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25 Pairs Of Heels For People Who Usually Hate Heels

Your feet will thank you.

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1. A pair of wedged booties that might put a wedge between you and your other shoes — you'll completely forget about them once you see how comfortable and cute these are.

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Promising review: "Buy them!! I was skeptical but they really are as comfortable as they say. They are super cute and love the comfort. I wore them all day yesterday — shopping and vacuuming the house. Want another pair!" —Sarah Gandy

Get them from Amazon for $16+ (available in sizes 5–12 and 15 colors).

2. Western buckled biker boots made for walking and that's just what you'll do, pain-free.

Promising review: "My new favorite pair! The leather is dreamy. Quality is great. No worry about breaking them in, perfectly comfortable from the moment I put them on. True to size." —sarahfpuvGet them from Free People for $295 (available in sizes 6–10 and two colors).
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Promising review: "My new favorite pair! The leather is dreamy. Quality is great. No worry about breaking them in, perfectly comfortable from the moment I put them on. True to size." —sarahfpuv

Get them from Free People for $295 (available in sizes 6–10 and two colors).

3. A Dr. Scholl's Harlow boot engineered to be kind to your feet. It has a round-toe and a three-inch wedge.

Promising review: "I read the reviews stating they were comfortable but I didn't expect them to be this comfortable. Clouds! I need to order the black pair. I have a high arch, therefore the top of my foot is high. Typically shoes push a little too much and hurt the top of my foot. This one gives because of the elastic on each side. The angle of the wedge is perfect and I don't feel like I could fall over or hurt myself. I am in love with these!" —JenniferGet them from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in sizes 6–11 and two colors).
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Promising review: "I read the reviews stating they were comfortable but I didn't expect them to be this comfortable. Clouds! I need to order the black pair. I have a high arch, therefore the top of my foot is high. Typically shoes push a little too much and hurt the top of my foot. This one gives because of the elastic on each side. The angle of the wedge is perfect and I don't feel like I could fall over or hurt myself. I am in love with these!" —Jennifer

Get them from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in sizes 6–11 and two colors).

4. Floral embroidered booties your stems won't wilt in.

Get them from Ashley Stewart for $35.70 (available in sizes 8W–12W and two colors).
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Get them from Ashley Stewart for $35.70 (available in sizes 8W–12W and two colors).

5. A pair of pastel Mary Janes with the tiniest of wedges — consider it a baby step into the world of heels.

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Promising review: "I bought these shoes for my husband's graduation. They are gorgeous. They went perfectly with my Audrey Hepburn-style dress and gave me that '50s chic look. I turned heads and had every girl asking who they were by. They were so comfortable I barely knew I had them on!" —APRIL

Get them from Amazon for $21+ (available in sizes 5.5–10).

6. Navy clog sandals so cute, they'll make waiting for spring even more agonizing.

Get them from LottaFromStockholm on Etsy for $93.14 (available in sizes 37–41).
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Get them from LottaFromStockholm on Etsy for $93.14 (available in sizes 37–41).

7. A pair of sandals with cork wedges and an embellished band so you can really dress up your summer look.

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Promising review: "They are so cute and comfortable. I wore them to Las Vegas and walked about 12 miles in them on the strip; no blisters and still was able to wear them the next night with my dress! I love that you can wear these shoes with a dress, jeans, or shorts. They are definitely one of my favorites, and my 14-year-old daughter is ordering a pair in her size!" —Karina Stroud

Get them from Amazon for $17.95 (available in sizes 5.5–10 and three colors).

8. Studded vegan leather boots for looking tough, without actually having to be because the heel is super low.

Get them from Nasty Gal for $56 (available in sizes 6–10).
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Get them from Nasty Gal for $56 (available in sizes 6–10).

9. Ballet flat-inspired heels with a 2-inch block heel and an elasticized back. You'll be doing pirouettes in these in no time.

Promising review: "Thank you for making what is honestly the perfect heel. As someone with bad feet, two bunion surgeries later — plus rods and pins left behind — no matter how great a shoe looks, it's simply not worth the discomfort for me. THANKFULLY because of Everlane, I have two pairs of beautiful heels which I wear all the time. At night with dresses but even better, in the daytime with jeans too, because they really are that comfortable. I've told all my friends with foot issues about this shoe because real friends share what makes life better, and these heels absolutely do just that for me." —LakgrsGet them from Everlane for $145 (available in sizes 5–11 and 10 colors).
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Promising review: "Thank you for making what is honestly the perfect heel. As someone with bad feet, two bunion surgeries later — plus rods and pins left behind — no matter how great a shoe looks, it's simply not worth the discomfort for me. THANKFULLY because of Everlane, I have two pairs of beautiful heels which I wear all the time. At night with dresses but even better, in the daytime with jeans too, because they really are that comfortable. I've told all my friends with foot issues about this shoe because real friends share what makes life better, and these heels absolutely do just that for me." —Lakgrs

Get them from Everlane for $145 (available in sizes 5–11 and 10 colors).

