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Best Shoes for All-Day Comfort

Best Shoes for All-Day Comfort

Lisa Kay

Lisa Kay

Lisa Kay - Founder and Designer of Sole Bliss Shoes - Shoes for Bunions & Wide Feet

What are the Most Comfortable Shoes for Standing All Day?


Standing on your feet all day can often make you feel tired, especially if you are not wearing comfortable shoes. So what are the best suited and most comfortable shoes for everyday wear? This article will show you exactly what to look for when it comes to shoes for standing all day. 


No matter if you are sitting down or doing chores around the house, there is nothing worse than wearing uncomfortable shoes that are causing you pain and discomfort all day, every day.


Here at Sole Bliss, we have created the most comfortable shoes you need in your wardrobe. If you are looking for advice on the most comfortable shoes to wear all day, every day, we have the perfect guide for you to follow.


Hero: Khaki Leather - Women's Shoes for All-Day Comfort



Our Top Picks:

Hero: The most comfortable everyday wear trainer. Hero is our top seller and is a celeb fave! Simply adjust the laces once to get a comfortable fit and use the zip to slip them on and off! 



: Perfect ballet pumps for every occasion. Simple and easy to wear with every outfit. Our soft ballet flats are the best shoes for sensitive feet and difficult joints. 




Disco: Elevate your look with a luxuriously cushioned and comfortable platform sole unit. These trainers for bunions and wide feet not only look the part, but they feel it! 




: Our wide-fit biker boots are all the rage. Pair with jeans and a leather jacket for a cool 'rock chic' look. Roxy is equipped with Triple Layer cushioning to comfort sensitive soles when walking all day! 



Terri: Platform loafers are so on-trend right now! Our loafers for bunions, wide feet and other foot conditions feature full soft leather linings with no seams or stitching, unlike regular loafers which can rub against difficult joints. 




    Vida: Stay sturdy with our Mary-Jane block heel style. Embellished with a diamante buckle for extra glamour. The square toe shape accommodates a wide foot and the Mary-Jane strap adds extra security. 





    Most Comfortable Shoes for Standing All Day - Editors Pick:


    Sole Bliss are proud to have been featured in many worldwide publications and media outlets. The Mail Online have featured many of our Best Sellers for Bunions and Wide Feet; Our most popular styles are our classic Hero Miracle Trainer and our fabulous Ingrid Block Heel! A recent publication from the Mail Online stated below


    "The British brand has created a range of heels, boots, trainers and flats for women with wide feet, bunions and other foot problems. And they don't compromise on style."


    "By adding three layers of memory foam cushioning to every shoe, along with a hidden 'Bunion Bed' stretch panel cushions that conceals any bunions or difficult joints, they have become a must-have for difficult feet."


    Ingrid Glitz
    : The glam version of sister Ingrid; Our classic Block Heels for Bunions and Wide Feet feature Triple Layer Cushioning for All-Day comfort! 





    Not only are our shoes loved by A-List celebs like Julia Roberts and Drew Barrymore, we have a vast realm of British Royalty that also love our shoes! Quoted from the Mail Online


    "Queen Camilla is another who has been wearing specialist heels from Sole Bliss since 2018, which accompany her on nearly every public engagement."


    "If you're looking for a pair of heels to see you through the busy festive season, then Sole Bliss could help you navigate Christmas parties and office drinks with ease."


    To see our wonderful shoes on some familiar faces, please click through to our As Seen On page.



    Best Shoes For Standing All Day?

    What Makes Sole Bliss The Best?


    Comfy shoes are an essential part of everyone’s wardrobe, and when you are working a tiresome shift or teaching long classes all day, or anything that requires you to be on your feet all day or night, it is important to know which shoes are the best for comfort, and why they need to be well-fitted.


    Functionality, comfort and fashion are not often associated together, but in our Sole Bliss shoes, you get the upmost comfort and style, and versatile options which you can wear for hours on end, from day to night.

    Hampton: Black Leather & Luxe Leopard



    Cons of Wearing Ill-Fitted Shoes


    The shoes you wear everyday have such a big impact in your life, although you may never think about. It is incredibly important to wear comfortable shoes for standing all day, as wearing ill-fitting shoes can affect your natural movement and growth of your feet. They can also cause common foot problems like Hammer Toes and Bunions.


