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    29 Pairs Of Shoes So Comfortable You May Be Tempted To Cry Tears Of Joy

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    1. Ballerina flats to help you get through the day on a cushioned footbed.

    A customer review photo of a person wearing the ballerina flats in leopard print
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These shoes are absolutely adorable! I got my usual size 6 and they fit perfectly. No room to spare, but not uncomfortably small. Plus the slight cushion at the bottom makes them feel comfortable. These shoes are very feminine and everything I could ask for in a flat shoe. Very happy with this purchase. I can’t wait until spring and summer to rock them with dresses and shorts. I ordered another pair in black and one in multi." β€”Melanie_and_David

    Get them from Amazon for $12.12+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and in 22 colors).

    2. Bold and colorful Sanuk sling sandals designed with what must be the comfiest soles ever created β€” they're actually made from recycled yoga mats!

    Amazon

    FYI, these are included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give 'em a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "I bought these while I was pregnant because I needed a comfortable sandal. These are suuuper comfy and great quality, I like them so much I bought another pair in a different color. Highly recommended." β€”JKW

    Get them from Amazon for $24.95+ (available in sizes 5–11 and in seven colors).

    3. Lightweight mesh running sneakers for full support, a cushioned insole, and breathable lining that'll make your next run a walk in the park.

    A customer review photo of a person wearing the mesh running sneakers in light blue
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love these shoes!! They are lightweight and don't feel clunky. My socks don't slide forward in my shoes. They have good support on my arches. They are breathable. These are my favorite running shoes now and I just ordered another pair." β€”Momma Bear

    Get them from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and in four colors).

    4. Classic Mary Jane heels designed with an extra padded insole for an actually bearable high heel.

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    Promising review: "It's true, these pumps are super comfortable; they have a lot of inner padding but they look super chic and classy. The strap is perfect for keeping your feet from slipping out. I'm a true 10 and I purchased them in 10 and they fit perfectly. The heel size is an ideal, not too high, not too low height, and it's a block heel, so even more balance, and comfy." β€”Ixian

    Get them from Amazon for $17.29+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and in 13 styles and colors).

    5. Floral canvas lace-ups I'm sure you probably owned as a kid β€” but now you can have the adult-size version.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Okay these shoes are PERF! I bought them a few years ago, and I still wear them regularly. No, I would not recommend wearing them if you plan on walking all day long β€” they are obviously not athletic sneakers. But they're comfy enough to walk around in for sure, around a city or running errands or whatever! They are comfy and cute, and work well with most outfits! I felt like I took a little bit of a risk with these, and I'm glad to say they fit great and have lasted years." β€”Ruth wanders

    Get them from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in sizes 5–11 and in 31 color options).

    6. Ankle-strap sandals with an elastic strap, to get the stretch and movement you need from a summer shoe.

    A customer review photo of a person wearing the ankle-strap sandals
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I was looking for a comfortable alternative to flip-flops for work, and these are definitely it. I can see wearing these at the lake as well. I was worried about the section covering the toes being too tight, but it actually stretches a bit. I ordered the tan and black pair, and I am glad that I did." β€”Angela Otto

    Get them from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes 5–11 and in 14 colors).

    7. Ankle booties that'll be your go-to shoe from now until forever...and maybe even a little after that.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "These boots are amazing for the price! I am a size 7 and ordered the 7 and they fit perfectly with a pair of no-show socks, maybe just a little loose if I wear them with tights. I wear these to work in Wyoming often and have not once slipped or slid on the ice and snow! I think they are well-made and do not seem cheap. I can wear them all day at work and my feet are not sore by the end of the day. I ordered the clay color and it is the perfect taupe-colored bootie. I love them so much I'm about to order them in another color. :)" β€”awtnm

    Get them from Amazon for $19.90+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and in 19 colors).

    8. Water-resistant braided Plaka sandals – they're as equally great for the beach as they are for staying stylish during spring.

    A model wearing the Plaka Sandals in Turquoise-zebra
    Amazon

    Over 9,400 Amazon 5-star reviewers swear by these handcrafted, rubber-soled wonders.

