7 Comfortable Shoes for Navigating the Streets of NYC

By: Paiden Burch | Edited by: Meghan Eberlein

If you live and work in NYC, you definitely appreciate a comfortable shoe. Whether you're ending your summer internship or beginning your first job this fall, you know the importance of putting your best foot forward (literally and figuratively). Here at Making it in Manhattan, we believe that beauty and comfort should go hand in hand, right? Thats why we rounded up the 7 best shoes for running around the busy Manhattan streets- while still looking and feeling your best. Below, shop a few of our favs!


Platform sandals are all the rage this summer - it's the heel without the pain! And who said you can't have your cake and eat it too? 

MIU MIU Logo Strap Platform Sandal, $650; nordstrom.com


Mules are the perfect shoe to spice up your outfit while still staying comfortable (and not to mention these tassels are a fun bonus) !

Gianni Bini Moneekas Block Heel Tassel Mules, $98; dillards.com


A little sandal never hurt nobody! Especially when it comes in a *gorgeous* teal hue.

Melissa Cosmic, $85; shopmelissa.com


Peep these adorable kitten heels, that can really dress up any outfit! The crushed velvet can take you from summer into fall, with the easy addition of a chunky sock.

Luisa Knotted Kitten Heel, $375; loefflerrandall.com


Talking about walking on clouds, these fluffy pink slides are not only chic af but affordable!

Ugg Fluff Yeah Slide, $100; ugg.com


All eyes will be on you with this bright cobalt blue (no rhyme intended).

Via Spiga Birgit Mule, $250; nordstrom.com


Throw it back with these super hip and super colorful "dad sneaks." 

Steve Madden Memory, $100; Dillards.com


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