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    Posted on Mar 13, 2018

    26 Spring Shoes From Zappos That People Actually Swear By

    Stilettos, booties, sneakers, and more highly-rated shoes that people would give their *left foot* for!!

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    As we're all well aware, Zappos has thousands and thousands of stylish shoes that you've considered at least once selling your soul for (don't lie). But which are the BEST??

    We dug around and found the shoes with the most and *highest* reviews!! HAPPY SHOPPING.

    1. Lucky Brand stretchy ballet flats with padded insoles and rounded toes that'll make you feel *light* on your feet. Take a bow for your smart shopping.

    They come in both fabric and leather!! You can always get both. And yeah, they're C O M F Y.

    Promising review: "These are the best fitting flats I've ever worn! I have the hardest time finding ballet flats that fit properly, because for some reason my feet require a full size larger in ballet flats than any other style (no matter what brand) to get the right length. But that means they're too wide and I can never find cute shoes in narrow sizes. These have elastic at the heel and sides, but not too much. Just enough so that it keeps the shoes on my feet, but not so tight and bunchy that it would make people with normal feet uncomfortable." —Elise A

    Price: $58.95 (available in sizes 5–12 and 16 colors)

    2. Lauren by Ralph Lauren platform espadrilles, because heels should put a spring in your step instead of bringing you *down*.

    Promising review: "These are incredibly comfortable. The heel doesn't feel wobbly like some other espadrilles. The first time I wore them was to school, and I wore them all day with no foot pain." —Toni H

    Price: $69 (available in sizes 5–11 and two colors)

    3. Dansko leather booties with serious arch support (cushioned 👏 soles 👏) for gaining a wee bit of height but a whole lot of confidence in your shoes.

    Promising review: "These clog-style booties are wardrobe staples! I bought the neutral last season and I had to wait until this year for the black, as they were continually sold out everywhere. These shoes are exceptionally comfortable, and I say so as a New Yorker who walks everywhere. Unlike most clogs, the sole actually flexes, even though it's styled as wood. They're totally worth the price; you'll wear them everywhere." —Anonymous

    Price: $101.96 (list price $169.95; available in sizes 5.5–12 and five colors)

    4. Vans classic slip-ons so you're out the door fast and on your feet all day without a single blister.

    Did I mention there are 1,896 positive reviews?? That's...18,960 happy toes.

    Promising review: "These are the best sneakers — I personally think these are the cutest and comfiest sneakers I have ever worn, and I have tried many. The soft cushy sole is great and molds to your foot in a fairly short time. They look great with jeans, shorts, dresses, everything!" —Rachel G

    Price: $60 (available in sizes 5–14.5 and 60 colors)

    5. Mephisto buckled sandals with breathable cork footbeds (hellooo arch support) that'll let you stomp out cramped footsies and make sure you technically never need to sit again (this is a scientific fact).

    They come in leather, patent, or nubuck! Not to mention the 1,632 positive reviews — out of 1,695!! Which means 96% of people are doing the Happy Feet dance.

    Promising review: "I selected these shoes during a search for sandals that I can walk in and I'm happy to say I like them so much! I wear prescription orthotics (to correct over-pronation) in regular shoes and have to go without them in sandals. These sandals have enough arch support and hold on my feet, thanks to the adjustable strap, that I am comfortable for long days of walking." —Anonymous

    Price: $149 (available in sizes 5–13 and 27 colors)

    6. Hunter tall gloss rain boots so you can dance freely in a hurricane without a single part of your sock getting soggy. This is, however, unsafe and I do not suggest it.

    These pups have "vulcanized natural latex construction" to really end all doubt in their waterproof technology. AND they have 1,130 positive reviews, because people are really freaking happy when their toes stay dry.

