20 Fun New Shoes That Won't Hurt Your Feet

We tested their street cred: These cute shoes are (actually) made for walking.

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Treat your foot soldiers to a pair, then check out our guide to keep them comfy and complaint-free.

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Helpful hint: You shouldn't be able to bend flats in half. And look for cushioned footbeds.

1. Bloch Shira Ballet Flat in Navy Multi ($155, blochworld.com) 2. Vince Camuto Becker Slip-On Sneaker ($119, vincecamuto.com) 3. Sanuk Kat Paw Luxe Shoe in Tobacco ($75, sanuk.com) 4. Sebago Hutton Cap Toe Oxford in Navy Linen ($135, sebago.com) 5. Clarks USA Glick Resseta Oxford in Silver Leather ($120, clarksusa.com)

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Ideally, keep heels under about 2.5 inches. Chunky ones are extra friendly.

1. Isolá Camillus Flat in Satin Gold ($90, isolashoes.com) 2. Easy Spirit Obara Pump in Ash ($89, easyspirit.com) 3. Cole Haan Anisa High Sandal in Acorn ($200, colehaan.com) 4. Aerosoles Glossary Sandal in Coral Suede ($89, aerosoles.com) 5. Rockport Total Motion Pointy Toe Pump in Blue Floral Canvas ($120, rockport.com)

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When it comes to sandals, opt for straps: If they fasten at the ankle, they won't slip around and torture toes as you walk.

1. Indigo Rd. Nandy Sandal in Natural ($59, dsw.com) 2. UggStarla Sandal in Hazard Orange ($100, ugg.com) 3. Sofft Mirabelle Sandal in Black ($80, sofftshoe.com) 4. Kork-Ease Myrna 2.0 Sandal in Cerulean ($140, korkease.com) 5. Pikolinos Bali Sandal in Brandy ($170, pikolinos.com)

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Real leather and soft fabrics help keep blisters (and sweaty feet) at bay.

1. Naturalizer Zahn Bootie in Tan/Cognac ($129, naturalizer.com) 2. Nina Originals Suzetta Heel in Desert Elastic ($148, ninashoes.com) 3. Vionic Nadelle Chelsea Boot in Cinnamon ($128, vionicshoes.com) 4. Clarks Marlina Ramble Bootie in Sand ($160, clarksusa.com) 5. Matisse Columbia Bootie in Black ($185, matissefootwear.com)

This story originally appeared in the April 2016 issue of Dr. Oz The Good Life.

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