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    22 Pairs Of Durable Shoes That You Can Actually Wear Every Single Day

    Quality that'll last you even if you never want to take them off.

    Unless otherwise noted, all sizes are listed in womens. 

    1. An iconic Adidas slide sandal because your arches crave comfort and they're excellent for dozens of casual situations where you're on your feet, from wandering your local beach boardwalk to taking the dog out back to meal prepping for the week.

    2. Some classic Converse Chuck Taylors you already know will last because they're basically the only shoe your BFF wore freshman, sophomore, and junior years of high school — and they looked even better the more loved (and covered in music lyrics) they were.

    model putting on black all-star high-tops with logo on ankle, white laces, and white toe cap

    3. A pair of Rothy's washable flats perfect if you're tired of throwing out shoes that get unbearably stinky after just a few months of wear, because that's just what happens when you wear shoes without socks.

    4. Some supportive, summer-ready Birkenstocks that have a sole so incredibly durable you could trek all over Europe in them without a single complaint. (I know — I personally swear by 'em for walking miles in NYC, even with my plantar fasciitis.)

    model's feet wearing two-strap flat sandal with a big shiny buckle on each strap

    5. The medical-professional-endorsed Dansko Professional clogs, which are a classic for multiple reasons: they're not too heavy, they feature an ergonomic contoured footbed with plenty of arch support, they're slip-resistant on wet, dry, and oily surfaces, and you can find them in so. many. colors.

    6. Or a pair of closed-toe Dansko sandals because they still have most of the credentials of the professional kind (arch support being the most notable), plus look like they wouldn't absolutely make your feet sweat or blister up in 90-degree weather.

    pair of black, 1"-heeled sandals with toe platform to match (keeping toes naturally aligned) and an ankle strap to help keep them on

    7. A pair of super solid Timberland waterproof boots ready to trek with you through the woods on this week's vacation, to the worksite every day next week, then even out to dinner as part of your latest favorite outfit when the weekends roll around.

    reviewer in the taupe lace-up high-top leather boots with lug soles and woven laces

    8. Memory foam, rubber-bottom slip-on house shoes if you refuse to let go of the super casual aesthetic you adopted during peak quarantine. They're soft and supportive but also capable of handling things if you have to walk to the mailbox or dash out quickly to wave a neighbor down.

    reviewer's feet in woven, sherpa-fabric lined slippers

    9. A pair of patterned jute mules for a little pop of color that'll go with pretty much everything summery in your closet, which is key if you want a pair of shoes you can wear over and over again!

    model wears almond-toe flat jute-sole muleswith blue-striped white fabric on top, completed with red and yellow diamond embroidery and a red tassel each

    10. A pair of leather Chelsea boots that haven't cut corners, unlike the pair you bought last year that are already falling apart. While many shoes only have a leather upper (and maybe a leather heel), these have a full-glove leather lining and leather-covered comfort insoles, too.

    Model wearing the black boots with black skiny jeans

    11. Classic Teva Universal Sandals so you can make your feet smile whether you're walking the dog or doing some light hiking on your favorite trails, all through this summer, next summer, and maybe even the summer after that.

    two readers wearing the black foam footbed ankle-strap sandals with strap connecting top toestrap to ankestrap

    12. Some Clarks full grain leather, low-heeled pumps because they'll dress up pretty much any look in an instant (be it jeans and a tee or your favorite work skirt) then make it easy to walk or stand as much as you need to without the inevitable aches that come with literally every other pump you own.

    model wearing closed almond-toe black heels

    13. Some dressy-ish scalloped Skechers flats reviewers say you barely have to break in at all, so you can enjoy their memory-foam-soled comfort for each and every of those (incredibly impressive!!) 10,000 goal steps you take each and every day.

    reviewer in the almond-toe, scallop-pattern flats in a dark taupe

    14. A pair of rainboots that are probably like, a thousand times lighter than the rubbery ones you usually don when you clog through storms, wade through a muddy field, or otherwise need to get your feet wet on the reg. They also leave plenty of space for you to tuck in your jeans and have super traction-y rubber on the bottom sole so you won't slip!

    reviewer wearing bright yellow above-the-ankle single-piece boots

    15. Or a pair of the original Croc slip-ons, which have been the go-to daily shoe of thousands of people since right after we crossed into the current millennium over 20 years ago and don't show any sign of letting up yet.

    model wearing blue and white swirl tie-dye foam mules with ventilation holes

    16. Some 3-inch wedges — in addition to their stylishness and versatility, they're so comfortable, supportive, lightweight, and walkable, you won't believe you suffered through the aches and pains of any other high-heeled sandal out there. (Nobody is going to believe you when you reveal their true nature: they're also Crocs!)

    17. A pair of Sanuk Yoga Slings so you can enjoy the airy, minimalist, casual feeling of wearing flip-flops but skip the inevitable blisters on the top of your feet from the rubber (which is replaced here with a soft, wide, stretchy fabric) and the clumsy floppiness (which is secured here by straps that fit around your ankle and heel).

    reviewer wearing the flat shoes thong sandals with black soles and black straps

    18. Some woven-leather Huarache flats because even though they aren't made by some big recognizable brand, reviewers marvel at how quickly the leather stretches to conform precisely to your feet and how comfortable they are to wear day in and day out.

    models feet in flat woven leather sandal/shoes with a light brown finish

    19. Super flexible Saltwater sandals that can take you on a weekend beach trip, backpacking through another country, to and from your favorite snow-cone stand, through the grocery store, and everywhere else you need to go in the warm weather — and still look perfectly new by the time boot season rolls around.

    reader wearing the ankle-strap sandals with three criss-crossing straps on the toes in black on the beach

    20. Some colorful sneakers crafted with EVA soles, which are known for their durability, so you can feel just as secure slipping 'em on for the 60th time in a row as you do the 120th.

    the sneakers with purple, hot pink, light pink, and orange stripes; the loops for the laces narrow black grids on either side of the shoe, much lower down than typical sneakers

    21. A pair of waterproof Reef flip-flops, which have significantly more cushion and support to help keep your feet happy than those thin rubbery ones ever could. Plus the cushioned straps help prevent blistering, even if the shoes get wet!

    22. A pair of time-honored L.L. Bean duck boots because they — unlike your last pair of snow boots that sprang a leak in February — have everything you need to stay cozy through many years of winters.

    two model's feet in the snow, one in a red pair and one a brown pair of the same high-top boot; there's rubber around the toes and bottom third of the shoes

    How your feet will feel every single day, slipping into your favorite pair: