Have you ever heard of shoeicide
? It was what I like to call the pain associated with wearing certain kinds of shoes. Unfortunately heels, while they may look flattering, can be some of the most uncomfortable shoes around. High heels, low heels, kitten heels can all leave your feet and you feeling miserable. Before you swear off heels forever, read the below reviews from our readers. They have found some of the most comfortable heels around. The prices and brands may be different but one thing is for sure, a comfortable pair of heels can be a woman's best friend. Check out 13 of the most comfortable heels.
Jessica Simpson Platform Pumps
"When you think of comfortable shoes, usually 4 1/2 inch pumps do not come to mind. However, I swear by my Jessica Simpson platform pumps. According to several interviews, she makes her shoes to be worn for long periods of time. This means she not only includes padded inserts for every shoe, but they are structurally designed to be more comfortable. My favorite pair can be worn for hours on end!"
-Genevieve, 25, Alabama
Cole Haan Air Lainey Pumps
"Cole Haan Nike Air heels are the most comfortable shoes I have ever put on my feet. These heels are made with Nike Zoom air bag technology that cushions the ball and heel of your feet. They literally make you feel like you are walking on air."
-Caryl, 47, Virginia
Me Too 'Jess' T-Strap Sandal
"I'm at an age where comfortable heels are mandatory for me, but I don't want to skimp on style. Me Too heels have a padded foot bed, a non-slip rubber sole and quality leather. With peep-toe, ankle strap, pump and sandal styles, I can kick-up my heels in comfort and style."
-Cathleen, 55, Colorado
Vince Camuto Aileen Sandals
"My most comfortable pair of heels is the Aileen Sandal by Vince Camuto. Braided steel-colored straps add radiance and glamour to any outfit from casual jeans to little black dress. The stylish sandal's supportive fit makes it suitable for a daytime shopping trip or a night on the town."
-Diana, 31 Minnesota
Nina Neva Satin Peep Toe Pumps
"The most comfortable heels are the Nina Neva Satin Peep Toe Pumps. I've been dancing all night at weddings, parties. The five inch heel is a breeze to walk in along with the padded footbed. Flats no more. I dance the night away in comfort."
-Donna, 38, New York
Steve Madden Fantasik Sandals
"My most comfortable heels are my Steve Madden Fantastik sandals. The heel is 4.5" and the platform is 1.5", so they are high. Because these sandals are wedges, they are really comfortable, easy to walk in, and, most important, they look hot!"
-Diane, 46, California
Caparros 'Randa' Sandals
"I live in a trendy area so there's a lot of pressure to look classy. My Caparros Randa Rhinestone-Detail Strappy Sandals
are affordable and they look nice enough to wear out for a date night or just mingling with friends. Plus the heels are low so I'm never caught stumbling around."
-Theresa, 25, Tennessee
Manolo Blahnik Suede Flower Pumps
"The most comfortable heels I own are the Manolo Blahnik Suede Flower Pumps, which retail for $645. These soft, suede shoes mold to my feet when I'm wearing them, and they don't rub my heals or toes. The pointed toe feels roomy and does not pinch my toes when I'm walking."
-Susan, 34, Nevada
Talbots Kitten Heel Slingbacks
"Heels are often horribly painful. We force a smile and swear they are "surprisingly comfortable" when someone asks but we are lying through our teeth. BUT, the lie becomes 90% true about Talbots kitten-heel slings. Its short but sexy stature supports your arch while sexing up any outfit."
-Christina, 36, New York
Kate Spade Mona Evening Sandal
"My favorite (not to mention most comfortable!) heels to wear are my Kate Spade Mona Evening sandal. They come from Italy and have leather soles. They do not leave an imprint on my foot, and they are open-toed to show off my pedicure. I recommend these heels for anyone looking for style and comfort."
-Jeanette, 24, Pennsylvania
Bandolino Bounty Slingbacks
"Bandolino Bounty Slingbacks offers that perfect black shoe that doesn't cramp your feet and is versatile with every outfit you own. What I love most about these shoes, is that I can walk all day in them and not have one blister. Not many heels will do that for you. They have just the right heel height, which contours your legs perfectly when you opt to wear a skirt to work. I love the comfort, as well as elegance of these shoes."
Michael Kors Flex Open Toe
"The most comfortable heels are the Michael Kors Flex Open Toe. The heel is only three inches high, making it possible to wear the shoes without discomfort for extended periods of time. The shoes are made with good quality leather, which provides them with a soft texture. These heels are durable."
-Mara, 20, New York
Pilar Anril 'Elda' Platform Heels
"My Pilar platform heels are the perfect match for me. I love wrapping my feet in comfortable Italian suede. At 41, my feet appreciate these platform heels which allow me the comfort of 3 1/4" heels while providing gorgeous 4 1/4" perfection.
-Atlanta, 41, Georgia
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