    Promising review: "I was buying these rain boots not only to wear when it rains, but also to wear with heavy socks in the winter — our winters are a slushy mess but don't bring heavy accumulations of snow. They fit perfectly as rain boots with a thin sock and can still accommodate a winter-weight sock. I've gotten tons of compliments on them and wonder why I waited so long to get these boots. It rains where I live quite a bit and gets muddy and mucky out. In these, my feet stay dry and toasty. They are also a pleasure to walk in and are not heavy. Hopefully, I'll feel that my winter socks or a new pair of welly socks will keep my feet toasty when I wear these. Highly recommend!" —Anonymous

    Price: $89.83 (list price $140; available in sizes 5–11 and two colors)

    7. Hush Puppies elasticized ballet flats with cushioned insoles so your look doesn't fall *flat* — but these will make you cry tears of comfort joy.

    They come in leather, suede, or studded fabric!!

    Promising review: "These are the first ballet flats that I can wear without pain! I usually have problems with heel blisters and with having enough space in the toe box for my big, upturned elf toe. I've walked multiple miles at a time in these and have not had any problems. The heel is very comfortable, and the toe area is flexible enough that there isn't too much pressure on my big toes." —Anonymous

    Price: $79.90 (available in sizes 5.5–12 and nine colors)

    8. Minnetonka suede moccasins for convincing your piggies they're in slippers all day, while showing off your impeccable style to everyone else.

    Not only do these have cushioned footbeds, but they have rubber outsole grips, as well!

    Promising review: "These are seriously one of the best pairs of shoes I own! I wear them more than my Toms and Vans! They are awesome and you can wear them with anything! I have several!" —Chloe

    Price: $44.95 (available in sizes 5–11 and nine colors)

    9. Saucony suede sneakers with padded everything (tongue, collar, footbed, you name it) that'll make you a true believer in the power of athleisure and forget about every other trend, ever.

    Promising review: "These are the most comfortable shoes I've ever owned straight out of the box. My feet hate shoes. All shoes are uncomfortable except for my Saucony Jazzes. I even wore them to my wedding, because my dress was so long no one was able to tell. I just ordered my fourth pair of these in five years. As long as they keep making them I will keep buying them every year." —Garnet J

    Price: $54.99 (list price $60; available in sizes 5–12 and 13 colors)

    10. Birkenstock thong sandals (whose footbeds are 100% sustainable!) to hypothetically bring you to your knees with their sheer comfort — but in reality, you'll be able to be up and at 'em all day and night.

    People there are 2,098 positive reviews for these — this is not a drill!!!

    Promising review: "They're super comfortable and stylish. I'm here to buy a replacement pair since I loved my first ones so much. They lasted four plus years and still have some life! These sandals have great arch support and cradle the foot nicely, so you can walk miles in them. They go with everything and look great!" —M D

    Price: $99.95 (available in sizes 4–11.5 and nine colors)

    11. French Sole cushioned leather flats so you can add a little pep to your step and if you gain a few admirers, so be it.

    Promising review: "These are able to conform precisely to your foot and the way you move, very much like a dancer's shoe. The break-in time happens quickly in these shoes. I have long, narrow feet, and am frankly astounded by the perfect fit of these after only a day or so of wear. I have three pairs and wear them everywhere. They can take a little more wet weather, too. I live in my Sloops and now suffer less from awful foot cramps, because my foot is not fighting a shoe when I walk. These are made to become uniquely yours as you wear them. I would not trade mine for anything!" —Anonymous

    Price: $135 (available in sizes 6–12 and in 15 colors)

    12. Sanuk yoga sling sandals for *flexibility* on warmer days — it's time to show those toes again! ~Insert song of angels.~

    Perhaps 856 positive reviews out of 893 will convince you of their magic?

    Promising review: "I was looking for a comfortable sandal to wear on a Caribbean vacation. I bought these based on reviews. They are the most comfortable shoes of this style I have ever owned. The foot bed is very cushiony and the fabric straps feel great. I have wide but bony feet and these are perfect. I have problems with plantar fasciitis and a heel spur, yet I can wear these shoes several hours per day. Highly recommend." —Ann

    Price: $38 (available in sizes 5–11 and in 12 colors)

    13. Soft Style kitten heel pumps that'll say "yes, I have excellent taste," but also make you want to scream, "MY TOES HAVE NEVER BEEN HAPPIER."

