Amazon Keeps Selling Out Of These Cheap, Comfy Shoes With Near-Perfect Reviews

Shoes that won’t pinch, chafe, or rub — because who needs that?

by Nicole Zane
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Comfortable shoe shopping can be a blessing and a curse. It’s a purchase that seriously impacts your daily life, and there are seemingly infinite numbers of cute shoe styles available these days — but I still want to see all of them before making a purchase.

These days, I go straight to Amazon to narrow it down. (And I get them in a jiffy thanks to Prime shipping.) These cheap, comfy shoes keep selling out — and they have near-perfect reviews. So, what are you waiting for? Shop ahead.


Feather-Light Foam Slides With Yeezy Styling

Yeezys on Amazon? Well, not quite — but these Cushionaire recovery slide sandals definitely give off similar vibes. The 1.75-inch platform provides extra lift while the foam construction molds to your foot. One shopper weighed in with a glowing review: “Amazing. Delightful. Walking on clouds. Trendy. Everyone should get a pair.” For $25, who could argue with that? Wear these with bike shorts and a bodysuit like Kim Kardashian, or slip them on for beach days — because they’re also fully waterproof.

  • Available sizes: 5 — 12
  • Available colors: 21


The Best-Selling Ballet Flats That Everyone Should Own

Attention, all: These Amazon Essentials ballet flats have over 31,000 five-star ratings — and counting. Not only do these have a unique "heel-pillow" comfort technology that’s pure joy, but there is also a gently elasticized top line (for no rubbing guaranteed) and a flexible outsole that lets you commute with happy feet. The faux leather design has a minimalist flair that allows you to pair these with anything in your wardrobe on a moment’s notice. “Definitely worth the money for a Lucky Brand or equivalent leather flat dupe,” one shopper declared them, adding that there’s “no break in period since not real leather but feels just as smooth.”

  • Available sizes: 5 — 15 Wide
  • Available colors: 34


A Streamlined Canvas Low-Top That Slips Right On

Boasting a 4.6-star average and over 23,000 five-star ratings, call these Blowfish Malibu kicks your everything shoes. They have wide elastic straps instead of traditional lace, and come in a massive selection of colorways that are guaranteed to match your personal style. This distressed white canvas version spoke to me because they’re not your average white sneaker but just as classic. “I was looking for an inexpensive pair of slip-on sneakers to help get me through airport security...and stylish enough for lots of city walking on my recent trip to Paris. These shoes fit the bill in spades,” one customer gushed.

  • Available sizes: 5 — 11
  • Available colors: 65


Featherweight Sneakers That Keep Feet Fresh Through Intense Workouts

Whether you’re heading out for a jog or you’re just on your feet all day, you’ll bless the day you decided to purchase Feethit’s sneakers. Noteworthy details include an airy mesh upper and slip-resistant EVA outsole. When reading the reviews, I noticed these were super-duper popular with people who worked long shifts in the service industry — not only that, other shoppers wrote that they even wore these to physical therapy and to comfort sore feet. “Corns, ingrown nails, calluses, blisters. All the problems one's poor feet can suffer and my feet suffer them all. These shoes have pretty much solved everything,” one shopper praised.

  • Available sizes: 6 — 10
  • Available colors: 11


These Ballet Flats Are Super-Soft — Like The Coziest Sweater You Own

For shoes that gently hug your feet, HEAWISH’s mesh ballet flats do just that. The knitted material forms to your foot like sweater, particularly around the collar — which means it won’t rub your foot or create blisters like stiffer materials can sometimes do. “The holy grail of work flats,” one shopper swore. “I’m on my feet all day at work (I walk 10,000 steps easy). My job is physical, hard on my feet and expected to dress business professional,” they explained. “I have gone through years of torture on my feet with other flats. These are a godsend.”

  • Available sizes: 5 — 11
  • Available colors: 10


These Parisian-Chic Flats With Ballet-Inspired, Criss-Cross Straps

Add a bit of Parisian-chic flair to your look with these classic ballet flats, which really take the ballet-inspired vibe up a notch with their pretty, criss-cross straps. They come in lots of fun colors aside from grey, such as vivid red and pink suede, and look amazing with everything from jeans to leggings to dresses.

