When it comes to shoes, cute and comfortable rarely seem to go hand in hand. It’s especially important for those of us living that New York City lifestyle to find shoes with style but also the ability to withstand cobblestone streets, grates, and subway stairs. Lucky for you, we’ve rounded up the chicest yet most comfy shoes for you, whether you’re rooftop hopping or standing in line at Smorgasburg.
Slides are not only the epitome of comfort and cool, but also happen to be the hottest shoes of the season. We love this embroidered pair from Shoe-Inn!
These strappy rose gold sandals are not only perfect for dressing up or down, but are equally as comfortable with their platform sole.
Loafers are always in style and this denim suede set has a little bit of platform for added trendiness—and comfort!
Channel Rih Rih’s fierce style with her custom designed slides. The cushioned soles are topped off with a satin band knotted in a stylish bow.
Cute and comfortable can be hard to achieve when you’re vertically challenged and need heels to navigate the city streets. Luckily, these platform creepers have got you covered! And the neutral monochrome of the satin and suede makes them versatile for almost any outfit!
These shoes combine some of the must-have trends of summer: mules and stripes. And it comes with a beautiful crystal detail for added cuteness!
Part sneaker, part slip on, all parts fab.
Slip into these vintage inspired sandals topped off with pompoms, tassels, and crystals for a flirty summer look.
If there were ever a shoe to represent the ultimate New York City downtown fashionista, this is it. A black wedge with a contrasting white platform? Sign us up!
These extra metallic sandals have just a hint of height, but ten times the comfort.
Azadeh is a multimedia journalist, content creator, and digital influencer based in New York City. AzArAm is her platform for the modern millennial #GirlBoss. She recently graduated from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and now works at Vanity Fair.