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10 Comfortable Spring Sandals with Style, Stability, Support

Aside from seeing my first robin today since October, nothing gets me more pumped for warmer weather than the arrival of comfortable spring sandals to Zappos and other online retailers. I like what I see! Comfort brands impress with sporty on-trend outsoles and interesting uppers with criss-cross straps or floral patterns.  I’ve picked 10 of my favorite new sandals from popular comfort brands–let me know which ones you like!

Comfortable Spring Sandals: Aetrex Quinn

Aetrex Quinn (photo credit: Aetrex instagram)

Aetrex Quinn

1. The Aetrex Quinn bears a striking resemblence to Eileen Fisher’s sneaker-sandal, but with orthotic-like support and slow-recovery memory foam cushioning. I personally like the adjustable forefoot strap as it can be customized to fit a wider forefoot due to bunions. Find the Aetrex Quinn in euro sizes 35-42 for $139.95 from, Nordstrom, and

Alegria Airie (photo credit: Shoe Thrill in Chandler, AZ)

2.Alegria’s new line of comfortable spring sandals took me by surprise–so many new designs, but I have a preference for the vibrant Airie slide. The Airie features the same lightweight, flexible yet supportive footbed as last year’s Playa sandal, with a soft open-cell neoprene upper that adjusts to accommodate bunions and/or varying widths (and is easy to clean). Find the Alegria Airie in euro sizes 35-42 for $79.95 from Zappos, Nordstrom, and


Crocs LiteRide™ Sandal

3.LiteRide™ is a new foam technology by Crocs that’s 40% softer and 25% lighter than traditional Croslite™ foam. The LiteRide™ sandal comforts sensitive feet with soft stretch straps, cushioned support and shock-absorbing outsoles. Available in whole sizes 4-11 for $44.99 from, Zappos, and Amazon.

Comfortable Spring Sandals:

Fantasy Sandals “Silvia” (photo credit: Fantasy Sandals instagram)

4.A newcomer to the stylish-comfort category, I present to you Fantasy Sandals from Greece . I’m drawn to the simple European design of the Silvia sandal and its adjustable two-tone buckle straps. The leather-lined contoured footbed offers moderate arch support while the direct-injected PU outsoles provide a shock-absorbing walking experience. Find the Fantasy Sandals Silvia in euro sizes 36-41 for $84.95 at Nordstrom.

Fitflop Uberknit Sandals

Fitflop Uberknit Sandals

5.If you love the Fitflop Uberknit line of flats and sneakers, you’ll be thrilled to know comfortable spring sandals are now available! The Fitflop Uberknit gladiator-inspired sandal carries the APMA (American Podiatric Medical Association) Seal of Acceptance, for footwear found to promote good foot health. Find the Fitflop Uberknit Sandal in sizes 5-11 for $80 at and Nordstrom.

Naot Odelia

6.The Odelia is a colorful number from Naot’s Elegant line of shoes and sandals for narrow to medium width feet. It’s a bit more diminutive than other chunkier Naot sandals, but still has the anatomic cork and latex footbed that customers know and love. Find the Naot Odelia in euro sizes 35-42 for $149.95 from Zappos, and Amazon.

Taos Gift 2

7.Here’s the solution for covering bunions without irritating them: the Taos Gift 2! Taos specializes in quality-made footwear that will last for years. The Gift 2 features pleated leather uppers, a cushioned footbed with arch and metatarsal support, and a flexible rubber outsole. Find the Taos Gift 2 in sizes 6-12 for $110 at Zappos,, and The Walking Company.

TOMS Camilia

Toms Camilia

8.Simple, elegant and versatile, The Toms Camilia gives just a little lift with its 1″ block heel. And as always, with every pair of shoes purchased, TOMS will give a new pair of shoes to a child in need. Find the Toms Camilia in sizes 5-12 for $90 from Zappos, and Amazon.


