Seeing shoes in your dreams can be pretty common, in this complete dream interpretation guide to wearing shoes and different types of shoes and how they can relate to you in waking life, we will go over many different contexts in regards to wearing of shoes within dreams, the representation of color of shoes, and different types of shoes.
Generally, shoes in dreams indicate your approach to life, and the directions that you may be heading. The shoes dream can relate to future plans and paths. In some cases, they can represent your perspective and attitude to tackle upcoming obstacles.
Being without shoes or barefooted can generally indicate low self-esteem or lack of confidence. With the exception of dreaming in a playful setting, then being barefoot can suggest playful attitudes and carefree emotions.
Dream About Wearing Shoes in Dreams
Wearing shoes in your dream indicates that you are well-grounded and down to earth. However, it may also suggest the near term future may be consisted with small bumps and obstacles, yet you are ready to take on those small setbacks because you are prepared.
If the dream is focusing on putting on shoes or tying shoelaces, the dream action represents your convictions and beliefs. You are ready to embark on a new journey and chapter of life.
To remove and put on different sets of shoes in the dream, refers to your changing of roles. Perhaps you are taking different roles at work or picking up new responsibilities at home. If you are actually wearing or trying to wear someone else’s shoes, the dream means that you may be trying to fit into their role.
Dreaming about wearings shoes that are too big, suggest that you may find yourself inadequate of fitting into the previous person’s role. Perhaps you have been promoted or taken on a new job, but find yourself unable to handle the new tasks.
Shoes that are too small in a dream, indicates that you are forcing your perspective into others. It may be a sign that you need to step back and find a different perspective or position.
Dream about putting on your favorite shoe in dreams indicates that you have come to terms about who you are.
Dreams of putting on wet or uncomfortable shoes, suggests that you are refusing to conform to some idea or attitude. Or those very ideas make you feel uncomfortable and embarassed. If your feet or ankles are hurting in the dream from the shoes, it means that you are questioning and doubting your goals and directions you are taking, due to your refusal of the ideas.
Putting on comfortable shoes or fitting shoes in dreams indicates that you are happy and content with your environment, you feel that you are on track to achieve your goals without feeling pressured.
Mismatching or different shoes in dreams implies that you are rushing into things and approaching them too hurriedly or sloppily. As a result, things will not turn out the way you have envisioned because of sloppy planning.
To dream that you are wearing odd or inappropriate shoes for the occasion, indicates that you are heading in the wrong direction. Reevaluate your goals and rethink how you approach your problems. If not, your progress in life will be long, hard, and laborious.
Dreaming about shoes on wrong feet or if they become untied, indicates that you have lost balance in life. Your lack of balance can lead to catastrophic results if you continue on your journey.
Dream About Shoe Related Actions
To dream about shopping for shoes indicates that you have a desire to travel abroad or experience foreign places or items. Take into consideration about your final decision with the shoe shopping in the dream can give you clues about how you truly feel. If you are indecisive in the dream and end up not buying, indicates you may back off from upcoming travel plans.
To buy new sets of shoes within a dream, indicates that you are picking up important work skills that can lead to future success.
Dreams about washing or cleaning shoes indicates that you will get in touch with some old friends, or people that you have met in the past.
Carrying your shoes or putting them in baggage in the dream instead of wearing them, indicates that you are being open and vulnerable about your convictions.
To destroy or burn shoes on fire that you own in the dream, indicates that you are sabotaging your own hopes and dreams in some way, often in a violent manner.
Fixing shoes suggest that you are in the process of picking up a goal that you have given up on. Consider keep pushing to accomplish what you have started but never finished.
Biting or Eating Shoes in the dream, suggests that you have a huge desire and void to fulfill. You feel lack of confidence and want to fulfill that with traveling. However, such a desire can be interpreted as simply running away from your issues. Perhaps you need to tackle problems that have been bothering you.
Giving shoes away as a gift in dreams, relates to your expectation of that specific person. You want the person receiving the shoe gifts to walk a certain path. If someone gifts you shoes in the dream, it relates to the expectation of that person towards you. Consider the type of shoes as a gift to get a more detailed interpretation.
Packing Shoes into Shoe Boxes or storage, implies that you are putting or withholding your travel plans. Perhaps something is stopping you from your travels or experiencing new journey or path.
Selling shoes in the dream suggests that you are teaching valuable skills to someone else, so that they can walk their own path.
If you are throwing shoes at someone in the dream, it indicates that you do not want responsibilities or anything to do with the person. You refuse to let someone determine your personal path.
Dream About Different Conditions of Shoes
New shoes in dreams suggests that you are successful in a new life path that you have chosen. If the new shoe feels uncomfortable in the dream, indicates that you are overconfident in your newfound success.
To see old and worn shoes in your dream indicates that hard work and diligence is near at work.
If the dream shoes are ripped, falling apart and breaking into pieces, suggests the people or things that you rely on is in danger of failing. Look around your life to see if anything broken or torn needs to be maintained or fixed.
If the shoe breaking is a high heel shoe, it indicates that there are certain sexual trouble in your life.
