Our round-up of the prettiest & most comfortable chunky bridal heels to suit all budgets
Searching for block heel bridal shoes for your upcoming wedding? Look no further, because we’ve rounded up the best chunky-heeled shoes and sandals on the market for brides right now, to suit a range of budgets and styles. High, mid or low block heel…romantic chiffon bows, dazzling diamantés, or simple and timeless: We’ve got you. Soon you’ll be walking down the aisle in style and comfort!
Why choose a block heel wedding shoe for your special day?
Block heeled shoes are perfect for brides who want that extra height and elegance, but who also want to dance the night away! We’re all too familiar with the discomfort ill-fitting shoes or sky-high stilettos can bring, where all you can think of is how much you want to take your shoes off. You definitely don’t want to be distracted by painful feet on your wedding day!
They’re a brilliant option for wedding ceremonies and receptions that take place across grass, gravel, sand, decking, or where lots of stairs are involved. Sinking into the mud, or getting your heel caught between grooves, certainly won’t exude the princess vibes we’re after!
They allow you to be on your feet all day long, totally ‘present’ and enjoying yourself. As a bonus, block heels are less likely to get caught on your dress lining, or rip tulle underskirt on full-length dresses!
Scroll down for our top 17 picks to step into the next chapter of your love story…
Loeffler Randall Camellia Pearl Pleated Bow Heel
Can a shoe be any more dreamy?! These romantic block wedding heels feature a chiffon bow and a cylindrical heel for a modern touch.
Loeffler Randall creates beautiful and high quality shoes. This is their Camellia Pleated Bow Heel in Pearl, but they’re also available in a selection of other colours, including Blue for your ‘something blue’ and Rhinestone for some extra dazzle – which are currently on sale btw!
Reviews suggest to size up half a size when ordering these.
And if you like this style but you’re after a slightly lower heel, check out Loeffler Randall’s Dahlia Pleated Bow Heels, which are just as pretty!
Charlotte Mills Kim Pearl Heels
Each pair of Charlotte Mills bridal shoes feature the sweetest details to check off your ‘something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue’!
They are hand finished with an original silver sixpence (or a Rose Gold plated sixpence) in the sole for your ‘something old’. There’s an envelope in the shoe box which is your ‘something borrowed’ – you can return this after your special day. Your ‘something blue’ comes in the form of their insock logo. And your ‘something new’ is, of course, your lovely new pair of shoes!
It even has this classic wedding rhyme engraved on the bottom of the shoes! These thoughtful details are enough to charm anyone, but they also take the stress away from thinking about what you can borrow, or how you can incorporate something blue into your look, if blue isn’t in your colour scheme.
Badgley Mischka Libby Ankle Strap Sandal
Wow wow wow! Badgley Mischka is a familiar name in the world of bridal shoes, and can often be found in wedding dress boutiques.
This Libby Ankle Strap is perfect for the glam and modern bride, featuring sparkly embellishments and a luxurious silhouette.
For a classic Badgley Mischka shoe with a lower block heel, check out their Finesse Ankle Strap Sandal or their Ivanna Ankle Strap Sandal.
Cecelia NY Hibiscus Heels in Ivory
Bridal shoes that scream haute couture!
These unique but ultra comfortable heels are meant to be seen – they’re ideal for dress styles that show the ankle.
We can just picture these now, being worn by a dazzling bride for her summer wedding – or perhaps for a destination beach wedding!
These work-of-art Hibiscus Heels would also be perfect for your bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, or your honeymoon.
Who said fashion had to be painful?
Jimmy Choo Sacaria Peep-Toe Bridal Sandals
Your wedding day can be the perfect opportunity to treat yourself to a pair of designer shoes!
These Jimmy Choo Sacaria Peep-Toe Sandals exude classic bridal beauty, and are sure to become a treasured part of your collection for years to come.
For a slightly more understated style that come in at half the price, take a look at their Sacaria Tulle Peep-Toe Pumps. Both styles are truly stunning.
Bella Belle Kayla Ivory Wedding Shoes
Could these be any more darling? They have Bridgerton vibes written all over them!
For the bride who wishes to wear a closed-toe heel on her wedding day, these Bella Belle Kayla shoes might be the perfect choice. They feature a comfortable 3-inch block heel, silk upper, leather sole and lining, and a beautiful bow made of beads and pearls.
