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    30 Sneakers That May Make You Reconsider Wearing Heels Ever Again

    Heels? I don't know them.

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    1. A brightly colored pair to add some color to your wardrobe and be the focal point of your outfit.

    Get them from Amazon for $49.85 (available in sizes 5.5-11 and in 24 styles).

    2. A metallic sneaker that'll help you ~shine~ so bright while doing whatever the day throws your way.

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    Get them from Hush Puppies for $99.95 (available in sizes 5-12 and in eight styles).

    3. A wedge fashion sneak (designed so the wedge is somewhat hidden) for when you need a little ~lift~ but don't want to broadcast it to the world. It's okay, these shoes are here for you.


    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 $37.90 (available in whole sizes 5-10 and in four styles).

    4. These classic sneaks that so cute and comfortable you'll want to wear them to your next fancy event, no matter the dress code.

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    If I could write a love poem about a pair of shoes, these would be the ones. They're currently my favorite and have been for the past year. I love them so much that I bought a second pair because the ones I'm wearing right now are starting to get a little beat-up (thank you, New York City streets). They seriously go with anything. I've worn them with jeans, dress pants, dresses, and even jumpsuits. They're also super lightweight, which makes them great for traveling. I love that they have a classic look with a pop of color. Seriously, get yourself a pair before I hoard them all for myself.

    Get them from Keds for $49.95 (available in sizes 5-11 and in white/black and white/rose gold).

    5. A wedge style for when you want some height minus all the fuss (and pain) of ~actual~ heels.


    Promising review: "I ordered these shoes in a whim. I took them on a trip to Chicago without even wearing them (other than trying them on). They worked great!!! They’re super comfortable and so easy to get in and out of. I walked a total of 17 miles in 4 days in Chicago with only these shoes. They did great. They’re very versatile, and they can be dressed up or down. I will say that they ran a smidge big for me. I’m normally an 8.5 (9 in Nike) and I ordered the 8.5, they were a little loose, but nothing to bad. I will be ordering more in an 8."—SUZI

    Get them from Amazon for $30.63 (available in sizes 5.5-11 and in 11 styles).

    6. A pair of Greats that really do live up to their name—the first day I wore mine I walked 16,000 steps and I was comfy the *whole time* (and had no blisters at the end of the day).


    Promising review: "I am absolutely obsessed with these. For years I've tried cheaper alternatives to white sneakers, but I just know these are quality and will last me for years. Quality over quantity is much better in my opinion." —Natalie S.

    Get them from Greats for $179 (available in sizes 6-10 and in five styles).

    P.S. These were one of our picks for Best Everyday Casual Sneakers on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    7. A wedge with laces and a zipper so you don't have to go through the hassle of tying and untying them every time you wear them.


    Get them from Nordstrom for $129.95 (available in sizes 4-12 and in grey, pink, and black).

    8. A chunky lace-up so unique that random people may stop you on the street to ask you where you bought them.

    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 $39.90 (available in sizes 5.5-11 and in 10 styles).

    9. A pair from the Keds x Rifle Paper Co. collab that 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!"

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    Promising review: "I’m obsessed with the Keds x Rifle Paper collab. This shoe is lovely—It's actually prettier in person! The colors are super vibrant! And the usual Keds comfort. I recommend them!" —Allyn34

    Get them from Keds for $49.95 (available in sizes 5-11).

    10. An athletic pair perfect to wear on Saturday when you are running around getting all those errands done.


    Promising review: "I like these more than I thought I would! They're great for the price! They're a little tight at big toe, but I'm overall pleased. They're a good casual sneaker, which is just what I wanted!" —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $38.94 (available in sizes 5-12, 5W-12W and in 17 styles).

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


    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 $29.99 (available in sizes 5-13 and in 33 styles).

    12. A flyknit pair with the coolest rainbow bottom for a classic look that still pops.

    Nordstrom Rack

    Get them from Nordstrom Rack for $29.97 (available in whole sizes 5-10 and in three styles).

