wedding dress with cowboy boots
Western, How-Tos

Style Guide: Wedding Dress with Cowboy Boots

Going Western with your wedding? Learn how to find the right cowboy boots to wear with your wedding dress.

Say “I Do” in Style with Cowboy Boots

A Western motif for your big day expresses your style and heritage while adding a fun, festive feel to the celebration. Cowboy and cowgirl boots are no longer just utilitarian footwear — they are as fashionable as any dress shoes. Bring some Western flair to your special day by matching your wedding dress with cowboy boots. Your groom can also wear cowboy boots with a suit or tuxedo.

three pairs of wedding cowboy boots

Ideas for Pairing Your Wedding Dress with Cowboy Boots

For ceremonies held in cowboy boot country, pairing a wedding dress with cowboy boots is a perfect way to combine comfort and style on your wedding day.

Cowboy boot styles and shapes are varied, so when it comes to finding the perfect wedding dress and cowboy boots combination, you can easily find a pair that is true to your style. Traditionally, brides wear white shoes with their wedding dresses. Why not wear white or light-colored cowboy boots instead? We offer a great selection of wedding cowboy boots perfect for any bride.

Cowboy boots can also fit into the timeless wedding tradition of “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.” Your "something blue" could be a beautiful pair of cowboy boots!

While finding a cute pair of cowboy boots for your wedding day is important, it's crucial that your pair of boots fit properly so you can dance the night away. Having properly fitting cowboy boots will ensure your feet are comfortable all night long. After finding your perfect pair, be sure to break in your boots before you wear them on your big wedding day.

Bride Wedding Cowboy Boots

How to Find the Right Cowboy Boots to Wear with Your Wedding Dress

Follow your instincts and stay true to your style when you match your wedding dress with cowboy boots. If you’re the type of person who likes tradition, a pair of white or silver cowboy booties are a perfect choice. While matching your boots to your dress is an easy option, we also love the look of coordinating the color of your boots with the ribbon on your bouquet.

Should Guests Wear Cowboy Boots to a Wedding?

If you're a wedding guest, pairing cowboy boots with your dress or suit can be fun and festive. If you think the bride may be wearing cowboy boots, you might want to check with her first to ensure the bride will stand out on her wedding day. If tall cowboy boots aren’t your style, try browsing other styles of fashion boots for something more subdued.

Hosting a Western Wedding? Let Your Guests in on the Fun Too!

Bridesmaids can wear matching dresses and boots and stand alongside you at the altar, making for a Western-inspired wedding.

If you’re considering a wedding dress with cowboy boots for you or your guests at your wedding, you’ll find that a clean and polished pair of cowboy boots can easily be incorporated with most formal attire. Be sure to shop all our boots for inspiration on what to wear for your big day — or for the next wedding you’ll be celebrating!