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    33 Pair Of Comfortable And Stylish Shoes You Probably Need In Your Life

    Your feet will thank you later, I promise.

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

    1. Cut-out booties that are basically a mash-up of boots and shoes to give you one versatile style you can wear 365 days a year.

    reviewer wearing the bootie with the cut-outs on the sides in brown
    Madewell

    Promising review: "These are a cute pair of shoes that go with about anything. They took a couple of wears to break them in, but now they are super comfortable. They fit true to size." —apound

    Get them from Madewell for $158 (available in sizes 5-11 and in brown and black).

    2. A pair of penny loafers you can dress up with a suit or dress and down with jeans and a T-shirt. Bonus: you know your feet won't hurt at the end of the day.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Reviewers recommend ordering a half size down.

    Promising review: "These shoes are affordable, comfortable, and really cute! I had been looking for a loafer shoe, and these looked promising. They have a tiny heel that's just right, so not completely flat and not too high. The pointed toe makes these more modern and dressy. I took into consideration other reviews on size. I normally wear an 8 1/2 up to a 9, especially in dress shoes. I went with an 8 and they fit perfectly, despite having a wider width foot. I plan on regularly wearing them to work. I'll update my review if they don't hold up, but they seem decently made." —Vans

    Get them from Amazon for $34.99 (available in sizes 6-11 and in 33 colors and styles).

    3. Rothy's bow-top Mary Jane flats I'll get straight to the ~point~ about — not only is this stand-out style made from recycled materials, but they're also stretchy (meaning they hug your feet) and washable, so your feet will always feel fresh (literally and figuratively).

    model wearing the pointed flats in navy blue with a blue and white gingham bow across the top
    Rothy's

    I've been a huge fan of Rothy's for years now after a colleague recommended them to me. She told me she's had the same pair for more than three years, and they still look the same as the day she bought them. I was sold. And after getting a pair, I can confirm that they are as great as she said. I've been eying a pair of the Mary Janes for a while now because they've got the comfort of the classic Rothy's with an added bit of style. Also, just a note that reviewers recommend ordering a half size up with this style because of the pointed toe.

    Promising review: "I totally didn't *need* these Mary Janes, but now that I have them, I'm so glad I ordered them! They are even comfier than the points (I got the same size as I get in points, which is a half size up). They stayed put all night, and the bow is just so dang cute." —Katelyn R.

    Get them from Rothy's for $155 (available in sizes 5-13 and in nine colors).

    4. A pair of chunky heel ankle boots to help you ~stomp~ out any melancholy that comes with harsh winter weather, because whenever that happens you'll get to put on these baddies and strut around like you own the world.

    Reviewer wearing the brown boots
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I had low expectations given the price, but honestly, these hold their own against much much more expensive boots. They are comfortable, make my feet look small, are durable and stable. I get tons of compliments on them. Pretty much an all-around win." —Vigilante

    Get it from Amazon for $28.91 (available in sizes 5-11 and in seven colors and fabrics).

    5. Soludos embroidered sneakers you'll ~fall~ for instantly — they take a classic style up a notch. Everyone will be asking you what's the ~stitch~ on these shoes because you'll be rocking them all the time.

    model wearing the lace-up sneakers in white with embroidered leaves in different colors on either side
    Saludos

    Promising review: "I bought these about a month ago, and so far they’ve been great. Super comfortable and versatile!" —Colleen

    Get them from Soludos for $42 (originally $139; available in styles 5-11).

    6. A pair of vegan fringe booties reviewers swear are comfy enough that you can wear them for hours (even standing on your feet for most of the time) and not feel any pain after taking them off.

    reviewer images of the booties with two layers of fringe around the ankle in brown
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are my most favorite pair of boots I own! I love the ankle height, the fringe, and the color! As a teacher, I'm constantly trying to find cute, fashionable shoes that are comfortable since I'm on my feet all day. These do the trick! I am buying them in a second color because I love them so much and have gotten so many compliments on them!" —Brittani H

    Get them from Amazon for $39.90 (available in sizes 5.5-11 and in nine colors).

    7. A pair of clogs you ~wood~ be caught wearing because they're cute and different, yet extremely comfortable.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love these clogs. I wore them for 10 hours right out of the box with no issues whatsoever. They are cute, super comfy, and feel really good on your feet. The soles are pretty slip-proof and the leather is pretty soft so no breaking in is required. Love them!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $98.90 (available whole sizes 5-11 and in 11 colors).

