Women love shoes. However, it gets more important as you get older that your shoes don’t just look good, but that they also feel great on your feet. That’s why you may need to think about choosing arch support shoes.

Unfortunately, for many of us over 40 it gets harder to wear uncomfortable shoes as we age and we do need shoes with arch support. so, if you are looking for the best shoes with arch support, you’ve definitely come to the right place. This article features my own favorite recommendations and those of 40+ Style readers.

SHOES WITH ARCH SUPPORT

In this updated extensive article based on my experience and your own comments and experiences, I will highlight the best arch support shoes and brands.

I also share a comprehensive list of brands that offer shoes with arch support and share some of my favorites with you.

BEST ARCH SUPPORT SHOES

Shoes with arch support - Dayle in wedge sandals | 40plusstyle.com

We are always updating this article so if you have a great experience with shoes that offer great support, be sure to add your comments to this article so it becomes the definitive resource on arch support shoes! (more than 100 comments and recommendations already).

Let’s help everyone to be comfortable AND stylish. There’s definitely no reason that the two have to be mutually exclusive!

I know that many women over 40 suffer from foot problems like plantar fasciitis that require shoes with more arch support.

It’s one of the unfortunate annoyances that often come with aging.

Wearing shoes with arch support may actually be a good preemptive step, as it is estimated that over 80% of the population will end up with foot problems, which are largely due to poor footwear.

Dayle @artfulcitystyle above (read her style interview here) wears her Fly London sandals.

Get her look with this similar maxi dress, sandals, necklace and bangles.

WHY IS ARCH SUPPORT IMPORTANT?

Printed dress, jacket and Fly London Bani sandals | 40plusstyle.com

Fly London Bani sandal – denim jacket (similar) – dress (similar here and here)

A shoe with good arch support reduces muscle strain and helps you to maintain balance. In effect, arch support equals shock absorption.

It can also reduce the risk of plantar fasciitis, which is a painful inflammatory process of the plantar fascia, the connective tissue on the sole (bottom surface) of the foot.

This is often caused by overuse of the plantar fascia or arch tendon of the foot. It is a very common condition and can be difficult to treat if not looked after properly. Another common term for the affliction is “policeman’s heel”.

A good support shoe is rigid enough to support the arch, yet offers just enough flexibility to allow the foot to naturally flex.

comfortable shoes with arch support for FALL

Comfortable shoes with arch support for fall | 40plusstyle.com

As we are now approaching Fall (at least for most of you) this page will tell you about many of the choices you could choose for the spring and summer season. A pair of ankle booties like the Vionic Perry boots (below) is a good choice for transitional weather. They feature Vionic’s vio-motion support to fit and support your feet. Reviewers describe them as elegant and comfortable.

Karen @styledbykaren above wears heeled booties with her maxi skirt.

Check out this similar top, moto jacket, maxi skirt, booties and sunglasses.

Boots with arch support - Vionic Perry Sienna Leather Ankle Boot | 40plusstyle.com

Vionic Perry Sienna Leather Ankle Boot
Amazon / Zappos

WILL ARCH SUPPORT INSOLES OR ARCH SUPPORT INSERTS WORK TO PROVIDE THE NEEDED SUPPORT?

Another way to provide more arch support is to work with shoe insoles like these ones from Amazon (below).

These are very affordable and you may be able to use them with your existing shoes, even though high-quality orthopedic shoes are recommended.

Experiment with insoles to see if they fit in your current shoes and if they provide enough support before changing all your shoes!

Arch support inserts | 40plusstyle.com

Arch Supports Orthotics Inserts 

CAN YOU WEAR ARCH SUPPORT SHOES AND STILL LOOK GREAT?

‘Sensible’ shoes do tend to be thought of as more boring and are slightly more aging.

However, more and more manufacturers are paying attention to this problem now and the shoes on this list all look good.

Shoe brands like ECCOFly London, Vionic and Söfft have started to create really nice shoes!

The key is to find shoes that are just slightly different, have a hip vibe to them and are just a bit funkier than the regular ‘sensible’ shoe.