    Hammer Toes is a condition that affects the joints in your second, third, fourth, and fifth toes. This condition causes the joints to bend abnormally, so your toes might curl up rather than lay flat on the ground. To give your toes the space they need, you need to wear comfortable shoes with a wide toe box. This means that narrow or pointy shoes can make hammer toes even more uncomfortable.



    Shoes are made to protect your feet from a lot of things like cuts and extreme temperatures, but unfortunately, wearing ill-fitting shoes can also do a lot more harm. Wearing shoes that are too tight across the width, or shoes that are a size too small, will often leave you with blisters, corns and calluses.


    If your shoes are too tight around your toes, this can sometimes create Ingrown Toenails, which is where your toenail grows into the skin around your nail bed. This causes inflammation, swelling and tenderness. To avoid Ingrown Toenails, make sure you are trimming your nails regularly and wearing shoes that allow room at the front of the toe box. This is particularly important if you are standing all day. 


    Not wearing the correct type of shoes for your feet can often lead to symptoms including pain, fatigue and strain. Not only this, but wearing ill-fitting shoes, for example sizes too small, high pointed-toe heels, or shoes that have very narrow widths, can often change your natural foot shape over time, and cause problems like Bunions and Hammer Toes.              



    Pros of Wearing Sole Bliss Shoes


    Wanting the most comfortable shoes for standing all day? Sole Bliss has the answer! When it comes to the best shoes for all day comfort, accommodating the width and depth of your feet should always be a priority.


    Sole Bliss shoes feature deep and wide toe boxes to accommodate difficult joints like bunions, hammer-toes and to alleviate pain and pressure from painful conditions like Plantar Fasciitis or Morton's Neuroma.




    Panther: Bordeau Leather - Comfy Shoes to Wear All Day




    We always recommend finding shoes that have built in arch support or a contoured footbed to offer custom support. A wider toe box and suitable adjustments on the shoe help get the perfect fit.


    Any type of shoe that has a lace up design will generally be best if you struggle finding the perfect fit, as you can adjust and tighten the laces as much as you need. We would recommend our Miracle Trainers which have a lace-up and zip design for the perfect fit and easy entry. We love these shoes for standing all day!




    Street: White, Black & Leopard - Comfiest Shoes for Standing All Day




    Whether you have problematic feet, narrow or wide, or no problems at all, let us help you find your perfect fit! 


    Finding the Perfect Fit: Size Guide


    When it comes to finding the comfiest shoes for standing all day, it is essential to ensure you are wearing the correct size. All Sole Bliss shoes are made in Spain and Italy using standard EU size conversions.


    Luna: This style is ideal for Wide Feet. If you have extra-wide feet, order half a size larger as this style fits slightly shorter in length. 


    HeroHero is part of our widest Miracle Trainer collection. If you are in between sizes, we recommend ordering the smaller size to start with. 


    RoxyThis style is ideal for Wide Feet. Order your usual size. If you are in between sizes, we recommend ordering the bigger size. This is so you can wear a thicker sock with them in the colder months. 


    Terri: Terri is part of our widest Luxe Loafer collection. If you are in between sizes, we recommend ordering the smaller size as this style


    Vida: Vida is part of our Square-Toe heel collection. This style is ideal for Wide Feet. Order your usual size. 


    IngridThis style is ideal for Wide Feet. Order your usual size. 


    Ruby: Ruby is part of our widest High Heel collection. This style is ideal for Wide Feet. If you are narrow, please size down. 


    MercyThis style is ideal for Wide Feet. Order your usual size. 


    We recommend to order your usual size in the majority of our collection as a starting point or guideline, however all styles will fit differently and you may need to exchange for other sizes or styles if your usual size doesn't work.


    Best Affordable Shoes For Standing All Day

    Are you someone who spends long hours on your feet? Whether you work in retail, healthcare, or any other profession that requires standing for extended periods, having the right shoes can make all the difference. 


    Luna: Black Suede

    Luna: Black Suede - £129




    Finding affordable shoes that provide comfort and support can be a challenge, but fear not... Sole Bliss shoes are here to help! Say goodbye to foot pain and discomfort with these top picks.