    13. Patchwork Vans that truly make a statement...and that statement is = you are a cool person who owns cool shoes.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $65 (available in sizes 5-10).

    14. A slip-on adorned with flowers on top because you can have a bouquet and wear it, too.

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    Promising review: "I get compliments on these shoes every time I wear them. I usually wear a 7.5 or 8, depending on the style of shoe. I ordered an 8 and they are really comfortable and fit perfectly. I love the flower detail on top. The white rubber soles clean up pretty well, too." —J.Flanagan

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes 5.5-12 and in four colors).

    15. A pair I can't ~lie-lac~ about = I'm going to be dreaming about them for a long time because the color and style is SO great.


    Promising review: "I needed a stylish and very comfortable pair of shoes, and these will be my go-to's for as long as they make them! I have gotten so many compliments on them. I got them in white and purple. I plan to get in a couple of other colors! I am really active but have rheumatoid arthritis. My feet and ankles have much better support with these. They aren't too heavy and keep me as comfortable as possible. I highly recommend for anyone!!" —Brooke1985

    Get them from Sorel for $130 (available in sizes 5-12 and in six colors).

    16. A velvet sneaker – you'll have a ~soft~ spot for 'em in your heart because they're so different and cool.

    Promising review: "I really love these shoes, they look just like the picture and they are comfortable for me. It’s hard finding a comfortable shoe for my feet because I have no arches. So I really love these!" —Daisha Price

    Get them from Amazon for $14.50 (available in whole sizes 6-10 and in red, pink, and black).

    17. Some slip-ons that fold down in the back, making it even easier to get them on your feet.

    Olukai / Via, Olukai

    Promising review: "I have narrow feet, and these are the most comfortable shoes! I walk a lot, and as of yet, these shoes have not let me down. The shoe may also turn into a slide. I tend not to wear them that way, but if you would, it a comfortable feature. The leather is comfortable! Fantastic shoe!" —rlmark

    Get them from Nordstrom for $99.95 of Olukai for $100 (available in sizes 5-11 and in seven colors and styles).

    18. A platform pair that'll make you feel like dancing down the street without a care in the world.


    Promising review: "I love these shoes. I'm not a big fan of platform sneaks, but these easily supported walking 6+ miles a day on cobbled European streets, somewhat fashionable and comfy. A bit heavier than what I prefer, yet the rubber soles make up for it. Buy them." —E. Scott Justus

    Get them from Amazon for $45.54+ (available in sizes 5.5-11 and in black, pink, and white).

    19. A suede style so nice you'll wear them to work every day and totally forget about that ballet flats you tried to convince yourself were comfortable when you know they were not at all.


    Promising review: "I bought these shoes for a quick trip to Paris, and they were the perfect travel companion. We walked forty miles around the city (and airports) over four days, and my feet never complained. I do recommend no-show socks with the sticky rubber grip on the heel as regular socks wouldn't stay up for me and no socks would have been less comfortable. Can't speak yet to how these will hold up over time, but I would absolutely recommend them!" —Cristina C.

    Get them from Nisolo for $128 (available in sizes 6-10 and in five colors).

    20. Saucony lowpro sneakers you shouldn't sleep in, but totally could. I mean, they basically make you feel like you're wearing clouds on your feet, so why not?

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    Promising review: "These shoes are the best! They're affordable, easy to clean, and they make standing on concrete all day much less painful. There's not a lot of arch support, but I'm flat-footed, so it doesn't bother me. I'm pretty sure there would be room for an insert if one needed." —🤷

    Get it from Amazon for $46.61+ (available in sizes 5-12 and in 31 styles).

    21. Leather sneakers you can pair with literally everything. Jeans? Yep! A midi skirt? Oh yeah! A fancy dress? You betcha!


