Posts Tagged: comfortable shoes

Styling Sensitive Feet

By Audi, Already Pretty Contributor

When it comes to shoes, comfort and style seem to exist on inverse sliding scales. I’ve found plenty of comfortable shoes that look perfectly fine, but very few that I love equally for the look as I do for the feel. Because I love shoes but also have very sensitive feet, I put a lot of effort into selecting, styling, and strategizing my footwear.

The Elusive Cute + Comfy

The big wins will obviously be scored when comfort and style are present in equal measure. Here are a few styles I’ve tracked down that I consider to be superior in comfort while also looking great. You won’t see anything red carpet-worthy here, but for most of us they’ll fit the bill for a day at work or running errands. There are a few more suggestions at the bottom of the post. read more

Getting the Upper Hand on Foot Pain

By Audi, Already Pretty Contributor

Today I’ll be discussing my ongoing battle with foot pain caused by Morton’s neuroma, and what I’ve learned about it so far. I’ve included a resource list at the bottom of the post for convenience.

About 13 years ago I started noticing intermittent pain in the ball of my right foot. Generally it would feel as if the bones between my third and fourth toes were cracking together, and sometimes it was more of a stabbing or burning sensation. Eventually the pain became more frequent and started cropping up in the left foot as well, and recently I decided to take serious action and get it under control. It started with research which led me to conclude that I had Morton’s neuroma, a hypothesis that was confirmed when I finally saw a podiatrist. read more