    Promising review: "I bought these for a trip to New Orleans, which involved lots and lots of walking in high humidity. I literally got compliments on them everywhere we went, and they were so comfortable I could wear them all day. We walked miles and miles and my feet didn't hurt (which is a small miracle given that I have arthritis). They're surprisingly durable and the woven fabric is incredibly soft. Even when my feet swelled due to the heat and humidity, they were still pretty darn comfy. I highly recommend these sandals and plan to buy a few more pairs this spring." β€”UrbanUtah

    Get them from Amazon for $29.95+ (available in sizes 5–11 and in 26 colors).

    9. The most comfortable 4-inch Soludos lace-up wedges your feet will ever know β€” these are probably my favorite shoes in the world, they give me height but make me feel like I am walking on rubber bands...which I promise you, is a good thing.

    Soludos

    Promising review: "Excellent quality. These espadrilles are SO soft, light in weight, and the material delicately hugs the shape of your feet upon the first try. The design is absolutely flattering. Initially, I considered a lower heel, worried that a 4-inch may be too high. Not at all. Go for the 4-inch. It's worth it and very comfortable. I'm a 9 but ordered an 8.5 size per their advice. Definitely order half a size down. I would not recommend these shoes if you are a wide fit." β€”Luli

    Get the from Soludos for $109 (available in sizes 5–11 and in two colors).

    10. Faux-leather flats with a rubber sole so you can be comfy (and slip-free) all day.

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    FYI, these are included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give 'em a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "Definitely worth the money for a leather flat dupe! True-to-size with no break-in period since they're not real leather but feels just as smooth. No toe cleavage and no weird noises when you're walking. I wear between a 7 and 7.5 and bought the 7.5 in these to be on the safe side." β€”Matt

    Get them from Amazon for $19.90+ (available in standard and wide sizes 5–15 and in 33 colors).

    11. Wrap-around 4-inch wedges designed with an open toe and a whole lot of pinup inspiration.

    A model wearing the four-inch wedges in pink
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Waited a long time (three weeks approximately) but it was worth the wait. Shoes are comfortable, cute, and a true size." β€”Giovanna

    Get them from Amazon for $39.88 (available in sizes 5–11 and in five colors).

    12. Sorrel Kinetic Impact lace sneakers created in a lightweight, breathable design that has a two-pod sole for some serious added cushion. It also happens to have a super cute scalloped sole.

    Sorrel

    Promising review: "I bought these a couple of weeks ago and I LOVE THEM! They are super comfy and very cute. I’m kinda obsessed with the way they look. I’ve had tons of compliments on them. They run a little big so order down a half size or so (which is perfect when you wear a size 11.5). Will probably buy another pair." β€”Heather

    Get them from Sorrel for $140 (available in sizes 5–12 and in six colors).

    13. Leather upper and rubber-soled Frye boots so you can still be a total badass β€” except now you'll have comfortable shoes.

    A pair of the Frye Engineer Boot in black
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have three pairs of Frye boots, including these, and these are by far the most comfortable! The footbed is the softest. The sole looks like leather from the side but actually has grippy lugs. I didn't have any issues with using the zipper right away β€” easy on, easy off. The two buckles are both adjustable, but I haven't needed to adjust them. These are perfect right out of the box, and the dark brown color is gorgeous and goes with everything." β€”Utahn

    Get them on Amazon for $179.95+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and in three colors).

    14. Super comfy black ankle booties you'll throw on all the time β€” and if black is not your thing, they come in 52 colors!!! FIFTY-TWO!

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    Promising review: "I have purchased two pairs of Soda Ankle Booties β€” one in khaki and one in black. I LOVE them! I am a size 10.5 and I have plantar fasciitis which causes me to have foot pain in most shoes I wear. These booties are the only attractive shoes I can wear to work all day that don't leave me in agony when the workday is over! I buy a size 11 and insert a pair of Dr. Scholl's into them to give me additional cushioning but they are so great. Enough heel to look good, not so much that they further harm my arches. I would highly recommend these booties to anyone looking for a great shoe at an amazing price!" β€”SarahK

    Get it from Amazon for $15.98+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and in 12 colors).

    15. Rothy's wrap sandals designed to be just as comfortable, fitting, and easy to wear as your favorite flats β€” they have comfy knit straps, a soft footbed made with plant-based materials, and require zero break-in period.

