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    32 Pairs Of Stylish Sandals Your Feet Will Actually Thank You For Buying

    Yes, you CAN have the best of both worlds! Don't let those other shoes fool you, these actually care about you and your *sole*.

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    1. Triple strap gladiator slides that'll fight the *battle* of keeping your toes happy for you.

    Promising review: "These are so cute, and so comfortable right out of the box. These are going to be my go-to summertime sandals! The sole and straps are very soft, and don't require any break-in period." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $19.94+ (available in sizes 6-11 and in eight colors).

    2. Leather slingback sandals so you can put your best foot forward without any aching arches.

    Promising review: "I don't want to wear any other shoe β€” ever. They're the most comfortable sandals I've ever worn. I bought them in the grey and they go with everything!" β€”rachsfox

    Get them from Free People for $100 (available in sizes 36-41 and in five colors).

    3. Tasseled ankle strap heels for feeling like a modern Cinderella if she had been smart enough to choose comfier shoes.

    Promising review: "I receive compliments whenever I wear these! They're probably the cutest and most comfortable inexpensive sandals you can buy." β€”Jessi Allen

    Get them from Amazon for $24.28+ (available in sizes 4.5-11.5 and in seven colors).

    4. Stretchy braided rope sandals, because these will work overtime to make you feel relaxed, standing room only on the subway be damned.

    Promising review: "I was concerned that they would loosen up after wearing them for a while. But so far, these are working great. They are super comfortable for all day wear and light enough to wear at the beach. The woven fabric straps are somewhat adjustable, because the straps overlay each other rather than being all connected into one piece, so you can move the placement of the straps to sit higher or lower on your foot. This doesn't tighten or loosen the straps, but prevents a strap from cutting into your foot.." β€”JulieRez

    Get them from Amazon for $24.95+ (available in sizes 5-11 and in 12 colors).

    5. Faux leather slides featuring pretty striped straps for putting some pep in your step with zero risks of cramped piggies.

    Promising review: "These are cute and COMFORTABLE. I suffer from arthritis in my ankles and these let me walk in peace. These have maximum comfort." β€”Maria Z.

    Get them from Forever 21 for $18 (available in sizes 5.5-10 and in two colors).

    6. Cutout T-strap sandals with rhinestone for letting your feet feel shiny and new even at the end of the day.

    Promising review: "I really like these shoes. I wore them all day for a beach wedding and they were super comfortable. The clasp is adjustable, and the shoes have a bit of sparkle but aren't gaudy." β€”Phila

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes 5-12 and in nine colors).

    7. Botkier espadrille wedges that'll elevate your confidence without bringing you to your knees.

    Promising review: "These shoes are really comfortable. I walked for several hours around Quebec City the first time I wore them. They look great with any outfit." β€”Thorcat

    Get them from Bloomingdales for $108 (available in sizes 6-11 and in two colors).

    8. Salt Water waterproof leather sandals (with rust-resistant brass buckles!) so you can kick your look into an all-time high while staying low to the ground.

    Promising review: "These are my second pair of Salt Water sandals β€” the first didn't wear out (even after three summers), I just wanted a different color! They're the comfiest sandals I own and I love that you are encouraged to get them wet." β€”ellen

    Get them from ModCloth for $45 (available in sizes 4 UK-9 UK and in five colors).

    9. Beaded fringe gladiator sandals, because some days require you *strap in* for a heck of a lot of legwork. And those are not the times for blisters.

    Promising review: "These are comfortable, cute, and affordable. I'm very happy with them." β€”Non-Fiction Reader

    Get them from Amazon for $17.99 (available in sizes 5-10 and in three colors).

    10. Leather cage slingback sandals with an extra layer of padding for giving your feet the plush treatment they deserve.

    Promising review: "I just received these yesterday and I was pleasantly surprised how soft these cage sandals are. I was afraid that the top cage part of the sandals would be too stiff, but it definitely is not. The leather on the top is soft and there is padding at the bottom as well for extra comfort. These sandals are absolutely perfect. My feet run wide and I had no issues with how they fit. I highly recommend them, you won't regret it." β€”DBan27

    Get them from Madewell for $108 (available in sizes 5.5-10).

    11. Colorblocked faux fur sandals so you can be soft on your feet no matter how long you're up and at 'em.

    Promising review: "These are the best (!!!) faux fur slides yet by far after trying many on. Definitely a five star for fit and style. I could walk all day in them and my feet feel great! I bought two pairs because they are so comfortable." β€”fashion7rocks

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $10 (originally $15; available in sizes 6-10).

