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The Most Comfortable High Heels and Pumps - Comfort Shoes for Women
Heels You Can Wear All Day Long
Finding a shoe that's comfortable enough for all day wear is a difficult task, and nearly impossible for sensitive feet.
When choosing a high heel or pump look for:
- a padded insole - helps keep your fore-foot and heel cozy.
- flexible sole; the shoe should flex with every foot step that you take.
- breathable materials; your feet will stay dry and healthy
I've had problem feet and hard-to-fit feet since I was a teenager. After developing a Morton's Neuroma (likely from wearing ill-fitting high heels) and having back surgery, I'm very particular about what I put on my precious feet.
The follow selection of pumps and heels are ones that I look for when shopping for shoes. These are brands that are reasonably priced and provide an exceptional amount of comfort.
Cole Haan Air High Heels
Cole Haan makes a wonderful variety of handbags and shoes. In fact they're so wonderful that the Heels with Air Technology are one of
A large selection of Cole Haan shoes have Nike Air Technology. This system uses tiny air capsules (like little pillows for your feet) that are hidden within the mid-sole of the shoe. The result is cushioned comfort for your feet.
An additional bonus -- they are also made of breathable materials which allow your feet to feel refreshed and dry throughout the day.
The only down-side to these shoes is that they don't come in different widths. I've never seen them in a wide or narrow width.
For all day wear, Cole Haan pumps are extremely comfortable.
Cole Haan Pumps with Nike Air
Comfortable Naturalizer High Heels and Pumps
Naturalizer has been making comfortable shoes for a while now. Years ago, the styles were kind of drab and unexciting.
But after seeing their newer line of comfort pumps, I can definitely say they are no longer boring. And not surprisingly, they're a popular choice among young ladies as well as the older crowd.
They have what the manufacturer calls N5 Comfort -- five important features which make the shoes feel like pillows for your feet.style="font-size:medium; font-weight: normal;">
1.) A lavishly padded cushioned insole that gives you the feeling of walking on air.
2.) The lining of the shoe is made of breathable materials which keep your feet cool, soothed and dry.
3.) The heel to toe length is perfectly proportioned so that your feet are not on an extreme angle.
4.) The flexible sole allows the shoe to move with your foot, every step that you take.
5.) The shoe is light weight; not heavy and cumbersome.
Most Naturalizer pumps have a heel height of around 3 inches high, which makes them comfortable for wearing on an evening out or special occasion.
Heels and Pumps that Feel Good on Your Feet
The Naturalizer Lennox pump is currently their most popular choice. It's an extremely comfortable shoe that is highly rated.
I've found them to be true-to-size, meaning that you don't need to size-up. I wear my usual size 7 with this style. Another nice feature is that they're available in wider widths.
Comfy for Wearing All Day
Aerosoles are another popular choice when considering a shoe that's comfortable. What makes them so comfortable is the flexible foot bed; it bends with every step that you take. So they're perfect for walking around the office or running errands.
The last time I looked for Aerosoles Pumps on Amazon, there were over 160 listings for these shoes! There were lots of different styles and colors to choose from.
Aerosoles - The Pumps with the Flexible Sole
The Tapestry Pump is a comfortable and practical shoe that can be worn all day. Another nice feature is that they also come in WIDE WIDTHS.
Life Stride Pumps and Heels
Practical and Least Expensive
For practical comfort that is also low in price, Life Stride is another favorite pump.
I like that they're available in many different sizes and wider widths. Many women cram their feet into tight fitting shoes when they could really use a wider width.
Known for All Day Comfort
When I think of Rockport, shoes for old men is what immediately comes to my mind. Rockport has been around for a while, making superior fitting shoes since the early 1970s.
They are well-known for their comfortable walking shoes. But did you know that they also make a wide variety of pumps that are extremely cozy.
is another favorite pick for many women. The small platform helps keep feet comfortable.
Other Brands of Comfortable Shoes
Sofft shoes have a wonderfully cozy foot bed - they feel like pillows! The shoes are also made of breathable materials so you don't have to worry about feeling too warm.
Inserts for Heels Pumps and Stiletto's - For Added Cushioning
If your favorite pair of pumps don't meet your expectations, you can always add a little something to help make them comfortable for day-long wear. Instep inserts are great for adding extra cushioning relief. Heel grips and pads help keep the shoe securely in place and help prevent blisters.
These cushioned insoles are awesome! They provide much needed relief and they help keep my shoes snug on my feet.
Exercises for Your Feet!
Keeping your feet in good shape can help minimize pain and injury. Try some exercise for your feet... what have you got to lose... maybe some of the pain from wearing high heel shoes!
Heel Grips and Cushions for Loose Fitting Pumps - High Heels too loose at the heel?
Inserting heel grips or cushions is an excellent way for keeping your shoes on your feet. If you have a narrow heel or if your shoes are slightly too big, insert some heel grips or cushions to prevent blisters.
Running in High Heels!
After finding a good fitting shoe, you might decide to run a marathon while wearing them!
How to Walk in High Heels
For some of us, walking gracefully in high heels takes a little practice! The beauty pageant experts have some excellent tips... check them out.