Below you will find a list of recommended brands that offer comfortable shoes and shoes with arch support. My personal favorites are ECCO and Fly London.

They all combine comfort with style because I’m sure you don’t want one without the other!

For more inspiration check out our article on what shoes to wear with different styles of pants.

boots with arch support

Best shoes with arch support - comfortable walking shoes to walk in all day! | 40plusstyle.com

Stella Carakasi One To Watch Sweater – poncho (similar) – jeans (similar) – boots (similar)

If you’re heading into cooler weather, a pair of ankle or knee-high boots with arch support will provide increased support and comfort.

You can see that I’m wearing comfy booties with my skinny jeans (above) – perfect for sightseeing.

1. dr. scholl’s

For booties with a little heel, the lace-up booties (below) are very much on trend and would look great with your jeans or with tights and a midi dress.

Arch support shoes - Dr. Scholl's Shoes Laurence Ankle Boot | 40plusstyle.com

Dr. Scholl’s Shoes Laurence Ankle Boot

2. fly london

Fly London are very well known for their sandals. But, did you know they also create comfy, on-trend boots too? The Yoss style (below) is ideal if you want to add some height without wearing a thin heel.

Shoes with arch support - FLY London Yoss Boot | 40plusstyle.com

FLY London Yoss Boot

3. merrell

Merrell tend to be a good option if you’re looking for robust boots that will be good in inclement weather. The waterproof ankle boots (below) have a removeable contoured insole and an air cushion in the heel.

Boots with arch support - Merrell Andover Bluff Waterproof Ankle Boot | 40plusstyle.com

Merrell Andover Bluff Waterproof Ankle Boot

4. fitflop

FitFlop, as you would expect, started off selling flip flops. But they now have a wide range of styles that feature their rolling sole.

Boots with arch support - FitFlop Maria Boot | 40plusstyle.com

FitFlop Maria Boot

5. naot

The cutout styling of the Naot booties (below) gives them a transitional feel, ideal for moving from warmer to cooler weather, or vice versa. They have a removable insole with arch support.

Naot Kamsin Transitional Boot | 40plusstyle.com

Naot Kamsin Transitional Boot
Amazon / Zappos / Nordstrom

6. chaco

For a comfy walking option, you could opt for the Chaco boots (below). One reviewer said she has plantar fasciitis and these are her favorite boots ever, while another described them as both supportive and stylish.

Chaco Fields Chelsea Waterproof Boot | 40plusstyle.com

Chaco Fields Chelsea Waterproof Boot
Amazon / Zappos / Nordstrom

7. gentle souls by Kenneth Cole

Another transitional option for you, the Gentle Souls boots (below) combine the styling of boots and shoes. Perfect for wearing with your summer dresses instead of sandals when the weather starts to cool down.

Gentle Souls by Kenneth Cole Charlene Hooded Bootie | 40plusstyle.com

Gentle Souls by Kenneth Cole Charlene Hooded Bootie

Of course, when it does get colder, you’re also likely to want a pair of knee-length boots to wear with your skinny jeans or your dresses or skirts. The boots (below) feature footbeds that mold to the shape of your feet along with memory foam to cushion pressure points.

Gentle Souls by Kenneth Cole Emma Stretch Boot | 40plusstyle.com

Gentle Souls by Kenneth Cole Emma Stretch Boot
Amazon / Zappos

8. cushionaire

Lug sole boots are very much on trend now as well as being very practical for winter and fall. Reviewers say they run large to go down half a size.

CUSHIONAIRE Perry Slip On Chelsea Boot | 40plusstyle.com

CUSHIONAIRE Perry Slip On Chelsea Boot

9. vionic

If you want a trendy option, you could look at the combat boots (below) which feature several trends in one boot – lace-ups, lug soles and the color white. 

Vionic Lani Combat Boot | 40plusstyle.com

Vionic Lani Combat Boot
Amazon / Zappos / Nordstrom

10. aerosoles

If you want to wear a heel, you can find heels with arch support. Reviewers say the Aerosoles boots (below) feature heels that are comfortable to wear.