    12. Wide-width T-strap sandals with a chic scarf wrap design that'll put a ~bow~ on winning in both style and comfort.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these sandals. They provide the perfect amount of width, so I didn't not have to go up an entire size. There was enough space from the top and the bottom. The scarf material is very soft and silky so you don't have to worry about lines on your legs once your done wearing them. Also there is enough of the scarf material to go up your legs or to wrap around your ankle into a beautiful bow. These are a must buy! Trust me, you won't be disappointed!" β€”LynayB

    Get them from Torrid for $32.17 (originally $42.90; available in sizes 6-13).

    13. Steve Madden satin slides, because you'll want a smooth transition from your house to your job. No painful commute here.

    Promising review: "This shoe is so pretty. It covers my bunions and all my veins on top of my foot. It's true to size and very comfortable. The pink blush is perfect for the summer!" β€”Schmalley

    Get them from DSW for $19.98+ (originally $49.99; available in sizes 6-9.5 and in two colors).

    14. Everlane crossover sandals in super-soft leather for finding out there really is heaven on Earth β€” it's in these supportive contoured footbeds.

    Promising review: "I love these sandals! They form to your foot and feel so comfy. They look great too. The soft leather is gorgeous. I've received many compliments on these sandals." β€”Nadbruce

    Get them from Everlane for $118 (available in sizes 5-11 and in five colors).

    15. Michael Michael Kors plated leather thong sandals that'll earn you a gold star when you've made it the whole day without any bunion blues.

    And helloooo padded footbeds!

    Promising review: "I love these sandals! They're very cute, fit well, and the cushioning make them very comfy. I definitely recommend!" β€”Mrscow

    Get them from Bloomingdales for $79 (available in sizes 5-11 and in four colors).

    16. Strappy leather sandals so you have something to wear every single day this summer. Will you ever tire of these? No.

    Get them from Free People for $78 (available in sizes 36-41 and in five colors).

    17. Colorful pompom sandals, because you'll never be without a personal cheerleader in these.

    Promising review: "These are amazing sandals. They're very comfortable and fits true to size. I highly recommend." β€”mary35ellen

    Get them from Nordstrom for $29.95 (available in sizes 5-11 and in three colors).

    18. Quarter strap platform espadrilles for gaining new ground in impressively practical wardrobe choices.

    Promising review: "I saw these in store and HAD to have them! I'm so pleased with the comfort of these shoes, there is no rubbing for me! I love them so much I WILL be purchasing the black pair for work (I stand for hours as a hairstylist)!" β€”Linzlei

    Get them from Target for $32.99 (available in sizes 5-12 and in three colors).

    19. Ankle strap wedges that'll give your mood a little boost, especially when you've made it a full day without having to crouch.

    Promising review: "I got these to wear to a friend's outdoor wedding and I am SO glad I did! There was so much gravel and rocks all over. These were really comfortable to wear all night and to dance in all night. They were the perfect mix of dressy/casual and went really well with my long navy blue dress. I got many compliments on these and they are nice quality. They fit great. I would recommend for all-night wear." β€”Serena A

    Get them from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes 5-11 and in 23 colors),

    20. Sanuk yoga slings with padded footbeds so you can put your foot down on shoes cramping your style.

    Promising review: "I racked up a whopping 68 miles across six park days in Disney World wearing only these flip flops. My steps are often missed while I'm pushing the stroller so I'm sure there were even more miles than that. I always wear broken-in tennis shoes on big walking days and packed them with me just in case these flip flops didn't work out, but I never needed them! My feet normally get very hot and swell, and I really hate wearing tennis shoes. I never wore these before our trip and was so happy there was no break-in period at all. It even rained for hours on end one day and my feet were still comfortable in these. I would highly, highly, highly recommend these!" β€”Jamie

    Get them from Amazon for $14.54+ (available in sizes 5-11 and 16 colors).

    21. Silky knotted slides, because you'll never want to ~take a walk in someone else's shoes~ again. I mean look at these, when will you want to take these off?

    Promising review: "I was pleasantly surprised with these sandals. The print is very, very nice: bright, bold, and versatile. The fit is true to size. I have a wider foot with bunions and they fit me softly and comfortably. The knot is very comfortable and does not cut into the toes or the foot. The fabric is satiny smooth. I will get lots of wear out of these!" β€”NinjaNurse64

    Get them from Nordstrom for $49.95 (available in sizes 5-11 and in three colors).