Dusty or slightly dirty shoes in the dream indicates that you may have become lazy with your work ethic or habit, or with other areas of your life. Perhaps you have been slacking off at work or have not exercised in a long time. Very dirty or shoes completely covered in mud, suggest that you have gone through very hard times.
Expensive shoes in general relate to expensive hobbies that you may possess. These expensive hobbies can give you short term satisfaction.
Having holes in shoes in your dream indicates that there are game breaking weakness in your personality. These weakness can stop you from achieving your goals at critical times.
Walking with sand in shoes in the dream, implies that there are minor inconvenience with your task that only you know. You may have to slow down and clear those annoying issues and be on your journey again.
Dream About Looking for Missing or Lost Shoes
If you forget your shoes, then it suggests that you are leaving behind your inhibitions or future travel plans. Perhaps you have really wanted to travel to a foreign country, but have had to cancel the plan.
Dreaming about shoes that are lost forever and cannot be found, suggest that you are searching for your identity and finding yourself.
To find missing shoes in your dreams indicates that you have regained your foothold on life. You are back on the right path again.
To lose a single shoe while walking in the dream, means that you are missing the right attitude or approach to your situation. Your perspective may be missing a crucial part that can lead to your success. If you are trying to find that one single lost shoe, suggests that you are trying to find a significant other who share your attitude and approaches.
If someone steals your shoes in the dream, implies that someone might be sabotaging you at work. The stolen shoes can represent lost of opportunity. If you are the one doing the shoe stealing, it can mean that you might be taking advantage of others at work.
Digging through many shoes, or possessing many shoes in the dream, indicates good wealth and opportunities abound. However, the abundant opportunities also lead to a lack of decisiveness, you have little clue about what you really want or what your future holds.
Dreams About Different Shoe Colors
Different colored shoes can have different interpretations, below is a general break down of the colors and shoes. Always take in contexts and combine with the color of the shoes in dreams to get a clearer read.
Black shoes in dreams represent that you will go to a ceremony of some sort in the near future.
Blue shoes indicates that you must be honest with your endeavors.
Dreams regarding brown shoes represent down to earth, or the path that you have traveled while being practical about the past.
Green shoes represent growth and fertility in your future path.
Grays shoes suggests that you will be isolated and alone while walking your path.
Red shoes in dreams imply that you are passionate and perhaps impulsive sometimes towards your goals.
Orange shoes is an indication of your outgoing nature, you will gather many friends along your journey of life.
Pink shoes foretells that you will experience love and affection in the near future.
Purple shoes means that you will gain royalty and wealth with your projects and tasks at hand.
Silver shoes suggests that you will be faced with a difficult decision, you must choose wisely and be fair to all the people involved.
Yellow shoes represent the path to wisdom, perhaps you are studying for something valuable for your school or work.
White shoes represent innocence and purity. Seeing or wearing white shoes in the dreams can hint that your current environment can take away that innocence.
Dreaming of shiny or showy shoes suggest that you will be recognized for your achievements, or perhaps you are planning to perform or exhibit some of your work.
Dream About Different Types of Shoes
Seeing any shoe types in the dream can relate to how you approach certain specs of life. Take into consideration of the context and the general function of the shoes to help you make the interpretation, below is some common types of shoes that you can observe within dreams.
Dreaming of clown shoes is a reminder that you should take things less seriously with your approach.
Glass shoes symbolizes some forms of transformation. You are being clear and open to change, however, you may also appear fragile during this transition of life.
Gold shoes in dreams indicates wealth and prosperity, however it may focus more on how you want others to perceive you. Perhaps you have a desire to show off how well off you are or the money that you have accumulated.
High Heel Shoes
High heel shoes refers to sexuality or romantic experiences and relationship.
Leather shoes suggested that you will be shielded and protected from harm. Issues within your family will soon be resolved.
Left Shoe represents your feminine approach to life.
Right shoes represent your masculine approach to problems.
Flat Shoes / Thins Shoes
Wearing flat or thin shoes suggest that you will soon feel the small inconveniences of life, however the small bumps will most likely not hinder your major milestones.
Baby shoes in your dream symbolizes purity, innocence, vulnerability, tenderness and the desire for love. Someone that you know in life may get pregnant soon.
Wooden shoes indicates that you will feel alone in your journey of life, typically because your unwillingness to negotiate and be flexible.
Wedding shoes symbolizes long term commitment. You might be entering into something long and have to commit to it.
Slippers and Sandals
Dreaming of slippers and sandals is a clue that you need to relax from work, perhaps it is time to take some time off and go on a vacation.
Dreams of platform shoes suggests that you feel unconfident about your personal worth, you are looking towards outward appearances to make you feel safer and more secure.
Rubber shoes in dreams represent slippery path ahead. Tread carefully and slowly to avoid pitfalls.
Dreaming about tennis shoes or other sports related shoes represent that you will be competing against others for your goals.
Running shoes indicates that you are ready to sprint and reach for your final goal.
Tap Shoes, Ballet Shoe, or Other Dance Shoes
Wearing any kinds of danced oriented shoes suggests that you need to find the tempo and rhythm in life. Fall into the regular beat of your journey and take it easy. If you are performing in dancing shoes, the dream suggests that you are ready to take the stage and become the center of attention.