Getting ready for a summer getaway, or perhaps planning a staycation? If exploring is part of your itinerary, you’ll likely need a pair of walking shoes to help you comfortably navigate a day of sightseeing or light trekking.
While lots of shoe brands today offer styles with comfort elements, core comfort brands tend to put more R&D into their products for a higher level of performance. Here, FN has curated men’s and women’s walking styles that can go the distance.
1. Women’s Mephisto Allrounder Lets Go
This color-blocked athleisure style delivers comfort with a sock-like collar that hugs the ankle, as well as a removable cushioned footbed and lightweight rubber outsole.
2. Women’s Ecco Bluma Summer Ballerina
Ecco’s classic ballet style is light and breezy, designed with a soft microfiber upper, removable cushioned insole and internal wedge for some hidden height.
3. Women’s Teva Encanta Sandal
Underfoot comfort and support is delivered through a contoured leather Poron footbed, while the sole is made of durable rubber.
4. Men’s Clarks UnCoast Lace
This hybrid sneaker-shoe features an OrthoLite footbed for enhanced cushioning and rubber outsole with Clarks Wavewalk proprietary technology that allows the foot to naturally roll, reducing shock.
5. Men’s Hush Puppies Expert MT Slip-on
A leather-and-mesh upper allows feet to