Not all flats are created equal — these pairs provide actual support and won’t leave you with blisters on the back of your heel.

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If you love the look of a sandal but want something a little more durable, this option is for you. The open flat design features adjustable buckle straps for a secure fit, as well as Rockport's “truTECH” comfort system for shock absorption at the heel. To buy: $86.95; walmart.com.
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Finding comfortable flats—you know, the kind that doesn’t rub, pinch, or squeeze—might seem impossible, but it's not. These trendy options, featuring technology like padded insoles and soft, flexible leather, rival the comfort of even your most plush sneakers.

Zappos

1
Dr. Scholl’s Giorgie

Complete with a memory foam foot bed, these Dr. Scholl’s beauties will make you feel as if you’re walking on a cloud.

To buy: $49.99; zappos.com.

Nordstrom

2
Vaneli Ninna Espadrille Flat

Typically lacking in arch-support, espadrilles aren't always great for all-day wear. But this revamped version features an added cushioned sole, so you’ll never want to take them off (good thing, since they’re a go-to spring style).

To buy: $98.95; nordstrom.com.

Macy's

3
Cole Haan Tali Bow Ballet Flat

The chic bow embellishments and gold details on these ultra-feminine comfortable flats are only rivaled by a supportive micro-wedge and padded insole.

To buy: $170; macys.com.

Amazon

4
Taryn Rose Edina Strappy Ballet Flat

These ballet-inspired flats are as functional as they are cute. Soft leather molds to the shape of your foot, while elastic cross straps create a stay-put fit.

To buy: $150; amazon.com.

Macy's

5
Naturalizer Samantha Half d’Orsay Flat

Forget your worries about pointed toe flats. Featuring Naturalizer's signature N5 Contour technology, this half d’Orsay option gives you that slim look without any pinching.

To buy: $89; macys.com.

Amazon

6
Me Too Audra Loafer Flat

These lightweight, live-in loafers will easily take you from the office to happy hour — no glass of wine needed to alleviate any soreness. Not to mention, the rose gold finish is absolutely stunning.

To buy: $80.99; amazon.com.

Walmart

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Rockport Total Motion Adelyn Ankle

If you love the look of a sandal but want something a little more durable, this option is for you. The open flat design features adjustable buckle straps for a secure fit, as well as Rockport's “truTECH” comfort system for shock absorption at the heel.

To buy: $86.95; walmart.com.