Heels are overrated, we know this to be true.
But just because you're wearing ballet flats does NOT mean your toes are going to be comfortable. If you can't stand (pun intended) the blisters on your toes and the raw, rubbed-out heels that come with an imperfect pair, you're not alone.
We asked a handful of HuffPost Lifestyle editors to tell us about their favorite pair of comfy flats. The result is a lineup of soft, flexible shoes -- from cheap pairs to investment pieces -- that'll truly save your sole.
A note: Two pairs of flats -- Tieks and Yosi Samras -- are amazingly comfy but don't have sturdy soles for walking long distances. We've marked them with an asterisk.
Want to wear your flats all the time, even on a night out? Make your own pair of studded ballet flats like this:
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