My prom is coming in May. Need perfect shoe.

Q: Dear Shoe Lady,

My prom is coming up in May, and I’m having trouble finding the perfect shoe. The color of my dress is aqua blue. Do you have any advice on what direction to take? Thank you!

A: Dear Amanda,

Depending on what details your dress has, metallic can be a striking choice. They provide a shiny accent to your outfit without overpowering it. I have included some pictures of possible options.


makes it perfect for dancing. It also comes in silver.

Anneka dressy sandal in silver by TouchUps at
Anneka by Touch Ups have an elegant jeweled t-strap.

Pairing colors is also a good option in making your outfit pop. I would try to avoid tone on tone (i.e. blue dress and blue shoes) ensembles, because they tend to be a little too much like a costume. Mixing can be a great choice once you find a shoe color that complements your dress.

Francesca by Trotters, a yellow dressy flat, at
Francesca by Trotters carries a yellow lightly sequined slipper that could provide that extra splash of color. It also comes in other colors including violet.

You can browse our site by color, and heel height as well to pinpoint your search. Good luck on your search!

Enjoy your prom!

The Shoe Lady

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