  • Available sizes: 5 — 12
  • Available colors: 12


These Canvas Sneakers In A Classic 50s Style

Slip on these classic canvas sneakers and hop into your 1950s Chevrolet Impala for a cruise down Main Street. The design evokes that classic Jack Purcell look of yesteryear (at less than half the price you’d normally pay) but kicks it into modern times with a platform sole. The canvas upper is comfortably breathable and the rubber outsole provides great traction. With classic color options available, they can be worn just as easily with jeans as they can with a floral dress. Over 3,300 five-star reviewers have loved them, with one who wrote, “I absolutely love that I can match these with anything. They are cute, stylish, and comfortable.”

  • Available sizes: 5 – 11
  • Available colors: 8


These “Heaven-Sent” Flip Flops With Soft Fabric Between The Toes

It’s tempting to think that KUAILU’s foam flip flops might be the only flip flops you need in your life. The wide thong cloth strap that goes between your toes is so much more comfortable than the usual rubber or leather. Plus, the yoga-mat footbed delivers the right amount of cushion you’d need to relieve the feet pain while offering up arch support and stability like no other. Meanwhile, a rubber outsole grips the ground with every step. “These flip flops are heaven-sent. The cloth straps are wonderful, because they don't bite into my feet. And the arches are unbelievably comfortable. I have never seen arches in flip flops before, and they are amazing.”

  • Available sizes: 5 — 11
  • Available colors: 14


A Pair Of Cult-Favorite Adidas Sneakers That Feel Like You’re Walking On Clouds

With over 58,000 perfect ratings on Amazon, these Adidas sneakers are a serious cult-favorite — probably because they make you feel like you’re literally walking on clouds, thanks to their signature cushy sole, while the stretchy mesh uppers keep your feet cool and dry. They currently cost just $30 on Amazon — and they sell out constantly — so scoop them up while you can.

  • Available sizes: 5 — 12
  • Available colors: 8


These Cowboy Boots That Are Surprisingly Versatile

These on-trend cowboy boots cost less than $35, but you’d never guess it judging by the quality. Not only do they hit all the right fashion notes, but they’re also surprisingly versatile — you can style them with all manner of jeans (from baggy to skinny), or with a mini skirt, denim cutoffs, or dress, for just a few ideas. Plus, with their low heel and supple vegan uppers, they’re super comfortable.

  • Available sizes: 5.5 — 11
  • Available colors: 27


Sporty Sandals That Channel A Cult-Favorite Brand

If you’re a big fan of Teva sandals but need something that’s a fraction of their cost, then say hello to CIOR’s sport sandals. Featuring a polyester webbed upper that’s both durable and quick-drying, these hiking sandals can weather the great outdoors. “I've kayaked, canoed, hiked Maine, swam and hiked Hawaii in these. For the price, you really cant beat it,” one shopper reported. The cushiony EVA yoga mat insole absorbs impact, while the textured sole provides grip. Let’s talk about arch support, too: Expect these to offer the support you need and they’ll also restrict excess pronation.

  • Available sizes: 5 — 11
  • Available colors: 10


These On-Trend Wedge Sandals With A 4.5-Star Overall Rating

These wedge espadrilles are just as stylish as they are comfortable. Wear them with any bottoms imaginable, for any occasion; it’s easy to dress them up or down. They feature an adjustable ankle strap and are highly rated by reviewers with a 4.5-star overall rating.

  • Available sizes: 5.5— 11
  • Available colors: 20


These Go-With-Anything Sandals That Come In 8 Great Shades

These flat, lightweight sandals would pack well for vacation and are an option that can be dressed up with ease thanks to their elegant faux leather banded uppers. They come in several neutrals to match any outfit, as well as pretty gold and lavender shades.

  • Available sizes: 5 — 12, including wide sizes
  • Available colors: 8


A High-Top Lace-Up With A Flexible Sole

Don a quintessential and timeless look when you put on these high-top lace-ups that remain comfortably flexible despite their vintage aesthetic. They’re made of washable canvas and come in over 15 colors that all feature contrast stitching and eyelet holes on the side for extra breathability. Wear these affordable classics with literally anything and lend every outfit a bit of greaser or skater punk flair without having to pay the high price of their brand-name brethren. One customer raved, “Honestly, they fit great, and they are just as comfortable, if not more, than Converse.”

  • Available sizes: 5 – 11
  • Available colors: 18


Punchy Slip-On Canvas Sneakers In Fun Fashion Colorways

Life’s too short to have boring shoes — and hash bubbie’s slip-on sneakers prove that. They look a lot like Vans but at a super-affordable price. “I wanted white slip-on vans, but I reaaally didn't feel like paying $50 for shoes that will get dirty in 2 months or less. These just came in today, and I am obsessed! They fit comfortably, they're cute, and they go with everything,” one customer confirmed. You can spice up minimalist outfits with a tie-dye, floral, or animal-printed pair — or crisp black, beige, and white if you’re sticking by your neutral palette no matter what I tell you.

