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    27 Cool Yet Comfortable Shoes That Won’t Overheat Your Feet

    Shoes that have mastered the art of style, comfort, and breathability.

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

    1. Buckled slide sandals that are a comfortable (not to mention affordable) dupe of everyone's favorite summertime granola staple. 

    Promising review: "I ordered these for a beach trip after deciding I was tired of flip-flops. At the same, I also ordered Birkenstocks to wear around the house. After wearing these sandals for the beach trip, I decided to return the Birskenstock sandals — they were not even close to being as comfortable as these sandals and they cost much more. I love that these sandals stay securely on while walking (even in sand) and the molded foot bed has arch support. I couldn't be happier with my great find and I will order more colors soon." —Amazon Customer 

    Get them from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes 6-11 and in 49 styles).

    2. Adidas Cloudfoam sneakers with loads of 5-star reviews touting just how lightweight and comfortable they are. Now you can spend less time thinking about how hot and achy your feet are and more time planning your Stardew Valley farm.

    3. Toms cutout sandals with breathable fabric straps and a stacked heel to strike the perfect balance between walk-ably short but stylishly tall.

    reviewer wearing the heels with white canvas straps and size zipper

    4. Knit pointed flats made from recycled water bottles for a shoe that's light on your feet and the planet. And if they ever start to look a little dingy — don't worry — these shoes are 100% machine washable.

    5. Knotted slide sandals with a molded footbed if you're tired of wincing with every step for the sake of style.

    6. Slip-on sneakers with memory foam soles and perforated detailing for a closed-toe shoe that still allows for plenty of airflow and breathability.

    7. Block heel sandals to end the era of the office shoe and the commute shoe. These beauties can be both.

    8. Clarks flip-flops if you love the slip-on ease of flip-flops but hate the ankle-breaking lack of support.

    9. Woven checkerboard slides made from buttery soft leather with a cushioned insole for anyone who rejects the idea that cool, comfy shoes have to be boring.

    a mode wearing a white skirt and a pair of black and white gingham slides

    10. Sorel tennis sneakers made from breathable mesh so you can satisfy your craving for funky footwear without ending the day with unbearably stinky, sweaty feet.

    11. Beaded wedge sandals because who doesn't want to look like they just stepped out of an ABBA music video?

    12. Square toe kitten heels that'll give your look a little lift without surrending your feet to a heel hangover the next day.

    13. Raffia mules handmade by women artisans in Morocco for a shoe that screams "summer" but still allows you to tuck your toes away when necessary.

    a pair of woven raffia round-toe mules

    14. Allbirds low-top sneakers made from earth- and feet-friendly eucalyptus fibers that are exceptionally lightweight and breathable — not to mention machine washable. Can your current sneakers say the same?

    15. House shoes with quick-dry linen soles if you're prone to feet sweats but still want a cozy shoe to lounge around in this summer.

    16. Platform lace-up oxfords to take fashionable comfort to new heights with all-over perforation so your feet can breathe, and surprisingly lightweight anti-skid soles. You'll just have to worry about carrying the weight of all these compliments!

    17. Strappy sandals because no warm-weather wardrobe is complete without a dependable pair of comfy-yet-cute sandals that go with everything and take up almost zero space in a suitcase.

    18. Lace-up block heels with a cushy sole for when you want to go out and not end the night carrying your heels with your feet covered in blisters.

    19. Lace-up loafers with over 21,000 5-star ratings that reviewers say are remarkably lightweight, easy to slip on and off, and super flexible — sort of like if a slipper and a sneaker got together and had a best-of-both-worlds baby.

    20. Rainbow huarache sandals if you're looking for a totally not basic pair of shoes that still let your little piggies breathe and see the light of day.

    21. Teva Tirra sandals with super-supportive molded insoles so you can get sneaker-level comfort without sneaker-level foot overheating in high temps.

    22. Glittery gold slides because glitz and glam shouldn't just be reserved for sky-high heels you can't wear in your day-to-day.

    23. Platform fisherman sandals with a supportive lug sole for orthopedic-like comfort disguised as a modern fashion sandal for everyday wear.

    24. Clarks cutout loafers so comfortable you'll forget to tear them off the minute you get home. Plus, the Velcro strap makes it easy to adjust if your feet tend to swell in the heat.

    25. Vegan leather slingback sandals that are so cute and trendy people will just assume they have to be uncomfortable. But the joke's on them — these cuties transcend normal shoe woes, achieving the fashion, comfort, and sustainable trifecta.

    26. Low wedge sandals with stretchy elastic straps that'll absorb foot sweat and are great for people with wide feet, different-sized feet, or bunions.

    27. Dr. Scholl's wedge sandals if you've ever thought "heels can't be comfortable." These strappy sandals will turn you into a heel-hailing believer.

    You enjoying a pain and sweat-free walk in your new shoes: