Pumps, in their most classic form, are lightweight, strapless shoes with closed backs. Generally speaking, pumps have a seamless front upper that is cut closer to the toes than the top of the foot. They need no fastening or lacing, as the foot can be slipped into them easily, although some styles have buckles or laces as a design feature, rather than a necessity. Pumps can have any heels of any height.
The feathers are gorgeous on this peocock platform bridal sandal. Platform shoes have thick soles sitting under the front part of the foot. This style comes with a variety of different heel types, including wedge heels, stiletto heels, chunky heels, etc. These shoes offer much needed height if you are a petite bride and the groom is tall. Great way to level out bridesmaids and groomsmen as well.
Wedges add height, but are easier to walk in than stilettos, so are perfect for standing around on your wedding day. Worldly and eye-catching, wedges have a very cosmopolitan look about them. A wedge heel also looks great with nearly any length skirt or dress and by nature, are a fashionable choice; by just choosing to wear them, you up your fashion quotient.
Wedges will add definition and shape to heavy ankles, making them appear thinner.
A d'Orsay style pump is a woman's shoe in which the vamp of the shoe is cut away very close to the toe box, and the sides are cut away, revealing the arch of the foot. This is one of the most popular bridal styles because of how stylish and comfortable they are.