Spending our entire 9-5 in the same pair of shoes calls for footwear that’s not only sophisticated, but comfortable and supportive. Here are 11 of our top office-ready picks. Check out our favorite features to learn how these styles work to keep you looking and feeling your best on the job.
*Note: Styles vary by location. For best selection, shop early.
1. Dansko Louise
This menswear-inspired oxford creates a polished look, seamlessly bringing together the old and the new with aged leathers and a trendy, low block heel. Go tailored with your favorite suit jacket or vintage with tights and a skirt.
2. BeautiFeel Estella
The Estella lets you infuse a bit of romance into your outfit with its rich red coloring and charming scallop details. Made in Italy with the highest quality materials, you’ll love the luxurious fit as much as the elegant design.
3. Finn Comfort Evanston
Made in Europe with the renowned comfort and durability of Finn Comfort, the Evanston mary-jane boasts unsurpassed support. A lattice of patent leather and elasticized straps wrap your feet in elegance and allow for adjustability.
4. Aravon Portia-AR
Finally, a strappy shoe that’s as stunning as it is stable. This mary-jane is created to help you feel confident with every move, whether you’re headed to the conference room… or out dancing after hours! Plus, Aravon styles come in extended styles and widths for hard-to-fit feet.
5. Vionic Upton
The embodiment of classic chic, the Upton is an instant office must-have. With a sassy snakeskin strap to play up your style and a discreet side-zip for no-fuss wear, this ankle boot is an easy favorite.
6. Rockport Cherene
Enliven your closet staples with savvy style in a sensible mid-heel height. Whether paired with a power suit, a sleek dress or your favorite pair of slacks, these shooties spice up your look. Bonus: the stretch gore entry makes on and off a breeze.
7. Dansko Professional
We would be remiss to not mention Dansko’s Professional clog when listing 11 workplace winners. This iconic style is especially loved by medical professionals, chefs, and those who spend the day on their feet. The APMA (American Podiatric Medical Association) Certified clog is designed to provide unbeatable comfort and all-day support.
8. Earthies Hanover
A stunning new addition to Earthies collection of dress flat shoes, with a boldly contrasting pointed toe that brings confidence to any look. While most flats are just too…flat, the Hanover’s unique molded footbed supports your feet from heel to toe for lasting comfort.
9. Johnston & Murphy Beckwith Penny for Men
Johnston & Murphy have been making finely crafted men’s dress shoes since 1850, designing custom footwear for the presidents all the way back to Fillmore. The Beckwith Penny is built with Johnston & Murphy’s innovative new Signature® Construction that creates a substantially lighter-weight dress shoe with superior flexibility, shock absorption and breathability.
10. Clarks Un.Elott Plain for Men
This Clarks Unstructured® men’s dress lace-up gets a fresh dose of modern innovation. The Un.Elott Plain features Clark’s unique Air Circulation System where cool air is brought into the shoe and warm air is pushed out. Combine that comfort with a removable OrthoLite® footbed, premium leather, and durable rubber outsole and you’ve got the perfect everyday shoe for years to come.
11. Dansko Jackson for Men
Just right for dress and casual-dress settings, this slip-on style shoe employs antiqued leathers with welting for unexpected style and a state-of-the art footbed for uncommon comfort. Water-resistant uppers and slip-resistant outsoles ensure everyday reliability.
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*See something you like? For best selection, shop early. Styles vary by location.