A fabulous option with these block heels, is that the ankle strap can be removed to turn them into slingback wedding shoes as well!
Charlotte Mills Jill Pearl With Bow or Pom Pom
We adore a bow over here, but the great thing with these elegant closed-toe slingback bridal shoes is that you can choose to purchase them plain, with a bow (as pictured) or with a cute and fashionable pom pom instead!
They have a crushed pearl glitter finish, and come with all the fun and romantic extras we know and love about Charlotte Mills.
Birdy Grey Natalie Chunky Heel Almond
These affordable, simple wedding heels are all you really need, particularly if your dress will be covering your shoes for most of the day. You’ll be able to stand on your feet all day, and dance the night away in comfort.
They’re suitable for bridesmaids too, coming in a few neutral shades such as Almond, Nude Latte, Nude Blush – or gold for a little extra glam!
Sam Edelman Kia Heels
Square-tipped toe boxes are all the rage right now, and paired with this abstract shaped heel, these wedding shoes are a super stylish option for the modern bride.
They’re simple enough to suit a wide array of dress styles, and have a comfortable cushioned sole. We love them!
Forever Soles Melody Heels & Lucky Star Sandals
Ok, we’re kinda cheating here because these are two different styles from the same brand, that we’re counting as one on our list… They’re pretty similar, but also give off such different vibes. We thought they both deserved some time in the spotlight!
The top pair are the Lucky Star Sandals by Forever Soles, perfect for our rock ‘n’ roll brides who love to make a statement. They’re beautiful for your big day, but fun enough to be worn time and time again after your wedding, for any kind of event. They feature a cushioned lining and are priced slightly lower than the Melody Heels.
The bottom pair are their Melody Heels, and they exude whimsical yet fashionable vibes. They’re made of leather, adorned with hand beaded pearl flowers, and feature a lush gold lining.
David’s Bridal Pleated Chiffon Bow Mid-Heel Sandals
These pretty block bridal heels have a pleated chiffon bow and sparkly buckle at the ankle. They’re classic, cute and charming – and an affordable price, too!
They’re available in White or Blue colourways.
If you’re after something with more shimmer, check out their Allover Iridescent Low Block Heel Sandals. These could be a great option for the whole bridal party!
Ilkin Transparent Floral Wedding Heels
These ornate bridal heels have a transparent vamp, embellished with rhinestone and beadwork flowers.
The great thing with these shoes, is that they can be fully customised by choosing your heel height and shoe colour, to tailor them to you perfectly.
We also love these beaded block heel wedding shoes from the same Etsy store: Ilkin Bride Shoe Design.
Badgley Mischka Ever After Heels
Oooh la la! Aren’t these block wedding heels utterly gorgeous?
Sometimes a chunkier heel can make us feel more ‘practical’ and less ‘sexy’, but the style of these shoes is anything but: You get the best of both worlds!
They feature delicate crystal vine ankle straps, romantic ribbon closures, and are available in Ivory or Neutral.
Freya Rose Martina Heels
We haven’t been able to get these delightful bridal shoes out of our head! They feature block heels lavishly embellished with mother of pearl, and a soft suede strap for a comfortable fit.
Freya Rose is a luxe London-based designer who offers high quality and beautifully constructed shoes.
Pinky Promise Mule Wedding Heels
These backless block heel bridal mules are chic and sophisticated. They’re constructed from soft leather, with bands of high quality beading adding lots of sparkle. You can choose between three different heel heights, and they each include padded insoles for extra comfort.
Effortlessly slip these on, and be ready to dance the night away!
Freya Rose Floral Pearl Heel
Similar to the other pair of Freya Rose heels we’ve featured, but also remarkably different. We just love these shimmering suede bridal shoes!
They feature a jewelled heel, with a hand-crafted floral pattern set in an ivory coloured resin block heel, along with a champagne mirrored lining.
Delicate straps frame the foot perfectly and offer just the right amount of support. Your feet will look beautiful in these block heel wedding shoes!
Pelino Sandals Feather Heels
Feathers and fashion have mixed for hundreds of years, but have definitely made a come-back more recently! And we can see why – feathered heels ooze glamour and can make any bride feel amazing.
These heeled sandals feature a plume of white ostrich feathers along the toe strap.
And there’s our round-up of the best block heel wedding shoes available in 2022/23, perfect for every bride!
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