Aerosoles Micah Knee High Boot | 40plusstyle.com

Aerosoles Micah Knee High Boot

FLATS WITH ARCH SUPPORT

Deborah in an all black outfit ensemble | 40plusstyle.com

Let’s take a look at some flat shoes with arch support, before moving on to heels, sandals and boots.

Deborah @deborahgates_ above (read her style interview here) wears a pair of VIVAIA flats with arch support. Steal her look with this similar shirtdress and pants.

1. vionic oxfords

Flat loafers are very on trend for 2022 so you can be sure to be in style and comfy at the same time.

Vionic is often a good choice for arch support. The loafers (below) feature a cushioned footbed with arch support. They would look good worn with your jeans or pants.

Shoes with arch support - Vionic Charm Kensley Oxford Patent Leather Loafers | 40plusstyle.com

Vionic Charm Kensley Oxford Patent Leather Loafers
Amazon / Zappos / Nordstrom

2. clarks

Clarks is another good arch support brand to look out for. The ballet flats (below) are a very classic style that won’t date. They come in a good choice of neutrals, colors and metallics, and reviewers say they are comfortable from day one.

Shoes with arch support - Clarks Grace Piper Ballet Flat | 40plusstyle.com

Clarks Grace Piper Ballet Flat

3. fitflop flat

FitFlop shoes are designed to give a natural rolling motion when you walk to help prevent strain on your feet. The ballet flats (below) have contoured, cushioned comfort and you can choose from neutrals, brights, pastels or metallics.

Shoes with arch support - FitFlop Allegro Ballet Flat | 40plusstyle.com

FitFlop Allegro Ballet Flat
Amazon / Zappos / Nordstrom

5. pointed flats

For day-to-day, a pointed toe ballet flat could be the way to go. They look great worn with skinny jeans, a blazer and a t-shirt. The pointed flats (below) are a purse-friendly choice. They have a padded inner sole and you can add a pop of color with the red below.

Shoes with arch support - MUSSHOE Pointed Loafers | 40plusstyle.com

MUSSHOE Pointed Loafers

5. DR. scholl’s loafers

Loafers with a lug sole are a big trend for the new spring season. The Dr. Scholl loafers (below) have cushioning and a lug sole.

Dr. Scholl's Webster Loafer | 40plusstyle.com

Dr. Scholl’s Webster Loafer

6. trotters

Trotters is another brand to take a look at if you like a classic style. The ballet flats (below) come in a choice of colors and would look good worn with your slim jeans.

Trotters Liz Ballet Flat | 40plusstyle.com

Trotters Liz Ballet Flat

7. gentle souls by Kenneth Cole

The Gentle Souls ballet flats (below) have a modern feel with their rounded, simple styling and white soles. Reviewers say they are comfy straight out of the box.

Gentle Souls by Kenneth Cole Travel Ballet Flat | 40plustyle.com

Gentle Souls by Kenneth Cole Travel Ballet Flat

8. aerosoles

Whether you’re looking for comfy shoes for work or weekend, the Aerosoles loafers (below) could fit the bill. The contrasting sole adds a subtle point of difference.

Aerosoles East Side Loafer | 40plusstyle.com

Aerosoles East Side Loafer
Amazon / Zappos

9. VenusCelia

The wrap-over style of the front on the VenusCelia flats (below) gives them a different look to many flat loafers. These would look great with your jeans or your favorite pair of slim, black pants.

VenusCelia Flat Shoe | 40plusstyle.com

VenusCelia Flat Shoe

10. c.paravano

The gold buckles on the suede flats (below) elevate the style to make them work for evenings out or with your casual daywear. The wine red color is ideal for Fall.

C.PARAVANO Suede Flats | 40plusstyle.com

C.PARAVANO Suede Flats

WOMEN’S DRESS SHOES WITH ARCH SUPPORT

Emms in black pumps, maxi dress and blazer | 40plusstyle.com

Of course, you may want to add a dressier pair of shoes or a pair of heels to your closet. You can still wear heels if you need arch support. In fact, flat shoes can be more uncomfortable for you to wear if you need arch support.

