When it comes to picking the perfect pair of work shoes, style is important, but comfort is even more important. These are the shoes you wear from morning to night, from the office to supper, so they have to be comfortable enough to wear all day while providing your feet a break. We’ve compiled a list of everything from slingback heels to the ideal booties, and they all have one thing in common: they’ll become your new go-to pair.
Your requirements may fluctuate depending on your employment or your everyday commute. If you work in a more formal workplace and walk to work, you should consider classic flats that can be worn with trousers. If your workplace is more informal and you drive, a pair of slide sandals can be worn through the end of the summer. And, of course, we added some basic sneakers that go with everything. Shoes that are both comfortable and elegant are essential for your commute, office, and daily life. There’s something for everyone with labels like Old Navy, Rothy’s, and Tory Burch. Continue reading to find your perfect mate.
A Shoe For Every Season: Maguire Malaga
Let’s take a time to appreciate the heels on these Maguire Malaga ($195) shoes. The marble-like heels, along with the suede exterior, give the shoes a one-of-a-kind appearance. These sneakers, according to Nordstrom’s website, run large. Make sure to size up, and if you’re in between sizes, go down. They are suitable for all seasons, so you will receive your money’s worth.
Eco-Friendly Flats: Rothy’s The Point Flats
Rothy’s The Point Flats ($145) are both comfortable and environmentally friendly, as they are made from recycled water bottles. They also come in a variety of vibrant colours and patterns. The flats may be worn with any outfit, and if they get soiled, simply toss them in the washing machine to make them appear brand new.
Modern Mules: Nisolo Ama Woven Mule
$180) are made of real leather, so they’ll take some time to break in, but once you do, you’ll never want to take them off. These woven slip-on shoes (with a cushioned insole, FYI) are ideal for everyday wear and will take you through spring to summer and fall with ease. On Nordstrom’s website, they are available in five neutral colours.
Stylish Slides: Intentionally Blank Leather Kamika Sandals
In these Intentionally Blank Leather Kamika Sandals ($169), flaunt your pedicure. The sandals are made of natural leather and will be the most comfortable pair of work shoes you possess once broken in. Put them on with slacks or a skirt — their two-and-a-half-inch heel offers just the right amount of height. Don’t like the colour tan? These sandals are also available in a light blue colour.
Plain White Sneakers: IBI Low Off-White Knit Sneaker Women
This IBI Low Off-White Knit Sneaker Women ($98) is ideal if you’re searching for a basic sneaker that’s lightweight, breathable, and can be worn without socks (!). It’s comprised of bamboo and recycled polymers, and the insole is cork. The sneaker costs the same as a pair of New Balances, but it is more comfy. I reviewed the IBI Low Off-White Knit Sneaker Women and they’re one of the most comfy sneakers I possess.
Classic Flats: Margaux The Demi Flats
Wear the lovely Margaux The Demi Flats ($198) for a French-inspired outfit. The classic silhouette will never go out of style. It’s handcrafted in Spain, and its ballet flat design goes nicely with a variety of work attire, including trousers, skirts, and dresses. The timeless design is something you’ll want to keep for a long time.
Versatile Loafers: Sam Edelman Loraine Loafers
These versatile Sam Edelman Loraine Loafers ($150) are essentially two shoes in one. On days when you just want to put them on and go, the backs fold down so you can wear them like slides. They’re a terrific adaptable shoe to add to your wardrobe, and their simplistic style goes with everything.
Mini Heels: Tory Burch Bombé Miller Slide Sandals
Slide sandals with a small heel are the ideal way to dress up a summer outfit. The colour of orange on these colourful Tory Burch Bombé Miller Slide Sandals ($298) is really appealing to us – it’s ideal for summer. The sandals are comfortable and look fantastic with midlength dresses and skirts.