How To Walk Down The Wedding Aisle Balletically in Your Gown

wedding aisle strut

Your grand entrance down the wedding aisle is the first step to your new married life. And as the happy bride you want to show-off your sexy dress. How do you create a pulling power and make the moment memorable?

Another thing, do you sashay to left or right of your escort?  Well, it’s customary for every bride-to-be to swoop into the wedding venue. What’s more, be absolutely flawless while doing it. And your escort should be ready to proudly walk you down the wedding aisle into your partners’ arms. However, parading elegantly in your stunning gown with bridal shoes isn’t going to be an easy feat.

So, ask yourself how do you do that in your jaw-dropping stilettos and sultry dress? Have no fear, just practice your moves before the wedding ceremony.

To help you out, I’ve compiled some tips on how to walk in your designer bridal stilettos. Use them to ease your nerves and stride gracefully on the left or right of your escort down or up the aisle. Read on.


Wedding Aisle Moves

Photo credits: Seralyn Keen and Pamela V White

1. Build suspense

Share your wedding taste and just love your moves. Hoist up your dress and hold it firmly. Build and maintain suspense as you glide ballectically like a fairy princess. Your wedding aisle strut should look smooth and easy. Engaging with your wedding guests will affect your energy in a positive way. Allow witnesses and guests to take delight in your good luck. And don’t forget to…

  • Ask the bridesmaids or flower girls to help.
  • Hold your bouquet at waist height to keep your balance.
  • Parade yourself with confidence and interact with them.
  • Show them you’re happy to see them on your awe-inspiring day.
  • Walk down the aisle with the greatest of ease.

2. Let cute flower girls and dapper page boys pave the way

Don’t let anything pose a big problem! Set the wedding ceremony scene by involving the bridesmaids, ushers, page boys and flower girls. Let them pave the way before you start your wedding aisle strut. Select a welcome song for your guests. Allow your entourage to gradually walk down the aisle beforehand. This gives you the perfect opportunity and extra time to prepare yourselves. Choose the following songs to help you.

  • Gentle and sweet song
  • Sentimental tune
  • Dramatic music
  • Or contemporary hit

 3. Don’t be camera shy and capture the important moments

groom and bride walking up the aisle together.

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Hang up your wedding aisle runner and use it as a dramatic backdrop. As newlyweds, walk up or down the gangway or red carpet like celebrities. Position yoursellf in front of the wedding runway and allow your wedding photographer to put you in the spotlight. Help them to create magnificent and unforgettable wedding day pictures. Go to for 6 tips for taking wedding photo’s for camera shy couples. Pretend you are attending:

  • An official grand opening
  • The Oscars
  • MTV Video Music Awards
  • Cannes Film Festival. 

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About Clover Jean: Hi, I'm a Londoner living, working and enjoying life in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. As a celebrant | marriage officiant | master of ceremonies | singer with ABC gospel choir, I’ve got a lot on my plate. But, I don’t mind because I’ve got the best job in the world! Get in touch, via Instagram #cloverjeanamsterdam or Facebook. LIKE, SHARE, SPREAD THE LOVE and see you soon!