These lightweight shoes take inspiration from classic ballet flats; they can easily be folded into a pouch and tucked into your purse, making them perfect for parties or airline travel when you need to kick off your high heels and other shoes and step into something more comfortable.
While admittedly not as or chic your favorite full-fledged slip-ons, the convenient style comes in a variety of solid colors and patterns that can complement any outfit. Plus, they retail for under $30, so they won’t break the bank either.
Below, we’ve rounded up the best packable shoes you can buy. Shop them all ahead; we promise your feet will thank you later.
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1. Fit in Clouds Satin Portable Shoes
While slightly more expensive, this pair should last you longer than most other options on the market.
Pros: Upper is made from soft and durable satin. The shoes don’t roll up into a ball but rather fold in half, which helps keep them in better condition. Features a slightly padded insole for extra comfort. Great for wide feet. Comes with portable travel case.
Cons: Won’t fit into tiny or flat clutches.
2. Shoes 18 Foldable Shoes
This style is available in over 40 different finishes, and features a soft microfiber lining for added plushness.
Pros: Features double stitched elastic lining all the way around the shoe for enhanced comfort. Also comes with a portable carrying case. Exceptionally affordable, with prices for pairs starting at just $6. Can accomodate arch supports.
Cons: Tends to run small. Doesn’t offer cushioning on the footbed. May not last long with repeated wear.
3. Silky Toes Foldable Flats
This option features a scrunchy elastic in the back of the shoe to provides easy on and off access and prevent blisters — plus a non-skin sole to keep you sure-footed.
Pros: Available in up to a size 41 shoe and in 26 different colors. Comes with portable travel case.
Cons: May be too narrow for wide feet. Material may wear with repeated use.