When it comes to high heels, there’s nothing quite like a classic pump silhouette. Offered with retro-inspired kitten heels that have come back in style to eye-catching D’orsay cuts, these pumps promise to be staples in your closet. It can be difficult, however, to find ones that are just as comfortable as they are stylish. To help you in your search, FN rounded up classic pump styles that offer the best of both worlds — whether you’ll be wearing them to the office or for a special occasion. Plus, they won’t break the bank either.
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1. Naturalizer Natalie Pumps
Naturalizer doesn’t skimp on style or comfort when it comes to these classic pointed-toe pumps.
Pros: The brand includes its signature open-cell cushioning that’s sculpted to mold to the shape of your foot. And with arch support, you’ll never want to take this pair off.
Cons: The arch support may be too high for flat arches.
2. Guilty Shoes' Kitten Heels
A low kitten heel makes these easier to walk in, while a surprisingly roomy toe box helps enhance comfort.
Pros: They come in over three dozen colors and prints.
Cons: For wide feet, you may need to order a size up as the shoe runs small.
3. Jenn Ardor High Heels
This pointed-toe includes a padded insole for comfort.
Pros: It features a 4-inch heel and comes in eight colors and finishes.
Cons: These shoes tend to run on large.