    Sing it with me: "padded insoles."

    Promising review: "This is a super shoe! I needed a red pump for a costume. These were perfect. And as a bonus they are so comfortable that I wore them (in costume) for a 5K (3.1 mile) race! They're stylish, cushioned, and an excellent fit!" —Vicki M

    Price: $49 (available in sizes 5.5—12 and 14 colors)

    14. Toms classic slip ons to update your outfit from the ~ground up~ and stay in style forever (who the heck gets sick of Toms?).

    You can even throw these bad boys in the washing machine! They're available in both cotton canvas and velvet.

    Promising review: "These are soft, comfortable, and match all my clothes. The day I got these, I wore them to NYC to walk around for the weekend. They were and still are great 'all day' shoes." —Tara

    Price: $55 (available in sizes 5–12 and in 42 colors)

    15. Sam Edelman stiletto heels you can actually get *pumped up* about wearing, because a double padded footbed means you won't be in despair the minute you walk out the door.

    They come in leather, suede, and satin! Btw, these are 3 ½ inch heels!!

    Promising review: "These shoes are amazing! They're beautifully styled and unbelievably comfortable given the heel height. They definitely look a lot higher than they feel — I sometimes find heels difficult to walk in but not these. An excellent find." —Patti

    Price: $119.95 (available in sizes 4–13 and 27 colors)

    16. Sam Edelman rounded, elasticized flats with chic bows and even more appealing padded footbeds for putting your best foot forward without ever needing to take a break.

    Promising review: "You know someone loves a shoe when they buy a second pair of them — and I just ordered my second pair. I got a pair this spring, just before I had some minor foot surgery. It turned out to be one of two pairs of shoes I could wear without pain, because it doesn't have any pressure points. I literally wore these for three weeks straight. One of its best features is that the insole is sewn in such a way that it doesn't come up when your foot gets hot. I've logged hundreds of hours on pavement in these and never had a problem. Love these shoes!" —Ann

    Price: $100 (available in sizes 4–12 and 28 colors)

    17. Toms lace-up wedges to *boost* your wardrobe without needing a raise.

    You already know what I'm going to say: cushioned footbeds!

    Promising review: "I absolutely adore these shoes. I cannot say enough good things about the Desert Wedge booties. I loved them so much that I bought them in both gunmetal and black suede. They are comfortable, cute, and easy to walk in. I have spent hours and hours on my feet in these bad boys and have never had any pain." —Shelly A

    Price: $54.99 (list price $88.95; available in sizes 5–12 and seven colors)

    18. Sofft strappy suede wedges with breathable leather lining that'll open up the possibilities to wearing trendy designs without breaking the bank or your back.

    Promising review: "I have worn these straight out of the box to two weddings and danced all night. My feet didn't hurt and they looked so good on!!!" —Anonymous

    Price: $89.95 (available in sizes 6–11 and seven colors)

    19. Superga platform canvas sneakers so you can kick off the season with shoes you could stay out all day in (even if you usually spend most of your time on the couch. The option is still there.).

    Promising review: "I am a sneaker person. I had a pair of Superga years ago and I remembered really liking them, so when I was in the hunt for a new pair of classic-looking white sneakers I decided to give them a try. I could not be happier. Since I got them months ago I've barely used any other pair of sneakers. They are incredibly comfy, super stylish, and don't hurt my feet in any way. Supergas have been the most comfortable shoes to break in ever since the first time I put them on. I'm really impressed and will definitely keep repurchasing them." —Luna

    Price: $64.95 (available in sizes 5–11.5 and seven colors)

    20. Sam Edelman booties with stacked heels for making the world your runway — mainly because you can easily walk down it.

    And 1,172 positive reviewers agree! They come in both suede and leather.