    8. A Vionic heeled ankle boot specifically made with three-zone support on the footbed, which includes stability in the heel, arch support, and cushioning in the toe, for the ultimate boot that might just make you feel like you're not wearing a heel at all.

    the heeled ankle boot with knit upper and suede fabric in cream
    Vionic / Via instagram.com

    Promising review: "My mother bought the black pair for me as a gift, as soon as I tried them on, I went online and ordered the cream color as well. These boots are freakishly comfortable. It honestly felt like I did not have heels on. I have flat feet and have had to change all of my old shoes for shoes with arch support. These heels are worth buying." —Amber

    Get them from Vionic for $169.95 (available in sizes 5-11 and in black and creme).

    9. 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
    amazon.com

    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." —Amazon Customer

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

    10. 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 instagram.com

    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 $300 (available in sizes 4-13 and in 10 shades).

    11. Suede sneakers specifically designed to be super lightweight — in fact, each one only weighs 1 lb each. Plus, they're waterproof, anti-microbial, and have an oh-so-chic look you'll love.

    Model wearing the sneaker-style shoe with brown suede body, white sole, and laces
    Nisolo

    Promising review: "I have had my eye on these shoes for quite some time. They seemed minimal, good quality, and a great everyday shoe that I could throw on yet still look classy. Despite my love for them prior to receiving them, they still blew my expectations out of the water. They are all the things I anticipated, becoming a quick wardrobe staple, but they are also just so dang comfortable. 'Travel' does not just pertain to their packability, I could totally see myself walking 20,000 steps around Amsterdam with these shoes on my feet." —Kristen K.

    Get them from Nisolo for $130 (available in sizes 6-10 and in five colors).

    12. Low-wedge tie booties to give your look a little lift while still giving you the ability to walk that extra mile.

    reviewer wearing the booties in brown suede
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are a surprisingly great alternative to more expensive brands in the same style. They are very comfortable, which is saying a lot because I often have terrible foot and ankle pain. I highly recommend these wedges." —M. K. Miller

    Get them from Amazon for $30.99 (available in sizes 5-12 and in 14 colors and fabrics).

    13. Waterproof booties here to help you solve the problem of never knowing what shoes to wear when it rains. These will keep your feet protected while not clashing with your outfit. And that's a win-win in my book.

    the bootie with white chunky sole and knit panel on either side in grey and black
    Nordstrom

    Promising review: "I love these booties! They feel more like sneakers, so I think they’re more versatile! They're very comfortable and cute with any outfit!" —allymar

    Get them from Nordstrom for $69.90 (originally $129.95; available in sizes 5.5-12 and in black and beige).

    14. Slip-on leopard-print canvas sneakers I'm pretty sure you'll be ~spotted~ in at least three times a week because they'll dress up even the most basic jeans and a white tee look while being so easy to slip on and head out the door.

    reviewer wearing the tie sneakers in a tan and brown leopard print
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I absolutely love theses shoes!! They look just like the picture, and they are so comfortable. My new go-tos, if I don’t have to wear my tennis shoes and don’t wanna wear flip-flops. Plus, they make you look dressed up even if you're in something simple and plain." —alesha

    Get them from Amazon for $23.99 (available in whole sizes 5-11 and in five colors and patterns).

    15. Heeled bow-top sandals that actually have enough coverage that you'll feel okay wearing them from spring all the way through fall. And with a 1.75-inch wooden heel, they'll give you a little extra height without compromising your comfort levels.

    model wearing the open-toe sandal with wooden heel, open in the back and top and a bow on top
    Bernardo / Via instagram.com

    Promising review: "I waited on these shoes for a while because of the hefty price. I finally gave in, and now I have two pairs in different colors. These really are worth the money. Heels that are comfortable and cute — a unicorn! I’m very happy with these shoes. I usually wear an 8 and took a 7.5 in these." — Michelle2010

    Get them from Nordstrom or Bernardo for $198 (available in sizes 6-11 and in 12 colors, fabrics, and patterns

    16. Slip-on sneakers you'll wonder what all the ~camo-tion~ is all about, because all your friends will be asking you where you got these chic shoes you're now wearing all the time.

    Reviewer wearing cmouflage shoes with white soles
    amazon.com

    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).

    17. A cut-out mule designed to be a more sophisticated take on a flat you can easily slide on your feet and go on about your day.

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

    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) or from Zou Xou Shoes for $245.