    Promising review: "This is my third time buying FitFlop sneakers! I absolutely love them. I always used to think they were old-fashioned years ago, but now they have come up with hundreds of new trendy designs. I love them. They are the most comfortable shoes to wear. I would recommend you give them a try. You won't be disappointed!" —Tazz

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

    22. Lace-up sneakers with a padded footbed because your feet deserve as much support as you do!


    Promising review: "I was inherently skeptical given the price of these. But I wanted something quick, easy, and in style. These totally fit the bill! Sure, they could be better quality, but that’s not what you pay for. I wore these all over Europe and back for 10 days straight, and they were very comfy and held up very well!" —Margie

    Get them from Amazon for $39.99 (available in sizes 5-13 and in eight colors and styles).

    23. A snakeskin slip-on you won't find yourself wanting to ~slip~ off as soon as you get home at the end of a long day.


    Promising review: "I dearly love my new shoes! They are great! They are comfortable, cute, and look great with lots of different outfits!" —Christi M.

    Get them from Aerosoles for $99 (available in whole sizes 5-11 and in five styles).

    24. Superga sneakers that Kate Middleton has been spotted wearing on more than one occasion. If they're good enough for the future queen, they're def good enough for you to rock all the time.

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    Promising review: "OMG. I absolutely love these shoes. I wear them absolutely every day. Mine are super worn out, but I think that just comes with time. BTW, I originally cross-laced them, but that was a big mistake. It hurt my toes a lot. Lace your shoes like the picture — it alleviates pressure in the toe area. I keep my laces loose so I can just slip them on and off." —Erin Menninger

    Get them from Amazon for $49.99+ (available in sizes 5.5-11.5 and in six colors).

    25. Or a pair of waterproof Allbirds – you can wear them all day and not worry about a random downpour starting out of nowhere ruining your shoes. Plus, these are washable, so *if* they do get a bit muddy or dirty, you can just throw them right in the washing machine!

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    Promising review: "I love that I can now be comfortable on rainy days too! I live in my tree runners, and they wash nicely, but this is great that I don’t have to worry about rainy days anymore. These fit differently than the tree runners, they come up higher on my ankles and heel (more stable). Overall, a great addition to my constantly growing Allbirds collection. When your feet hurt constantly and you find shoes that alleviate that pain, you live in them!!" —Joanna J.

    Get them from Allbirds for $115 (available in whole sizes 5-11 and in three colors).

    P.S. These were one of our picks for Best Everyday Casual Sneakers on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    26. A pair with elastic stretch panels so you can truly slip these on in seconds as you run out the door because you are, yet again, late.


    Get them from Zappos for $39.99 (available in sizes 6-11 and in eight styles).

    27. A pair of breathable sport shoes you can wear for working out—or so just to let people think you worked out. Whatever's more your vibe.

    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 perfect." —Dora M.

    Get them from Amazon for $22.99 (available in sizes 5-11 and in 22 styles).

    28. A leopard-print pair of kicks that'll work for every season — they're basically a neutral!


    Promising review: "I'm obsessed with these! They're so cute on! I had been eyeing these shoes for a while and actually found them at a local boutique (where they were double the price). I tried them on there for reference, and I am normally a true 9, and but I went down half a size in them. Shipping was faster then expected as well." —Kaylee Leckington

    Get them from Amazon for $52.19 (available in sizes 6-10 and in four colors).

    29. Reebok sneakers you truly can't go wrong with. These babies have been in style for years for that reason alone! / Via @reebok

    Promising review: "I have severe plantar fasciitis that comes and goes (even with $600 orthotics). I ordered these and wore them right away and they are so comfortable that I'm now going to buy more!" —valerie neelund

    Get them from Amazon for $39.11+ (available in sizes 5-12, 5W-12W, and in 18 styles).

    30. And a velvet sneaker you'll have no ~prob-llama~ wearing every single day because you'll ~love~ them so much. I mean, come on, just looking at them is making me go "awww!"


    Get them from Soludos for $119 (available in sizes 5-11).

    I'm obsessed with buying shoes, and 100% okay with it!

    Sirens Media

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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