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    29 Non–High Heels That'll Still Look Good With A Dress

    Comfort is KEY but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice style.

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    1. A pair of cushy sandals that just called and asked if you wanted to go for a bike ride in the park. What a great summer companion!

    They have a memory foam insole so your precious feet can be cradled all day long.

    Promising review: "SO comfortable. I walk miles a day in these (I live in NYC) and I forget they’re even on my feet. I’m definitely gonna buy another color soon." —Sarah W

    Get them from Amazon for $19.95+ (available in sizes 6–11 and seven colors).

    2. Strappy ballet flats that'll make you do a happy dance, possibly in a vaguely ballet style.,

    Promising review: "I'm actually really surprised by how much I love these shoes. I wore them the first time expecting some pain in breaking them in but there was none! They are very comfortable, the elastic straps don't dig into my skin, and they stay on my feet as I walk (and even run!). I've gotten so many compliments on them as well. The top did crease but that's because I like to stand on my toes a lot. I've worn them a lot since I've gotten them in sunny and rainy weather and they've held up beautifully. I'm seriously considering buying them in a different color at this point!" —Raven M.

    Get them from Amazon for $15+ (available in four colors and sizes 6–11).

    3. A pair of no-nonsense sneaks at a no-nonsense price. You simply can't afford not to buy them! It doesn't hurt that they look good with pretty much anything.


    Promising review: "I have wide feet and it’s difficult to find a pair of shoes that fit comfortably — as these do. My orthotics fit inside easily and I’ve been wearing the shoes all day most days with no problems." —Happy in California

    Get them from Amazon for $25.46+ (available in sizes 5–12 and five colors).

    4. A pair of chunky platform jelly sandals that are deliciously comfortable.


    I bought a similar pair from Asos in blue and I was surprised how comfortable they were! They even have a touch of arch support.

    Get them from Asos for $23 (available in sizes 5–10 and wide sizes 6–11).

    5. Perforated leather oxfords so you can effortlessly go from the classroom to a rooftop party.


    Promising review: "These are the second pair I've bought, the first were black. I loved the black pair so much, I got the brown, which I love more... I walked around Boston all week and these were super comfy and stylish." —Rachel

    Get them from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in sizes 5–11 and eight colors).

    6. Or less chunky oxfords for a daintier look.


    Get them from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes 6–10 and five colors).

    7. Purple sandals that are cuter than a pair of red and blue ones combined.

    Get them from Walmart for $27.99 or Amazon for $20.28+ (available in sizes 6–9 and three other colors).

    8. Fancy pointy flats for looking SHARP!

    Promising review: "I have a hard to fit foot and am very picky about comfort. I wanted an inexpensive pair of black flats but didn't want them to kill my feet. These are perfect! My foot is pretty narrow, so flats sometimes don't fit or slip off easily — not these! I also didn't need to break them in at all — they were comfortable immediately. I highly recommend these if you are looking for a pair of inexpensive flats." —Michelle

    Get them from Amazon for $26.99 (available in seven colors and sizes 6–10).

    9. A pair of faux suede loafers that come in a ton of different colors so you can stock up.


    Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes 6–11 and 11 styles).

    10. A pair of chunky dad sneakers from the OG dad sneaker brand, Fila. My dad nearly wept when he saw these at the store and your pop might too!

    Urban Outfitters

    I have these and they rule! I wear them with simple black dresses and I swear it doesn't look weird. Just be sure to go a full size up because these things run very small.

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $64 (originally $75; available in sizes 5–10 and two colors).

    11. Braided sandals so summery, you'll wonder how you ever had fun in the sun without them.


    Promising review: "I just got these in the mail and tried them on immediately. They were better than I expected, comfort-wise. The straps are not stiff or uncomfortable — they are very flexible. The straps are also adjustable. These fit as I expected. The straps do not dig in to any areas on my feet. The soles are non-slip and there is a descent amount of padding to the base of the sandal. I would definitely say these are a good buy." —Annette Grafmyer

    Get them from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in sizes 5–11 and three colors).

    12. A pair of leather sandals with blue straps for just a little pop of color without being too flashy.


    Get them from Coclico for $298 (available in sizes 36–41).

    13. A pair of elastic band sandals you can just throw on and go. Summer fun waits for no lace-tier.

    Promising review: "So far I have worn these sandals twice and I love them!! They are well-made as far as I can tell, and super comfy. True to size too! I have size 5 feet and these are perfect. I will be ordering more in different colors!" —makemineblue

    Get them from Amazon for $12.40+ (available in sizes 5–11 and 10 colors).