Emms @beautifuleveryday_uk above opts for a classic outfit featuring pumps and polka dots.

Check out this similar dress (another option here), blazer, pumps, clutch and earrings.

1. Naturalizer

The Naturalizer Karina pumps (below) come in a huge range of colors and will go with your party dresses during the festive season, with your workwear or with a pair of jeans and blazer.

Shoes with arch support: Naturalizer Karina Pump | 40plusstyle.com

Naturalizer Karina Pump
Amazon / Zappos / Nordstrom

2. trotters pump

Trotters’ Paulina pump (below) is available season-after-season, so you can be sure its classic styling won’t date. This style features Trotters’ signature arch support soles.

Trotters Paulina Pump | 40plusstyle.com

Trotters Paulina Pump

3. clarks

A pair of pumps is a classic style that will go with everything from your more formal work and dinner outfits to your favorite jeans and blazer. The Clarks pumps (below) have good reviews from wearers who say they are so comfortable they feel like flats.

Clarks Shondrah Jade Pump | 40plusstyle.com

Clarks Shondrah Jade Pump

4. lifestride

You could also try the Lifestride pumps (below) which are available in a vast choice of neutrals and brighter shades. They have soft system technology in the insoles, designed to keep you comfortable.

LifeStride Parigi Pump | 40plusstyle.com

LifeStride Parigi Pump
Amazon / Zappos / Nordstrom

5. rockport

Rockport is another good go-to for a classic pair of comfy pumps. There’s a foam-backed footbed for a personal fit.

Rockport Total Motion Kaiya Pump | 40plusstyle.com

Rockport Total Motion Kaiya Pump
Amazon / Zappos / Nordstrom

6. SARTO BY FRANCO SARTO

The heel on the Franco Sarto shoes (below) ties in with this season’s sculptural heel trend and adds a point of difference to an otherwise classic style. Wear with your jeans and a blazer.

SARTO by Franco Sarto Diva Pointed Toe Pump | 40plusstyle.com

SARTO by Franco Sarto Diva Pointed Toe Pump

7. söfft

If you like a retro style, the Söfft pumps (below) have a vintage, 1950s feel to them that would be lovely with your midi dresses. They have a microfibre footbed cushioned at the ball, heel and arch.

Söfft Grayling Pump | 40plusstyle.com

Söfft Grayling Pump
Amazon / Zappos

8. dream pairs

If you’re looking for comfy shoes that are also budget-friendly, you could try the Dream Pairs pumps (below). There’s a good choice of colors whether you prefer brights, pastels or neutrals.

DREAM PAIRS Luvly Low Heel Pump | 40plusstyle.com

DREAM PAIRS Luvly Low Heel Pump

9. rotcv

Another option with a sculptural heel for you. The loafers (below) could be worn on casual or smart days, and reviewers say it is both sexy and comfortable.

ROTCV Mid Heel Loafer | 40plusstyle.com

ROTCV Mid Heel Loafer

10. mafulus

The strap across the loafers (below) adds an extra element. The gray below should suit the minimalists among you. They have a cushioned footbed and a slip-resistant sole.

Mafulus Chunky Block Low Heels Pump | 40plusstyle.com

Mafulus Chunky Block Low Heels Pump

SNEAKERS WITH ARCH SUPPORT

Shoes with arch support - Abi in sweater, leather leggings and sneakers | 40plusstyle.com

If you really want to make sure you’re comfy, then a pair of sneakers could be a good option for you.

Abi @stealmystyle40 above wears white sneakers with her leather-look leggings.

Recreate her look with this similar sweater, leggings, sneakers and crossbody fanny pack.

1. vionic

For a casual pair of sneakers that you can wear day-to-day with your jeans, or your summer dresses, how about the Vionic sneakers (below) which have espadrille styling. They have three-zone comfort technology and reviewers say they offer great support.

