We have given side glances to the age-old concept that beauty (or style) is pain for, well, always. For by no means should you ever sacrifice comfort and happiness for the sake of fashion. Can I get a YES? Store. Alas, yet there are standard items – in shoe department especially – which by its very nature comes with a side of tenderness.
To be honest, you are probably well versed in some of the basics shoe trends that are bad for your feet (ahem, soaring pumps). But what about the other classic shoes that are in stock in all our closets? To assess the specific shoes that could cause the most pain and injury, we went directly to an expert by pressing Benjamin Tehrani of Kings Point Foot & Ankle in Los Angeles.
The interesting thing is that he not only advised on the silhouettes that will cause the most pain; he actually ranked the basic shoes we all own, from good to downright awful. fascinated? Keep scrolling to check out the doctor-approved rankings (starting with the best ones first) and see where your favorite shoes fall on the spectrum. If you want to upgrade your offer with some of the best shoe styles, we have put together a range of fresh silhouettes that also fit into the most comfortable categories to shop at.