For traveling moms, a good pair of shoes just may be the most important accessory of all. In fact, it can make all the difference in what she gets to experience and how much she actually enjoys a trip.
Because she won’t want to sacrifice style for comfort, we’ve found great options that check all the boxes, including sustainability.
Here are the shoes that will show her you’re her sole mate.
Rothy’s The Driver
Rothy’s makes amazing shoes for travel – in fact, they’re so comfortable right out of the box, they never have to get worn in first. Knit from plastic bottles, they’re machine washable for easy care, and even though they’re soft enough to take up little room in a suitcase, they’re surprisingly supportive. They come in more than a dozen colors and really dress up a pair of jeans. Price: $185
Samuel Hubbard Women’s Hubbard Flight Solo
How cool are these buttery soft leather toe cap sneakers? Lightweight and handcrafted in Portugal, they feature a silky inner sock for extra comfort and support and a moisture-wicking inner shell to keep her feet dry and happy. They’re available in five colors, all with arch support, memory foam insoles and a cushy cupsole to put a spring in her step. Price: $185
Cariuma OCA Low Top All Black Canvas Sneaker
These anything-but-basic black canvas sneakers from celeb fave, Cariuma, are perfect for travel –not just because they’re so comfortable but because they can be dressed up or down with a simple change of laces. They come in more than a dozen other colors, as well, and are sustainable, super comfy and great-looking. Price: $79
Since discovering this brand a few years ago, these have become my go-to and go-with shoes. In fact, they just may be the most comfortable shoes I’ve ever worn. Made of nylon knit, they’re soft and stretchy enough to smush into a carry-on yet completely supportive even during long days of touring. They come in more than two dozen colors so there’s a pair to match every outfit of hers. Price: $110
Nothing is better for a long flight than UGGs. The slipper-like Dakota can be slipped on and off easily and is lined with the brand’s signature recycled wool to hug her feet and keep them cozy. Thanks to a durable rubber sole and water resistant materials, they can be worn outside for all-day comfort. Price: $100
VIVAIA Aria 5° Pointed-Toe Ballet Flats with Arch Support
Although they’ve been beloved for years, these bestselling flats have been given an upgrade, making them better than ever. Eco-friendly, they now feature fully recycled yarn, PU foam and carbon-free materials. Foot-friendly, as always, they’ve added natural antibacterial herbal soles, recyclable premium TPE for an ultra lightweight and bouncy feel and an elastic outsole for anti-slip protection. Fashion-friendly, they’re still gorgeous and she’ll want them in every single color. Price: $97
Rockport Cobb Hill Bailee Sneaker
Available in leather or canvas, these sneakers have so much style, they’re almost in a category of their own. Eco-friendly and water-resistant, the canvas beauties are especially well-suited to travel, but they all feature an exclusive interior cushion pod and premium arch support to keep her comfortable every step of the way. Price: $110