    Lizzie: Pale Grey Suede - £149



    When it comes to the comfiest shoes for standing all day, it is essential to find styles that feature Memory Foam Cushioning to provide all-day comfort. The comfiest and most affordable styles Sole Bliss offer are our luxurious Ballet Flats.



    Luna: Navy Croc - £139




    Equipped with Triple-Layer Cushioning and our infamous Bunion Bed stretch panel for Bunions, our trio of ballet flats called Luna, Lizzie and Lara are the best and most affordable styles for standing all day!


    Lara: Pale Taupe Suede - £149





    Best Cushioned Shoes For Standing All Day

    What Makes Sole Bliss The Best? 


    Standing for long periods of time can put a lot of strain on your feet, legs, and back. It is important to choose the right shoes that provide adequate cushioning and support to prevent discomfort and potential injuries. Cushioned shoes are designed to absorb shock and reduce the impact on your feet, allowing you to stand for longer periods without pain or fatigue.




    Sole Bliss shoes for standing all day are equipped with 3 Layers of Memory Foam cushioning to provide the utmost support and comfort. All Sole Bliss shoes for bunions and wide feet feature our Anatomically Contoured Foot-Bed which provides high quality anti-bacterial, shock absorption and contouring to mimic the feeling of walking on clouds.


    Halo: Black Leather & Shearling - Cushioned Trainers with Fur Lining





    Best Trainers for Standing All Day Overall

    What Makes Sole Bliss The Best?

    Finding the best trainers for standing all day is a personal journey. What works for one person may not work for another. It's important to consider your specific needs, such as arch support, cushioning, and fit. Trying on different trainers and consulting with a footwear specialist can help you find the perfect pair. 


    Sole Bliss trainers feature a trio of Comfort Technology making them the best trainers for standing all day! Our Triple Layer cushioning combined with our Bunion Bed stretch panel and a generous toe box area, these trainers will cushion and comfort sensitive soles all day and all night. 



    Pros of Wearing Sole Bliss Trainers


    Sole Bliss trainers offer a winning combination of comfort, style, and functionality. With their unmatched comfort, stylish design, pain relief features, high-quality materials, and versatility, these trainers are a game-changer for anyone seeking all-day comfort without compromising on style.



    Disco: Black Leather - All Day Wear Trainers




    Cons of not wearing Sole Bliss Trainers?


    Wearing comfortable trainers is crucial for your daily life. Ill-fitting trainers can impact your feet, causing issues like hammer toes, where joints bend unnaturally, and bunions.


    Wide-toe box trainers that are made for specific foot conditions like bunions and hammer toes help alleviate pain and pressure from those kinds of difficult joints that you may have.  


    Star: Grey & Silver Leather - Best Trainers for Bunions & Difficult Joints



    If you wear the correct fitting trainers from an early age there is a smaller risk of these foot conditions occurring. Trainers that are too tight or small shoes lead to blisters, corns, and even ingrown toenails, creating pain and swelling.

    Choosing trainers that fit properly prevents foot problems and discomfort, especially if you're on your feet all day. Incorrect trainers can cause lasting foot shape changes like Bunions and Hammer Toes.



    Sprint: Bronze Leather - Wide Trainers for All-Day Comfort





    Finding the Perfect Fit: Size Guide


    When it comes to finding the comfiest trainers for standing all day, it is essential to ensure you are wearing the correct size. All Sole Bliss trainers are made in Italy using standard EU size conversions.


    Hero Stripe: Black Patent & Purple - Cushioned Trainers for Wide Feet




    Sole Bliss trainers for Bunions and Wide Feet are superior to others on the market. Our size range is super diverse ranging from the smallest size we make which is a EU 36/ UK 3 up to our largest size which is a EU 43/ UK 10.

    Sole Bliss also feature a Men's range of trainers called Stride. This style is made from a EU 41/ UK 7 up to a size EU 45/ UK 11! Our Stride Trainers for Men are made with the same cushion and bunion technology as our ladies shoes!


    Stride: Navy Leather: Men's Trainers for Bunions




    All Sole Bliss trainers are designed for people with bunions and other difficult joints, however it is essential to find the correct style for you! Depending on the shape and design, all styles of trainers will fit slightly differently.


    Mild/Moderate Bunions: Our Sprint and Street trainers are slightly less generous in width. We would recommend these styles if you have a slightly narrower foot/mild-moderate bunions.


