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    30 Pairs Of Shoes Reviewers Say Are Actually So Comfortable

    Sandals, sneakers, heels, and more styles your feet will thank you for buying.

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    Unless otherwise specified, all sizes in this post are listed in women’s.

    1. Slip-on sneakers that'll make you wonder what all the ~camo-tion~ is all about, because your friends will be asking where you got these chic shoes you're basically living in, because they feel so good on your feet.

    Reviewer wearing cmouflage shoes with white soles

    Promising review: "I love this shoe. I have had numerous comments about where did I get them and how cute they are. They are comfortable and very stylish. I like the worn-out look, so these are just what I like!! I've been wearing them with shorts, but I think they'll look great with jeans. They are a very casual shoe but still cute." —debbie L.

    Get them from Amazon for $34.41+ (available in sizes 5–11 and in 42 colors and patterns).

    2. A Sorel strappy sandal made with platform wedge design and a padded footbed for a little extra ~boost~ that will also take you that extra mile.

    model wearing the white padded sandal with bright pink straps and blue ankle strap

    Promising review: "These shoes are a breath of fresh air. I need comfortable shoes because of so many foot surgeries. It can be so hard to find something that actually looks great but is comfortable to wear for hours. These shoes are so comfortable!!!! I could not be more pleased." —Melissa M

    Get them from Sorel for $130 (available in sizes 5–12 and in seven colors) or from Amazon for $129.95 (available in sizes 5–12 and in nine colors).

    3. Cut-out mules designed to be a more sophisticated take on a flat that doesn't let the comfort ~slide~.

    Model wearing the pointed toe open-back flat with a cut out over the top of the foot.
    Zou Xou / Etsy

    BTW — Zou Xou Shoes is a Black woman-owned business that has been creating handcrafted shoes by Argentinian shoemakers since 2015. The styles are easy and classic so they can be worn for years. These mules are handmade to order in European sizes, and they suggest sizing up. So, if you wear a US 8, choose a 39.

    Promising review: "These shoes are great! The leather is soft and comfortable — no breaking in necessary." —Eileen chao

    Get them from Zou Xou Shoes on Etsy for $249 (available in European sizes 36-42).

    4. Allbirds tree runners made out of eucalyptus tree fibers for a sustainable style that gives your feet the chance to breathe, so they don't overheat on even the hottest of days. Plus, if they do get a tad sweaty, you can throw them in the washing machine, and they'll be as good as new.

    model wearing the knit lace-up sneaker in grey with white sole
    Allbirds / Via

    Just be sure to not put them in the dryer; let them air dry after washing.

    Promising review: "Why did I wait so long??? I wish I could wear these shoes all day for everything! They're so comfortable and lightweight." —Stone, C.

    Get them from Allbirds for $95 (available in whole sizes 5-11 and 17 colors).

    5. Ballet flats, because you don't need hours and hours of dance training to know how classic and elegant these look on. Plus, reviewers swear this style gets comfier the longer you wear them!, Amazon

    Promising review: "The more that you wear these shoes, the comfier they get! I can walk around in them all day, and I get a ton of compliments on them. I usually feel frumpy wearing flats, but that's certainly not the case with these — I just ordered the beige color, and I might get the leopard print. I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THESE SHOES!" —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $15.51+ (available in sizes 5.5-11 and 24 colors and patterns).

    6. A Marc Fisher quilted slide you can pair with your favorite spring and summer dress for a super stylish look you can wear all day without worrying that your feet will start hurting in the middle of it.


    Promising review: "I just bought this pair of slides, and they are soo comfortable! There's no breaking-in period with these. Wearing these is like walking on a cloud!" —Patti

    Get them from DSW for $64.99 (available in sizes 6–11 and in three colors).

    7. A pair of Rainbow wave sneakers your arches will be thanking you for purchasing because they are not only fun and add a pop of color to your outfit, but they also have Ortholite insoles.

