Staying on your feet at a wedding is an endurance test at the best of times. It’s a brave soul who walks down gravel pathways, over manicured lawns or through tussocky grass in stilettos. Make yourself comfortable in these solid alternatives
With a block heel and an ankle tie, these suede River Island sandals are working overtime to keep you on steady ground – in a colour you probably won’t spot on many other guests. And if you do want to take them off? Tie them together and you’re guaranteed to go home with both. £60, River Island
Leg-lengthening shoes that don’t make you feel like Bambi? It’s the high-heel dream and that makes Carvela the Sandman. These dove grey sandals will give you inches without compromising on stability. Good news for tiny-toed dancers, too; these start at a size 2. £120, Carvela at Kurt Geiger
Who said you even need to wear heels to a wedding anyway? That’s right, no-one ever. These lovely embellished pumps from Asos are unique, bright and can be wiped clean – so if you’re celebrating nuptials outside, you’ve no need to worry about getting stuck in the mud. £28, Asos
If the rest of your wedding ensemble is quite simple, these leather chevron cork platform sandals from & Other Stories will add a real 70s vibe. You’ll be business up top, party at the bottom (and a rather comfortable party at that). £79, & Other Stories
Having tried and tested these very heels at a recent wedding, we can vouch for them being a) stable on a squidgy lawn, b) matching every dress you can’t decide on (four, in this case), and c) lasting nine and a half hours, including three of solid dancing. £42, Topshop
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