    18. Thigh high boots with the power to give you a ~leg~ up in the fashion game and make you feel like you're strutting down a runway as you walk down the street. Work it!

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I decided to give these a try because of price, and I'm so glad I did! I was very impressed by the quality of the material, as well as how comfortable they are. I am very picky about my shoes and typically do not buy shoes that are not name-brand." —Whitney

    Get them from Amazon $46.99 (available in sizes 5.5-10 and in 16 colors).

    19. Fitflop soft ballet flats with a secret — they have a high-rebound cushioning in the soles to give an extra layer between you and the ground. Your feet will thank you. I'm sure of it.

    the rounded toe flats in beige
    Fitflop / Via instagram.com

    Promising review: "This is my fifth pair of these flats. I have them in five colors! They are the most comfortable fashion shoes I own. I am motivated by comfort, and these fit the bill." —SunnyDee

    Get them from Fitflop for $100 (available in sizes 5-11 and in 10 colors).

    20. Chinese Laundry sandals with a block heel, so they'll be comfortable to wear for hours, even if you find yourself walking through grass.

    Reviewer wearing the slip-on block heel sandals with two straps across the top where one has a thick buckle in mustard yellow
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I purchased the sunflower yellow. The suede has a sheen to it that makes them look like a lush gold, but not in tacky cheap way. The photos, including mine, make the suede look more rough/hairy than they look. It is very smooth and soft. These are the kind of shoes that are so comfy you feel like you could run in them. I'm a size 7.5 but I purchased an 8 just to be safe and they fit prefectly. I have a wide foot and a high arch." —Christa

    Get them from Amazon for $43.70+ (available in sizes 5.5-11 and 10 colors).

    21. Sorel two-tone Chelsea boots providing comfort, protection, *and* style, which are the three most important tiers to consider when it comes to boots.

    model wearing the boots with a grey front and black heel with brown small heel
    Sorel

    Promising review: "These boots are comfortable, truly waterproof, and cute (got the black and gray pair). Took a couple of wears for the leather to take shape, and now they’re wonderful. Walk the dog in the rain? No problem." —Liea

    Get them from Amazon for $90.01+ (available in sizes 5-12 and in seven colors) or from Sorel for $112.50+ (originally $150; available in sizes 5-12 and in eight colors).

    22. A pair of slip-on mules with such a classic design you'll be wearing them for years and years.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    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).

    23. Allbirds Tree Dashers specifically designed with natural materials that allow your feet to breathe and stay comfortable as you run. And as an added bonus, these shoes are even stylish enough to wear when you're not running.

    Allbirds

    Promising review: "These are such comfortable shoes. No time needed to break in because they immediately feel fantastic on your feet. I can wear them all day, and it feels like I'm walking on a cloud. True to size. Best sneaker I have ever had. I want one in every color." —Joan

    Get them from Allbirds for $125 (available in sizes 5-11 and in eight styles).

    24. Ballet flat – 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.com, 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 $14.49 (available in sizes 5.5-11 and 28 colors and patterns).

    25. Chinese Laundry woven mules so chic and great for warm *and* hot weather because the open weave of the mule lets your feet breathe so that you're not stuck with sweaty feet all day long.

    The woven mules in white and brown
    Chinese Laundry / Via instagram.com

    Promising review: "I love, love love these shoes. They're comfortable from the moment I put them on. Stylish and comfy!" —Netty63

    Get them from Nordstrom for $69.96 (originally $79.95) or Chinese Laundry for $79.95 (available in sizes 5-11 and in three colors).

    26. Black sneakers you really can't go wrong with because they'll go with any outfit and hug your feet at the same time.

    Reviewer wearing the slip-on sneaker in black with a white wide sole
    amazon.com

    Reviewers recommend ordering a half size down.

    Promising review: "These are cute and comfortable! I took the advice from other reviews and sized down. I am usually a 6.5 but got a 6, and they fit perfectly. I have wide feet, and these adjusted very well. I highly recommend to anyone looking for a simple but cute shoe." —ESGF

    Get them from Amazon for $24.99 (available in sizes 5.5-11 and in 60 styles).

    27. A pair of block heel open-toe sandals with just enough of a heel to give you look a ~boost~ without going overboard. No need to pack a back-up pair of flats when you wear this stylish pair.

    the open-toe sandals in bright red
    Amazon

    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 seven colors and patterns).

