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    14 Sandals People With Flat Feet Actually Swear By

    No need to ~flip-flop~ because these sandals are exactly what your feet ordered.

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    1. A pair of thong sandals so you can show off your much-improved pedi skills this summer. They come with the American Podiatric Medical Association's Seal of Acceptance and offer much-needed arch support, a little extra height, and a leather-wrapped footbed that'll mold to your foot's shape.

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    Promising review: "I have absolutely no arches in my feet so when I'm on them all day they kill me. Vionic is one of the only brands I can wear and my feet are comfortable all day. They have great support and come in great styles so I don't feel like I'm wearing 'granny' shoes. They are well made and hold up nicely so I don't mind spending more on them. The comfort is definitely worth the price!" —Desirée D

    Get them from Amazon for $30.79+ (available in sizes 5–12 wide and 30 colors).

    2. A pair of Birkenstocks because c'mon — they're Birkenstocks! These look a little fancier than the Arizona sandals that everyone and their mother is rocking this summer but they're just as comfy as regular Birks with their suede-lined cork-latex footbed. Your flat feet will breathe a sigh of relief as you slip into these.

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    Promising review: "My husband has been at me for years to buy some 'non-Jesus' sandals because I tend to wear the more traditional Birkenstock non-stop once the snow is off the ground. I was loathe to give up my other sandals because I have flat feet, and it's just hard to find a sandal that is comfortable all day long. Well, finally, I found this Birkenstock sandal that is more feminine and just as comfortable. I'm a huge fan. I will probably eventually buy them in black, too." —Momof3

    Get them from Amazon for $89.95+ (available in sizes 4–12.5 and dozens of colors).

    3. And speaking of Birks, a pair of double buckle sandals that'll fool everyone into thinking you shelled out the big bucks for the real version. Reviewers say the padded and contoured footbed will mold to your feet so every step is pain-free. Plus, they're waterproof so you can wear them to the beach or lake without worrying that the they'll get ruined.

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    Promising review: "I’m at the point in my life where comfort is more important than anything. I was looking for a simple, inexpensive sandal to slip on to run errands. The minute I put my foot in these, I knew I’d found a winner. In fact, I’m about to order two more pairs. These would be great for the pool, beach, and for flying. I have flat feet, so it’s nice to have a lot of support underneath. These are pillowy soft, like Crocs, at a fraction of the price." —kazza

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes 6–10 and 48 colors and styles).

    4. A pair of platform sandals to convince you it's time to ditch all your other flimsy flip-flops. They have a shock-absorbing sole designed to reduce pressure on your feet, ankles, and knees as well as a deep heel cup to align your feet.

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    Promising review: "I've suffered with plantar fasciitis and heel spurs on both feet for many years, despite orthotic insoles, tendon stretches, and compression foot sleeves. I chose this particular style because of the thick platform soles (a definite must for my vicious heel spurs). Combined with the built in orthotics, chic styling, and modern look, I decided to make the purchase. My only regret was not buying them sooner. My arches collapsed in March 2012 and I have been flat-footed ever since. But with constant use of these Vionic orthotic flip flops combined with daily stretching and tendon exercises, the curve in my arches are returning. Theses flip flops are the first thing I put on when I wake up and are the last thing I take off when I go to bed." —Captain Bowie

    Get them from Amazon for $33.25+ (available in sizes 5–12, wide widths, and 20 colors).

    5. A pair of Nike slides if you want a fuss-free sandal that still has some arch support; just slip them on and you're ready to conquer the day. Reviewers say they're surprisingly comfy whether you have narrow or wide feet.

    Reviewer wearing the sandals in black
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    Promising review: "LOVE LOVE LOVE these Nike sandals. I'm looking to get at least one more pair soon. I have flat feet so I can do a number on sandals. But they are very comfy. I would definitely recommend these sandals." —LYDIA

    Get them from Amazon for $23+ (available in sizes 5–17 and 38 colors).

    6. A pair of Clarks flip-flops for anyone looking for lightweight yet supportive sandals. You'll feel like Cinderella stepping into her glass slippers as you shimmy your feet on the cushioned footbed.

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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: "I needed flip-flops that were comfortable as I have painful flat feet. These are awesome!! They feel so good I think I'll need a pair to wear inside all the time as well as an outside pair! Very nicely cushioned and supportive." —Rodney A. Woodward

    Get them from Amazon for $28.91+ (available in sizes 5–12 and seven colors).

    7. A pair of double-strap slides with Velcro straps so you can tell everyone you finally found your ~sole-mate~. They provide fantastic arch support, a cushioned footbed, and a deep heel cup.

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    Promising review: "I have plantar fasciitis on my left foot that is completely flat, so I have been looking for comfy sandals that I can wear anytime. They came well wrapped and I could tell they were new. Comfortable for everyday use but also look nice if you want to go out." —Mari Zayas

    Get them from Amazon for $54.95 (available in sizes 5–11 and six colors).

