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Your feet will love how comfy these are. Just sayin’.
Buh-bye, sky-high heels. (At least for now.) The humble sneaker is taking over, and my toes couldn’t be happier for the comfy-shoe movement.
Of course, they’re a must-have for workouts and nailing those athleisure-vibe outfits, but, trust, there is no better way to give those summer dresses or skirts an “I’m a cool girl” update than by pairing them with a casual shoe from one of the best sneaker brands.
So, if you’re looking for a new pair to wear every day or just want something to spice up your runs, you’ve come to the right place. The brands below will make you forget about any sandals and stilettos, while still keeping all of those ‘fits looking fresh. You just gotta find the perfect pair. It makes ~allll~ the difference. Ahead, you’ll discover 25 sneaker brands to keep your feet so, so happy.
The brand’s name is a nod to the fact that there’s no newly created plastic in any of its shoes, meaning all designs are made with 100 percent recycled materials.
Soludos is known for its beachy-looking smoking slippers, sandals, and espadrilles, but it also has cute sneaks, like this embroidered ocean-sunset pair that’s a summer dream come true.
The brand launched in 2016 and immediately blew up thanks to its sustainable vision and because Time Magazine dubbed it “the world’s most comfortable shoes.” Allbirds’ most popular styles are the wool runners (shown here) and the tree runners, named for the eco-friendly materials from which they’re made.
In addition to its traditional running and workout shoes, there is no shortage of trendy “fashion” sneakers in the Adidas portfolio. And I can’t forget to mention all of the iconic designs, like these Gazelles, that’ll never go out of style.
Odds are, you’ve seen tons of people wearing FILA’s Disruptor sneakers, and that’s because they are obvsly part of that Dad shoe trend, but—most importantly—they’re super padded with a cozy, thick-sole cushion.
“Veja,” in Portuguese, means “look,” (you don’t have to tell me twice because these tricolored kicks totally have all of my attention). Meghan Markle also happens to be a fan, and the silhouette totally has a sporty ’90s aesthetic, if that’s what you’re looking for.
These retro high-tops made a huge comeback circa 2016 and continue to be popular today. Both high and low styles from the brand come in an array of colors, so you can pick your favorite (or even multiple!) to wear with any outfit.
These sneakers are the definition of fashion meets function. I mean, who doesn’t love an ombré moment? And the cushioning will have your feet feeling like you’re walking on a cloud.
Here’s a brand that started making fancy sneaks from perforated leather, patent leather, suede, and knit materials in 2013. Each design is total eye candy, like these pink babies.
If you love the how comfy sneakers are but want a range of styles, Tretorn might be the brand for you. How cool would these retro-esque ones look with a breezy mini dress?
You may have seen Cariuma on your Instagram feed, and that’s because influencers can’t get enough of the Brazilian brand. To simplify the selection process, it makes only five styles, but you’ll have tons of colors to choose from. There are so many!!!
While Puma is known for its athletic wear and sports shoes, it’s also a great go-to if you’re in the market for trendy kicks—take, for instance, these pretty color-block ones.
Looking to get on the tie-dye trend but don’t want to go full force? These mesh sneakers from cool brand Ash are beginner friendly with a subtle design.
Three words: made in Italy, baby. Well, that’s four, but you get my point. These low-tops are luxe goals, and this is only one of the many fancy styles Koio’s known for.
Whether you’re running errands post-workout or you simply want to complete your street-style ensemble, Nike makes some of the best wear-everywhere sneakers. The brand’s Air Max 97 style, seen here, is one of the most popular among women with its ripple-like lines and functional hidden laces.
Name a more immediately recognizable brand, I’ll wait. Keds has been making canvas shoes since 1916—Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, and Yoko Ono all wore them. I mean, even my grandma has been wearing the signature white pair since I was born. Switch things up with a pop of red.
Not only are these tie-dye slip ons super cute, but they also have a cooling system so things won’t get too sweaty while wearing them.
Don’t knock Dr. Scholl’s. Yes, the shoes have memory foam insoles that grandma will appreciate, but they’re anything but orthopedic-looking—just zoom in on these cute perforated slip-ons!
These iconic sneakers are a closet staple. You can pretty much wear them with any outfit, whether it’s a skirt or a casual T-shirt and jeans.
With tucked-in laces and a comfy, sock-like fit, you can’t go wrong with this best-selling sneaker. And they come in so many other colors, so you have options, my friends!
Yes, Golden Goose kicks are an investment. But the slightly worn-in look and its signature star details set them apart from the pack. If you find yourself trying to scuff new sneakers to make them look more distressed (guilty), consider this brand that already does it for you.
The pale yellow screams summer, and what better way to brighten up your outfit than with these cute platform sneakers?
While Vans is synonymous with skate culture, it doesn’t mean you have to know how to pop an Ollie to wear them. The checkerboard pattern is a signature of the brand, and its Old Skool style with white contrast striping is a widely-known silhouette great for everyday wear too.
Wanna go retro? Hello, Saucony’s vintage-y Jazz shoe. And, if you need more of a traditional running shoe, the brand also offers sleeker designs with shock-absorbing features.
If you’re into super-simplistic sneakers that aren’t completely boring, opt for a pair of Common Projects. The brand gained a cultlike following when it launched in 2004—Drake, Nick Jonas, and Jennifer Aniston all have sported pairs, which feature gold-stamped numbers that represent the article number, size, and color