    White sneakers with embroidered rainbow along the outsides and embroidered sun in yellow and orange along the insides

    Promising review: "I could not adore these sneakers more! They're comfortable and look so well made. I was tired of the same plain tennis shoes and wanted something that would make me smile when I put on — my new Soludos do the trick every time. They are well worth the shoe investment! (Also easy to find LOTS of cute coordinating shirts!)" —Erin R.

    Get them from Amazon for $139.95 (available in sizes 5-11 and in two colors) or from Soludos for $139 (available in sizes 5-11 and in three colors).

    8. A pair of colorful Sanuk sling sandals designed with soles made from recycled yoga mats, so you know the comfort is next level. You'll feel the ~om~ as soon as you put them on.


    Promising review: "I bought these while I was pregnant because I needed a comfortable sandal. These are suuuper comfy and a great quality, I like them so much I bought another pair in a different color. Highly recommended." —JKW

    Get them from Amazon for $24.95+ (available in sizes 5–11 and in seven colors).

    9. Everlane flats designed to mold to your feet the more you wear them so eventually it will basically feel like you're not wearing any shoes at all.

    Model wearing the flats in black showing off the rounded toe

    Promising review: "I absolutely love the day gloves, and I have them in several colors. They are stylish and comfortable right out of the box. They're great for work. Fit is true to size." —ndog99

    Get them from Everlane for $105 (available in sizes 5–11 and in 10 colors).

    10. Birkenstocks you'll be able to walk 500 miles in. And 500 more.

    Model wearing the shoes in white with two big buckles across the top

    Promising review: "These shoes are adorable! I love Birkenstocks and was so excited to get this white pair. They can be cleaned pretty easily, and I think they are a little more fun/different than the regular leather. They fit exactly the same as the leather — comfortable, durable, and perfect for walking around!" —BDCA

    Get them from Nordstrom for $99.95 (available in sizes 5-10.5).

    11. Or some Birkenstock Essentials sandals that look like the original style but are made with a lightweight waterproof material, so you still get the same comfort level with the added perk of wearing them during all your summer water adventures.

    Reviewer wearing the sandals in black outside

    I've had these shoes for almost three years now, and they still look just as good as the day I bought them. I love the original Birkenstocks, but when I saw these, I knew I wanted them because they were waterproof. I wear them normally, but I especially love to wear them when I'm near water. I spent a good chunk of last summer at my family's lake house, and I wore this every single day. They were perfect to slip on and walk through wet grass and even into the water to avoid stepping on any sharp rocks and weeds. And if they got a little dirty, I was able to throw them in the tub and wash them super easily. Plus they dry quickly, are super comfortable, and look good. I love my black pair so much, that I'm eyeing another pair in a bright color.

    Promising review: "A reasonable price on a birkie? Yep. I did not think I would like the material making up the sandal, but it is comfortable. I liked my first pair so much that I bought two more pairs for me and one for my daughter. They have the support of Birkenstocks but are waterproof. I wear them everywhere." —JANINE S.

    Get them from Amazon for $44.95 (available in women's sizes 5-15.5 and men's sizes 3-13.5 and in 18 styles).

    12. Rhinestone pointed slip-on mules you better keep somewhere safe when you're not wearing them because Cinderella might try and steal them from you (especially when she realizes they're SO much more comfortable than her glass slippers).

    reviewer wearing the pointed-toe slip-on flat with pointed toe in pink suede-like fabric and circular embellishment on top

    Promising review: "These mules are one of the best I have purchased at a good price. They are so beautiful. They are comfortable, and I can wear them for 8 hrs without any problem on my feet. I will use them in Paris. It feels you are just wearing house slippers. I bought another pair." —CA buyer

    Get them from Amazon for $25.99 (available in sizes 5.5-10.5 and in pink, purple, and leopard-print).

