Saree is one of the most beautiful outfit that can be worn on any occasion in this modern era, be it at a wedding, party, engagement, festival, etc. But when we wear a saree, the question that comes to our mind is what shoes or sandals to wear. Today even I was searching on the net what type of shoes to wear with saree and I know this happens with most girls, so I have come up with some shoe ideas that will ease your selection task.
There is always a myth that only sandals go well with sarees. Here are some shoes that you can wear on your saree and flaunt your beauty.
Best Types Of Shoes To Wear With A Saree
- Wedge Heels
- High Heeled Boots
- Strappy Sandals
- Peep Toes
- Flat Flip flops
- Oxford shoes
Let’s have a look at the shoes in detail.
1. Wedge Heels
Wedge heels are the most comfortable footwear and go well with any type of saree. The sole of the wedge heels is much thicker at the back than the front, which increases the height of the heels, but at the same time, you can also walk comfortably & confidently in it.
There are various wedge footwear categories like a T-straps wedge, ankle straps wedge, low wedge, closed-toe wedge, and platform wedge.
Wedges go well with sarees that are more or less plain but attractive with a zari border.
Kolhapuris are Indian handcrafted sandals or chappals made of leather in Kolhapur. It is a T strapped and open-toed sandals that are locally tanned with vegetable dyes. It is a traditional business of the people there which is carried from generation to generation. These chappals can last for a long time if not worn in rains.
You can wear Kolhapuri chappals on traditional Maharashtrian sarees having zari borders.
Mojaris are handcrafted footwear made in South Asia. It is made with tanned leather, and the upper part is decorated with ceramic beads, brass nails, cowry shells, mirrors, embroidery designs. Cotton thread is used to bond the upper part of Mojari to the soul. Its inner sole is soft and gives you a cushioning feel making your walk comfortable.
You can wear Mojaris on soft silk sarees that are plain, have a beaded pattern, or have beautiful embroidery patterns.
Pumps are made using a whole cut leather top with a low vamp. It is covered with either plain leather or quilted silk with the opening trimmed with braid. You can opt for golden pumps as it suits every type of saree, and also you can save your time searching on the internet for the shoes to wear with saree.
You can wear golden pumps on any color or type of saree. And, also it goes well with any texture saree.
5. High Heeled Boots
These boots are usually worn in the cold weather and are made of leather or velvet. It protects your feet from the ground and also covers your calf muscles. It makes you feel tall and too comfortable while walking. These boots are available in different styles, so you will get a variety to choose from.
High heeled boots go well with any type of saree that doesn’t flare out.
6. Strappy Sandals
It is one of the favorite types of footwear which goes well with any outfit. It has multiple straps that differ for each footwear. Some sandals have broad straps while some have thin straps making it look classy. These sandals are available in various colors, so you can select one as per your saree color.
Strappy sandals can be worn with any type of saree irrespective of the texture, but it looks more classy on georgette sarees & crepe sarees.
Stilletos are the high thin pointed heels that give an illusion of longer legs and a greater height. If you are wearing a designer saree for any party, then stilettos are the best choice.
You can wear stilettos on designer chiffon sarees.
8. Peep Toes
Peep toe shoes are usually similar to pump footwear in design, but the only difference is that there is a small opening near the toe so that your toe can be seen through the opening. It comes in high heels, kitten heels, and flats, so you can choose the footwear as per your convenience. These footwears are available in different designs & textures.
Golden peep toe shoes usually go well with any type of saree which has a border. If you are wearing a black saree, then black peep toe shoe will be more suitable.
9. Flat Flip flops
Flat flip flops are usually flat, but some might have little flat heels so that it should go well with a saree. It is made of rubber, foam, plastic, suede, leather, and even fabric. The position of straps vary in different designs, but they don’t have straps around the heels. These are mostly suitable when you have to do a lot of movements wearing a saree.
These flip flops are available in various colors and, therefore, suitable for any type & color of saree.
10. Oxford shoes
Have you ever imagine wearing oxford boots with a saree? If not, then trust me, it looks very cool for a tomboy look. To look classy, you will have to wear minimal jewellery on your saree, and also, the blouse should be of unique design or should be broad neck from the front.
These boots go well with cotton sarees. You can wear it on any color cotton saree, but you will have to tuck the saree bit higher on the waist.
Tips to make your legs look attractive in any shoes
During any festive day or any special occasion, you might search on Google, how to make your legs look sexy or beautiful in any footwear that you wear. Even I search for such beauty tips, so I thought of sharing some tips with you, which I follow to make my legs look attractive.
1. Wax your legs
It is most important that, before any occasion, you must wax your legs. There are various ways to do it. If you prefer razor, then use high-quality one also use shaving gel or moisturizer to smoothly remove the hairs and prevent skin irritation.
Every month you can opt for a pedicure so that your legs are well maintained. A pedicure will clean your nails, cure dry heels, remove dead skin or tan from your feet. You can even get nail art done to flaunt your beautiful legs.
You must keep your legs moisturized, as it helps to make your skin healthy and smooth and prevent the dryness. You can also give a little bit of massage your legs to relax the muscles and tighten the skin.
Exfoliating your skin will remove all the dead skin cells and give your legs a glossy look. You can take a mixture of olive oil and sugar and apply it on your leg and massage. Exfoliation also keeps your skin hydrated and also helps to get rid of ingrown hairs.
5. Goodbye to infections
During the summer season, our legs usually become moist or wet if wear socks for long and this can lead to fungal infections. So, we should try to keep our legs and toes dry and even if you are wearing socks, you can apply antifungal powder to prevent infections and keep your legs beautiful for long.
6. Protect your legs
Before going out, make a habit of applying sunscreen to your legs to protect from the sun’s harmful UV rays. Select a sunscreen that has SPF 35 and above as it provides complete protection to the skin.
Sarees are attractive traditional outfits that can enhance your beauty. I hope this article has eased your shoes selection task and now you know which shoes to wear with saree and look attractive in any occasion.
Do share your favorite combination of saree and shoes with the readers in the comment section below.