(Closed) Comfy flats with support… do they exist?

posted 8 years ago in Full Figured
Post # 2
525 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2014 - SPRING VALLEY COUNTRY CLUB

Have you thought about insoles?

Post # 3
198 posts
Blushing bee

I am wearing flats as well and I got mine from town shoes, the shoes have lots of support.  It was $140 before tax. good luck

Post # 4
30400 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

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Sunshineliz22:  Look for the dressier shoe in the lines that you usually wear. Aerosoles, Cole Haan, Clarks etc all make very comfortable flat shoes. You just need to find a dressier model. I’m sure there are other brands that we might not have.

Aerosoles Fashionista



Post # 5
5191 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

Cole Haan’s line of flats with Nike Air soles may work for you. 

Post # 6
1190 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

it is sooooo hard to find something like this! And insoles don’t usually fit in flats. Geox makes some OK ones.

Post # 7
1682 posts
Bumble bee

Bloch flats are like walking on clouds.

Post # 8
666 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: City, State

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Sunshineliz22:  are you looking for any particular style (ballet slipper, sandal, etc)? I’m HUGE on comfortable shoes too as I plan on dancing all night and don’t want to have to think about my feet hurting. Not just for the wedding though as I’m particular about shoes in day-to-day life. I find that shoes with a medium-sized wedge are really comfy while still giving your legs the long, lean look of a heel….not sure if that’s what you’re looking for as well.  Also always, always stick to leather uppers in shoes……the leather will soften and mold to your foot after some time, synthetic will not.

PP is correct, I always also use gel insoles for that extra bit of cushioning plus arch support.

Found these shoes on the Sofft website, I have a couple of casual pairs in this brand and find them great. 


Post # 10
4113 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

Cole Haan are comfortable, the air technology ones with the slight wedge.


Post # 12
1501 posts
Bumble bee

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Sunshineliz22:  Frye makes really comfortable and supportive flats. Plus they are cute! they have many styles and colors and can definitely work with a wedding dress. 


Here is an example link:



Good luck!

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Post # 14
1722 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014


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Sunshineliz22:  i bought these for myself! they are soooo comfy. they are a little more casual than i had wanted, but they are so much more comfortable than any other flats i have! http://www1.macys.com/shop/product/lucky-brand-womens-elisabeta-flats?ID=833424&CategoryID=50295&LinkType=#fn=BRAND%3DLucky%20Brand%26sp%3D1%26spc%3D23%26ruleId%3D69%26slotId%3D21

also, they are much more of an ivory than the picture shows, in case your dress is very white.

Post # 15
672 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I wore ballet flats from payless, I bought some insole inserts for them somewhere, worked great!  I just did a quick Google search of “shoe inserts for ballet flats” and a bunch of hits came up.  If you go that route you have more variety of shoes to choose from at many different price points!  Good luck!

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