    13. A wedge fashion sneaker that doesn't look like a wedge (it's somewhat hidden) for when you need a little ~lift~ but don't want to compromise on your comfort level. We love a shoe that can do both.

    the pink and white wedge sneakers

    Promising review: "I am really really really loving these sneakers. I love the colors. They fit perfectly, arrived super quickly, and actually exceeded my expectations. I'm a slippers girl and fell in love with these the minute I saw them; what I love most is that they're so cushiony soft and very very comfortable. I bought these because I'll be traveling soon and wanted something for the long walking and standing. IT'S PERFECT, EXACTLY WHAT I WANTED. I will definitely be shopping again in the future." —Soph300

    Get them from Amazon for $38.90 (available in sizes 5-10 and in 13 colors).

    14. A criss-cross sandal specifically designed with a footbed that mirrors the natural shape of your foot, which ensures the weight of your foot is distributed evenly and supported as you walk and stand. You'll be so thankful to have these as you go about your summer adventures.

    A cork bottom slide with black criss-cross straps

    Promising review: "I love these! They're super comfortable, plus the leather part is soft and comfortable and does not rub. I don’t normally buy shoes online, but this purchase was a great find. I would definitely recommend them. I wear a size 9.5 or 10 depending on the shoe, but in sandals, mostly a 10, and they fit perfectly." —BreC

    Get them from Amazon for $22.99 (available in whole sizes 6-11 and in three colors).

    15. Huarache sandals handmade in Mexico — they're beautiful shoes that will actually mold to your foot as you wear them.

    the ankle-strap woven shoes with black and white diamond pattern on the top
    Macarena Collection / Etsy

    BTW — Macarena Collection is a small biz based in Buena Park, California! All of the shoes are handmade by Mexican artisans. Since they only make whole sizes, they suggest sizing down if you're in between as the shoes will stretch and mold to your feet as you wear them.

    Promising review: "Can I give these 1000 stars? They are soooooo comfortable!!! I was afraid because my feet are on the wider side, but oh my do they fit absolutely amazingly well!! Don’t hesitate to buy them!! I love them! I love them! I Love them!!" —Jennifer Baez

    Get them from Macarena Collection on Etsy for $39.99 (originally $49.99; available in sizes 5-10).

    16. Tioseban sneakers with a mesh top that'll *almost* make you feel like you're just wearing socks.

    grey knit sneakers with a white sole

    Sizing up a half size if you have wide feet is recommended.

    Promising review: "I like these shoes so much I bought two pairs. My feet are very narrow, and I have trouble finding shoes that fit without coming off my heels. These have the comfort band that makes them very comfortable." —Jane from MA

    Get them from Amazon for $32.99 (available in sizes 5–13 and in 33 colors).

    17. A pair of braided sandals more than 9,000 reviewers swear by for their water resistance, comfort, and cuteness.

    model wearing the black braided strappy sandals

    Promising review: "These sandals are incredibly comfortable! I was so relieved they fit well because I'm sometimes an 8.5 but there aren't half sizes, but these fit perfectly! I thought it was so funny reading their website and their warning says 'don't buy these sandals if you don't want compliments.' Well, the first day I wore my sandals I got tons of compliments and every time I thought of their warning. It's so true these are unique and brilliantly styled sandals. The quality is wonderful! I'm 100% satisfied and happy with these sandals! The customer service is also phenomenal!" —ShoreShank

    Get them from Amazon for $39.95 (available in whole sizes 5-11 and in 26 colors).

    18. A pair of Cole Haan sneakers with a totally chic look you can pull off with even the nicest of dresses because your feet deserve to be comfortable at all times, no matter what you're wearing.

    the white sneakers with strip of leopard print around the toe and black by the heel
    Cole Haan

    Promising review: "These are my first Cole Haan sneaks, and I don't think I'll ever be tempted to buy from another company. They are beautifully made yet stylistically subtle and were immediately comfortable. I can wear them with everything in my closet, and they're now my go-to shoe. I love the way the leather has broken in so that the shoes now look lived-in but still very chic. I'm invariably a size 9-9.5, and I purchased the 9. They fit perfectly snugly, and I prefer them with thinner socks. I couldn't be more pleased." —K. C. S.

    Get them from Cole Haan for $130 (available in sizes 5-11 and in four colors).