    A model wearing the Rothy sandals
    Rothy's

    Get them from Rothy's for $125 (available in sizes 5–13 and in four colors).

    16. Lightweight sports sneakers made with a durable fabric mixed with gold thread so they sparkle just enough.

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    Promising review: "Love these shoes for the price! I got them for fashion purposes and so far they are so lightweight and so cute! Can't beat the price, and great quality! Putting another order in today!" β€”Katlyn Holmes

    Get them from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes 6–11 and in 14 color options).

    17. Timeless metallic Birkenstocks 'cause you're a hippie β€” a glamorous hippie, but nonetheless a hippie.

    A customer review photo of a person wearing the Birkenstock Arizona Leather Sandal in copper
    amazon.com

    FYI, these are included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give 'em a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "I bought these over three years ago and am now a hardcore believer in Birkenstocks. So comfortable! They've lasted so long, I'm just now buying my second pair and will be making my first pair the 'around the house' sandal. They're the only shoe that completely eliminates my foot/back pain. It's awesome. Once you get them they take a few days to break in/mold to your foot but after all that you'll love them forever. Get these!" β€”MC

    Get them on Amazon for $89.95+ (available in women's sizes 4–17.5 and in a variety of colors).

    18. Adorable ankle-strap sandals with a heel you can actually walk in and a beautiful selection of colors to choose from.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Love love love these shoes!!!!! I don't normally buy cheap shoes because my feet suffer. But I just wanted a really cute low-heel, open-toe sandal to wear to my sister's wedding. I knew I would probably just wear them one time, so I didn't want to spend a ton of money. These shoes are gorgeous, comfortable, and I just ordered them in two other colors!!! You can dress them up or dress them down, so they are totally versatile!" β€”Leah

    Get them from Amazon for $21+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and in 25 colors).

    19. Allbirds Tree Dasher running shoes β€” arguably the most comfortable shoes in the world, these sneaks are made of renewable materials that are machine-washable and minimize odors, are super flexible that they conform to your movements, and have a supportive dual-density sugarcane midsole for easy wearing.

    The women's Tree Dasher running shoe in Geyser
    Allbirds

    Promising review: "I waited in order to give this a longer road test. I have been walking almost daily during the quarantine. These shoes are comfortable and have great support. I tend to have blisters, but not with these shoes. They are a big winner in my book!" β€”Lisa L.

    Get them from Allbirds for $125 (available in sizes 5–11 and in 13 colors).

    20. ComfyCush Vans designed using some seriously soft (but still supportive) memory foam footbeds β€” like I'm not even being super dramatic or anything, but these will change your life.

    A photo of the ComfyCush Vans in classic black and white
    Vans

    Check out exactly how much we love these ComfyCush Sneakers!

    Promising review: "I honestly wasn't sure what to expect when I got these. I've always loved the looks of Vans but always found them incredibly uncomfortable. Because of this, I haven't owned a pair for over 10 years. I decided to take the plunge and try them again when I heard about the ComfyCush sole. Super happy that I did. I hated them when I first put them on but my feet acclimated quick and they've been great since. They are super comfy and are great for walking. They are by far my new favorite shoe. I love that I can be comfy and have a good looking shoe. Also appreciate that they're not narrow! I have wide feet but don't have a problem with these. Definitely, recommend." β€”Samman

    Get them from Vans for $65 (available in sizes 5–14.5 and in seven colors).

    21. Lace-up over-the-knee riding boots comfy enough to wear for hours and hours β€” which you might have to because once you lace these babies up you're not gonna wanna take them off (it'll just take too long).

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    Promising review: "These were comfortable all night. The first time I ever wore them I was at a birthday party at a club and danced in them for five hours. My legs and feet hurt a little bit after but if I only danced for like three hours, I would've felt no pain whatsoever. I received compliments and they were very comfortable. The laces kept coming untied until I knotted them AND tucked them into the top of the boot." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $27.97+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and in 14 colors).

    22. Delightfully whimsical tie-dye Superga 2750 Fantasy Cotu sneakers so pretty they'll have everyone looking down at your feet.

    Two pairs of the 2750 Fantasy Cotu sneakers in purple and pastel stacked on top of each other
    Superga / Via instagram.com

    Superga makes my ALL. TIME. FAVORITE. sneaks. I have semi-wide feet (not totally wide but also not standard) and these are just miracles on days I'm walking or standing for hours on end. They're also machine-washable and last for nearly ever.

    Get them from Superga for $65 (available in sizes 6–10 and in four colors).

    23. Breathable Cole Haan Cloudfeel espadrilles designed with a lightweight midsole that's infused with a super cushioned foam and a dual-density internal wedge making them great for walking on pavement to cobblestone streets. Plus they have a rubber outsole for traction.

    Cole Haan

    Promising review: " OK β€” they are not kidding. I don’t review things but these are perfection. The cushion underneath your foot is amazing. They look amazing and the Stichlite stuff is stretchy enough for my bony feet. Buying another color." β€”B S.

    Get them from Cole Haan for $100 (available in sizes 5–11 and in three colors).

    24. American Eagle bandana sport sandals you'll wear with everything to anywhere and never think twice about them β€” because you'll be so comfy.

    A model wearing the sandals while walking down a step
    American Eagle

    Promising review: "Perfect fit! Very comfortable! I can’t wait for warmer weather to show them off!" β€”KENJI

    Get them from American Eagle for $24.95 (available in sizes 5–11).

    25. Rubber Chelsea booties to comfortably take you from puddle jumping to trail walking.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "These boots look amazing. I’m usually a 9.5 or 10 and I have very wide feet and they fit perfectly, although because they’re basically rubber I’m sure they’d be OK on narrower feet as well. They’re super comfortable, even without socks. You can see the front top of the shoe jets out to give more movement in the shoe when you walk which looks a little strange if you look at it too long. But they’re great! I can’t wait for it to rain again! :)" β€”Heather C

    Get them from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes 4–12 and in 14 colors).

    26. Waterproof mid-calf snow boots designed with a fully lined interior and a deep rubber thread β€” you won't be slipping and sliding in these.

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    Promising review: "I just received these boots and tried them just around the house. Super comfy and light, very warm. They have a thick fur lining inside to keep my feet warm. They look waterproof, though I haven't tested them yet. My favorite part is the zipper!! The laces make the boots adjustable to fit snug or loose to your calf. So different types of pants can fit in them. I am ready for the snow!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $31.98+ (available in sizes 5–12 and in 18 colors).

    27. Everlane The ReNew sport sandals made with a recycled rubber outsole, a recycled polyester upper, and that are just super comfy β€” they have a cushioned insole, adjustable Velcro closure, and a super-soft lining for all-day wear.

    A model wearing the sandals in Brown/Blue
    Everlane

    Get them from Everlane for $68 (available in sizes 5–11 and in five colors).

    28. Luxurious suede Stuart Weitzman Highland boots that are surprisingly comfortable: like seriously, you'll be shocked.

    A pair of the Stuart Weitzman Highland boots in black
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I'm in love with these. They just arrived today. I was concerned these might be too tall for my 5'4", 130-pound self, but they are perfect! The measurements here state 26 inches from the heel, but mine are 24 inches (closer to 23 inches when wearing them). If they were 26 inches, they'd be more like a full-leg boot rather than an over-the-knee boot on me! Instead, they hit a couple of inches above the knee, just like in all the pics I've seen on blogs. They tie in the back. Also, I found them to be true to size for a boot. I wear a 7 in sandals or shoes with no back and a 7.5 in everything else. These are a 7.5 and they fit right, without socks. Anything more than a very thin sock or tights would make these tight on me." β€”Emily C

    Get them on Amazon for $695 (available in sizes 8.5–9).

    29. Crisscross leather and suede clog sandals made in a buttery soft leather and suede your feet will absolutely adore.

    The Criss Cross Leather & Suede Clog Sandals in Dusty Sea Glass
    Loft

    Promising review: "I bought the brown leather in these. I normally wear a size 8 in everything and these weren't any different. I wore them for the first time today and I found them surprisingly comfortable. I feel like I normally have a break-in period with any heals but these don't seem to so that's nice!" β€”sat1952

    Get them from Loft for $98 (get an additional 50% off when you use code SURPRISE, available in sizes 5–11 and in four colors).

    How you're about to be acting in your new comfy shoes!

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    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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