Vionic Zinah Platform Slip-on Sneaker | 40plusstyle.com

Vionic Zinah Platform Slip On Sneaker
Amazon / Zappos / Nordstrom

2. taos

If you’re looking for a completely classic pair of white sneakers, the Taos sneakers (below) could be the perfect option. They have a removable footbed and reviewers say they offer excellent arch support.

Taos Footwear Plim Soul Lux Sneaker | 40plusstyle.com

Taos Footwear Star Sneaker
Amazon / Zappos

3. aetrex

For a sporty look you can wear with your jeans or to exercise, the Aetrex sneakers (below) feature an orthotic support system to stabilize and align your feet. Reviewers say they are lightweight, stylish and offer good arch support.

Aetrex Carly Sneaker | 40plusstyle.com

Aetrex Carly Sneaker

4. fly london

Fly London is known for adding platforms to its styles, and the wedge sneakers (below) are no exception. If you want to wear sneakers but you still want to add some height, these could be perfect.

FLY London Dile Wedge Sneaker | 40plusstyle.com

FLY London Dile Wedge Sneaker
Amazon / Nordstrom

5. skechers

If you’re looking for sneakers for walking or running errands, the Skechers Go Walk Joy style (below) could be ideal. They have more than 60,000 largely positive reviews, with wearers saying they are cushioned and flexible. One woman said Skechers are the only brand she wears.

Skechers Go Walk Joy Sneaker | 40plusstyle.com

Skechers Go Walk Joy Sneaker
Amazon / Zappos

6. Gentle Souls by Kenneth Cole

An easy slip-on option for you, the Gentle Souls sneakers (below) feature two key styling points that make them look different and stylish – the sole that goes up the body of the shoe and the hoop at the heel.

Gentle Souls by Kenneth Cole Raina Lite Sneaker | 40plusstyle.com

Gentle Souls by Kenneth Cole Raina Lite Sneaker

7. orthocomfoot

The sneakers (below) are real leather and they feature an orthopedic sole. They also come with an extra pair of support insoles so you can wear what feels most comfortable to you.

OrthoComfoot Silp On Leather Shoes | 40plusstyle.com

OrthoComfoot Silp On Leather Sneaker

8. vintage havana

The Vintage Havana sneakers (below) are ideal to wear on your casual days with jeans and a t-shirt or sweater, but they would also look good worn with your midi dresses.

Vintage Havana Rema Sneaker | 40plusstyle.com

Vintage Havana Rema Sneaker

9. stq

Cushioning is a key trend for bags and shoes on the designer runways this season. The STQ sneakers (below) have a bounceback insole, and the quilting will add texture to your outfit.

STQ Slip On Sneakers | 40plusstyle.com

STQ Slip On Sneakers

10. jenn ardor

The Jenn Ardor slip-ons (below) also feature some texture, thanks to the perferations at the front. They’re ideal for casual days or sightseeing.

JENN ARDOR Slip On Sneaker | 40plusstyle.com

JENN ARDOR Slip On Sneaker

running shoes with arch support

If you want your shoes to keep you comfortable while exercising, you will want to look out for a pair designed especially for sport. While many of the sneaker options above would be perfect for exercise, there are more below that you could choose.

1. adidas

The Adidas running shoes (below) have a curved sole to reduce stress on your feet. The thick sole also gives them an on-trend look.

adidas Cloudfoam Pure 2.0 Running Shoe | 40plusstyle.com

adidas Cloudfoam Pure 2.0 Running Shoe
Amazon / Zappos

2. brooks

The support system in the Brooks running shoes (below) helps to stop your feet from moving excessively to reduce the risk of injuries.

Brooks Launch 9 Running Shoe | 40plusstyle.com

Brooks Launch 9 Running Shoe
Amazon / Zappos / Nordstrom

3. mizuno

You could also try the Mizuno knit sneakers (below) which reviewers say are ideal if you need arch support but you actually have a low arch. They’re best for narrow feet.