    19. A splurge-worthy high-heel pump enabling you to wear a classic style in your skin tone (the company offers 10 different shades of nude). Plus the insole has two layers of memory foam padding for an extra dose of comfort.

    Kahmune / Via

    This Black woman-owned brand is on a mission to create a nude color for every skin tone. After having to paint a pair of white heels to match her skin tone, founder Jamela A Acheampong wanted to start a company that celebrated the diversity of the human complexion and gave everyone the perfect "nude" shoe. The heels are ethically and sustainably handmade in Italy.

    Promising review: "My partner surprised me with these months after I mentioned them to him in passing. What a HOME RUN gift. They fit true to size (just a bit of room to allow for swelling while wearing heels), and they are THE MOST COMFORTABLE heels I’ve ever worn. Butter soft leather, beautiful construction, my exact skin tone, I could talk forever about these shoes. Plus, what a cool company! 10/10. I will be buying more for my next birthday!" —Ainsley

    Get them from Kahmune for $395+ (available in sizes 4-13 and in 10 shades in either matte or suede).

    20. Crisscross leather clogs that ~wood~ be a great addition to your closet because the style might seem to be lacking in comfort, but the platform foot bed made of lightweight material says otherwise.

    the tan wood platform clogs with blue criss-cross straps across the toe and buckle ankel strap

    Promising review: "These are great versatile shoes for summer! I normally wear a size 8 in everything, and these weren't any different. I wore them for the first time today, and I found them surprisingly comfortable. I feel like I normally have a break-in period with any heals, but these don't seem to so that's nice!" —sat1952

    Get them from Loft for $98 (available in sizes 5-11 and in four colors). Plus, use the code SOGOOD for 40% off.

    21. Color-block sneakers not only made with a removable insole pad and arch support but also with breathable mesh fabric, meaning you can wear this ~stand~-out style all the way through the summer months without your feet getting super sweaty (which is one of the worst feelings in the world IMHO).

    the blue, pink, and light pink stretchy sneakers with laces across the top
    Domo Ink

    BTW — Domo Ink is Black woman-owned brand based out of Jurupa Valley, Ca!

    Promising review: "These shoes are well-made and comfortable. The colors are just like the picture. These are perfect warm-weather shoes!" —Kathryn Lindrose

    Get them from Domo Ink for $74.99 (available in women's sizes 5-12 and men's sizes 3-14).

    22. American Eagle sport sandals with a paisley print on the straps for an added bit of style to an already amazing shoe you'll basically be living in once the weather hits 70 degrees.

    A model wearing the sandals while walking down a step
    American Eagle

    Promising review: "Perfect fit! These sandals are very comfortable! I can’t wait for warmer weather to show them off!" —KENJI

    Get them from American Eagle for $24.95 (available in sizes 5–11).

    23. A pair of breathable sport shoes you can wear from your morning work out straight to running errands all afternoon because your feet will not complain when you have these on.

    reviewer wearing the pink knit lace-up sneakers

    Promising review: "I have never been compelled to write a review, but these shoes are soooo beautiful!!! I got the pink and gold and they are comfy and pretty. I cannot keep count on the total strangers on the street stopping me and saying how much they love my shoes and asking me where I got them!!! This price is amazing, and I truly can say I got bang for my buck! True to size, I'm an 8 and ordered the 8 and they fit perfectly." —Dora M.

    Get them from Amazon for $23.99 (available in sizes 6-11 and in 14 colors).

    24. A pair of faux-fur slippers I'm pretty sure are the Goldilocks of slippers because the open-toe design ensures that the temperature of your feet will be juuuuust right all day long.

    reviewer image of the criss-cross fuzzy open-toe slippers in light pink

    Promising review: "I LOVE these slippers. My feet get cold so I wear them at my desk now that I’m working from home long term. I had some similar fuzzy slippers that covered the toe and more of the foot, but those ended up getting so hot and sweaty. These are a great in-between that you can have something soft, fuzzy, and comfortable without getting overheated. I don’t find my toes getting cold while wearing them as I thought I might initially. I think warming up the main part of your foot does enough to warm your toes." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $25.99 (available in sizes S–XL that fit sizes 5–12 and in 10 colors).

