6 tips for a flawless walk down the aisle

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Evelyn Carpenter

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Along with the declaration of vows and the exchange of wedding rings, the walk down the aisle is one of the most exciting moments, but perhaps even more so, as it will be the first time you will be seen in your wedding dress, both by the guests and your partner.

Are you ready to walk down the aisle and turn heads? If you want to look flawless and keep your braided updo in place, keep an eye on the following tips.

1. Choose comfortable shoes

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Not only for the hike, but for the whole marriage, it will be essential that you go for comfortable shoes Regardless of the height of the heel or the design itself, it's very important to choose a heel to go with your lace wedding dress. that the footwear you choose is not hard that keeps your feet cool and, ideally, has a non-slip sole Also, make sure the last is your exact size.

2. Try them!


Even if you want to save them flawless for the big day, the best advice is to try on your shoes before the wedding and walk around in them. around the house while you go about your normal activities. So you'll get used to them, you'll get used to them, you'll get used to them, you'll get used to them. and, by the way, you will have enough time to act if you need any special sock or template.

3. Rehearse the walk

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Preferably with the shoes you will wear you must rehearse the walk a few days beforehand. Paying special attention to the rhythm of your steps, your body posture and where you will focus your gaze. In fact, if you have the possibility to rehearse with your father or sponsor do not hesitate to do so.

Remember that the steps should be slow and leisurely, while the legs should be crossed very slightly, leaving the tips of the feet a little outwards. Also, take care to keep your back straight, alternate your gaze between the front and your guests, and practice also how you will carry the bouquet Now, if you're wearing a flowing princess style wedding dress, either with a train or veil, you'll have to rehearse with the whole wedding party. outfit at least once.

4. Wear your best smile

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Although it seems irrelevant, try in front of a mirror your different smiles and decide which one you feel most comfortable with You can even record yourself or take pictures if you think it's a good option. The idea is that you look natural For example, a tight-lipped smile will not be the most appropriate for your brand new bridal entrance, so experts recommend a moderate smile in which you only show a line of your teeth.

5. Control your nerves

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If you know beforehand that this moment will provoke anxiety, even more than the reading of vows that you prepared with beautiful love phrases, find out about some breathing exercises You can do minutes before walking down the aisle. Also, avoid coffee, energy drinks or other exciting substances that will only increase your arousal level, which will make you even more nervous. Instead, it's best that you before leaving for church you drink an infusion of lime blossom or camomile tea. .

6. Recognizes the place

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Finally, it is important that you have personally visited the church or parish where the gold rings will be exchanged, so that keep in mind the dimensions of the aisle and the distance between the entrance and the altar. This will make you feel much more confident when walking on familiar terrain and you will know if there are steps or any kind of unevenness.

Just as rehearsing the walk is very necessary for everything to turn out well, it is also necessary to practice the declaration of vows, especially if they include love phrases of your own authorship. And the same goes for the first speech and raising your glasses as a bride and groom. Because while improvisation and spontaneity are important, it is also necessary that you prepare in advance for this occasion.that so deserves it.

Evelyn Carpenter is the author of the best-selling book, All you need for your marriage. A Marriage guide. She has been married for over 25 years and has helped countless couples build successful marriages. Evelyn is a sought after speaker and relationship expert, and has been featured in various media outlets including Fox News, Huffington Post, and more.