Mizuno Wave Rider 25 Knit Sneaker | 40plusstyle.com

Mizuno Wave Rider 25 Knit Sneaker
Amazon / Zappos / Nordstrom

TENNIS SHOES WITH ARCH SUPPORT

A pair of sneakers or tennis shoes will go with the jeans in your closet, or you could wear with your skirts and dresses to add a more casual feel to your outfits.

1. STQ

With a cushioned insole, the STQ tennis shoes have largely positive reviews, including one which says they are like walking on clouds.

STQ Running Shoes with arch support | 40plusstyle.com

STQ Tennis Shoes with Arch Support

2. tsiodfo

The cut out, cushioned soles, of the TSIODFO sneakers (below) add an interesting element. They come in a huge choice of colors so you should find your favorite.

TSIODFO Tennis Shoes | 40plusstyle.com

TSIODFO Tennis Shoes

WOMEN’S WALKING shoes

Shoes with arch support - Josephine wears walking boots | 40plusstyle.com

If you’re looking for shoes to do some serious walking in, you may want to choose a specialist pair like one of the hiking shoes or walking sneakers options below.

Josephine @chicatanyage above (read her style interview here) chooses comfy walking boots for her Nordic walking exercise.

Check out this similar jacket, leggings, boots, scarf, gloves and poles.

1. merrell

For a more serious hiking choice, the Merrell shoes (below) have a cushioned footbed with heel and arch support.

Merrell Moab 2 Mid Waterproof Hiking Shoe | 40plusstyle.com

Merrell Moab 2 Mid Waterproof Hiking Shoe
Amazon / Zappos / Nordstrom

2. rykä

If you prefer a sneaker style but you still want to make sure your feet are supported, you could try the Ryka walking sneakers (below). They’re especially designed for you if you use walking as a key part of your fitness regime.

Rykä Devotion Plus 4 Walking Sneaker | 40plusstyle.com

Rykä Devotion Plus 4 Walking Sneaker
Amazon / Zappos / Nordstrom

3. hiking style boots

If you want to make sure you’re warm as well as comfortable on your walks, then the faux fur inside the winter hiking boots (below) should keep you cozy. Reviewers say they fit well and are warm.

ANJOUFEMME Hiking Winter Boot | 40plusstyle.com

ANJOUFEMME Hiking Winter Boot

4. dream pairs

On the other hand, if you live or are going on vacation somewhere warm, then you may prefer a pair of walking sandals. The DREAM PAIRS sandal (below) have responsive cushioning and adjustable straps.

DREAM PAIRS Hiking Sandal | 40plusstyle.com

DREAM PAIRS Hiking Sandal

best arch support sandals

Best shoes with arch support - comfortable walking shoes to walk in all day! | 40plusstyle.com

Of course, you may be living somewhere warm or lucky enough to be going on vacation. In which case, you may be looking for sandals rather than closed toe shoes. Let’s take a look at some of the most supportive.

1. fly london

My personal favorite brand for arch support shoes is Fly London.

My current favorite is their Bani sandal which I have worn very often over the last few months.

Fly London Bani sandals | 40plusstyle.com

Fly London Bani Sandal

They are incredibly comfortable, even for long city walks or when visiting Versailles. The dress above is from COS but it is already sold out. Here is a similar dress from the same brand.

The jumpsuit below is from COS (similar item here). Shoes by Fly London.

Best shoes with arch support - comfortable walking shoes to walk in all day! | 40plusstyle.com

I also like wearing my Fly London wedges (another style here) when I want more height. They look a little ‘chunky’ in style before you put them on, but when you wear them, they are comfortable, stylish and edgy. They remain on trend each year!

They come in all kinds of colors too and I know several women who have these shoes in multiple colors.

They manage to be timeless, but on-trend year after year. The Yala wedge is my style of choice. You will always find this style is available season after season.

Best sandals for women with arch support this summer | 40plusstyle.com

I find these are great shoes to transition from summer through to fall as you can wear with summer clothes or pieces for cooler weather.

shoes with arch support - Fly London 'Yala' perforated leather sandal | 40plusstyle.com

Fly London Yala Perforated Wedge Sandal

Below are a few examples of how I have worn my own Yala wedges. .

