Footwear serves a very important part in our everyday lives, yet sometimes we don’t care for our feet as we should. Shoes provide us with support, safety, and comfort. For some people, walking in shoes is an uncomfortable thing, and so finding shoes can be a cumbersome task. It may be hard to find shoes that fit you right, are wide enough, or provide the ample amount of support.
Comfortable walking shoes must address some key factors. They must provide support to the foot, stability, and flexibility. In addition to these things, there must be a level of comfort provided so that they can be worn for long periods of time. Other features may be important, like anti-slip or traction control and waterproofing. The style of the shoe can also be very important, especially in regards to the environment you will be in.
Finding the best shoes for you can help prevent injury and keep you walking in perfect comfort and health. From sneakers, to casual shoes and work footwear, we’ve found the most comfortable shoes for both men and women. From the very active, to the casual walker, there’s a comfortable shoe on this list for anyone.
KEEN Women’s Presidio Shoe
This shoe fits shoe sizes 5-11, with half-sizes also available. There are 5 different cute colors to choose from: Black, Cascade Brown, Blueberry, Plum, and Red Dahlia. With a fun, casual design and floral-print insole, these casual sneakers can be worn anywhere. Meant to be worn while you’re running errands, on a day out with friends, or walking on virtually any terrain, the Presidio is the perfect everyday shoe. Each pair is made of leather, have a genuine rubber sole, and are designed to make walking more comfortable.
This isn’t your normal leather shoe, as it’s mixed with a mesh formula to maintain breathability while you’re walking. This leather formula is also waterproof, so your feet stay temperature-controlled and dry. In addition to a comfortable, cushioned footbed is a supportive midsole that gives you all the comfort you need from head to toe. One of the coolest features of this shoe is that they are specially designed to be both dirt and scuff-free.
This oxford-style casual sneaker also features a lace-up front and a removeable EVA footbed that features dual-density foam; providing arch support and contouring to the natural shape of your foot. The Presidio shoe even features a special toe protection design that goes up and over the outsole of the shoe to provide protection.
Propet Stability Walker for Women
Designed to look more like a hiking shoe than a casual sneaker, this walking shoe fits women in shoe sizes 5-17. Aside from having an incredibly large selection of full and half-sizes, Propet even offers many different width choices to suit any woman’s foot. Many people who cannot find shoes to fit their width turn to Propet for their selection. You can purchase these shoes in white, brown, black, gray, and red; each with subtle colored accents and simple laces.
These shoes are leather-made and feature a synthetic sole. It’s designed for women with a wider forefoot and heel base, providing better stability. The insole has an innovative heel pad and cushioned ridges to add even more comfort to each movement, and is also removeable. The leather is fully perforated, so it helps with breathability and temperature control. On the bottom of the shoe you’ll find multi-directional tread for added traction.
Finding the right size may be a different experience than your everyday shoe, since even the company points out there is a size difference. Propet recommends purchasing a shoe that is ½ size larger than your normal size when choosing this walking shoe. But no matter where you’re walking to, this shoe will provide comfort the whole time. It’s lightweight, soft, perfectly hugs the foot, and padded enough to give to support, traction, and comfort for hours.
VenusCelia Women’s Natural Comfort Walking Loafer
This shoe is less like a casual sneaker and more like a slip-on, loafer. These moccasin style loafers are not only stylish, but also comfortable and great for your feet. They are adorably designed with modern, chic accents and simple, but vibrant colors. There are 20 color choices, so women can find a pair to match any outfit. From black and brown, to pinks, blues, and greens, these cute little loafers not only look amazing, but perform amazingly as well.
You can purchase these shoes in sizes 4.5-11, with half-sizes also available. Instead of genuine leather, these loafers are made of faux leather. There is a unique, rubber sole that is anti-slip, wear-resisting, and skid-resistant. The unique, “bubbled” outsole is designed to have a massaging effect on your feet. The VenusCelia loafer is super lightweight, so your feet feel lighter while you walk.
This shoe is great for any occasion, whether you’re dressing up or dressing down. They’re designed to fit each foot firmly, but with flexibility. The memory foam insole even ensures all-day-long comfort. Stretch-resistant, breathable, fashionable, and extra comfortable, these loafers fit the foot perfectly. This shoe is the best product for woman who want a versatile shoe that still provides them with ample comfort.
Reebok Women’s Work ‘N Cushion 2.0 Walking Shoe
Available in only 2 colors, there may be less options found here than with others on the list (black and white). But where Reebok lacks in color, they make up for in performance. These are the ultimate comfort shoe; designed for even the longest days at work. They are available for women’s sizes 5-11, with half sizes available. There are also 2 different width options available to provide the optimum fit.
These leather shoes have a rubber sole and a leather upper half. The outsole features traction technology that makes the shoes slip-proof, durable, and safe. There is a beveled heel that helps enhance your stride every time you walk and absorb unwanted energy away from your feet. They also feature DMX Ride technology, which allows for maximum support and comfort for hours on end.
While many others on the list would be considered casual shoes, the Reebok Work ‘N Cushion is meant for women who need to be working on their feet all day. Whether you work in the healthcare field, the restaurant industry, or anything in between, these shoes can keep you not only comfortable on your feet all day, but also safe. With a basic design, traditional laces, and safety technology, these shoes provide all the comfort you need without all the unnecessary bells and whistles.