Barefoot Wedding

by Meg Keene, CEO & Editor-In-Chief

Since the pool of inspiration so often runs dry on Friday, I’m leaving you something that is inspiring me. This is one of my favoriet wedding pictures of all time, and it captures exactly the feeling I’d like our wedding to embody. Joyful, carefree, and a little bit wild at the edges.

So many people post about wedding shoes, but almost no one posts about getting married barefoot. Since barefoot is my preferred state, I’d love to get married just in my painted toenails. I probably won’t… especially since I might wear a short dress, but you can bet you’ll find me dancing barefoot by the end of the party!

Wishing you happy barefoot weekend travels! And for those of you getting married this weekend (it’s wedding season) we’re all wishing you the best. May your day be magically imperfect.

Photo via ultrasupergenius on flickr

Meg Keene

Meg is the Founder and EIC of APW. She has written two best selling wedding books: A Practical Wedding and A Practical Wedding Planner. Meg has her BFA in Drama from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She lives in Oakland, CA with her husband and two children. For more than you ever wanted to know about Meg, you can visit #NASTY

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  • I’d much rather get married barefoot as well but it’ll be october and the ground gets rather cold then.

    (Though I do remember not wanting to put on shoes so bad I’d run out to the mailbox barefoot with snow on the ground.)

    I am sure I’ll also be shoe-less long before the night is old.

  • I’m happy I’m not the only one who thinks that it is romantic to get married barefoot. Once again, you’ve inspired a blog post that won’t get done because of a practical wedding I’m in.

    Anyway, here’s my personal favorite barefoot picture:

  • I would have happily gotten married barefoot if the grounds of my grandmother’s house didn’t have sandspurs…little prickly things that latch onto your bare skin. Ouch!

  • As my blog name says – Ill be getting married barefoot!! I actually am making barefoot sandals for myself and my bridesmaids!

  • This really is such a cute photo!
    I just posted about wedding shoes on my blog, LOL!
    However, I do love a barefoot bride!

  • Beautiful Blog!
    Denise Boston,Mass.

  • melissa jade

    I love V.V. and Burke! They are a NYC institution! So pleased you featured their photo- it’s always been one of my favs!