10. Zippered Chelsea boots you can zip around in, no problem.

Promising review: "This is my third pair. I wear them almost every day with dresses or jeans. Very comfortable. I work 8-10 hours and walk everywhere and take the subway in NYC." —kymGet them from Boohoo for $29 (available in sizes 5–10).
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Promising review: "This is my third pair. I wear them almost every day with dresses or jeans. Very comfortable. I work 8-10 hours and walk everywhere and take the subway in NYC." —kym

Get them from Boohoo for $29 (available in sizes 5–10).

11. A pair of sensible wedges with the elegance of pumps without the teetering threat of falling on your face.

Promising review: "Love, love, love these shoes. They do run a little small, so I took the advice of a previous reviewer and got a half size up — perfect fit! As a 30-something who has worn heels most of my '20s I now know what my mom was talking about: 'You have to take care of your feet and wear shoes that support you or your knees and back will regret it later.' These are super comfortable yet cute and professional for all day wear at work." —C. ApplingGet them from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes 5–11 and eight colors).
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Promising review: "Love, love, love these shoes. They do run a little small, so I took the advice of a previous reviewer and got a half size up — perfect fit! As a 30-something who has worn heels most of my '20s I now know what my mom was talking about: 'You have to take care of your feet and wear shoes that support you or your knees and back will regret it later.' These are super comfortable yet cute and professional for all day wear at work." —C. Appling

Get them from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes 5–11 and eight colors).

12. A pair of faux snakeskin ankle boots for bringing some Western flair to your get-up without the aches and pains of being a real cowboy.

Promising review: "They are very, very comfortable. I would say they run a little bit big but with socks it's perfect. They rock with jeans, are easy to walk with, so they're pretty much the perfect statement shoes." —Johanehola1Get them from Urban Outfitters for $69 (available in sizes 6–10).
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Promising review: "They are very, very comfortable. I would say they run a little bit big but with socks it's perfect. They rock with jeans, are easy to walk with, so they're pretty much the perfect statement shoes." —Johanehola1

Get them from Urban Outfitters for $69 (available in sizes 6–10).

13. A pair of boots with four-inch heels that feel way less high thanks to the platform.

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Promising review: "These shoes are exactly what i was looking for! They are comfy, easy to to walk in and sexy! They are so versatile and will work just as good with leggings and a skirt as they will with jeans. I can't wait to start wearing them more!" —Charlotte

Get them from Amazon for $14.89 (available in sizes 5–10 and 23 colors).

14. A pair of natural looking mules that ~wood~ look great in your closet.

Promising review: "Fast delivery! These are comfortable shoes that are easy to wear all day and look way more expensive than they actually are." —Regular shopperGet them from Target for $49.99 (available in sizes 6–10).
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Promising review: "Fast delivery! These are comfortable shoes that are easy to wear all day and look way more expensive than they actually are." —Regular shopper

Get them from Target for $49.99 (available in sizes 6–10).

15. A pair of low pumps with chunky heels that will give you plenty of support so you can wear these things all day.

Promising review: "Excellent fitting shoe for my wider foot. I bought this in the wide. The toe is rounded, giving plenty of toe space. The chunky heel is a sharp look and change from pointed-toed shoes with a spiky heel. It is comfortable enough to wear all day. The black patent is beautiful and smooth, not terribly stiff." —Nordstrom ReviewerGet them from Nordstrom for $98.95+ (available in sizes 4–12 and nine colors).
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Promising review: "Excellent fitting shoe for my wider foot. I bought this in the wide. The toe is rounded, giving plenty of toe space. The chunky heel is a sharp look and change from pointed-toed shoes with a spiky heel. It is comfortable enough to wear all day. The black patent is beautiful and smooth, not terribly stiff." —Nordstrom Reviewer

Get them from Nordstrom for $98.95+ (available in sizes 4–12 and nine colors).

