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    36 Gorgeous Pairs Of Shoes For Anyone Who Doesn't Want To Choose Between Style And Comfort

    Because any shoes that require "breaking in" don't deserve your love.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI β€” prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. Low-wedge, lace-up booties that'll ~elevate~ your style while keeping you comfortably low to the ground. Reviewers say they can wear 'em πŸ‘ all πŸ‘ darn πŸ‘ day, which is great because you'll want to show them off for that long.

    Promising review: "My sister recommended these wedges to me for wearing at work since I am on my feet a lot but still have to have a dressy shoe, and my goodness, I could seriously wear these shoes all day long! They are fabulous! It's like wearing nothing at all... They don't squish my toes or the sides of my feet, they are so easy to walk in for the size of those heels, and they don't even rub my ankles like other ankle booties that I own. I am a huge fan of these boots, and I am recommending them to all my friends! If you need a stylish neutral shoe, this is it!" β€”kacieD

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes 5–12 and 15 colors).

    2. Suede slouch boots, because your OTK pair are BEGGING for a break this season. Luckily for them, these are affordable, on trend, and comfy enough to wear allll the time.


    Promising review: "So impressed with the quality of these for the price! I wore them an entire day, and they didn't hurt my feet. I got my normal size 6.5, and they were perfect!" β€”Jess

    Get them from Walmart for $49.95 (available in sizes 6–10 and two colors).

    3. Snakeskin slip-on sneakers so you can cheaply update all your fall outfits without risking a single smushed piggy.

    Promising review: "Great pair of shoes!! I wore them only for the second time in D.C where we did lots of walking β€” very comfortable!! Highly recommend these shoes!" β€”Hiadina

    Get them from Amazon for $26.98+ (available in sizes 5.5–10.5 and seven colors).

    4. Sam Edelman metallic ankle boots for seriously *kicking up* your style with these surprisingly comfy statement pieces. Maybe now you'll be motivated to leave the couch on a Friday night? You're right, baby steps.

    Promising review: "These are really comfortable and cute boots. Not too tall β€” just the right height for running around NYC. The patent leather is a nice touch to polish up any outfit." β€”Zappos Customer

    Get them from Zappos for $180 (available in sizes 5–11, medium and wide width, and four colors).

    5. Faux leather loafers in a wide variety of styles that'll prove keeping your piggies comfy is IN. Now you can affordably stock up to keep this trendy style *and* their double-padded memory foam footbeds on rotation.,

    Promising review: "I adore these shoes. I have had a difficult time with loafers in general: they often do not give the support my feet need even though my heart longs for a good, affordable loafer. Behold, I found these and they are magical! They have such a lovely cushion and the sides of the shoes are so supportive. Last but not least, they look great on my feet." β€”Sarah Harris

    Get them from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes 6–11 and 32 colors and patterns).

    6. Lucky Brand suede sneakers, because these'll be the most playful "neutral" accessories you'll ever put on your feet. Talk about not cramping your style.

    Promising review: "I love these sneakers, they are so comfy and the color is awesome so I can wear them with everything! Great buy!" β€”Mimi

    Get them from DSW for $59.99 (list price: $99; available in sizes 6–10).

    7. Elastic ballet flats so you look polished with any outfit (hellooooo, VERSATILITY), minus any annoying pinching. If you hear singing, it's because your toes finally have room to move.

    By the way, these bbs already have almost 127 five-star reviews specifically about their wide width!

    Promising review: "These are super cute for excellent price! They fit well. Note, I have a wide foot, often having to order in wide widths β€” not necessary in these! I have worn them three times now β€” twice walking in NYC to go to Broadway shows and so far so good. No blisters or discomfort." β€”Joy Miller

    Get them from Amazon for $7.47+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and 35 colors and patterns).

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's glowing review in "​These Ballet-Esque Flats Are Adorable, Cheap, And Basically Already In Your Amazon Cart".

    8. Vince Camuto pointed-toe booties in a variety of trendy styles for putting your ~foot down~ on hurting your feet in the name of stylish outfits. NO. LONGER.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these! I ordered a half size up and they are perfect! The first day I wore them to a fall festival and walked around for five hours, and my feet didn’t even hurt a little. Normally I can’t wear heels for more than an hour before I take them off....I’m thrilled with this purchase! Worth every penny! β€”JLOD

    Get them from Nordstrom for $149.95 (available in sizes 4–13 and 10 colors and patterns).

