Cute Shoes for Today's Women
Sacrificing style for comfort is a thing of the past, thanks to many shoe designers who have listened to the podiatry challenges women face. Teetering in heels every day of the week has caused painful feet and knees for many women. So go ahead and toss the stilettos aside and go for a comfort shoe. There are plenty of cute and comfortable shoes available to keep your feet looking and feeling great. For today's multi-tasking women, style and comfort are both necessities. Click on the More Details or Buy Now link at the top of each slide to purchase.
One of the latest shoe trends to hit the runways and closets of fashion-forward influencers has been the mule. To wear this of-the-moment shoe style, you don't have to sacrifice style for comfort. Dr. Scholl's offers the Behalf Memory Foam Mule, which provides cushion and support while looking fabulous. Perfect to wear with a pair of jeans or your favorite pants, these shoes are available for about $65 in black and caramel and come in sizes 6-11.
If wearing the latest menswear inspired looks has been on your must-wear list, a pair of oxfords could really push the look to a fashion-forward level. The Franco Sarto Imagine Stacked Patent Leather oxford shoes can add a cool factor. Available at Lord and Taylor for about $80, they come in gray, taupe and black in sizes 5-11.
There's no better shoe style when you want to get in a long walk than shoes that are casual, laid back and easy to style. Available in a range of colors, prints and styles, casual sneakers are not strictly for workouts. However, when going for a look that is athleisure, a casual pair of sneakers such as these Easy Spirit Southcoast Walking Shoes are ideal for a relaxed look. Available in leather and suede, they come in an extensive range of colors in sizes 5-10. These shoes are available for around $30 at Amazon.com.
For any shoe lover, giving up heels can be hard to do. Thankfully, Rockport has designed the Total Motion Pointy Toe pump. The patent leather shoe style can work for a day at the office or any time off duty when you want to appear dressed up. This style costs around $120 and comes in several colors, textures and prints including snake print. It is available in sizes 5-11 from Zappos.com.
Durable, comfortable and casual, the Trillby Driver Loafers by Cole Haan are hand sewn and made with a flexible sole. Whether you want to wear a casual pair of pants and a cardigan, or slip them on during your commute, your feet will be well-heeled in this luxury-brand find from Nordstrom for about $150. This style is available in sizes 4-14.
Wedges are a classic alternative to heels that offer support while helping a woman stay chic. The Bandolino Franci Wedge Pumps have a closed-toe and padded insole. A little black dress, pencil skirt or ankle-skimming pair of pants with a top are the perfect complement. The wedge pumps are available at Macy's for just over $60 and come in sizes 5-11.
For some women, wearing a flat sandal is sometimes uncomfortable, but switching to a sandal that has a little more lift at the sole of the shoe can solve this problem. The Fritz-MO platform sandal by Donald J. Pliner has a cushioned, leather-wrapped footbed, ensuring arch support and comfort with each step. These sandals would pair well with a maxi dress or a relaxed cut pair of jeans, a metallic t-shirt and handbag. The sandals are available at Amazon.com for about $100 in sizes 8-10.
Casual Classic Flats
When a weekend calls for a comfortable shoe style that can work double duty between running errands and attending events like casual family gatherings, the Crocs Mammoth Flat is your go-to look. A full day on your feet can still be comfortable with the light Croslite™ cushioning material and a furry lining that provides warmth and comfort. The closed-toe, classic flat shoe style costs around $40 and comes in sizes 4-11. Paired with a solid sweater dress and printed leggings or skinny jeans, you are sure to be cozy from head to toe.
Low Block Heel
When you want to wear a shoe with just a tad of a heel, the design of the Bandolino Ximena Block Heel pumps will be just what you want. The low block ladylike heel has a metallic embellished bow and a padded insole. It comes in sizes 5-10 for around $35. Whether you want to wear an A-line dress with a blazer for the office or with a pair of ankle-skimming pants and turtleneck for a Sunday brunch, these shoes are the perfect match.
Swapping traditional heels for comfort shoes can be helpful for your feet, knees, and overall posture. Style doesn't have to come with the price of pain when it comes to shopping for shoes. Invest in your health and closet with a well-balanced shoe selection that consists of cute, comfortable shoes.