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    Stop Wasting Time On Uncomfy Styles And Check Out These 26 Shoes Instead

    Because foot ouchies are never on the agenda.

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

    1. Sleek slip-on sneakers with memory foam soles for getting out the door as quickly and as comfortably as possible. 

    a reviewer photo of someone wearing the slip-on sneakers in pink
    a reviewer wearing the shoes in black

    FYI, these are included in Prime Try Before You Buy, so you can give them a trial run if you're a member!

    Some reviewers say these shoes run big and recommend ordering a size down.

    Promising review: "This is my second pair of shoes like this. They are comfortable with padding, easy to wear, durable, and go with everything. Highly recommend!" —mandi 

    Get them from Amazon for $26.95 (available in sizes 5–12 and in 33 colors).

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

    3. Versatile pointed-toe loafers with a soft faux suede lining for those days when you need slipper-level comfort wrapped up in a professional-looking package. 

    a reviewer wearing jeans and a pair of pointed-toe loafers with an animal print
    a reviewer photo of a pair of black pointed-toe loafers

    FYI, these are included in Prime Try Before You Buy, so you can give them a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "Awesome! I’m a woman who wears a size 13 and these have an amazing fit! They are super comfortable, and I have received so many compliments. I’m going to order the other available colors as well! Way to go Amazon Essentials — definitely made a large foot girl feel good today!" —Tiffany

    Get it from Amazon for $21.90+ (available in sizes 5–15, two widths, and in 13 colors).

    4. Polished heeled ankle boots because the best shoes are the ones that are comfortable but don't look comfortable.

    a reviewer photo of a pair of black ankle boots with a small block heel and a buckle along the back heel
    a reviewer wearing a light tan ankle boot with a short block heel and cutouts along the back heel

    FYI, these are included in Prime Try Before You Buy, so you can give them a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "Great boots at a great price! I moved to Mexico City and needed cute and comfortable boots for everyday walking. I was hesitant about ordering boots online but I am so glad I bought these. They are comfortable and do not pinch or rub any part of my foot/toes/ankles. I have these in brown and black. Definitely happy with them!!" —Julia Alvarez

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99 (available in sizes 6–11 and in 10 styles). 

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

    6. Italian leather day heels to finally convince you that it's possible to wear heels even on days with a packed schedule. The block heel is a walkable two inches high and the back secures with subtle elastic that'll prevent blister-causing slippage. 

    a model wearing black jeans with black square-toe block heels
    a pair of the same shoes in tan

    Promising review: "So comfortable and didn't need any 'breaking in' time. I went back to work after a year of wearing trainers so I needed something comfy, stylish, and versatile, and this one ticks all the boxes." —Kavita D

    Get it from Everlane for $175 (available in sizes 5–11 and in six colors). 

    7. Or these wear-everywhere ballet flats with an elasticized topline for a no-slip fit that won't make your feet wince at the mere thought of standing around in them all day.

    8. Earth-friendly woven Huarache sandals with shock-absorbing foam insoles that blur the line between sandal and loafer. They're an easygoing style you'll have trouble finding reasons not to wear for the hundredth day in a row.

    9. Or some 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.

    a model wearing the rainbow sandals

    10. Chelsea rainboots with over 15,000 5-star ratings because they're ruining my standards for other shoes. Cute, functional, *and* comfortable for under $35? Pinch me.

    a reviewer photo of someone wearing the boots with thick gray socks and jeans

    11. Or these quilted mid-calf rain boots to keep your feet cute and dry without feeling like you're dragging waterlogged weights around your ankles every time it rains.

    a reviewer photo of someone wearing black leggings and the rainboots outside

    12. Vintage-inspired Reebok sneakers so you can clear up the brain space usually dedicated to handling shoe discomfort and fill it with more important things, like what color of these sneakers you're going to buy next.

    a reviewer holding up the off white sneakers with a green reebok label

    13. Splurge-worthy Mary Jane flats handcrafted from supple leather for a truly timeless style that'll see you through office commutes, lunch dates, and nights out for years to come.

    a model wearing a white t-shirt, gingham pants, and the black Mary Jane flats

    14. Lace-up loafers with more than 83,000 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.

    15. Chunky Dansko clogs if you're looking for a versatile shoe that your boss and your feet will both approve of.

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

    17. Platform lace-up oxfords to take fashionable comfort to new heights with surprisingly lightweight anti-skid soles. You'll just have to worry about carrying the weight of all these compliments!

    18. Block heel sandals for making the after-work walk from the office to the bar an actually-not-painful experience, even if you left your commute shoes at home.

    19. Slip-on Kenneth Cole Chelsea boots that scream "I'm chic" to the world while cradling your feed in a soft cushiony sole with every step.

    20. These slip-on cork sandals if you've had your eyes on ~another~ pair of pricier, cushioned kicks and have been holding out for an alternative. Here she is.

    21. All-purpose lace-up boots because they're perfect for virtually any occasion. Made from recycled synthetic wool and repurposed marine plastic, this versatile style is cute enough for brunch but tough enough for muddy hiking trails.

    22. Patent vegan leather loafers with thick rubber lug soles so you can stomp around sidewalks in head-to-toe sophistication and leave the arsenal of blister bandages at home.

    23. Squishy nonslip slippers to wear inside or out for loads of comfort and support without the foot-sweating side effects of your fuzzy-wuzzy slippers.

    24. Embroidered floral high tops for every former scene kid with a soft spot for a canvas sneaker. These have all the same comfort you remember with modern details that blend with your 2023 style. 

    a model wearing a tan canvas hightop sneaker with floral embroidery along the side
    BANGS Shoes

    BANGS Shoes is a mission-driven small biz that creates ethically made, high-quality canvas sneakers for your daily adventures. Their embroidered sneaks are super cute and every purchase helps to fund loans that invest in entrepreneurs around the globe. 

    Promising review: "I LOVE these shoes. the embroidery is sturdy and has held up to many hikes already. I get compliments all the time on them!!" —alisha

    Get it from BANGS Shoes for $79 (available in women's sizes 5–11.5 and men's sizes 3.5–10). 

    25. 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.