    9. Leather platform clogs to keep your feet happy all darn day *and* go with just about every outfit in your closet. Their rounded toe design has already made plenty of wide feet–reviewers believers that you CAN combine style and comfort. I'll pass the tissues.

    Promising review: "I love, love, love these shoes. I usually wear about a 9 US size, sometimes 8.5 or 9.5, but I have wide feet, especially at my toes. I also have pretty high arches. These shoes are cute, supportive, and comfortable. I can wear them for hours without pain or blisters. I would recommend these to anyone and I will likely buy them in another color." β€”emies

    Get them from Amazon for $98.93+ (available in sizes 6–11 and five colors).

    10. Faux leather spiked booties that'll get *tough* on painful shoes and leave you free to stay out as long as you'd like β€” unless you really just want to go home.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "They are so cute and versatile! They fit TTS and are surprisingly really comfortable." β€”Rachel T.

    Get them from Forever 21 for $39.99 (available in sizes 5.5–10 and two colors).

    11. Pointed ballet flats with dapper bows, because these'll make it surprisingly easy to dress up for work (without any ominous signs of blistering). I guess now you have no choice but to go.

    Promising review: "I didn't have high expectations for these shoes due to the price, but what a surprise!! They are stylish and super comfortable when you're on your feet a lot, especially attending a business conference. I get lots of compliments on these and honestly, they are more comfortable than my more expensive shoes at a small fraction of the price!" β€”TXCowgirrrl

    Get them from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes 5–11 and four styles).

    12. Faux suede oxfords so the *brightest* part of your day will be how darn relaxed your feet feel, even by the time you get home.


    Promising review: "I have big feet (size 11) and have the hardest time finding comfortable, nice-looking, closed-toed shoes. These are perfection! The color is bold but meshes well with almost everything I own. The cut is comfortable and they broke into my feet shape right away. Love these shoes!" β€”HMJones

    Get them from ModCloth for $45 (available in sizes 5.5–11 and four colors).

    13. Velvet-y, snakeskin cowboy boots with unique flame detailing for upgrading your wardrobe without setting your bank account on fire (or dealing with aching soles). These + any combo = instantly on trend.,

    Promising review: "I was pleasantly surprised when I received them! For the price, I expected just so-so construction, but they are well made, look expensive, and fit perfectly. They're easy to walk in, comfortable, and after a couple of nights out dancing and out and about they haven't scuffed, stretched, or started to peel." β€”TS

    Get them from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in sizes 6–11 and three colors).

    14. Retro Fila sneakers that'll prove two things will never go out of style: athleisure and comfort. If you ask me, they need to be protected at all costs.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "They're super comfortable to wear for long hours while walking around the city. Very easy to maintain cleanliness by simply using a stain and water repellent before going outside!" β€”stylehoang

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $75 (available in sizes 5–10 and four colors).

    15. Sam Edelman pearl booties, because these'll prepare your ~night out look~ without making you want to sit down on the dance floor.

    Promising review: "Every person needs these booties. The kitten heel is very comfortable, the mesh makes them lightweight, and the beading is gorgeous. These run TTS." β€”Susan D. Upshaw

    Get them from Amazon for $36.83+ (available in sizes 5–11 and two colors).

    16. Mesh fashion sneakers to make you almost want to be sporty. You have the option β€” but you're more than welcome to just wear these on your way to the closest bakery.

    Promising review: "I had been debating on getting these for months. I finally caved in and got them, and they are officially the my favorite pair of shoes. The first time I wore them I was walking around the airport, and they were SO COMFY! No blisters, rubbing, or friction. They are literally perfect. I have wide feet too, so this was a pleasant surprise. I'm buying two more pairs of these!" β€”Mary

    Get them from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in sizes 5–11 and in 18 colors).

    17. Leopard Mary Jane flats so you can make the most of trendy fall dressing β€” you'll actually be able to stand taking fall Instas.


    Promising review: "I bought two pairs of these because they are perfect fall shoes for here in So Cal. I love them. They are true flats and very comfortable, soft, and flexible, kind of like slippers. They look very feminine. The style and cut of the shoe is very trendy. I will wear them constantly come cooler weather." β€”lissabw

    Get them from Madewell for $128 (available in sizes 6–11).

