Anatomy of a better shoe

Often times, summer is a busier-than-normal time of year for events and occasions when you’re on your feet. It’s more important than ever to ensure that uncomfortable shoes don’t slow you down.  Dr. Jacqueline Sutera, DPM provides a few suggestions on stylish options that will help keep you on your feet.

What’s the best casual sneaker to wear to your July BBQs?

 

Men’s Baldwin and women's Chantelle – July is made for weekend BBQs! When the weather is hot, and you are on your way to a see family and friends these multipurpose, casual fashion sneakers are perfect.  They lace up and can be dressed up or down. They both have a removable EVA cushioned footbed, durable rubber outsoles and technology to provide orthotic support, relief and stability which helps to realign the feet in a more natural position. This can help with common aches of plantar fasciitis, knee and back pain.  Time honoured go-to “weekend shoes”.

 

Men’s Baldwin Casual Sneaker 

 

Women’s Chantelle Casual Sneaker

Vionic shoes Chantelle casual sneaker

 

What’s the best flat to wear to brunch and beyond?

 

Weekends are for relaxing, brunching and going with the flow.  The Vionic’s Men’s Mason combines patented technology into their version of this classic style shoe.  Features a removable cushioned EVA footbed, durable rubber outsole and orthotics support to limit over pronation which is known to cause arch, foot, knee and back pain.

 

Men’s Mason Slip On

 

What’s the best heel to wear to work this summer?

 

While working in the summer, make the best of it! Be comfy and stylish with the Women’s Nareen –  a classic block heel with a deep heel cup, forefoot cushioning and modern square tipped toe box. This elevated slingback style has a rubber outsole, deep heel cup, cushioned and contoured arch and foot bed.  The heel height measures at 2.36 inches will compliment sundresses and a cardigan, dress down days as well as summer suits.

 

Women’s Nareen Block Heel 

 

 

What’s the best shoe to wear to the office?

 

The Men’s Snyder is a tailored and timeless loafer. This technology infused shoe offers a removable EVA cushioned footbed, durable rubber outsole and orthotic support to provide relief and stability which helps to realign the feet in a more natural position. This can help with common aches of plantar fasciitis, knee and back pain.

 

Men’s Snyder Loafer

 

What’s the best sandal to wear to the country fair?

 

Country fairs involve being outside, walking, trying different foods and running into friends.  The Men’s Stanley and Women’s Candace are customizable via adjustable straps that can be you go-to for this type of event.  These sandals have supportive and contoured arch support making them comfortable for all day wear.

 

Men’s Leo Sandal 

 

Women’s Candace Sandal

 

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