Many of us spend hours upon hours at our workplace. Whether you are sitting behind a desk, standing on your feet all day in retail, or running to and from various work locations, what you wear on your feet is imperative to you being comfortable and performing your best. Here are our top picks to start the year off in comfort and style:
1) THE STYLISH FLAT
Flats no longer have to look casual and boring. These days, flats have been jazzed up to look the professional part, many with amazing comfort features on the inside including arch support and padded linings. Our top pick for 2015 is the Planet range:
These shoes not only look stylish, but they are amazingly comfortable, with padded innersoles for your added comfort. Made from quality leathers, these shoes are definitely worth the investment.
2) THE CLASSIC PUMP
Every women needs a classic pair of heels in their wardrobe. The great thing about classic pumps is that often they can play a dual function. You can wear them to work with a corporate suit and then wear them out at night for Friday night drinks. Our top picks for 2015 are:
The RMK Zimmie shoe is not only made from quality leather, but the comfortable mid heel makes it perfect for everyday wear. The angled cut out on the side makes this shoe super stylish and elegant.https://www.brandhousedirect.com.au/products/planet-shoes-petra-womens-leather-pump-shoes#968578844
Planet Shoes Petra bring true meaning to the word classic. This quality leather pump has padded insides for your added comfort.
The Kardashian sisters have done it again! Kardashian Kollection Alivia is for the ultimate fashionista, the trend setter who wants a super classy pair of heels for work. With sleek lines and a gorgeous stiletto heel, this shoe is a keeper.
3) THE COMFORTABLE WEDGE
Whoever invented the wedge shoe definitely understands womens needs to a tee! How brilliant was the idea to invent a pair of heels that have a flat level base we can walk in! A pair of wedge shoes is necessary for any woman who wants some height, whilst also being able to work all day in comfort. Our top picks for 2015 are:
Bon Bons Willow is the perfect peep toe wedge shoe for work as it is dressy and comfortable whilst also being totally on trend. Whether you go the classic black or the neutral grape suede, this shoe is a staple in your wardrobe.
Planet Shoes Beau is stylish and most importantly comfortable, with padded linings and a flexible sole. In a classic mary jane design with a cute bow on the side, this shoe is perfect to complete your outfit.
The Zensu Ample t-bar leather sandal has an ideal demi wedge making them comfortable and stylish for all day wear. Not too high and not too flat, this wedge sandal is just perfect!
4) THE ON TREND ANKLE BOOT
These days, ankle boots are considered totally trans-seasonal. Wearing an ankle boot to work will give you some edge to your work attire. Why not also wear them outside of work? A good ankle boot is definitely worth the investment. Our top picks for 2015 are:
Naturalizer Illy is sleek, stylish and comfortable. Featuring a platform for your added comfort, this is a classic leather boot that will stand the test of time.
Oh so chic! Lucetta by RMK is on trend without being too radical! Made from quality leather, these boots are modern as well as comfortable. They will also look great with your skinny leg jeans on the weekend!
Zensu Nimble is made from the softest, buttery leather, you will think you are walking on air!
5) THE WORK APPROPRIATE SNEAKER
Do you have to walk a lot of km’s to and from the train station to get to work? Is it just too tiring to do that in your work heels? Do you not want to wear a pair of athletic shoes with your corporate suit to do this? Then we have the perfect work appropriate sneakers for you, here are our top picks for 2015:
For those of you who have never tried on a pair of Skechers Go Walk shoes, you are truly missing out. Ever so lightweight and with a sock like feel, these sneakers will have you feel like you are walking on air. The perfect shoe to get you to and from the train station. Why not also wear them to yoga class after work?
The Merrell Barrado shoe is a classic sneaker that has been on trend for years. The classic styling, ease of zip entry and lightweight design, makes this the perfect in between shoe which will also work well for zipping down to the shops.
The Merrell Enlighten range are super comfy and stylish at the same time. With a take on the traditional ballet flat, these shoes have a sporty edge and all the comfort features you would come to expect from a Merrell Shoe.
6) THE INDUSTRIAL LADY
We know you need some tough shoes that are comfortable too. Our top picks for 2015 are:
Caterpillar are one of the leading brands in the Industrial sector. Renowned for steel toe boots for men, Caterpillar haven’t forgotten about the ladies! The Argon boot for men has been around for a while and now has been scoped into a women’s version.
Who said work shoes need to look daggy? Volley have revved up their Classic Volley design into a shoe for the ladies that is work safe with a steel toe and padded insides that give you a sneaker feel.
7) THE LADY IN HOSPITALITY
Being on your feet all day, you sure do need a pair of shoes that are extremely comfortable so you can perform your best. We can’t go past the Keen range for the ladies:
Our top picks for 2015 are:
Keen adopts a metatomical footbed design in their products. This internal support mechanism is anatomically engineered to provide excellent arch support and to cradle the natural contours of your feet.
So here we have it ladies. Work attire doesn’t have to be uncomfortable and boring. You just need to know what to look for and buy! Make sure you check out our top picks above for some inspiration!