    25. Infinity Glide sneakers I can personally attest are some of the comfiest sneakers I've ever put on my feet. I wore these every day last fall and plan to do the same now that there's no more snow on the ground.

    black and white modern tennis shoes
    Abby Kass / BuzzFeed

    BTW — Avre is a Taiwanese American-owned small biz making sustainable footwear for women. They're donating 20% of sales during the month of May to the AAPI Community Fund.

    These sneakers from Avre are my current favorite pair of shoes. I've had them for almost a year now, and I wear them all the time. Since they're made of knit fabric, they stretch right onto your foot and are super comfortable. Plus, the chunky heel adds a bit of extra style. I mostly wear them with leggings and joggers (because that’s what I live in), but I have worn them with jeans too. They do run big, so I would size down a half size. I also love that they’re made from recycled water bottles, as I’ve been trying to be a little more conscious with my purchases.

    Get them from Avre for $145 (available in sizes 5–10 and in four colors).

    26. A pair of block heel open-toe sandals perfect to wear all night long. Put away those extra flats because you won't be needing them when you have this style on your feet.

    the open-toe sandals in bright red

    Promising review: "I love these shoes. They are really comfortable. My feet are a disaster from years of playing sports (bunions, etc.), so it can be hard to find comfortable shoes. These are great. I definitely recommend them." —Heather Z.

    Get them from Amazon for $30.99 (available in whole sizes 5-10 and in three colors and patterns).

    27. A pair of slip-on mules you won't need to ~mul-e~ over because the combination of the classic design and comfort means you'll be wearing this inexpensive pair for years and years.,

    Promising review: "I was so happy to find stylish shoes to fit my small feet! Size 5. That is not an easy feat these days. I love the shoes. When I first put them on, I did not think they were going to be comfortable. However, after I had worn them for just a short while, I realized they were actually very very comfortable. They are also not smooth on the bottom but have a sole that has slight ridges, and therefore not slippery, which you find with some flats. I purchased the brown, which is a really pretty color and goes well with so many styles. I will definitely be purchasing additional pairs in different colors." —Karen Hulshouser

    Get them from Amazon for $39.96 (available in sizes 5-12 and six colors and patterns).

    28. A lightweight canvas sneaker that has the look of a regular tie sneaker but actually has a sneaky back elastic you can pull on and go about your day knowing your feet will be cozy and your shoes will never come untied.

    the lace-up sneaker with elastic heel in leopard-print pattern

    Promising review: "I got them on sale, but I would buy them at full price because they are worth it! They are amazingly comfortable, and I am someone who hates wearing anything other than sandals. They are lightweight as well, which I love. They are the perfect cute little shoe and go great with anything!" —Jess

    Get them from Target for $22.99 (available in sizes 5-12 and in four colors and patterns).

    29. A cutout open-toe sandal reviewers say has a bit of extra padding in the footbed, so they provide more support than your average flat style.

    reviewer wearing the cut-out slip-on sandal in brown

    Promising review: "These are cute shoes with a shiny finish. The style is very casual but the material dresses them up. I wear mine with shorts and dresses. The sole has a slight arch making them more comfortable than your average flat shoe. They fit true to size." —Sampson

    Get them from Amazon for $29.99 (available in sizes 5.5-11 and in six colors).

    30. And a pair of Keds x Rifle Paper Co. slip-on shoes that are not only ~wildly~ beautiful but the double-decker construction adds some extra padding so you can walk around all day wearing comfy shoes that basically feel like a work of art.

    black slip-on sneaker-style shoe with floral print and white sole
    Rifle Paper Co.

    Promising review: "I stare at my feet all day long. They are so beautiful! Great padding on the inside so comfortable standing for long periods of time. They even have sweet details on the inside and back.." —Kristin

    Get them from Keds for $69.95 (available in sizes 5-11 and in two colors).

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