If you love the look of high heels but hate the pain that they cause your feet, you need to pick up one of the many cute and comfortable styles of low heel pumps. Offering all the elegance and style of a traditional pump but with half the heel, you’ll be able to go all day in these beauties without hobbling around or wincing with every step. Lower heels are actually better for your health, putting much less pressure on your toes and the balls of your feet than high heels would, which lessens the chance of your having foot problems in the future. Suffering for fashion is so a thing of the past, so run, don’t walk, to your nearest shoe store to pick up one of these cute and comfortable styles of low heel pumps.
If you’re looking for a low-heeled pump that’s appropriate to wear almost anywhere, check out some of these classic styles that are as comfortable as they are timeless. Try the ‘Henia’ by Vigotti, a simple, elegant pump with a 2 ½-inch heel, available for $89.00 in simple black nappa leather, suede, and kicky patent black or brown mock croc from Zappos.com. Nine West’s ‘Austin’ is a classic pump, also with a modest 2 ½-inch heel, available in nine colors that include versatile neutrals, trendy metallics, and fun prints, originally $75.00 at Zappos.com, now on sale for $63.75. Well-known comfort shoe brand Naturalizer also has a classic pump. ‘Marianne,’ with a 2 ¼-inch heel that features N5 comfort elements such as extra cushioning and ergonomic design, available in four neutral colors for $75.00 each at Zappos.com.
Looking for a comfortable pump with a little punch? Try one of these cute, colorful styles with a sensible, small heel. Gabrielle Rocha’s mary jane-style pump has a heel that’s a mere 1 ¾-inches tall and comes in a variety of colors, including fun brights like pink or purple patent leather or red suede, $65.00 at Zappos.com. ‘Girl’s Best Friend’ by Poetic License is truly just that, with its 2 ½-inch heel, peep-toe style, pleated satin design, and rhinestone detailing at the toe, available in metallic champagne or lilac with green edging, $98.00 at Zappos.com. Add a pop of sunshine to your outfit with Seychelles’ ‘Apostrophe’ in mustard. Also available in three neutrals, the textured suede, bow detail, and top-stitching of this 2 ¼-inch heeled pump is anything but boring (originally $98.00, now on sale for $88.20 at Zappos.com).
Animal prints are one of the hottest trends this season, and a great way to incorporate them into your wardrobe is with a cute and comfortable pair of low heel pumps. Contrary to what you may think, animal prints work perfectly as neutrals and add just a touch of pop to the most basic of outfits. Check out leopard print offerings like Nicole’s ‘Host’ in pony hair with a 2 ½-inch stacked heel, or Fitzwell’s ‘Vincent’ pump with a 2 ½-inch heel and built-in gel insole for extra comfort, both $89.00 at Zappos.com. If leopard print is too loud for you, check out mock croc or snakeskin styles, like Bandolino’s ‘Berry,’ available in several colors of each with a 2-inch heel, $59.00 at Zappos.com.