16. A pair of heels from a company called Walking Cradles so you know your feet will feel like swaddled babes in these.

Promising review: "No wonder these are called Walking Cradles: they are one of the most comfy pairs of heels I have ever worn! They are a great new daily heel for work!" —AnonymousGet them from Zappos for $98.95 (available in sizes 4–13 and eight colors).
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Promising review: "No wonder these are called Walking Cradles: they are one of the most comfy pairs of heels I have ever worn! They are a great new daily heel for work!" —Anonymous

Get them from Zappos for $98.95 (available in sizes 4–13 and eight colors).

17. Dazzling loafers with pearl-dotted heels so cute you'll learn to love heels — or at least these specific heels.

Promising review: "So happy with this purchase. They are comfortable right out of the box. I get foot pain from shoes easily so I am stoked at the comfort level. You can dress them up or down. I got them in black and feel good about that selection. Just pull the trigger if you’re contemplating these. They are unique and definitely a conversation piece." —gypsymbpGet them from Free People for $160 (available in sizes 6–10 and three colors).
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Promising review: "So happy with this purchase. They are comfortable right out of the box. I get foot pain from shoes easily so I am stoked at the comfort level. You can dress them up or down. I got them in black and feel good about that selection. Just pull the trigger if you’re contemplating these. They are unique and definitely a conversation piece." —gypsymbp

Get them from Free People for $160 (available in sizes 6–10 and three colors).

18. Faux leather oxfords to wear when you want to put your best foot forward.

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Promising review: "Perfect fit and very comfortable. Absolutely adorable. I almost want to buy three more pairs for when these inevitably die. Quality is about what you might expect from Payless so not too bad but not great either. But I love them!" —S. Levi

Get them from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes 4–11 and three colors).

19. A pair of mules with thick wooden heels that won't get stuck in any subway grates.

Get them from Urban Outfitters for $49 (available in sizes 6–10 and two colors).
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Get them from Urban Outfitters for $49 (available in sizes 6–10 and two colors).

20. Pink slingbacks so cute, you'll forget all about your "no heels" rule.

Get them from Mango for $59.99 (available in sizes 5–10).
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Get them from Mango for $59.99 (available in sizes 5–10).

21. A pair of pumps with block heels that will have you (comfortably) jumping for joy.

Get them from Eloquii for $46.99+ (available in sizes 7W–12W and three colors).
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Get them from Eloquii for $46.99+ (available in sizes 7W–12W and three colors).

22. A pair of Clark's pumps with rubber soles you can trust to treat your feet kindly.

Promising review: "I will be wearing these shoes a lot. If I'm going to wear heels they have to be comfortable as I've been used to wearing boots with wedge heels that are very comfy and can be walked in. Wore these shoes all day at work today and no problems!!" —Deborah BrownGet them from Amazon for $35.97+ (available in sizes 5–11 and four colors).
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Promising review: "I will be wearing these shoes a lot. If I'm going to wear heels they have to be comfortable as I've been used to wearing boots with wedge heels that are very comfy and can be walked in. Wore these shoes all day at work today and no problems!!" —Deborah Brown

Get them from Amazon for $35.97+ (available in sizes 5–11 and four colors).

23. Green kitten heels covered in pearls for a look almost as cute as a real kitten.

Get them from Asos for $267 (available in sizes 5–10).
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Get them from Asos for $267 (available in sizes 5–10).

24. A pair of sneakers with hidden heels so you can get some height without sacrificing your sporty comfort.

Promising review: "Comfortable and fun! My feet hurt after a while, but honestly I don't wear any form of heel (even wedge) normally so I'm not surprised. :) No complaints at all for the most part!" —Jessica LimmerGet them from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes 5–7.5 and two colors).
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Promising review: "Comfortable and fun! My feet hurt after a while, but honestly I don't wear any form of heel (even wedge) normally so I'm not surprised. :) No complaints at all for the most part!" —Jessica Limmer

Get them from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes 5–7.5 and two colors).

25. And a pair of classic Payless pumps that our readers swear by.

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Promising review: "I have a pair in almost every color and finish they make, and wear them to work just about daily. They don't last forever, but they're cheap enough you can replace them as needed without guilt. They go on sale a lot, so I usually pay about $20 to $25 a pair. And they make my size, 12, which is hard to find!" —coulsonavenged

See what other comfortable heels our readers love here.

Get them from Payless for $29.99 (available in sizes 5–13 and four colors) or Amazon for $24.99 (available in sizes 5–13 and nine colors).

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