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Style Guide: Wedding Dress with Cowboy Boots

Style Guide: Wedding Dress with Cowboy Boots

Style Guide: Wedding Dress with Cowboy Boots

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

2020-12-03

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 the American South, the West and anywhere else in cowboy boot country, wedding dresses with boots are an excellent selection for comfort and style. There are countless ways to feature Western wedding dresses with boots.

Cowboy boot styles and shapes are varied, so when it comes to finding the perfect wedding dress and cowboy boots combination, you have plenty of options. Properly fitting cowboy boots are important for this look to work over a long evening of celebrating. The top priority for selecting boots for a wedding should be a comfortable fit.

Traditionally, a bride would wear white shoes with her wedding dress. Why not wear white or light-colored cowboy boots instead? Or a short wedding dress with cowboy boots is especially effective to showcase your own look. Even if you wear a traditional, long wedding dress, cowboy boots can help you make a beautiful impression as you walk down the aisle.

Cowboy boots can also fit into the timeless wedding tradition of “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.” The ‘something blue’ could be a beautiful pair of cowboy boots! Consider a pair of wedding cowgirl boots to make your day true to your style.

Bride Wedding Cowboy Boots

How to Find the Right Cowboy Boots to Wear with Your Wedding Dress
Follow your instincts when you match your wedding dress with cowboy boots. If you’re the type of person that likes to follow tradition, a pair of white or silver cowboy booties may be your best option. Ariat offers a large selection of ​​women’s booties that are perfect for brides. If you’re not afraid of bending the rules,gold cowboy boots are sure to turn heads. The rule of thumb is to match your boots with either your dress or the ribbon on your bouquet.

Should Guests Wear Cowboy Boots to a Wedding?
As a wedding guest, dresses with cowboy boots (or a suit and cowboy boots) can make for attractive, fun attire. If the bride may be wearing boots, guests should check with her first. Just like guests don’t wear white dresses to weddings, you want to ensure the bride will stand out in the crowd on her wedding day. If tall cowboy boots aren’t in the cards, 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 it a true Western-inspired wedding. If you want to stand out against your bridesmaids, have them wear cowgirl booties, and wear a cowboy boot with an embossed floral pattern that turns your wedding ensemble into a complete show-stopper.

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 fits in well with formal attire. Be sure to shop Ariat boots for inspiration on what to wear for your big day — or for the next wedding you’ll be celebrating!

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