Women's semi-stylish, comfortable shoes?

Old Apr 30th, 2011, 09:11 AM
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On another travel board someone recommended this British brand, which has just opened a website for the U.S. I just got my "Penny" shoes (from the U.K., so expect it to take a bit to get to you--for some reason I expected that if they had a U.S. site they had a U.S. warehouse too!), and they're super comfy. I haven't done any extended walking yet, but I'm hopeful. They're really plushy, but, unlike some "comfy" shoes don't cause my feet to overpronate. Be sure to see if you can find any online coupons too; when I bought mine about two weeks ago I found one on retailmenot.

http://www.hotterusa.com/
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Old Aug 16th, 2011, 04:37 PM
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Prada mary janes are the most comfortable shoes I own. Wide toe box and rubber soles. The best! I have walked for hours in Paris and Rome in these shoes.
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Old Aug 16th, 2011, 06:09 PM
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A brand I discovered last year is Think!

I have worn their boots all day and everyday in Europe (twice now) - city and small villages - with lots of different surfaces.

They are stylish - beautifully crafted - rather expensive - but seem to last very well.
They also come in a range of great colours.

I have long and narrow feet and because of the design a simple under sole can be put in place and I have no trouble slipping forward.

I notice that some of their products seem to be available via suppliers in the United States.
I found mine in South Australia in a specialist shop.
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Old Aug 17th, 2011, 05:08 PM
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Here is a question that comes up in the summer:

What do you wear with capris, OR, white pants (or both)? Aside from sandals, of course. I find that for a lot of walking sandals will eventually give me blisters. I would wear sandals if I weren't going to be walking a lot.
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Old Aug 18th, 2011, 02:53 AM
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I ordered these in orange last night:

http://www.zappos.com/privo-by-clarks-polar-lake-orange
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Old Aug 18th, 2011, 04:28 AM
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Those Clarks are pretty cute. As for what I wear with capris or white pants, I have several pairs of the same shoe, it's a modern version of the loafer with a cute metal deco on the top. I have them in silver, red and black. They have really good support and a rubber sole. I have found leather sole shoes can be very tricky in places such as Lisbon where many of the streets are old cobble stones. They're generally ok but if it rains, once those cobble stones get wet, they get slick and it's very easy to take a fall. Anyway, the silver and red ones go really well with capris because they're not heavy, klunky "walking" shoes and they add a little spunk to the outfit. I don't mind that this is an old post, i still find it pertinent and interesting!
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Old Aug 18th, 2011, 06:57 AM
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I just got back from Europe and took both of these shoes with me, which both worked well with capris or skirts.

The Romika slide, which was incredibly comfortable from the day I bought them!
http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/romika-i...resultback=510

These from Land's End were comfy, but did take some breaking in. I made sure to bring extra bandaids just in case and I was fine. Mine were in black, and while these are not still available it does give you an idea for style.
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http://www.landsend.com/pp/MaryJaneS...n&origin=index
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Old Oct 19th, 2011, 05:59 PM
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very helpul information
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Old Oct 19th, 2011, 06:23 PM
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I think I ordered Keen's Mary Janes Torah...Went to Paris for a week , Normandy beaches, hiked champagne country and wore these instead of my tennis shoes....so they are cuter than tennis shoes but more comfortable...check them out on Zappos. Good luck
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Old Jun 27th, 2012, 05:01 AM
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Hello There!!!..

This is jorjee...I am looking for sport shoes,which make my feet comfort while running or cycling in affordable prize.I went to Bestylish online store get much stylish variate..but i am looking some thing different...

So,please reply if you guys have any relevant info.....
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Old Jan 16th, 2015, 01:28 PM
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Any new updates? Are Dansko comfortable for travel?
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Old Jan 16th, 2015, 01:54 PM
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I love and almost exclusively wear Cole Haan shoes when I travel. There is a style that is like a ballet flat but has a small wedge that is incredibly comfortable. I walked all over Paris and Rome in them and had no problems.

Can't tell you about Dansko - too clunky for me.
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Old Jan 16th, 2015, 02:59 PM
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I got a pair of Danskos about a year ago, after not having worn them for over 15 years. I loved the way they looked, but they ended up being H-E-L-L for me.

otoh, my DIL, who is on her feet all day, walking on the hard floors of a hospital, swears by them. But she has narrow feet, not to mention the fact that she's 31.
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Old Jan 16th, 2015, 03:02 PM
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<Are Dansko comfortable for travel?>

No. Not for me they aren't. I hate Dansko.
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Old Jan 16th, 2015, 03:04 PM
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RainyDay09, This thread is 18 YEARS old. Maybe start a new one if you have a question for us?
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Old Jan 16th, 2015, 03:06 PM
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Sorry sorry sorry typo alert... *8* years old (not 18!)
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Old Jan 16th, 2015, 03:08 PM
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ekc, Cole Haan shoes have Nike Air technology in them, I think. I have a pair, although I wouldn't travel in them.
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Old Jan 18th, 2015, 01:57 PM
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I just bought a new pair of very comfortable shoes. I need black ones that were a bit dressier and tried several and love my new Walking Cradle shoes.
I bought the Caden in black but want the tooled tan ones too.
http://www.zappos.com/walking-cradle...150118224829:S

I'd never heard of Walking Cradle before but they have great arch support, super soft leather and they are wonderful!
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Old Jan 18th, 2015, 04:12 PM
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Starr's, do you wear these shoes for walking, like on vacation? I also wonder how well they do on stairs and for walking miles since they are pretty much a clog, with no back. They are cute, just curious if they'd work for a lot of walking in Paris..
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Old Jan 18th, 2015, 04:23 PM
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everyone's feet/arches/heel bones are different. What fits starrs or suze or me or RainyDay09 will not be the same. I for one can no longer wear Cole Hahn's but I LOVE AGL's. Dansko's last does not fit my foot.

So asking what is comfortable to others means nothing. You need to find out what works for you. And the only way to do that is to try on many different brands/styles.
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