Most comfortable women’s business casual shoes 2016

women office 2016This is important to feel comfortable at work no matter what you do. Women’s office shoes should also be beautiful in order for us to feel good. General rule when choosing comfortable shoes is the less there is to a shoe the better. Walking barefoot is best. The next best thing if to wear shoes that give your feet the feel of being barefoot.

In this test we have chosen the best selling women’s office shoes and analyzed their features for different errands.

Product nameFit as expectedPriceGood forBad forOverall score
TOMS Women's Classic Slip-OnTOMS Women's Classic Slip-On
73%$24.99 - $899.00
Arch support. Latex arch insert for added support
Wide feet. There are no sizes that suit for wider feet and the shoe material is not stretchy.
Melanie Fabric Dress PumpAnne Klein Women's Melanie Fabric Dress Pump
77%$26.73 - $99.99
Office work with some walking. Low heel and stretchy material make it comfortable to wear.
Commuting or standing all day. The heel puts your feet in a flexed position and makes them tired pretty quickly. The shoe is tight in a toe area and can make your toes hurt after a while.
PUMA Women's Zandy Ballet FlatPUMA Women's Zandy Ballet Flat
Personalized fit
$47.18 - $75.00
Office work and standing all day. The breathable sides will care for your sweaty feet in warm weather.
Wide feet or long walks. The shoes are pretty narrow.
LifeStride Women's Parigi PumpLifeStride Women's Parigi Pump
71%$14.99 - $81.89
Office work and walking. Round toe gives enough room and comfort.
Comuting or standing all day. The heel flexes your foot and will make it cramp eventually.
Anne Klein Sport Women's Able Fabric Ballet FlatAnne Klein Sport Women's Able Fabric Ballet Flat
81%$28.78 - $87.00
Office work and flat feet.
Wide feet, standing or walking all day. The shoes has no cushioning in the foot bed or arch support.
Petrica Leather Ballet FlatAK Anne Klein Women's Petrica Leather Ballet Flat
74%$29.23 - $99.99
Office work and standing all day. Quality leather makes it feel comfortable you your feet.
Wide feet and toes. Wearing them on wide feet will hurt.
Clarks Women's Recent Dutchess Ballet FlatClarks Women's Recent Dutchess Ballet Flat
66%$24.95 - $89.99
Anything. Good quality leather and comfortable insoles will make your feet feel good for a long time.
Easy Spirit Women's Gessica FlatEasy Spirit Women's Gessica Flat
$19.99 - $99.99
Office work. Flexible outsole will make the shoe comfortable to wear.
Walking. The shoes have less cushioning support.
MICHAEL Michael Kors Damita WedgeMichael Kors Damita Wedge
$63.49 - $139.99
Office work and women who would like to add some height. The heel is not too high for the foot and performs a shock absorption thanks to the thick sole.
Standing or walking all day. The heel makes your feet flex. The wedge doesn't have any flex and your feet will get tired after a while.
Comfort Plus Karmen Pump76%$23.50 - $39.53
Office work. Good comfort shoes.
Standing or walking all day. The heel is too high.

Office shoes should be beautiful and comfortable to wear all day. The ideal pair of shoes is made of natural materials, has thin soles and low heels.

If your shoes are a bit tight or rigid and rub the back of your ankle try some moleskin and see if it fits after a while.

Worst shoes for office and interview

Some types of women pretty shoes are not a good fit for a business occasion. These shoes are:

  • High heel shoes.
  • Shoes with thick sole or heavy boots. These are good for walking outside, but not in an office.
  • Colorful shoes with glitter. These shoes attract too much attention.
  • Sport footwear. Although it is normal in some European countries, it is still better to make sure you aren’t breaking any dressing etiquette rules.


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