  • Available sizes: 5 — 11
  • Available colors: 27


This Tried & True Throwback From A Heritage Brand

When in doubt, go for classic staples that have a top-notch reputation — like Reebok’s iconic Princess sneakers. “I had a pair of shoes like these as a kid. They are a blast from the past, reminding me of a simpler time— yogurt shops, Blockbuster Video, and scrunchies. They are also comfortable,” one shopper reminisced. Styling tip: Sport these with a thicker sock to complete the ‘90s look.

  • Available sizes: 5 — 12 Wide
  • Available colors: 19


Adorable Eyelet Flats With Hidden Memory Foam

Pretty and practical all in one, these FRACORA ballet flats feature floral eyelet cutouts and scalloped edges for the sweetest look. On top of that, the memory foam insoles make these heavenly — you’ll be walking on clouds to work or play. Scroll through the reviews and you’ll find similar sentiments, with shoppers raving that “they feel like wearing a pair of slippers” and “there was absolutely no break-in period needed.”

  • Available sizes: 5 — 11
  • Available colors: 13


These Wildly Cozy Clogs With Cork Insoles For Wide Feet

If you have wide feet and you’re looking for something cozy and easy to slip on, these faux-suede clogs should fit the bill. The adjustable buckle allows for a custom fit and the natural cork insoles provide shock absorption, making them extra comfortable to walk in.

  • Available sizes: 5 — 10.5 (wide sizes only)
  • Available colors: 5


These Loafers That Come In A Ton Of Chic Styles

Embrace the current trend in full when you opt for one (or many) of these MUSSHOE loafers that come in a variety of different chic and elegant models from faux patent leather to soft suede-like material. Some feature decorative bows while others come with gold chains or classic tassels. As one shopper wrote, “Ordered three pairs, each a little different in style. Love them all!” Every shoe is constructed with a memory foam footbed so that wearing these at work, at the after-work party, or at the after-after-work party won’t give your feet a moment of pain.

  • Available sizes: 5 – 11
  • Available colors: 33


Supple Leather Drivers That Look Expensive

How dapper are these VenusCelia soft leather loafers? Sold in every color imaginable, they’re also a great alternative for someone who wants to ditch their ballet flats or sneakers without sacrificing comfort. There’s a padded insole and a durable outsole (with a massaging base!) that makes these a dream for nonstop walking. “I just returned from Europe where I spent 12 days on my feet for 13 hours or more a day. These shoes are truly amazing! Not one blister or any discomfort. I just bought another pair with a floral design as my first were black,” one shopper wrote.

  • Available sizes: 5 — 11
  • Available colors: 13


These Cool & Casual Chukka Boots That Are So Lightweight

Cool, classic, and remarkably lightweight, these chukka-style loafers belong in pretty much every closet. With a memory foam insole, flexible and foldable design, and a roomy round toe box, these will quickly become one of your most-worn shoes, equally for their preppy-chic aesthetic as their supreme comfort. “They are truly one of the best most comfortable shoes I have ever owned,” one shopper raved, continuing, “I also have planters fasciitis and I can honestly say my feet have not hurt me once and I have worn them for two weeks straight now.”

  • Available sizes: 4 — 12
  • Available colors: 24


These Stylish Slip-On Canvas Shoes That Come In Over 30 Colors

More canvas sneakers: You know the drill. This leopard pair by Hash Bubbie has tons of style and an easy slip-on design with stretchy elastic strips to ensure a good fit. Note the brand suggests ordering your regular size if you have wide feet and a half size down if your feet are not wide.

  • Available sizes: 5 — 11
  • Available colors: 33


Popular Pointed-Toe Pumps With The Lowest Heel Possible

Love high heels and want a ground-level option? I’ve got you covered with these low chunky pointed-toe pumps. These have comfortable latex padded insoles and a wearable 2.25-inch heel that you can stand in for hours, if need be. “Exactly what I needed to complete my bridesmaid outfit! I wore them for about 10 hours for the wedding and reception, and my feet were not tired. I didn't have a chance to break them in beforehand, yet they didn't hurt my feet,” one shopper explained. Click through the colorways for ankle strap options — some are comfortably elasticized while others feature an adjustable buckle.