    18. Faux leather oxford lace-ups for putting an end to wearing too-tight shoes in the name of fashion. Your pinky toes are BEGGING you to hit *add to cart*. You're lucky they have such excellent taste.

    Promising review: "They are just what I needed. I have more of a square shaped toes/foot, so I always have a little discomfort in that area, but right out of the box, I wore these for nine hours straight standing with minimal discomfort. They don't have very much padding or support at all, but they feel sturdy and fit well. They fit perfectly with thin nylons on. I'm tempted to buy the white ones, as well with how much I like these." β€”Brittany

    Get them from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes 4.5–10.5 and three colors).

    19. Embellished slides that'll make the excellent ~point~ whoever said "beauty is pain" was seriously disturbed β€” and clearly never saw these.


    Promising review: "These shoes are so stylish and comfortable! They really dress up an outfit whether you’re wearing a black dress or pants. Love, love them!" β€”Girlpw

    Get them from Anthropologie for $135 (available in sizes 36–41 and two patterns).

    20. Heeled Chelsea boots, because these'll help you look edgy without actually *being* on edge. Happy days only ahead, my friend.


    Promising review: "These are very comfortable. I am 58 and am able to walk in these shoes without any issues. I loved the color, heel and platform nature of the sole (makes it so much easier to walk)." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $55 (available in sizes 5–10).

    21. Louise et Cie faux croc mules so you can quite literally put your best foot forward (and actually feel that way).

    Promising review: "I have a wide foot, but love pointy toes shoes. Most of the ones I try on squeeze my toes too tight. This brand is wide enough to allow my toes to rest in the shoe instead of being squeezed in the pointy part. Love them!" β€”Annie

    Get them from Dillards for $71.40 (originally $119; available in sizes 5–10 and four colors).

    22. Platform lace-up shoes for ditching squeezing heels in favor of a style that's just as sophisticated, but actually comfortable. Your feet will quickly learn dressing up doesn't actually mean pain β€” cue sigh of relief.

    Promising review: "I normally don’t leave reviews for shoes, but these are one of the exceptions where I enjoy them so much that I have to leave the review. I have wide-width foot and it is very hard to find a pair of shoes that doesn’t require break-in period. This dress shoes not only cute, fashionable, but also surprisingly very comfortable. Right now it’s 4 p.m. and I still have the shoes on my feet. Good gracious lord. I might as well get another pair in red, because I love them too much!!" β€”Holly D.

    Get them from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes 5–9 and four colors).

    23. Zebra-print mules that'll never actually induce crying. If you do, it's because you're so happy to have finally found The One.

    Promising review: "Great, I love love it. They feel perfect for my feet. I am big fan of Nine West and never get disappointments from this store." β€”SH

    Get them from Nine West for $99 (available in sizes 5–11 and three patterns).

    24. Glittery rain boots, because these shoes will never dampen your day *or* your outfit (and now neither will bad weather). Practical, comfy, AND stylish? Nobody pinch me.


    Promising review: "Wow! Great rain shoes! Feet are dry and shockingly fit. My feet stay dry in monsoons and they're comfy to wear around town, or in office. Too many compliments, will definitely be ordering more!" β€”Gahngpeh

    Get them from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes 6–9 and four colors).

    25. Suede smoking slippers so weekends and work days have nothing but smooth transitions for your feet when you wear these every single day.

    J. Crew

    Promising review: "They are fabulous! Not only high quality and comfortable, but just the right pop of color to add to jeans and a T-shirt or a neutral business look. I find myself looking for outfits in my closet just so I can wear these shoes!" β€”Kim D

    Get them from J.Crew for $49.50 (originally $158; available in sizes 5–12 and three colors).

    26. Velvet, embroidered mules for never wanting to give your shoes the *slip* again. You might even wear these to bed. No judgement.

    Promising review: "I don't wear heels any longer and wanted something fancy for an office holiday party. These were comfortable and stylish. I got a ton of compliments. The embroidery was well-done. I'd buy these again!" β€”Virginia DiRienzo

    Get them from Amazon for $35.98+ (available in sizes 5–12 and 12 styles).

    27. Knit sock boots specifically designed to fit your feet like ~gloves~. Aka you'll be r-e-a-d-y no matter how many unexpected errands you need to run.


    Promising review: "These boots fit completely true to size, like a perfectly snug sock β€” they are honestly the comfiest things I have ever put on my feet , all while looking stylish and elegant." β€”Natalie Jane

    Get them from Everlane for $155 (available in sizes 5–11 and six colors).

