6 Picks: Finding the Leather Slipper

Brittny Drye Founder + Editor-in-Chief of Love Inc. Magazine | On-Air Wedding Expert | LGBTQ+ Inclusivity in the Wedding Industry

Not everyone walking down the aisle is Cinderella in search for their pair of perfect glass slippers. Rather, men and women these days are looking for something a little edgier and certainly more comfortable to tie the knot and dance the night away in, so we suggest trying the leather slipper instead! We understand that finding the right shoe for your wedding day is critical, so here is our list of leather shoes that will be the perfect fit for you to wear when walking down the aisle and beginning a new chapter of your life.

  1. Hugo Boss ‘Brondor' shoes: These calfskin Italian leather oxford shoes are reported by customers to be comfortable from the day of purchase! The Boss shoes are available in both black and dark brown, making them perfect for any color suit and the area around the laces is stylishly engraved with intricate logo detailing. Available at Hugo Boss for $295
  2. Giorgio Armani patent derby shoes: These derby evening shoes combine the best of both worlds ā€“ shiny patent on the outside and comfortable leather on the inside! The shoeā€™s exterior will provide you with a sleek and sophisticated look on your feet but between the shoeā€™s rounded toes and leather sole you are guaranteed be the life of the party without any pain. Available at Giorgio Armani for $795
  3. Allen Edmonds ‘Kenliworth' derby shoes: Although simple, these calf leather oxford shoes ooze with elegance and sophistication. From the classic three-eyelet lacing on top, to the foam foot cushions, these shoes are truly chic yet comfy. An added bonus is the shoes look fabulous in casual attire too so they will not go to waste after your wedding day is over! Available at Allen Edmonds for $247
  4. Prada oxford flat: This pair of patent leather women's oxfords are extremely comfortable and soft. They come in both black and ivory, making them the perfect pair for a brideā€™s gown or pant suit. Available at Nordstrom for $590
  5. Frye ‘Anna' oxford flat: These shoes are an awesome colorful addition to a brideā€™s wedding attire. The oxford flats have a tiny heel and come in striking colors such as cognac and taupe. Whether you break them in or not before your wedding day, they are guaranteed to be comfortable either way. Available at Nordstrom for $227.95
  6. Fratelli Rossetti oxfords: With a small heel and tons of class, these Italian leather lace-ups are a wedding day necessity! These shoes are made of 100 percent calfskin and have subtle brogue detailing along the side and around the shoeā€™s toe and heel. Available at luisaviaroma.com for $580

By Kaitlynn Moquet


Kaitlynn Moquet is a recent graduate from the University of Wisconsinā€“Madison with Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Communication Arts and Psychology. She loves to travel and is a major foodie who is willing to go the distance to find the next best restaurant.


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