    Promising review: "Fabulous! This is the best relationship of my adult life and it's with a shoe. Go figure. They're the perfect all-around shoe with no break-in time. My job requires a lot of movement and my feet are still comfortable after 10 hours of being on my feet. My feet are as wide as they come and they fit into these narrow shoes thanks to the generous give in the upper material. I highly recommend getting a pair of these. It's worth the price tag. Once you put these on and everyone stops you to ask you where you got your shoes, you'll never even remember how much they cost you and if you do, you should remember to by quality over quantity. These are easy to clean and are very well-made." —Nola

    Price: $99.95 (list price $119.95; available in sizes 4–13 and eight colors)

    21. Naot leather, adjustable sandals that'll actually absorb perspiration and mold to your posture, because leaving the house is hard enough without a little *support*.

    Promising review: "I have had these sandals for a couple of years. I wore them straight out of the box all through Europe for a couple of weeks and they were incredibly comfortable. They're great for walking, and a bit less frumpy than many walking sandals." —Anonymous

    Price: $134.95 (available in sizes 4–13 and 16 colors)

    22. Nine West faux leather pumps to successfully combine practical with stylish — your spine will thank you.

    They're cushioned so you can actually stay on your feet (and are 3 ½ inches)!

    Promising review: "These shoes are great — they're the perfect work shoe! I love the height, I personally don't like short heels, but then again can't walk around in four inch heels with my job, so these are the perfect in-between pair. I also have a wider foot and these fit great." —Erica

    Price: $68.95 (available in sizes 5–12 and two colors)

    23. Birkenstock clogs with super-soft cork footbeds so you can live in the epitome of contentment without actually leaving your house in slippers (this is pretty darn close).

    Promising review: "I have wide feet, high arches, and Morton's Neuroma (in both feet) so I purchased these Birks knowing I'd get the arch support I need, and that they'd be wide enough. Wow! These have become my favorite shoes. They are so comfortable (love the soft bed), have terrific arch support, and totally relieve the effects of Morton's Neuroma." —Christine

    Price: $140 (available in sizes 4–13.5 and six colors)

    24. Converse All Star sneakers that'll never not look cool on you and will last longer than a Twinkie in an apocalypse.

    There are 1358 positive reviewers who can attest!! Not to the apocalypse, but definitely durability.

    Promising review: "These are adorable shoes, and are surprisingly very comfortable. I was skeptical of how they would feel on and if they would slip because of the stretchy back heel, but they fit snugly, yet give enough to provide comfort (and won't require the usual breaking in process that canvas shoes like these need). Also, because of the the way the laces start lower and you don't tie them up high, they look less like a clunky sneaker and more dainty so you can wear them easily with skirts." —Melissa H

    Price: $41.21 (available in 5–11 and eight colors)

    25. Naot Mary Jane's with serious support, durability, and padding for putting your foot down when it comes to shoes hard on your *sole*.

    Promising review: "These are the hands-down most comfortable shoes that have ever been invented! I have bunions that prevent me from wearing regular flats. These Naot Matais are so spiffy and comfortable that I can't even believe it. I had zero trouble getting used to these shoes and wore them right away all day, comfortably. They are really wonderful! Well worth the price!" —Anonymous

    Price: $180 (available in sizes 4–12 and 10 colors)

    26. Easy Spirit leather and mesh sneaker clogs so you can finally find your *solemate*. They're here, and they're never leaving your feet. Mazel.

    There are 1,855 positive reviewers who just l o v e these ultra-cushioned bad boys!

    Promising review: "I feel I should be doing a video review about these absolutely wonderful shoes so you can see my smile and hear me squealing! When I took these out of the box and slipped my feet inside, I nearly cried! They are heaven! They are like slippers with arch supports! I just ordered two more colors. I would hate to think that these are the only shoes that I will ever wear again for the rest of my life, but that could happen. These are amazing!" —Carol A

    Price: $69 (available in sizes 5—12 and five colors)

    You listening to your friend complain about their shoes while wondering why they don't just go to Zappos:


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