It is billed as the best day of your life – and it really should be, just so long as it’s not marred by painful feet. More and more brides are ditching the vertiginous heel – and with good reason. Wedding days are long and demanding, and wearing flat shoes can ensure that the bride remains comfortable throughout the ceremony and reception and thus able to fully enjoy every moment. Plus, they’re chic: think Audrey Hepburn in her Balmain dress with ballet flats.