While Memorial Day Weekend is known for its mattress deals, there are also a ton of other sales flying under the radar you need to check out. And one place to find them is Amazon. The e-commerce retailer is a goldmine for savings this holiday weekend, especially when it comes to tracking down comfortable sandals—which we all need for summer.
In fact, you'll find a range of majorly discounted sandals from top-rated brands like Adidas and Chaco to help round out your closet. We're talking everything from recovery slides to wear after you hit the gym to colorful espadrilles you can take to your best friend's wedding. And the best part? A handful are podiatrist-approved, so those who need arch support or have flat feet, keep on scrolling!
There are many things that can determine a shoe's wearability, but "the number one thing to consider when walking in sandals is support," says board-certified podiatrist and foot surgeon Dr. Brad Schaeffer, DPM. That means choosing a shoe that has some of type of cushioning in the midsole. This is going to give you more stability and balance as you walk, and reduce the amount of impact of your feet. If you're not sure what that looks like in a shoe, here are five sandals (that are on sale!) that get the sign-off from Dr. Schaeffer.
All the podiatrist-approved sandals to snag on Amazon for Memorial Day Weekend
Originally $50, now $34
Chaco may be known for its outdoor sandals, but these Chillos slides are just as easy to wear, especially after a workout. The LUVSEAT™ arch-support and cushiony footbeds that are so comfortable, your feet will feel like they’re walking on a cloud after your HIIT session.
Originally $55, now $33
When I think of shoes that I can walk in all day, flip flop sandals don’t usually come to mind. But that’s not the case with these Clarks Breeze Sea shoes. They have all the support for your heels and arches, thanks to the soft EVA cushion and Ortholite footbed. Plus, the thick sandal straps help secure your feet and keep them from sliding forward when you step.
Originally $95, now $60
The bigger the heel, the better the support? In this case, 100 percent. Low-platform style wedges like these help better distribute your weight and thus, take stress off of your heels. These ones also have adjustable straps, which is great news if you have wider feet. For style inspo, pair these with a maxi style dress or with some denim shorts and a crop top for a breezy summer look.
Originally $99, now $68
When it comes to comfort, Aerosoles rarely disappoints. Case in point: these Leila Slide Sandals. They’re the type of sandals you can wear for a summer night out without causing a ton of discomfort for your feet. The heel is only 1 1/4 inches, and there’s cushioning throughout the midsole to give you support when you stand.
Originally $130, now $90
What makes these sandals so foot-friendly is their special ECCO FLUIDFORM technology. Basically, the entire shoe is designed to mimic the natural shape of your foot. This makes them super easy to walk in, and naturally very supportive. Additionally, you can adjust the width of the straps around your ankles and toes to give you a more snug fit.
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