    28. Scalloped ballet flats that'll help you turn your ~heels~ on boring options and easily look polished every day β€” all while keeping your piggies nice and comfy.

    Promising review: "These are super cute and fit very well! I look forward to wearing them out! For wide feet, I looked over the recommended size and it said order 1/2 a size up. I did as such, and it fits just fine!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $19.59+ (available in sizes 5–12 and 20 colors).

    29. Faux leather knee-high boots in wide width *and* wide calf, because you'll be able to depend on these timeless bbs as a go-to for seasons to come. Did you just find yourself a new best friend? Yes.


    Promising review: "So comfortable! So cute! So many compliments! I wore these for 18 hours and my feet we fine at the end of the day! I got so many compliments!" β€”Indiana

    Get them from Torrid for $55.93 (originally $79.90; available in sizes 6–13).

    30. Ruffled ankle booties so you can depend on a stylish and practical look you'll never want to *cut out*. I believe you just met your sole mates.


    Promising review: "I am so glad I took a chance with these booties! They are exactly what I was looking for! They are super comfortable, true to size, and the ruffle detail is adorable. The heel height is also perfect, not too high. Highly recommend!!" β€”target lover

    Get them from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes 6–11 and 13 colors).

    31. Slip-on flats in both suede and (vegan) leather to rest assure these investment pieces will be money well spent. Tl;dr: you will wear the heck out of these.

    Free People

    Promising review: "I saw another girl wearing them and thought they were so cute. These shoes are literally like butter they feel so nice to walk in which is important, because I live in San Francisco and commute. I love them and they’re so cute to pair with distressed jeans. 10/10 recommend." β€”myab98

    Get them from Free People for $70 (available in sizes 6–11 and eight colors).

    32. Lace-up over-the-knee boots for getting a ~leg up~ on upgrading your usual outfits with one of this season's biggest (and comfiest!) trends.,

    Promising review: "I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of these boots. I bought them to go with a Halloween costume and honestly wasn't expecting much, but these are nice enough that I will use these for normal wear. I ordered my normal size and they fit well. They were quite comfortable to wear all night on Halloween. I like that the laces make them adjustable for different leg sizes. You can wear them thigh-high or roll the top down a bit as I did if you want them a bit lower." β€”Alley22

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes 5.5–11 and in 11 colors).

    33. Cut-out boots that'll only leave you ~exposed~ to compliments, not pain. Don't be surprised when you end up wearing only these 'til kingdom come.


    Promising review: "I love these shoes! I bought it in a 8W because I have wide feet and they fit perfectly and so comfortable." β€”Rbiancaa

    Get them from Target for $34.99 (available in sizes 5–12, in medium and wide width, and six colors).

    34. Faux leather buckled mules, because these'll help you ~slide~ into fall dressing without watching your bank account plummet. Did I mention these go with literally everything? Think of one outfit that can't benefit from these. You cannot.

    Promising review: "Overall, these are amazing shoes for the price. They are extremely comfortable. These shoes normally range for $80+. They are very chic and comfy. For the price, it’s 100% worth it." β€”william prado

    Get them from Amazon for $23 (available in sizes 5–12).

    35. Faux snakeskin booties for kicking your outfits into the high gear with minimal effort (or spending, for that matter). Basically you have no choice but to let these slither into your closet β€” your feet will thank you.

    Old Navy

    Promising review: "These boots are amazing. I have only worn flats and tennis shoes for the last two to three years, but wanted to get a stylish pair of short boots to complete an outfit. These are right on the money! I wore these for basically 13 hours straight and had NO PAIN. Perfect. Getting them in every single color." β€”Tbturgy

    Get them from Old Navy for $38 (originally $44.99; available in sizes 6–11 and two colors).

    36. Dolce Vita velvet combat boots that'll become your ride-or-die the moment you put them on. It's you two against the world now. They're never leaving, I promise.


    Promising review: "They have held up wonderfully and even withstood slight scuffs in the velvet! The rose color seems to go with everything! They're very comfortable with a large enough toe box for people with long feet. The laces are well-made and the soles have not cracked yet or come away from the toe box as can happen when the toe box gets bent away from the heel." β€”Jeny Kc

    Get them from Amazon for $44.95+ (available in sizes 6–11 and five colors).

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