full force here, making for easy pickings.
Elisa Litz, various locations including #02-19/20/21 The Central, 6 Eu Tong Se Street, Singapore 059817. p. 6534 8856.
While this fashion forward store’s usual selection of shoes boasts plenty of fun, quirky details, its bridal series keeps its designs on the elegant side with luxe materials, shimmer, pretty mesh flowers. Still, if you’re looking for something a tad more unexpected, a few styles come in bright, punchy colours too.
Gripz, various locations including #B2-32 Marina Bay Link Mall, 8A Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018984. p. 6834 4158.
The Shoemaker’s Elf
Want delightfully comfortable shoes without the hassle of breaking them in, sticking padding everywhere, or shielding your feet with unsightly band-aids? Roping in The Shoemaker’s Elf to design a made-to-measure shoe is your best bet. Simply choose your favourite colours, material, heel height and eye-catching details, and their crack team of artisans will craft a gorgeous shoe according to your measurements. You can also show them a photo of your coveted heels and they’ll do their best to bring it to life. The result? A bold, totally-you pair of beauties that fits like a glove. Orders can be taken by appointment in their showroom or sent in online.
The Shoemaker’s Elf Showroom, #02-00 BTH Center, 23 Serangoon North Avenue 5, Singapore 554530. p. 9151 5535.
This online boutique has a lovely catalog of romantic, classy shoes that can be tweaked to your taste, whether you prefer a different colour, a dazzling amount of bling, or a more manageable heel. To try on their precious designs and create your perfect fit, make an appointment with their showroom.
Sinderella, #03-04 Delfi Orchard, 402 Orchard Road, Singapore 238 876. p. 6224 5586.