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The Comfortable Shoe Brands You Can't Go Wrong With

Like walking on a cloud.

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Comfortable shoes are a priority for me: I have a long commute to work, plus I generally enjoy using my most accessible form of transportation, my feet. Walking is how I destress, and just like any busy professional, working mom, and juggler of many responsibilities, I don't want to trip or be pinched by my footwear. I just don't have time for it. I find that it's best when shopping for footwear to go with classics, not trends. So I've rounded up some comfortable shoe brands that have stood the test of time! For example, Dr. Martens is celebrating their 60th anniversary this year because they make tried-and-true styles that are comfortable, cool-looking, and will never appear dated. Read on, and your feet will thank you.

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1 1460 8 Eye Boots
Dr. Martens shopbop.com

Although they take a minute to break in, once they're molded to your foot they're shockingly comfortable. They don't call them "bouncing soles" for nothing. 

2 Ella Slip-On Jute
Sorel zappos.com

Sorel make excellent snow boots, but guess what: They also make super-comfortable summer shoes!

3 Waverly Loafer
Vionic nordstrom.com

Comfortable shoes that are also work-appropriate can be hard to find. These penny-loafers have an Orthaheel® insole for support and stability.

Triple Up Rainbow Foxing
Keds zappos.com

Keds are a classic walking sneaker. The fun rainbow stripes with Dream Foam® footbed on this pair make them extra comfortable. 

5 ComfyCush Slip-On
Vans zappos.com

Though skate shoes aren't usually the most comfortable, Vans created a special "comfy cush" line which combines epic comfort and the cool skate look. 

Midform Universal Sandal
TEVA nordstrom.com

Is any summer or any vacation complete without a comfortable pair of Tevas? We think not.

7 Boston Soft Footbed
Birkenstock zappos.com

The molded arch-supporting footbed make these so comfortable. We like the closed-toe slide style that you can wear with or without socks for any season.

8 Blundstone BL500
Blundstone zappos.com

This classic Australian boot is so comfortable, you'll want a pair for every member of your family. The quality of a workwear boot with the addition of pull-on tabs make them so easy to wear.

Women's Clove Shoe
Clove goclove.com

Clove is a new startup that makes comfortable shoes specifically for healthcare professionals. They're giving back by donating thousands of shoes to healthcare workers across the country.

10 Classic Clog
Crocs zappos.com

Restaurant workers, health care professionals, and fashion influencers agree: Crocs are the most comfortable shoes.  

11 Bailey Button II Sheepskin-Lined Suede Boots
Ugg saksfifthavenue.com

A shearling-lined boot is as close to a cozy sleeping bag for your feet as you'll ever get.

12 Swedish Husband Clogs
Swedish Hasbeens shopbop.com

A '70s favorite, wooden clogs are surprisingly comfortable. Wearing clogs does take some getting used to, but soon you'll be a fan for life.

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