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dying shoes

Does anyone know if it is possible to strip ivory shoes into white shoes? I fell in love with this pair of shoes and they dont come in white. My dress is white so I need white shoes. The shoes: http://www.zappos.com/caparros-godiva-ivory-silk?zlfid=111Sorry idk how to put a picture on here from the web.

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    Laurms15Laurms15 member
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    edited December 2011
    I think they look pretty close to white they are not a darker Ivory. I'm pretty sure you won't be able to make them white without ruining them but these look like they could work for you. If your dress is long no one will see that much of your shoes anyway. If its short that might be a different story.
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    mbcdefgmbcdefg member
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    edited December 2011
    I would just wear them and not worry about it. Nobody is really even going to see your shoes, and even if they do I doubt they will notice a color difference. People don't think to look for subtle shade differences. If you want a lot of shoe shots in your album/prints and you think that it'll clash with your dress that badly, the photographer can probably adjust the shades in Photoshop for you. Zappos has a pretty good return policy. Personally, I'd just get them if you love them, try them on with the dress and then decide from there (try asking for outside opinions without mentioning that they're ivory shoes and a white dress, and see if people notice a difference). If it's really THAT awful, take them to a shoe repair place and see if they can help you. And if not, return them and start the search again. I just think they're really pretty and too expensive to justify possibly screwing them up by attempting to strip them. Especially when I'll bet that nobody will notice or care that they don't perfectly match your dress. Would YOU notice something like this at someone else's wedding?
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    dmbride09dmbride09 member
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    edited December 2011
    Ever consider dying them blue or red or something.  I love the look of colored shoes with white dresses.
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    mbcdefgmbcdefg member
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    edited December 2011
    If you'd want to wear them in Taupe, here they are for $40: http://piperlime.gap.com/browse/product.do?cid=4016&vid=0&pid=680402&scid=680402012Or how about red or silver? Silver would look great with most bridal gowns: http://www.zappos.com/n/p/p/7561536/c/6082.html
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    alliecarrie41alliecarrie41 member
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    edited December 2011
    i wouldnt bother.. honestly, they are great shoes, but there are so many shoes out there i'd just keep looking for the right color.
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    JennM31JennM31 member
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    edited December 2011
    Thanks everyone... Im still debating over them. . and also the possibly wearing colored shoes. I really appreicate all the feedback!
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