Socks and Shoes Designed for Style and Comfort When Traveling
Here’s a selection of shoes and socks designed to keep women looking stylish while also keeping one’s feet comfortable during the rigors of traveler.
Chaco‘s Classic Sandal and Pineland Moc
Chaco’s classic sandal series are ideal for those looking for a durable shoe that can work for water sports and beach walks, as well as looking good hanging out at a bar or restaurant after a day of fun. Also, their Pineland Moc works well as a durable leather shoe that can go from hiking to a business casual gathering.
Icebug Juniper RB9X GTX
This is a clean winter sneaker built on a running shoe platform, thus making it an great shoe for light hiking, working out, and strolling around the city. The shoe’s proprietary rubber compound provides durable traction while the waterproof exterior helps keep one’s feet dry in inclement weather.
Lems Shoes Primal 2
For those looking for minimal footwear that works well for a city stroll check out Lems Shoes’ Primal2. This lightweight (6.9oz), shoe with a rubber sole conforms to the natural shape of the foot while lightweight microsuede and open-weave mesh allow for increased airflow and better breathability.
Hi-Tec Sports Skamania Mid WP
Travelers needing a durable hiking shoe that won't take up too much space in one's luggage, should check out Hi-Tec Sports’ Skamania Mid WP. This shoe made of waterproof suede leather and mesh also features an EVA midsole and a soft padded color, a steel shank for support and a Dri-Tec waterproof membrane to keep one's feet dry. These shoes are lightweight enough (15 oz.) that they can be worn all day without feeling heavy.
This Huarache-inspired sandal features a woven-cord upper featuring an adjustable drawcord lacing, non-marking rubber outsoles, and a cushioned strap to support the ankles. These shoes are very sturdy so one can kayak or hike in them all day with ease. Also, as they dry very quickly these shoes work very well for traversing from beach to bar.
Here’s three selections of insoles for those who would like some extra cushion and support in their travel shoes. The Superfeet FLEX offers an affordable insole that offer arch support and shock absorption in three different thicknesses. Sorbothane’s insoles feature unique liquid-solid properties that allow it to absorb shock and isolate vibration at low and high frequency ratios. The Sof Sole Gel insole utilizes breathable gel capsules in the foot bed to keep one’s your feet comfortable and cool while perforation in the top cover promotes air circulation to keep one’s feet dry.
MP Magic socks enable one to travel all day while keeping one’s feet odor free and cool. These comfortable and breathable socks are infused with zinc, copper, and silver, with a timeless look that work well with many styles.
For a sturdy pair of quick drying socks suitable for hiking, check out Hi-Tec‘s performance hiking crew socks. They arch compression and targeted zone cushioning at the ball and heel of the foot that provide durability and reduce foot fatigue following a full day of of hiking.
Those looking for compression socks that can help increase circulation on long haul flights without being too restricted may want to check out the stylish range of socks from TravelSox. For a more sporty option, Sockwell’s Sport Flirt moderate compression socks features spandex throughout the sock that offers graduated compression.