    28. A pair of Birdies flats that basically take the best parts of a sneaker (the support), a slipper (the comfort), and a flat (the style) to make one shoe you'll wear all the time — even if it's just only around your house.

    the slightly pointed-toe flats in black velvet
    Birdies / Via instagram.com

    Birdies is a woman-founded company that originally created a comfortable and stylish slipper that could be worn at home while hosting parties. But they quickly realized the shoes were just as practical outside. The flats have seven-layers of cushion in them, plus arch and heel support.

    Promising review: "This is my sixth pair of Birdies, and once again they deliver! They arrived in the beautiful Birdies shoe box and adorable shoe bag. When first wearing, they were a little snug but stretch quickly so order your normal size. The shoe width is perfect, not too wide or tight! They were comfortable out of the box with no need to 'break them in,' as is true of all of my other pairs of Birdies. They look and feel amazing on and can be worn with anything. They are very stylish and comfortable! Highly recommend! Amazing customer service from Megan, she is the best!!!." —Nancy V.

    Get them from Birdies for $95+ (available in sizes 5-12 and in four colors and patterns) or Nordstrom for $95 (available in sizes 5-12).

    29. Chelsea boots that are such a classic style you can keep them in your closet and grab them whenever you're not quite sure what to wear but need a sturdy pair of shoes that will look good and allow you to truly ~go the distance~.

    Model wearing the boots in black with a wide elastic section on each side and a slight heel
    Thursday Boot Company

    Thursday Boot Company suggests ordering a half size up from your normal size (aka your boot size).

    Promising review: "I love the fit of this boot. My heels don't slide up in them because they have some shaping around the heel inside, the mark of a more expensive boot. They fit right out of the box, I wore them around the house and didn't want to take them off! Walked around Portland and very comfortable, no break-in period. I sized up by a half-size, which I typically do in booties." —Ginger

    Get them from Amazon for $160 (available in sizes 5-11 and in seven colors).

    30. Chunky iridescent lace-up sneakers I'm pretty sure are exactly what Lizzie McGuire was singing about when she sang, "Hey now! Hey now! This is what dreams are made of!" I mean, even an international pop star needs cool and comfy shoes.

    reviewer wearing the iridescent lace-up sneakers
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I really love these shoes! I took a chance because I have never ordered a pair of shoes online. But these are very comfortable so far and they look really cute on. The quality seems appropriate for the price, and I can see getting a lot of use out of these shoes. I also want to note that I work in downtown Austin so that requires a lot of walking to and from the parking garage and my work building. So far I have no complaints, and I do not have any blisters from these shoes." —Gabi Fauss

    Get them from Amazon for $45 (available in sizes 5.5-11 and in 11 colors and patterns).

    31. 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
    Everlane

    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 $100 (available in sizes 5-11 and in 11 colors).

    32. Lucky Brand ankle boots that will be your go-tos for a long time because in the words of Taylor Swift, these will ~never go out of style~.

    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed, amazon.com

    BuzzFeed Shopping Editor Heather Braga says: "I have these boots in both black and toffee — I'm actually obsessed. They are my favorite shoes right now because I can wear them through the fall, winter, and early spring. They look fantastic with jeans and adorable with tights. They have just enough heel to create the look of heeled booties without the discomfort of walking around in heels. Basically, they're amazing and everyone should buy them. K, thanks. You can check out my full review on them here (#6)."

    Get them from Amazon for $64.50 (available in sizes 5-13 and wide widths, and 32 colors and fabrics).

    33. And a pair of oh-so-cool pumps worth the investment because you'll pull these out anytime you need to feel like a superstar. Just be prepared to be flooded with compliments when you rock them.

    White pumps with silver metal wrapped around the heel
    Keeyahri / Via instagram.com

    BTW — Keeyahri is a Black woman-owned brand creating beautiful luxury footwear for confident people!

    Promising review: "I love being in love...with my shoes. From the courteousness of the company, to the professionalism of the packaging/product presentation, to the beauty and craftsmanship of the shoe itself...I’m in love. I purchased this shoe after months of stalking it and salivating over it online. I love heels, but my knees do not. Therefore, shoes for me are an investment and, I do not take the shopping experience lightly since my legs and feet will certainly answer for my decision after a few minutes in a bad heel. However, the six-hour day at my boutique and another three-hour day at church have rendered nothing but compliments and comfort. I am truly in love with the company and the product. You have in me a forever customer." —Dichelle M

    Get them from Keeyahri for $689 (available in sizes 6-12.5 and in black and white).

    Me saying goodbye to all my uncomfortable shoes:

    Beacon Communications

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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