    14. Bowed jelly flip-flops that are a step up from the dollar store flops you've been rocking since you grabbed them last minute on the boardwalk three years ago.


    Get them from Amazon for $18.50+ (available in sizes 6–9 and six colors).

    15. A pair of waterproof Birks for people who hate flip flops but need a pair of sandals that can handle impromptu beach visits.

    Free People

    Get them from Free People for $40 (available in sizes 36–41EU and five colors).

    16. A pair of platform Steve Maddens so you can get height and still walk around with ease.

    Get them from Steve Madden for $79.95 (available in sizes 5–11 and two colors).

    17. A pair of wide width mustard slides you'll get so many condiments— I mean compliments on.


    Get them from Torrid for $29.92 (originally $39.90; available in sizes 7–13).

    18. Mary-Janes for an adorable option that'll make you swear off heels forever.


    Promising review: "These are super cute and comfy. I bought the black ones for work where I'm on my feet for10–13 hours. These are not slip resistant but they are soo comfortable. They feel like a second skin when on and need no time to break in." —Tara

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99 (available in six colors and sizes 5–11).

    19. Perforated leather slip-ons with a squishy foam footbed for such supreme comfort, you'll forget all about all your other shoes.


    Get them from Seavees for $59 (originally $98).

    20. A pair of wedges that'll take you to great heights, even if your heels are just being lifted a tiny bit.

    Promising review: "These shoes are gorgeous, cool, hip, cute, and comfy. OK, so I cannot walk a hundred miles in them, but I for sure can make it around a full day in a museum with a stop in the cafe. I love the color, which is true to the images online and the heel height, which is high but as it is all around high, they are not too hard to walk in. The are clunky, but that is part of the charm. Definitely a five star shoe!" —E. Bystrom

    Get them from Amazon for $59.54+ (available in sizes 6–11 and seven colors).

    21. Criss-cross fisherman sandals for anyone fishing for compliments. You'll definitely reel in a bunch.


    Promising review: "I don't usually write reviews, but these sandals are beautiful! They fit perfectly, and are comfortable as well. I've received several compliments." —DS959

    Get them from Amazon for $24.95+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and 44 styles).

    22. Clarks mules so you can have effortless style with the cushy comfort of their signature boots.

    Reviewers say these are better for people with wider feet.

    Promising review: "I never really post reviews and I bought these shoes on a whim, but holy crap these white leather mules are incredible. Truly an amazing find, and they look and feel more expensive than they were. The insole is lightly cushioned and seems pretty durable, and the leather is so SOFT. The toe shape is spot on, not too pointy or round or cheap/awkward looking. They were about $50 when I bought them which is a STEAL. I walked a lot in these for nearly a week straight and I had no problems with them which, believe me, is so surprising because I have wide, flat feet." —Kaitlin Plummer

    Get them from Amazon for $34+ (available in sizes 6–10 and five colors).

    23. Studded jelly sandals for the diva who needs to take it up a notch, always.

    Free People

    Get them from Free People for $69.95 (originally $85; available in sizes 6–10 and four colors).

    24. Simple, wide-fit white sneakers that go with everything (dresses included).


    Get them from Asos for $29 (available in sizes 4–12W).

    25. A pair of llama sneakers so adorable, they might put you at risk of running into things. You'll be that busy looking down and admiring them.


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

    26. Quilted sneakers as comfortable and inviting as your beloved quilted comforter. Nap time — for once — can wait.


    Get them from Target for $24.99 (available in sizes 5–12W and five colors).

    27. A classic pair of Adidas Stan Smith Originals for timeless style that'll make everyone green with envy.

    Urban Outfitters

    These are awesome shoes because they have a classic, never-goes-out-of-style silhouette and are comfortable the second you slip them on. Want more sneaker options? Consider BuzzFeed Reviews' top three picks for everyday sneaks.

    Get them from Amazon for $66.71+ (available in sizes 5–11 and four colors) or Urban Outfitters for $80 (available in sizes 5–10).

    28. Rainbow sandals for a great-ient alternative to heeled shoes.

    Forever 21

    Get them from Forever 21 for $10 (available in sizes 6–10).

    29. And a pair of watermelon Keds you need to seed to believe.


    And just LOOK at that green accent on the sole!

    Get them from ModCloth for $64.99 (available in sizes 6–9.5).

    Not even can walk in heels with the ease and grace of Bart Simpson.


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