Calling all waitresses, hairdressers, teachers, flight attendants and any other hardworking women on their feet all day. If your job requires you to stand for hours at a time, you’ll need a pair of shoes that offer plenty of cushioning and support.
A few key features to look for? In addition to pillowlike insoles, opt for styles with arch and metatarsal support, deep heel cups and long-lasting memory foam for ultimate comfort.
To help make your shopping a little easier, we’ve rounded up a range of styles that fit those requirements. From classic clogs to athletic-inspired looks, these functional picks are sure to keep your feet happy on the job — no matter your profession.
This novelty print Mary Jane features an adjustable instep strap for a customized fit, then picks up a rocker-style bottom that rocks you from heel to toe in a natural motion.
Vionic Kaufman Casual Sneaker
This water-resistant Chelsea-inspired boot has adjustable side strap, flexible rubber outsole and proprietary cushioned footbed with arch support to help reduce over-pronation, which can help relieve heel and knee pain.
Updated with a molded memory foam footbed and durable rubber outsole for slip resistance, this elevated Dansko clog is both stylish and functional.
The German brand has brought its signature contoured cork footbed to new heights in this wedge mule with adjustable buckle strap.
Propet TravelActive Slip-on
This knit athleisure style is the perfect all-around travel shoe, featuring a flexible outsole and generously cushioned footbed.
Spenco Yumi Breeze
A warm weather must-have, this pumped up flip-flop features the brand’s proprietary total Support footbed.
You’ll feel as if you’re walking on a cloud in this mosaic-inspired platform sandal, which features a cork-and-latex footbed that massages the foot with each step.
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