Thank you to Wanda J. from Bridgeport, CT for recommending the Kristy Bootie from Earth footwear!
For those who want a little height without the discomfort of heels, these soft leather booties are a much more comfortable alternative and versatile enough for work or casual wear.
The unique style (peep toe, almost slingback, and side zip closure) can enhance a variety of outfits during the summer and fall seasons, and you’ll appreciate the thickly padded soles and arch support if you’re on your feet all day long. The leather is high quality, and the shoe looks well made.
If you usually wear orthotics, you may not even need them in Earth booties. The padding of the sole is generous and comfortable.
Those with wider feet or bunions will also appreciate the roomy foot space and the soft, flexible leather. You probably won’t have to worry about the leather rubbing your skin.
Most importantly, Earth brand prices tend to be reasonable for the value. Check out the different shades of leather available.
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Thank you to Hannah G. from Plano, TX for recommending these lovely leather boots from Mephisto!
The Mephisto Seddy boots are almost as comfortable as you can get for a low leather boot with a heel. Like all Mephisto shoes, they are high quality and high priced, but these are an investment you can wear all day long.
The leather is so soft and pliable. The style of the boot makes your feet look slim, but the toe box is surprisingly spacious. If you have bunions, give these a try! There may be room to wiggle your toes.
The boots are well cushioned and very convenient to slide on and off, at least much easier than my other leather ankle boots. They come in leather and suede, but I prefer the look of the leather – it’s more dressed up. You can wear these with so many outfits, and no one will guess that you are wearing a “comfort” brand.
Thanks to Carolyn M. from Kansas City for recommending La Canadienne boots!
I have searched long and hard to find snow boots that are weather-proof, comfortable for walking, and most importantly, beautiful and stylish. It’s so difficult to find boots with the right proportions that are sleek, not clunky, and actually practical for every day wear.
La Canadienne makes lovely, slimming boots that actually keep your feet warm and dry in rain and snow while truly enhancing your outfit, whether at the office or at the upscale dinner you’re attending after work. They are high quality boots and can be worn with casual or formal outfits.
With all boots, it’s hard to find a fit that is perfect for your calves – they can be too narrow or too wide – so that will depend on your personal situation. These boots look more fitted than most, so if you need a wide fit, these may not work for you. If you struggle to find boots that fit like a glove, you have to try on a pair of these.
If you want heels that are actually walkable, waterproof, and attractive, La Canadiennes are an investment to consider.
These may be the most comfortable heeled boots you can find. You can spend all day in the ankle boots or the taller boots. Sure, they are expensive, but the raving reviews will speak for themselves and they do periodically go on sale.
Thanks to Lily C. from Toronto, CA for recommending Bare Traps ankle boots!
Ankle boots are all the rage this season, and Bare Traps has come out with a huge selection of surprisingly affordable and comfortable ankle boots and booties. The prices are very reasonable and a pleasant surprise to me since cute leather boots tend to be on the pricier side.
Beware that Bare Traps tend to run narrow though, so not a great brand for those with wide feet. However, most of their boots have low stacked heels that you can wear comfortably all day long with casual jeans or dressed up with tights and a skirt.
If you’re looking for stylish boots that make your feet look dainty and un-bulky, give Bare Traps a try.
Now that the beautiful colors of fall are all around us, it’s time to think about getting sleek new boots for the winter.
Today we’re highlighting these fantastic Teva boots. The first thing you think of with Teva is probably flip flops or sandals, but you can find that same squishy, comfortable footbed in these sleek leather boots as well.
And since Teva is an outdoorsy brand, many of their leather boots are well cushioned, lightweight, flexible, waterproof, and have great traction (tough to find in most stylish boots).
If you are traveling or preparing for rainy or wintery weather at home, Tevas are a rugged but cute and highly practical option.
Thanks to Carla from National City, CA for recommending Gentle Souls by Kenneth Cole!
Gentle Souls combines the design power of Kenneth Cole with memory foam footbeds for a great balance of fashion and comfort. They make comfortable dress shoes (boots, flats, wedges, and heels) in a wide variety of styles.
Happy holidays! My year-end splurge this year is a lovely pair of ankle boots from Aquatalia by Marvin K.. If you are looking for any kind of boots this winter, Aquatalia will probably be the most comfortable brand you can find. All of their boots are manufactured in Italy with soft, pliable, high-quality leather that really shocked me the first time I tried on a pair. If anyone has ever found boots more comfortable than these, please let me know! (Seriously, please send me a note via the Share Favorites page!)