The best shoes with arch support | 40plusstyle.com
Best shoes with arch support - Wearing fly London Yala shoes | 40plusstyle.com

You may also like to try the FLY London Yaji sandals below. It has the same sole as the Yala and has an edgy look.

FLY London Yaji Cross Wedge Sandal | 40plusstyle.com

FLY London Yaji Cross Wedge Sandal
Amazon / Zappos / Nordstrom

2. birkenstock

Birkenstock, with its instantly-recognizable contoured footbed is renowned for offering good arch support as the footbed is designed to mirror the shape of the foot.

Birkenstock Mayari Birko-Flor Sandal | 40plusstyle.com

Birkenstock Mayari Birko-Flor Sandal
Amazon / Zappos / Nordstrom

3. aerosoles

You could also think about heeled sandals that you can use for your dressier looks. The rubber soles on the Aerosoles sandals (below) are designed to disperse any friction points on your feet.

Aerosoles Emmex Sandal | 40plusstyle.com

Aerosoles Emmex Sandal
Amazon / Zappos

4. Børn

If you prefer a more substantial look to your sandals, rather than strappy styles, then the Børn sandals (below) would look good with your shorts for sightseeing trips. Reviewers say they are cute and comfortable.

Børn IWA Sandal | 40plusstyle.com

Børn IWA Sandal
Amazon / Zappos / Nordstrom

5. rockport cobb hill

For a flipflop look with more comfort, the Rockport Cobb sandals (below) are well reviewed.

Rockport Cobb Hill Ramona Flat Sandal | 40plusstyle.com

Rockport Cobb Hill Ramona Flat Sandal
Amazon / Zappos

6. cushionaire

The CUSHIONAIRE sandals (below) have a suede insole which forms a contour of your foot when they are worn in. Reviewers say they compare well to better known brands and are good for wearers with plantar fasciitis.

CUSHIONAIRE Lane Cork Footbed Sandal | 40plusstyle.com

CUSHIONAIRE Lane Cork Footbed Sandal

You could also try CUSHIONAIRE’s heeled sandals (below), which also have a memory foam insole.

CUSHIONAIRE Alba Block Heel Sandal | 40plusstyle.com

CUSHIONAIRE Alba Block Heel Sandal

7. Söfft

The Søfft sandals (below) look different and modern. You can wear day-to-day or for travelling.

Söfft Nalda Sandal | 40plusstyle.com

Söfft Nalda Sandal

8. Gentle Souls by Kenneth Cole

If you like a slip-on, wedge style, then the Gentle Souls slides (below) have memory foam to keep your feet supported.

Gentle Souls Signature Gisele 65 Slide Wedge Sandal | 40plusstyle.com

Gentle Souls Signature Gisele 65 Slide Wedge Sandal
Amazon / Zappos / Nordstrom

9. skechers

If you usually wear Skechers sneakers, you could also try their sandals. The strappy sandals (below) are a classic, comfortable, modern style that should go with everything in your closet.

Skechers Desert Kiss-Stretch Quarter Strap Sandal | 40plusstyle.com

Skechers Desert Kiss-Stretch Quarter Strap Sandal

10. OTBT

The chunky, white platform on the OTBT sandals (below) gives them a modern feel. Wear with your midi skirts and dresses.

OTBT Nova Platform Sandal | 40plusstyle.com

OTBT Nova Platform Sandal

SHOES WITH GOOD ARCH SUPPORT FOR TRAVEL

Arch support shoes for women | 40plusstyle.com

If you are looking for comfortable shoes for travel, here are a few more options.

Many of the arch support shoes mentioned above will be great choices but if arch support is not your top priority here are a few more.

1. ROLLIE BROGUES

I really enjoy wearing these brogues from the brand Rollie. Although there is not a huge amount of arch support the soles are very soft and I have found these shoes very comfortable. They are ideal for travel as they are super lightweight.

