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19 Cute Shoe Brands That May Just Save Your Feet

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We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about their favorite comfortable shoe brands. Here are the results:

1. Hotter




"After two ankle surgeries, the second resulting in four pins, I had to buy all new shoes. I got two pair of Hotter oxfords and they are stylish and comfy."


Best part?: Hotter shoes have removable insoles and a side range of sizes, including slim and extra wide widths, to best fit your feet.

Prices: Starting at $27.

Sizes: 5–11.

2. Dexflex Comfort



"All of the shoes have memory foam and are SO comfortable. Wedges, heels, flats, loafers — you name it, they probably have it."

Rachel S.

"You can find them at Payless! Only brand of heeled boots I'll wear."

Brooke J.

Prices: Starting at $12.

Sizes: 5–13.

3. Sanuk



"Super squishy and very cute."

Sarah H.

Bonus: The footbed is made. From. A. Yoga. Mat.

Prices: Starting at $26.

Sizes: 5–11.

4. El Naturalista

"The most comfortable shoe I have ever owned."

Rebeka H.

Prices: Starting at $110.

Sizes: 5–12.

5. Dansko

"Dansko booties have seriously changed my life. I can walk and stand for hours. I wanted something I could walk miles in but would be cute enough to wear straight to dinner at a nice restaurant."

Moon Jock

Prices: Starting at $85.

Sizes: 35–43.

6. Yellow Box

"My mom wore a pair to Disneyland for a day and her feet never hurt. They have a huge variety that's very cute."


Prices: Starting at $19.

Sizes: 5.5–11.

7. Rockport Seven to 7



"Like walking on a cloud! Absolutely love my pumps, even after wearing them all day."

Mrs. M.

Bonus: These heels actually feel like flats, thanks to Adiprene by Adidas cushioning.

Prices: Starting at $89.99.

Sizes: 5–11.

8. Tieks



"Tieks honestly changed my life! I am a resident physician so I am on my feet and walking through the hospital for 14–16-plus hours a day. They are a little pricey but I promise they are worth every penny. And the cute blue soles add a little something special."

Morgan C.

Prices: Starting at $175.

Sizes: 5–13.

9. Bernie Mev,

"Just trust me!"

Mariella Cohen

Best part? These have woven elastic uppers for flexibility (think: no rubbing) and memory foam insoles.

Prices: Starting at $54.95.

Sizes: 5–10.5

10. Rieker,,

"I bought my first pair and walked the cobblestone streets all day in perfect comfort."

—Sandy Wilson, Facebook

Prices: Starting at $59.

Sizes: 5.5–11.5.

11. Chaco


"REALLY comfortable. They hurt your feet a little bit when you break them in, but once you do they mold to your feet and it is foot heaven. Perfect for hiking, camping, or even just standing for a long time."

Caroline Crane

Prices: Starting at $64.

Sizes: 5–12.

12. Geox,

"Hands down. Comfy from the day you buy them and they're super cute too! Recently becoming more popular in the U.S. after being huge in Italy."

—Casey Smith, Facebook

Bonus: These shoes have perforated soles so your feet can "breathe" throughout the day.

Prices: Starting at $100.

Sizes: 4–11.

13. Avon




PSA: Yes, ~that~ Avon sells shoes. And they're friggin' cute!

"The cushion walk line from Avon is freaking amazing! They have heels, wedges, flats, boots, and, my ultimate favorite, the loafers!"

Chelsea W

Prices: Starting at $7.99.

Sizes: 5–12.

14. Aerosoles



"Their wide calf boots fit like a dream, and all their heels can hold up all day at work, or all evening at the bar. AND they are updating their styles to be hip and more modern."

—Kim Pedersen, Facebook

Prices: Starting at $19.99.

Sizes: 5–12.

15. Vagabond

"Cute, comfortable, and well-made so they'll last figuratively forever."

Camilla L

Prices: Starting at $90.

Sizes: 35–42.

16. Clarks


"They're incredibly comfortable, and a lot of their shoes don't have the bulky, 'old person' look that a lot of comfortable shoes have. I'm 16 and I get compliments on mine all the time, not to mention the fact that I can walk in them all day (even on cobblestone streets) without my feet hurting at all."

Fab 4 Fangirl

Prices: Starting at $39.

Sizes: 4.5–12.

17. Ariat



"They come with a really lovely insole — you could walk all day on them. Bonus: If, like me, your feet are wide, your arch is high, and your calves would not be described as dainty, they still fit comfortably."

—Margaret G. Garry, Facebook

Prices: Starting at $89.95.

Sizes: 4–11.

18. Naturalizer,

"It seems old school, but they have some seriously cute styles, and they're the only pumps I'll buy."

—Michele Milano, Facebook

Prices: Starting at $59.95.

Sizes: 4–12.

19. Blowfish

"Adorable and crazy comfy! I get compliments on all five pairs I own. As someone who has had three knee surgeries all on the same knee, their heels are the only ones I have found in my entire life that I can wear for more than an hour. Zero pain!"

Megan A.

Prices: Starting at $45.

Sizes: 6–11.

Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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