    22. Rhinestone gladiator sandals (specially designed for wide feet) for making sure your summer never has a dull moment (which is easier when you can stay on your feet).

    Promising review: "These fit great. I've worn them three times out, and so far they're very comfy. I was worried the rhinestones would pop off at first. Thankfully they haven't and I've walked around the mall in them, worn them on a date, and ran errands in them. Great purchase! Definitely recommend." β€”Miracle1

    Get them from Torrid for $29.92 (originally $39.90; available in sizes 6.5-13).

    23. Guess sandals with a flirty bow and lightly cushioned footbeds that'll show off your sweet side, which will never sour as long as you stay comfy.

    Promising review: "This is my second pair of these flip flops! I love them! They are true to size and super comfortable! They aren't too flat and have some arch support. They are absolutely adorable and versatile!" β€”Anonymous

    Get them from Zappos for $35 (available in sizes 5-10 and in seven colors).

    24. Satin slide sandals so the only *twist* in your day is how much you actually enjoy work when your sole isn't in pain.

    Promising review: "These sandals are so cute and comfy! I bought them to wear to work during the summer! They run true to size." β€”Olivia T.

    Get them from Forever 21 for $19.80 (available in sizes 5.5-10 and in two colors).

    25. Elastic ankle strap sandals, because sometimes you need to be more ~flexible~ than "I can't leave the house due to my aching feet".

    Plus, their padded footbeds will get you out the door.

    Promising review: "I did not expect much comfort for the price I paid for these sandals. I just needed some sandals ASAP and of course Amazon had many to chose from β€” so I went with these and I'm glad I did, because they're not only comfy but they look great too!" β€”DjRuba

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes 6-11 and in eight colors).

    26. Jack Rogers jelly flip flops that'll create a fun *pattern* this season of actually be willing to go outside.

    Promising review: "These are very comfortable and a great price. I want to buy them in every color!" β€”olderfashionista

    Get them from Nordstrom for $49.95 (available in sizes 5-11 and in 12 colors).

    27. Blowfish canvas sandals with micro wedges so it's only natural you're a little ~materialistic~ when it comes to sticking to these.

    Promising review: "These sandals are really comfortable and they actually fit my feet (which is amazing when you wear size 12). I love that they aren't real leather but look like they are!" β€”maria

    Get them from ModCloth for $39 (available in sizes 6-12 and in four colors) or from Amazon for $24.47+ (available in sizes 6-11 and in 17 colors).

    28. Faux leather thong sandals in a summery print, because life will get a little more colorful once you're willing to stay outside more.

    Promising review: "I have these sandals in three colors and get compliments on them all the time. These shoes are some of the most comfortable shoes I own and I can walk long distances in them without a bother!" β€”Stealthblu

    Get them from Target for $9.98 (originally $19.99; available in sizes 5.5-11 and in six colors).

    29. Faux suede open-toe heeled sandals for finally having some allies when it comes to dancing all night β€” now if you leave early, it'll just be to get food. Which is perfectly acceptable.

    Promising review: "These sandals are so cute and surprisingly comfortable. The quality looks and feels much more expensive than what I paid for these babies. The straps aren't suede but a soft velvet, very fine and soft. I love the height of the heel. These are a steal!" β€”Liz

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes 5-10 and in four colors).

    30. Crisscross buckled sandals that'll make the ground want to kiss YOU just for introducing it to such a beautiful design.

    Promising review: "I have NEVER purchased a more affordable yet comfortable pair of shoes! I am a bit of a brand snob but always end up ruining my expensive summer sandals so I decided to give these a try! Let's just say I may buy every color before it's all said and done!" β€”Stephanie S

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes 5-11 and in 12 colors).

    31. Woven striped slides so the only break you'll need from your day is how many times you need to thank people for their compliments.

    Promising review: "These sandals are so comfortable! As soon as I tried them on I knew I had to have them! They’re beautiful!" β€”carobaird

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $24 (available in sizes 6-10).

    32. Knotted slide sandals, because you'll knock people flat when they realize they've been living in pain for no reason at all.

    Promising review: "These slats are such a chic way to up an ordinary outfit! I love how lightweight they are, comfortable, and don't cut into my foot.” β€”Pam

    Get them from Walmart for $6.97 (available in sizes 6-11 and in three colors).

    Your other shoes watching on as you yet again reach for these new bad boys:


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

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