Great for walking around the city. More shoes from Rollie here.

 Rollie Derby Shoe | 40plusstyle.com

Rollie Derby Shoe
Amazon / Zappos

2. SÖfft

In a similar style, the Söfft Simons shoe (below) will also work well for traveling or for wearing with your work outfits.

Söfft Simons Shoe | 40plusstyle.com

Söfft Simons Shoe

2. SUPERGA SNEAKER

A good white sneaker never goes out of style and they are still very current.

The Superga Cotu sneaker has long been a favorite as very popular walking shoe that looks good with many outfits.

They don’t have built in arch support as such, but many travellers choose to add an arch support insole.

Superga 2750 Cotu Sneaker | 40plusstyle.com

Superga 2750 Cotu Sneaker

For more inspiration, read our article on what shoes to wear with different styles of pants.

SLIPPERS WITH ARCH SUPPORT

Slippers with arch support - Lydia in pink slippers | 40plusstyle.com

All of you, I’m sure, have been at home more than usual so you may want a pair of comfy slippers for relaxing in. And, of course, to keep your feet cozy.

If you usually need arch support, then walking around in bare feet or just your socks can be uncomfortable.

Lydia @birabiro above (read her style interview here)chooses a pair of bright pink slipppers to go with her loungesuit.

Steal her look with this similar lounge set, vest and slippers.

1. clarks

The Clarks slippers (below) come in a huge range of colors and wearers say they are comfortable and supportive.

Clarks Suede Leather Knitted Collar Clog Slippers | 40plusstyle.com

Clarks Suede Leather Knitted Collar Clog Slippers

2. vionic

If you prefer a pair with an open toe, you could try Vionic’s slippers (below). One reviewer said she suffers from a number of foot problems and these are the most comfortable slippers she has ever owned.

Vionic Indulge Relax Slipper | 40plusstyle.com

Vionic Indulge Relax Slipper
Amazon / Zappos

3. isotoner

The isotoner slippers (below) have memory foam and cushioned support. They have more than 20,000 largely positive reviews from women who say they feel like a hug for your feet.

isotoner Cozy Terry Hoodback Clog Slipper | 40plusstyle.com

isotoner Cozy Terry Hoodback Clog Slipper

4. ultraideas

With high density memory foam, the ULTRAIDEAS slippers (below) should comfortably hug your feet.

ULTRAIDEAS Cozy Memory Foam Slippers | 40plusstyle.com

ULTRAIDEAS Cozy Memory Foam Slippers

5. sollbeam

With arch support to improve your foot and leg alignment, the SOLLBEAM slippers (below) also have a heel cup to keep you stable.

SOLLBEAM Fuzzy House Slippers With Arch Support | 40plusstyle.com

SOLLBEAM Fuzzy House Slippers With Arch Support

There are more ideas here in this article on the most comfortable walking shoes for women over 40.

Best shoes with arch support - comfortable walking shoes to walk in all day | 40plusstyle.com

OTHER RECOMMENDED BRANDS OF ARCH SUPPORT SHOES

Of course, the options above aren’t the only arch support shoes available, although they tend to be the most popular.

Here is a full list of recommended brands of shoes that offer you great arch support and are comfortable walking shoes.

I have listed the best arch support shoes brands in alphabetical order:

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WANT TO MAKE THIS RESOURCE EVEN BETTER? ADD YOUR ARCH SUPPORT RECOMMENDATIONS AS WELL!

Just add a comment to this article with your favorite arch support shoes and why they work so well for you.

Please note that many of the shoes featured below come in several color options, so if you like a model, please make sure to click through and see if they have your desired color.

Do you have any favorite comfortable shoe brands?

What would be your picks for the best arch support shoes? Let me know in the comments below.

More articles on comfortable shoes:

  1. The Most Comfortable Walking Shoes For The Stylish Woman
  2. The Best Plantar Fasciitis Shoes For Women Over 40
  3. The Most Comfortable Heels That Look Hip AND Are Comfortable To Wear

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