Macy’s Thalia Blog: How to Make High Heels More Comfortable

If you're anything like me, you love the way high heels make you feel: powerful, sexy and in charge. However, we all know that after a few hours (or a few minutes, depending on the shoe) our high heels can be a weapon of torture.

So, how do you make high heels more comfortable so you can wear them longer?

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LEFT: Thalia Sodi Felisa Sandals. RIGHT: Thalia Sodi Natalia Pumps

  • The most important thing to keep in mind is to buy shoes that fit you correctly. Shoes that are too tight or too loose will always be uncomfortable
  • Before wearing new shoes outside for the first time, wear them around the house to break them in
  • If you're new to wearing heels, start small and work your way up to sky-high shoes
  • If your heels fit right but there's still some discomfort, like a strap that's chaffing, try an anti-chaffing stick, sold at pharmacies. You can keep it in your purse and head to the powder room to reapply as needed
  • Try gel inserts at the ball of the foot to provide more comfort when you walk
  • Invest in a pair or foldable flats you can keep in your purse when you need to give your feet a rest
  • For added support, wear a shoe with an ankle strap, so your foot doesn't move around too much inside your high heels
  • Try to alternate from wearing heels and wearing flats. Give your feet a well-deserved break and don't wear heels two days in a row, if you can

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LEFT: Thalia Sodi Regalo Sandals. RIGHT: Thalia Sodi Faabia Sandals

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