8 Comfortable and Cute Shoes that Will Keep Your Feet Happy at Your Next Event

Christina Scotch |

8 Comfortable and Cute Shoes that Will Keep Your Feet Happy at Your Next EventWant to know the secret to spotting an event newbie? Look for the person wearing the nicest shoes.

Anyone who has ever worked, or been to, an event knows that although style and professionalism are important, there are just some things that you’re willing to give up for a comfortable shoe that will get you through the 10+ hour days ahead.

With more than 500 onsite events per year, and employees walking an average of 11,000 steps per day while onsite, the Aventri team knows the importance of a good shoe that is both comfortable and professional. Below are some of their tried and true favorites, guaranteed to get you through your next event without having to soak your feet in Epsom salt for the days to follow.

Black Sam Edelman Felicia FlatSam Edelman Felicia Flat

$99, Shop at Nordstrom

With 4.5/5 stars out of 2,571 reviews on Google, these flats have certainly gained a top spot in the list of the world’s most comfortable work shoes. Reviews highlight the thick, padded, cloud-like insole and soft, malleable leather that prevents blisters and allow your feet to move freely.

Red Heels Everlane

Everlane The Day Heel
$145, Shop at Everlane

The Everlane Day Heel has become something of a work-shoe cult favorite. For those looking to gain a little bit of height while not compromising comfort, this shoe may be the answer. With an elastic back, rounded toe and cushioned insole, it’s no wonder that the company promises these to be “a heel you can walk in. All. Damn. Day.” When the shoe was initially released, it had of 15,000-person waitlist, but lucky for you, they’re back in stock and ready for purchase.


Navy blue Rothy pointed flats
Rothy’s Maritime Lattice Stitch

$145, Shop at Rothy’s

If you keep up with the world of comfortable work shoes, then you have undoubtedly heard of Rothy’s. These shoes are made from 100% post-consumer plastic water bottles and other recycled materials and are machine-washable, making them easy to maintain. The seamless, moisture-wicking fabric means there are no hard seams or edges digging into your foot and sweat and rain stay at bay.

light brown Susina LoaferSusina Kellen Almond Toe Loafer

$37.48, Shop at Nordstrom Rack

Run don’t walk! The Susina Kellen Loafer is on clearance at Nordstrom Rack. This shoe is one of the lesser known work work shoes that several Aventri team members swear by. Not only are they super stylish, but the thick insoles and soft suede makes them perfect for all day wear. With 4.4/5 stars out of 691 reviews, it’s clear that we’re not the only ones obsessed with this versatile shoe.

Cole Haan Oxford
Cole Haan Feathercraft Grand Oxford

$170, Shop at Cole Haan

This latest edition to the Cole Haan lineup is a revolution in dress shoes for many men. The lightweight, seamless upper fabric lets your feet breath while whicking away moisture and sweat, and the proprietary insole cushioning softly pads your every step.

Cole Haan Wingtip Oxford
Cole Haan Original Grand Wingtip Oxford

$150, Shop at Cole Haan

Cole Haan makes the cut twice in the men’s list of “most comfortable work shoes.” With an oxford top, and a sneaker bottom, this shoe allows you to look the part without having to compromise on comfort. It’s versatile, comes in various colors, and has almost 5/5 stars out of 174 reviews on the company’s site.

Hush Puppies
Hush Puppies Men’s Expert WT Oxford

$109, Shop at Hush Puppies

Like the knit style of the Feathercraft Grand Oxford but want the sneaker sole of the Original Grand Wingtip Oxford, and for a great price? Well, look no further. These dressy-casual shoes by Hush Puppies provide maximum comfort with a mesh, climate control lining and a flexible knit construction. The lightweight rubber outsoles and memory foam insole also add to this cloud-like walking experience.

RockportRockport SP3 Penny Loafer

$99.99, Shop at Nordstrom

If you’re looking for the sleek, mature look of a penny loafer with the comfort of a more casual dress shoe, then these are the shoes for you. The shock-absorbing sole and light, flexible construction relieve the usual pain of penny loafers for easy all-day wear.


Thanks to the shoe industry’s new focus on comfort and quality, there’s a plethora of options for those wanting comfort without compromising style. Above are just a couple of fan (and Aventri!) favorites that we guarantee will get you through your event happy and pain-free.

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This Post was Written by Christina Scotch

Christina is a marketing specialist at Aventri.

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