  • Available sizes: 5 — 12
  • Available colors: 21


These High-Top Sock Sneakers With Literal Air In Their Soles

Found: the best walking shoe — maybe ever. DOUSSPRT’s mesh air cushion sneakers won’t let you down when you’re out and about. The sock-like laceless design has a perforated arch for ventilation, so your foot feels supported and sweat-free. “I walk on cement 8 hours a day. These shoes are comfy and supportive,” one reviewer confirmed. “No rubbing, no blisters, no laces, just a perfect fit.”

  • Available sizes: 5.5 — 11
  • Available colors: 12


The Canvas Slip-On In A Classic Espadrille Style

Picture yourself comfortably sauntering down the streets of Spain for hours on end in these alpargata or espadrille-style slip-ons made by an all-star brand in comfort, Skechers. They’re made of all-natural canvas and are supremely wearable with their memory foam footbed and shock-absorbing midsole. With over 30,000 five-star reviews, these shoes obviously have their share of devotees and live up to the brand’s reputation with one reviewer having attested, “Never had a Skechers product I did not like. I love how comfortable these shoes are and how comfortable they are on my feet.”

  • Available sizes: 5 – 11 Wide
  • Available colors: 17


Chunky Pumps With A Block Heel That Can Be Dressed Up Or Down

Versatility along with comfort is the name of the game with these 90s-inspired chunky pumps that can be worn easily from office to happy hour to cocktail party. They feature an insole layered with soft fabric, a foam mid-layer, and a breathable yet supportive latex layer. The heel is heavily padded and the 2.8-inch height provides a chic lift without causing undue pain. Though the stylish chunkiness is very à la mode, one reviewer made sure to mention, “These things are SOFT through the toe box, tons of cushion inside (!!), and look slim and elegant on the foot. Yes honey. I better get the other colors before y'all find out about these…”

  • Available sizes: 5 – 11
  • Available colors: 5


The Coziest Plush-Lined Chelsea Boots That Are Totally Waterproof

Brave the rain in style in these waterproof Chelsea boots. They’re made of a durable, 100% waterproof material, and a traction sole keeps you stable in slippery conditions. The best part? They’re lined in cozy faux-fur, so you’ll feel so toasty on even the coldest, rainiest days. “These rubber boots are more than I expected!!” one shopper gushed. “Not only are they comfortable at my true size,9, but they are supportive of my flat feet without inserts!! The lining is so warm and cushy,I ran errands in them all day and my feet felt great!!”

  • Available sizes: 6 — 11
  • Available colors: 5


Crochet Lace Ballet Flats That Fold For Effortless Portability

Take these foldable ballet flats anywhere and everywhere to have comfortable footwear that looks seriously cute with its crochet lace material. Just take it from this customer who wrote, “I needed a closed-toe shoe I could slip on and off easily and didn't weigh a lot or take up room in my luggage for an African safari [...] These fit the bill, and looked cute with the skirts I brought as well.” The crochet mesh upper keeps these shoes breathable and a footbed with extra padding makes these, in the words of another reviewer, the “Most comfortable shoes I have ever worn.” Choose between beautiful colors such as soft pink or mustard yellow to match every outfit perfectly.

  • Available sizes: 5 – 11
  • Available colors: 8


These Faux Fur Slides For Going Out Or Staying In

A healthy dose of fluff is good in life, a lot is even better. These faux fur slides have that covered in spades and can be fluffed even further with the help of a blow dryer and brush. They come in several different colors such as pink, wine, or leopard, and are made with a comfortably soft memory foam backing and lightweight, ergonomic soles. With over 6,700 five-star ratings, customers are clearly obsessed with these slides that can be worn in a variety of places with one in particular who gushed, “Look no further for fluffy slides!! These are it!! I love them!! The faux fur is soft and fluffy and the shoes are very comfortable to wear.”

  • Available sizes: 6 – 12
  • Available colors: 7


The Most Comforable Hybrid Shoe Ever: Sneaker Clogs

These Easy Spirit clogs are like wearing an airy mesh sneaker, but the open back allows for easy removal at the drop of a hat. They’re beyond comfortable and a dream for troubled feet. This shopper backs up that statement: “I struggle with achilles tendonitis, heel spurs and plantars fasciitis...This is the only footwear that helps when I'm going through another round of foot pain.”

  • Available sizes: 5 — 12 Wide
  • Available colors: 111

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