    Sprint: Grey Leather & Silver: Lightweight Trainers for Bunions




    Our Hero, Harley, Hampton, Star, Disco, Drama, Demi, Petra, Porto and Palazzo trainers are our widest/most generous fitting trainers in our collection. We would recommend these styles if you have a very wide foot or severe bunions. 


    Porto Star: Black Leather & Glitter - Wide Trainers for Bunions




    Our trainers that feature a lace and zip closure are the most practical as you can adjust the laces to however wide or tight you need the fitting, and once adjusted you can use the zip to slip them on and off. 



    Best Arch Support Shoes For Standing All Day?


    What Makes Sole Bliss The Best?

    If you are looking for comfortable shoes for standing all day, it is essential that they have arch support. Given that your arches have fallen or are low to the ground, you need to wear flat feet shoes which are designed to cushion and support them. An anatomical arch support will counter over-pronation, which stabilises the foot and prevents the worsening of flat feet.



    Women with flat feet tend to need a wide-fit shoe. We recommend looking for wide flat feet shoes where the toe-box is spacious in order to prevent cramping your toes. Sole Bliss shoes are ideal for flat feet as they all offer a deep and wide toe box which can accommodate flat and wide feet. 


    Look for a well-defined heel cup to keep your foot secure, and opt for shoes that are somewhat flexible to accommodate natural foot movements. By prioritising these features, you can find the perfect footwear to alleviate the challenges posed by flat feet and keep your feet happy and healthy.


    Felicity: Black Leather & Patent - Flats with Arch-Support





    Pros and Cons?


    Sole Bliss shoes with arch support provide a stable foundation for your feet, promoting better balance and stability. Bunion friendly shoes with arch support can help correct this issue by providing stability and preventing the foot from rolling too far inward. The arch support helps to relieve pressure on the plantar fascia, a band of tissue that runs along the bottom of your foot.


    Terri: Natural Snake - Bunion Friendly Shoes with Arch Support





    By providing proper support, these shoes can help alleviate conditions such as plantar fasciitis, flat feet, and arch pain. Wearing shoes with arch support can have a positive impact on your posture. The arch support helps to align your feet, which in turn promotes proper alignment of your ankles, knees, and hips. By improving your posture, these shoes can help reduce strain on your muscles and joints, leading to less fatigue and discomfort.


    Finding the right size!

    Every Sole Bliss style is designed for bunions and wide feet. Our Bunion Bed stretch panel cushions and conceals any difficult joints. Disguised depth accommodates wider feet. And three layers of underfoot cushioning protect and comfort the soles of your feet.

    To help you choose the correct size, you can find sizing advice 'Fit Notes' on each style’s product page as different styles may fit bigger/smaller depending on the design and shape of the shoe. 


    Sole Bliss Size Guide




    Best Work Shoes for Standing All Day


    If you are looking for the most comfortable everyday work shoes for standing all day, we have a vast range of different styles suitable for everyone! 



    Cushioning and Support: Look for shoes with adequate cushioning, especially in the heel and arch areas. Sole Bliss shoes are designed with Triple layer Cushioning to comfort sensitive soles. 

    Arch Support: Shoes with good arch support help distribute weight evenly and reduce strain on your feet. Look for shoes that have built in arch support so you don't need to faff around with insoles! 

    Proper Fit: Ensure the shoes fit well with enough room for your toes to wiggle but not too loose that they cause friction or blisters.

    Breathability: Shoes made from breathable materials like leather allow air circulation, preventing excessive sweating and odour.

    Durable Soles: Choose shoes with durable, shock-absorbing soles that provide traction and stability on different surfaces.

    Low Heel or Flat Shoes: Shoes with a moderate heel or flat shoes can help distribute your weight more evenly and reduce strain on your feet and lower back.


    The best shoes to wear when you are working on your feet all day should feature all of the above. Please see some of our Best Sellers which will help find the right style for you below.


    1. Tabitha: Black Patent


    How To Know If Shoes Are Made Well For Long-Wear


    If you are looking for comfortable shoes to stand in all day, you will want to know how to tell if these shoes are made well for long-wear. Finding the best quality shoes and knowing what features to look out for is sometimes difficult to see. Luckily, we have a few tricks and tips that we can share, so you know what to look out for on your next time you are looking to buy shoes; particularly shoes for wearing all day.