Walking Cradles Crosby

9.Even though your feet qualify as “extended size or width,” don’t settle for boring shoes. The spring collection from Walking Cradles is fresh, modern and on-trend. I love the corset-lacing up the ankle and dual adjustable straps at the ankle and forefoot. The Crosby is available in sizes 4-13, narrow to extra wide widths for $140 from Zappos, and See Tina’s review of another wonderful wedge by Walking Cradles.

Comfortable Spring Sandals: Hotter Resort

Hotter Resort

10. Does the aggressive arch support of Birkenstock bother your feet? Do you need a softer footbed? Try the Hotter Resort sandal with its contoured and cushioned cork footbed with moderate arch support. Online customer reviews rate the Hotter five stars for all-day comfort, support and durability. Find the Resort in sizes 5-11 for $89 from

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13 Responses to 10 Comfortable Spring Sandals with Style, Stability, Support

  1. cedar says:

    The Naot Odelia is super cute, but I think it might present the same issue the Dorith did for me: once the leather stretches, there is no way to adjust the straps. (other than the ankle strap, of course) So, it got way too loose.

    The Taos Gift2 has been on my Favorites list at zappos for a couple years, so I just finally ordered the cocoa metallic color. It’s so classy looking. I’m hoping they run TTS….reviews are mixed on sizing.

    The Greek Fantasy sandals, love! I’m going to order the blue pair you posted, and the Mirabella and Marlena in Gold and Rose Gold. I love the little clouds on the bottom; maybe they will feel wonderful like ON Cloud(surfer) shoes!

    Thank you for this post.

    • Kirsten Borrink says:

      I can always trust you, cedar, to try out the shoes presented! Let us know what you think of those Fantasy Sandals (I’m trying to reach them). I thought the price point was spot on and so are the styles! Interested in comfort level.

      • cedar says:

        Yes, comfort matters! I’m so sad, I couldn’t get the blue pair you featured in my size. So, I got blue Mirabella instead of Gold.
        I’ll let you know, and will sure keep my eyes open for size 39 for the featured pair in blue.

        • cedar says:

          Kirsten, I’m reporting back. First, I LOVE the Taos Gift2 and am wearing them today. I have had great luck with Taos sandals, and this is no exception. TTS. I have a medium width foot, and I think these might accommodate a wide foot, too. They’re beautiful and classic.
          As for the Fantasy sandals, I received the powder blue Mirabella. TTS. Quality is there, pricing is more than fair. Footbed is very soft to the touch, and cushioning is excellent. The little bubbles on the sole…..I’m surprised I like them. They provide extra cushiness. I AM returning this pair because I want a strap across the back and will wait for that pair which will be delivered any day. Also, the powder blue is pretty, but I prefer neutral or neutral metallics. (a la pink gold) I am so glad you shared this brand; I intend to stick with them. Oh, one last mention….on tile floors, the little sole bubbles sort of make a squeaky sound. Not a deal breaker for me, but might be for someone in a work setting on tile all day. I’m impressed with this brand.

  2. Linda Romano says:

    Kirsten, need your opinion on the Croc’s Literide sandals. Do you think the footbeds would be comfortable for RA sensative feet? Frankly all I’ve been wearing is SAS sandals. Also looking at the Fitflop Uberknit sandals? Thanks so much.

    • laura says:

      I dont have RA but i LOVE LOVE my Croc literides — igot the clogs. Compared to regular crocs they are so much softer and they are very flexible. I feel they give great support. i wear a 1/2 size which is problematic with crocs i ordered UP and did fine. (my feet are sensitive and I have PF and bunions and i need supportive shoes )

  3. Nancy K. says:

    All of them. I want all of them.

  4. Amanda M. says:

    Thank you so much for including the size ranges right in the description! It saves that little bit of disappointment when I click on the link, find it’s not available in my size, click back, try again…I’d rather know right away!

  5. Linda Romano says:

    Hey guys..just fyi. I live in Ontario, Canada and just checked and the Crocs literide sandals are going for $196 instead of the $45 on

    • brenda says:

      My warning – do not buy directly from Fitflop – they are the absolute worst company to deal with for returns! I had to send over 25 emails and make dozens of calls just to return a pair of ill-fitting sandals. Buy from Nordstroms instead!

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