    8. A pair of supportive house slippers because you deserve the utmost comfort even when you're chilling at home. Not only will they spare your toes from the ice cold tile floors, but they'll also make every step feel like you're walking on a cloud — a very supportive cloud, thanks to the contoured footbed, deep heel cup, arch support, and shock-absorbing sole.

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    Promising review: "I have bunions and flat feet so my feet hurt every day. These slippers are so comfortable and supportive — perfect orthotic-level arch support, deep heel cup, Velcro straps to accommodate bunions, a rubber sole like a flip-flop, and plush furry material that makes your feet feel like they are smiling. DO NOT HESITATE, THEY WILL EXCEED YOUR EXPECTATIONS." —Nancy

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes 6–11 and six colors).

    9. A pair of wedges with ankle straps that'll surprise you because 1. they're Crocs and 2. they're so darn pleasant to wear. The ankle strap and thick platform will make you feel secure while the cushioned, textured footbed will mold to your feet and support your arches.

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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: "I love, love these Crocs. I own four pairs of new style Crocs and I have been very impressed with all of them. These are comfortable and the quality looks great. I just got them today but already have been running around with them for a few hours and it’s fantastic. I also have wide, flat feet and these did not pinch or hurt me whatsoever. I think the more you wear them the more it will stretch out. You just gotta break it in. If you're on the fence, get them!!!" —Swtmoren

    Get them from Amazon for $17.14+ (available in sizes 4–11 and two colors)

    10. A pair of thong sandals to satisfy your podiatrist's demand that you find supportive shoes and your desire for fashionable footwear. The microfiber footbed is made to absorb shock so there's less stress on your feet, ankles, and knees. And the deep heel cup is designed specifically to conform to your foot's arches.

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    Promising review: "Best investment ever! I had this pair of sandals for over a year and I took them to many trips (I love to walk as much as possible when I travel). My feet are flat so I need extra arch support and that is exactly what I got. Planning on stocking my wardrobe with all the colors eventually!" —Denise

    Get them from Amazon for $40.99+ (available in sizes 5–11, wide widths, and 13 colors).

    11. A pair of Chacos with a podiatrist-certified footbed if you want a supportive sandal for your flat feet that can keep up with your outdoor activities. The soles are made with ChacoGrip, a special rubber designed for extreme conditions and wet traction, and the straps are quick-drying and adjustable for all-day comfort.

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    Promising review: "Was introduced to Chacos by a family member and will never look back. Does take some getting used to. I have flat feet and these helped with arch support tremendously. However the first few days wearing them I only could do a couple hours and not far walking. Hurt the muscle over the top of my foot. Now they’re super comfortable, almost like walking barefoot. Love them so much!" —Rose

    Get them from Amazon for $39.95+ (available in sizes 5–12, wide widths, and 21 colors).

    12. A pair of Crocs wedge sandals for anyone who loves the feel and comfort of Crocs but maybe not the look. You'll walk around with a smile on your face because your flat feet don't hurt for once, and your feet will smile too thanks to the massage pods on the footbed.

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    Promising review: "Everyone has their own style sandal but this one seems to work for everyone I recommend it to (and I've recommended it to everyone I know). I have one flat foot and one not and one pair of these works for both. It is the only shoe I could wear when I had planters fasciitis and I walked all over San Antonio in them with it. This is by far the longest review I've ever written but I can't say enough about how much I love these sandals!" —Christine E. Moore

    Get them from Amazon for $29.61+ (available in sizes 4–11 and five colors).

    13. A pair of Sanuk sandals so every step will feel like you're walking on a cushy yoga mat — because you basically are.

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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: "I absolutely adore these sandals! I have flat feet so flip-flops and sandals always leave my feet hurting really bad by the end of the day. Let me tell you, I wore these in March to Disney and walked 10 miles in them and my feet didn’t hurt at all! Not to mention they are cute and go with everything." —Pgh Xie

    Get them from Amazon for $17.85+ (available in sizes 5–11 and 21 colors).

    14. A pair of Rainbow leather sandals because finding cute, classic flip-flops that actually support your flat feet isn't impossible.

    Reviewer wearing the tan sandals, which have one braided toe strap
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    I don't have flat feet but I do have the regular version of these (without the braided strap) and they're truly the comfiest flip-flops I own. They've lasted me ~10 years so they're definitely durable.

    Promising review: "I love the arch part on the sole because it really help with my flat feet when I use them for long walks. Usually sandals without the arch part starts to hurt my feet after walking no more than an hour. But with this, I can wear them and walk in them forever! Definitely a great investment." —Lilswtaznkiwi

    Get them from Amazon for $52.26+ (available in sizes 5.5–11.5 and seven colors).

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