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5 Shoes You Can Walk All Day in That Aren’t Athletic Shoes

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5 Shoes You Can Walk All Day in That Aren’t Athletic Shoes

Walk this way! So, you’ll be on your feet all day but don’t want to wear closed in athletic shoes. Don’t worry, it is possible to find all day comfort in a sandal without the look of a closed toe athletic style shoe. Below, we’ve listed a few of our tried and true best sellers for both men AND women.

Birkenstock Arizona

Birkenstock Arizona

The Birkenstock Arizona is a classic, unisex, two-strap sandal in a variety of materials with fully adjustable straps and shock-absorbing EVA sole. The sandal is simple – it offers two straps for a timeless design and has a cult following thanks to its comfort factor.

The Arizona is made with four different materials on the upper depending on the color. The Leather (or Suede) uppers are thick yet supple and are breathable, durable and comfortable. Nubuck uppers offer quality leather that is buffed for a soft and velvety finish. Birkibuc™ is made of acrylic and polyamide felt fibers, this material offers a textured finish that looks and feels like velvety nubuck. Lastly, Birko-Flor™ is a material that is made of acrylic and polyamide felt fibers, this material is a soft fabric with a smooth leather-like finish.

Underneath the uppers, the original Birkenstock foot bed features pronounced arch support, deep heel cup, and roomy toe box. The cork footbed molds and shapes to your foot. The EVA sole is flexible, lightweight, durable and shock absorbing.

Chaco Z2

Chaco Z2

Dependable since 1989, the classic Chaco Z2 is comprised of only 8 component parts. This simple, timeless, and vegan friendly sandal design gave Chaco brand recognition and is available for both men and women. Every pair has adjustable straps create a customized fit to your specific foot, a toe-loop for additional forefoot control, plus the podiatrist-certified LUVSEAT™ footbed for all-day comfort and support. This style has been optimized for wet traction and features non-marking ChacoGrip™ rubber for Chaco’s best performing Classic outsole to date.

Taos Trulie

Taos Trulie

The women's 'Trulie' by Taos is a truly scrumptious leather sandal made in Spain. Woven hook and loop straps provide a custom feeling fit while the cork insole provides all day comfort and contoured arch support. Trulie comes in the colors of the Spanish sea, sky and earth. Incredible comfort comes from the lightweight, padded, contour cork-polyurethane footbed lined in suede.

Ecco Yucatan

Ecco Yucatan

The 'Yucatan Sandal' from ECCO features a versatile design that makes this sturdy nubuck upper sandal great for outdoor wear. Designed for both men and women, this lightweight sandal with a specially designed tread pattern provides optimum comfort for all day wear. Feet stay fresh with the stretch-fit material lining over the dual density footbed. The sole direct injected Polyurethane midsole featuring full length RECEPTOR® technology has been created to ensure increased support and wear ability while offering superb flexibility for the rubber outsole.

Keen Newport

Keen Newport

Go back to the basics with one of the most well known sandals for both men and women from Keen, the 'Newport’. This versatile sandal is perhaps best known for being machine washable. The secure fit lace capture design adjusts for a comfortable fit that conforms to your specific foot. The rubber outsole features a multi-directional lug pattern and razor siping for maximum traction over wet and dry surfaces. The metatomical footbed conforms to your foot's shape for personalized comfort. The Aegis Microbe Shield™covers the EVA molded footbed for all day comfort. With patented toe protection and a non-marking rubber outsole, what’s not to love?

These are just a few of our tried and true favorites BUT they're definitely not your only options! Stop in at any one of our 5 Indiana locations for a custom fitting OR give our customer service line a call at (800) 705-7463. Don't forget we offer FREE shipping and FREE returns for one year!

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