In the past year, we’ve walked more than ever. In fact, during the lockdown, walking has become more than a mere exercise; it has kept us sane. Additionally, parks have replaced coffee shops to meet a friend. So, whether you practice walking meditation, walk to unwind from work or socialize with friends, you need the best comfortable shoes, of course. And, fashion designers, in tune with our Zeitgeist, have accompanied our new normal and presented fabulous flats for S/S 21 at the best Fashion Week shows. In other words, besides classic sneakers, you will have plenty of other options of comfortable walking shoes to wear this spring, from loafers and espadrilles to chunky sandals and luxurious fluffy sliders.
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Add some fun to your walking meditation and look fabulous to stroll your friend with these fluffy sliders that are the best shoes when it comes to comfort. Fashion designers created seriously luxurious slippers for spring, lined with colourful faux-fur and shearling, the fluffier, the better.
Loafers and Oxford shoes for spring
The timeless loafers are back for S/S 21 as we saw at Chanel, the no-fuss shoes are ideal for walking meditation or running errands, and the best ones have chunky soles for extra comfort. Oxford shoes are also among the best footwear to transition into spring. We selected fun ones with animal print and the super wearable Dr Martens.
Fishermen sandals with thick straps and bulky soles will be everywhere this spring and summer. Wear these flat shoes with bold floral dresses, one of the S/S 21 trends, if you feel like walking on a sunny day and trading the meditation for a good chat with your best friend.
Velcro Trek Sandals
These retro sandals with velcro will make your walking meditation or stroll in the park feel like summer camping.
Espadrilles with bulky soles
Espadrilles are the summer staple of elegant women like Queen Sofia of Spain and Kate Middleton. Models with chunky soles are super wearable and comfortable flats not only for walking but also to run errands in style.
The classic Birkenstock
Already a classic, Birkenstock – like sandals are known for their comfort. The ugly sandals that have been around for quite some time, are one of the best shoes for walking meditation, and you can wear them to work from home or at the office.
Sandals with tractor soles
These sandals with tractor soles are perfect for walking and are so on-point you can wear them everywhere. Additionally, they are so wearable, they look great with miniskirts, maxi-dresses and suits. Crystal embellishments and cut-outs add fun and balance the chunky sandals, while Prada’s model is more minimalist and sleek.
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