    When inspecting the seams of the shoe, where the sole is bound to the upper, we like to see a clear smooth, seamless finish, with no extra glue or stitching poking out. This is to ensure that the sole and upper will not likely separate over time.


    Looking at the stitching, the threads should be coated with a wax, which prevents fraying. To check if the stitching is protected with the wax coating, run your nail across the stitch to see if the threads come apart easily or not. Usually, you can feel if they are coated or not. The stitching should be straight and tight with no gaps between the stitches. This is incredibly important for all types of shoes as it prevents water damage.


    Leather shoes can always show very obvious indicators that they are not good quality. You can see this by comparing both shoes of the same pair, and seeing if the leather is a consistent match. Using leather from different sources can often have a different consistency and texture, which means over time they will start to wear unevenly, and will often become quite obvious very quickly.


    Colouring or tanning the leather is sometimes done using cheap and low-quality manufacturing which will often lead to fading and peeling. When looking at a pair of shoes made with coloured leather, you can try a small test scratch on a bit of the leather. This will indicate if the leather has been well tanned, as it should show the colour all the way through without it looking faded.


    All Sole Bliss shoes are made from the highest-quality, ethically-sourced Italian and Spanish leathers. Every pair is handcrafted by our skilled artisans in Italy and Spain who are experts in long-lasting, comfortable shoes which can be worn all day and night. 





    All feet are different, so when it comes to finding the right pair of shoes for you, it can sometimes be hard to find the most comfortable and supportive shoes. 


    Following the fit of the shoes, it is also important to know that our foot size and shape can change over time. So, we recommend getting your feet measured on occasion. As most people have one foot bigger than the other, it is important to get your correct shoe size to fit the biggest foot. In addition to this, we also recommend getting your feet measured at the end of the day, if possible, as this is when your feet are at their warmest and largest.


    When trying shoes, you also need to make sure that they are not pinching around the width. The widest part of your foot is where the ball of your foot is, just before your toes start.


    Luna: Navy Croc Patent Leather - Ladies' Shoes for All-Day Comfort



    Suitable Recommendations for All-Day Comfort


    Shoes for everyday wear and all-day comfort is what Sole Bliss does best! Offering styles that can go from day to night, and for every season, you will find it is Bliss to wear our shoes without any fuss.


    All Sole Bliss shoes incorporate 3 Layers of Memory Foam Cushioning featuring our Anatomically Contoured Foot-Bed which provides high quality anti-bacterial, shock absorption and contouring to mimic the feeling of walking on clouds.


    We have built in a stretch panel called our Bunion Bed to accommodate any further width you may need for your bunions, whilst supporting and cushioning them. Although invisible, it minimizes the appearance of bunions on the outside of the shoe.


    For comfy and wearable heels, all our closed-back heels feature a superior arch support mechanism, designed to hold your foot in the correct position and counter pronation (which is where your foot can roll inwards).


    You can browse our full collection of Comfortable Shoes for Standing All Day here!

    If you have any questions about finding the best shoes for your feet, please contact our Customer Care team who are highly knowledgeable and here to help!

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    Team Sole Bliss xo

    When it comes to comfort, Lisa Kay knows it all! Lisa has been a Shoe Designer for over 20 years. She has used her own experience dealing with bunions to create Sole Bliss - the shoe brand dedicated to women with bunions, wide feet and sensitive soles. Lisa has worked with Italian and Spanish artisans and the world’s leading podiatrists to create the best shoes for women with bunions and wide feet. Every pair of Sole Bliss shoes contains an award-winning, podiatrist-approved Comfort Technology.

    How Delivery Works

    As soon as you place your order, you will receive an Order Confirmation email.


    If you order before 12pm (Mon-Fri), your shoes will be dispatched the same day and delivered the following working day.

    Orders placed after 12pm and on Saturday & Sunday will be dispatched the following working day and delivered the day after that.


    On the day of delivery, you will receive an email from our courier DPD providing you with a 1-hour timeslot for delivery.


    Receive your parcel and try on your shoes!


    Returns & Exchanges are always FREE! You will receive a free returns label inside your parcel, and you have 40 days to return your shoes to us.

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