When it comes to your day-to-day, comfort is king and finding a pair of shoes that fit your needs should be stress-free. Whether you’re walking around town, grocery shopping, commuting to work, or going for a run — from A to B, you’re gonna be on your feet for a long time. And nothing’s worse than being out and about when the soreness kicks in. Below, you’ll find some of our favourite running shoes that are built for all-day comfort.
We’ve chosen a bunch of options from brands that are as comfortable as they are stylish. So, no matter what you’re looking for, we’ve got you covered. From casual comfort to stability and support to shoes with extra cushioning, there’s something for everyone. Take a look and find a pair that suits your needs today. We’re confident that one of these picks will be right for you.
1. New Balance ML574UD2 Black / Paradise Pink
Perfect for daily activities, the New Balance 574 is made with ENCAP cushioning in the midsole to absorb impacts as you stroll. The collar and tongue are also padded for extra comfort, and its bold-yet-subtle colour scheme can be paired with anything.
2. ASICS Gel-Lyte III OG / Tourmaline
ASICS is known for their dedication towards comfort and lifestyle, so this Gel-Lyte III OG is ideal for anyone looking to strut their stuff. Its unique split-tongue design, EVA foam midsole, and GEL® cushioning offer a premium combination of comfort and innovation.
3. ASICS Gel-MC Plus Glacier Grey / Aizuri Blue
Like the Gel-Lyte III OG, the ASICS Gel-MC Plus features shock-absorbing GEL® cushioning in the midsole. Pair that with its innovative medial nylon strap and you have shoes that are comfortable and supportive at the same time.
4. Nike Women’s Zoom Air Fire Coconut Milk / Summit White - Pink Oxford
All-day comfort is the theme here and the Nike Women’s Zoom Air Fire fits the mould to a tee. These exaggerated dad shoes combine Zoom Air cushioning, a TPU cage, and a chunky foam midsole to deliver maximum comfort wherever you go.
Stability and Support
5. Nike Women’s Air Zoom Pegasus 38 Champagne / Barely Rose - Arctic Pink
The midfoot webbing on the Nike Women’s Air Zoom Pegasus 38 locks your foot in place for an extra secure fit. Toss in React foam cushioning and an anatomically-designed Air Zoom unit for women and you’ll never want to take these off.
6. Nike VaporMax 2021 Flyknit Wolf Grey / White - Volt
Known for an eye-catching outsole made from Air bubbles, the Nike VaporMax 2021 Flyknit is sleek and comfortable. The stretchy Flyknit upper hugs your foot during wear, while full-length cushioning ensures every step is as comfy as the last.
7. adidas Originals Women’s Swift Run X Core Black / Cloud White - Core Black
With a low profile and soft EVA foam midsole, the adidas Originals Women’s Swift Run X is a reliable option for all-day comfort. Its retro-yet-modern aesthetic stands out in classic adidas fashion, plus the mesh upper hugs your foot as you move.
8. Nike React Infinity Run Flyknit 2 Black / Gym Red - White
Built to reduce injury, Nike’s React Infinity Run Flyknit 2 is a running silhouette that can be worn casually or on your next jog. Its performance-orientated design is light, comfortable, and equipped with React technology to offer flexible cushioning underfoot.
9. adidas Ultraboost 22 Vivid Red / Vivid Red - Turbo
With 20% more BOOST cushioning than past models, the adidas Ultraboost 22 is one of the best choices for all-day comfort. You’ll be hard-pressed to find a comfier shoe thanks to its revolutionary impact absorbing technology. (Trust us, it’ll change your life.)
10. Nike Women’s React Phantom Run Flyknit 2 True White / Metallic Silver - White
Nike upped the ante when the Women’s React Phantom Run Flyknit 2 first released. Built for your daily workout, these shoes are made equally for running and training. The breezy Flyknit upper pairs perfectly with responsive React technology in the midsole, while its rubberized outsole and sleek heel counter ensure traction and stability with every step forward.