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Raise your hand if you have a pile of shoes under your desk. Your favorite heels are killing your feet, and you need a comfy pair to kick back at your desk. Right?

Well, it doesn’t have to be like that. You just need to chase kicks with a soft leather upper that will hug your feet, leather lining for breathability, arch support for long days and a cushioned footbed for comfort and cushioning. shock absorption, says Taryn Rose MD, founder and strategic advisor of Taryne Rose.

Or just choose from this pre-approved list of comfortable work shoes that are also cute:

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Under $25: A New Day Women’s Micah Pointed Toe Loafers

Put it in neutral with beige slip-on loafers that will work with any color. The pointed toe gives the simple silhouette a bit more edginess without pinching your feet.

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Under $75: Easy-to-Do-Flat Chinese Laundry Detergent

A D’Orsay cut shows some skin while still being office-appropriate. An easy alternative to heels, the bright red hue really makes them pop.

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Under $75: Modern Loft Mules

As chic with your 9-to-5 uniform as they are with jeans, these mules will go with everything in your wardrobe. The heel hits the sweet spot at two and a half inches, and it has a cushioned footbed for added comfort.

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Under $75: Dr. Scholl’s Leader Flats

Dr. Scholl’s has long been synonymous with comfortable work shoes, and these wear-with-everything flats are no exception. Heel cushions minimize slippage and maximize fit (and prevent painful blisters!), plus a super-cushioned sockliner for that cloud-walking feel.

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Under $100: Robin Almond-Toe Denim Ballerina Flats Banana Republic

Who says you can’t wear jeans to work? The fabric gives the timeless style an unexpected touch. Memory foam and a cushioned insole mean they’ll be as comfortable as your favorite skinnies.

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Under $100: Ono Ebba Sandal

Baby-pink suede and a delicate tie make a cute combo, but the sturdy block heel keeps it from getting too sweet. The brand’s comfortable footbed means you can wear them to the water cooler and back as many times as you like.

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Under $100: Soft Madina

Every woman needs a pair of nude pumps in her closet, and these comfortable work shoes have a molded footbed with extra padding to keep feet happy.

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Under $100: Isola Carina Ankle Strap Sandal

The d’Orsay silhouette gets a detailed upgrade with criss-cross ankle straps and laser-cut floral suede, while the stacked mini wedge gives just enough lift.

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Under $120: Adrianna Papell “Lois” Lace Pump

When the dress code calls for heels but you only want a little lift, a little heel is the answer. Lace can be cheeky or pretty, depending on how you wear it.

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Under $200: Clarks Originals Margot Mule

The sleek, low profile makes it a standout in the mule world. A soft suede insole keeps bare feet cozy and comfortable.

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Under $200: Tony Bianco Tiba Silver Metallic Crinkle

A trio of trends – metallics, mules and cracked leather – mean you’ll be stylish all day long. And the comfy round toe and low heel will take you from meetings to margaritas with ease.

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Under $200: Taryn Rose Tamara Pump

A classic pump is the MVP of your wardrobe because it will outlast any trend. And they’ll last on your feet, too, with their shock-absorbing foam footbed, contoured arch support and rubber soles.

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Under $200: Rothy’s The Loafer

These super comfortable loafers are made from recycled materials and don’t require a painful break-in period like most other flats. Plus, they’re machine washable.

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