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While black shoes will always have an elegance about them, if you want to add some fun to a neutral travel wardrobe, our readers recommend red shoes. From flats to sandals and slip on sneakers, these are their top picks for the most comfortable red shoes for female travelers!
Best Red Shoes
Written By: Michelle Nati
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The key elements for a wonderful travel fashion wardrobe are style and comfort, and what screams fashionable and trend-setting better than a pair of shoes. Naturally, there are plenty out there to choose from, but you want to make sure they properly fit and aren’t too trendy, so you can wear them for a few seasons with multiple outfits.
Luckily, our readers have come to the rescue with a wide range of footwear so that you can ensure you find a pair that is both practical and stylish for your travel capsule wardrobe. Here are our readers’ recommendations for the best red shoes out there!
Sandals are a must-have if you’re planning a trip to warmer destinations and choosing red sandals can make neutral tones pop with color!
Birkenstock Red Sandal Flats
We’ve all worn shoes that weren’t very good for our feet and paid the price years later. In those cases, flats can be difficult but these Birkenstocks offer just the right amount of support to make wearing flat sandals possible for anyone with sensitive feet.
They wear well right out of the box and our readers stand by their comfy fit. One even calls them, “Comfortable from day one!”
Here’s a recommended list of Birkenstocks sandals to try out!
Naturalizer Scout Slingback Sandal
Naturalizer Red Shoes
Naturalizer does it again with the Scout’s open toe and slight heel design. It wears like a moccasin but with instep cut-outs, which will also help keep your feet from sweating. A foam-cushioned footbed and support round out the picture for the season after season wear.
As one reader explained, she purchased these red flat sandals for a trip to Italy and they made the comfort grade!
Take a look at this post to find out the best shoes for Italy!
Red Dansko Sandals
Yes, these red wedge sandals could mean trouble for extended walks on a trip, but you can’t go wrong with Dansko, who is known for placing paramount importance on comfort.
One reader says, “I wore these adorable shoes all over Europe. I have wide, high-arched feet and adjusted their Velcro to widen them. They were very comfortable!”
Reader this post for the most recommended comfortable wedges!
Red Slip On Shoes and Sneakers
Our readers have long gushed over sneakers for their effortless ease when traveling and luckily the shoe market keeps providing a range of comfort options. Red is just another style choice that can give a casual look pizazz.
Toms Red Slip Ons
These classically styled canvas shoes by TOMS make for an easy fit, and look good with dresses, slacks, and everything in between. And if you have a narrow heel, they won’t slip off. And with every pair you buy, a needy child gets their own pair of shoes from this environmentally friendly and community service driven company.
Check out this post for the most comfortable and cute walking shoes!
Ecco Comfortable Red Shoes
Our readers recommend these red leather lace-ups by Ecco. All the essential design elements are here, giving them the look and feel of a retro sneaker with a modern fit to maximize comfort for as long as you’re on our feet. Make these your go-to shoes for your next European jaunt—you won’t be disappointed!
Here are the best shoes to pack for two weeks in Europe!
Rothy’s Red Slip On Shoes
The Rothy Garnet slip on gets high marks from readers for its excellent support. They also claim they’re addictive due to their stylish selection with one saying, “I have four pairs of points, two loafers, and I just ordered the sneakers!”
Another agrees, “I just got these Rothy’s and am really happy with them.”
Onitsuka Red Sneakers
How about an athletic shoe that looks like a classic, straight out of the ‘70s sneaker? These red sneakers by Onitsuka Tiger are well built, light, and look good with short skirts or jeans. As one reader says, “They’re stylishly comfortable and durable.”
Flats are a good way to add some polish to an outfit yet be able to walk for a period of time that heels don’t afford for long. And just imagine where you can go with red flats!
Camper Red Ballerinas
According to our readers, the Camper shoes are true to size, with supple, soft leather that does not need to be broken in. You can throw them on right from the box and stroll a farmer’s market in Vienna or take in the sights on a seaside boardwalk. Readers highly recommend them, saying they are among their favorites to take on a trip.
Read this post for a full list of the most cute and comfortable travel flats!
Sam Edelman Falcon Ballet Flat
Sam Edelman Red Flats
From a simple classic dress to a stylish jumper, you’ll look adorable in these shoes by Sam Edelman. Their zigzag stitching is fashionable on-trend and the bow gives these shoes that little something extra that will have people asking about them. As one reader tells us, she “loves these!”
Rothy’s Red Pointy Toe Ballerinas
The Rothy’s reviews are overwhelming—our readers think this shoe is a versatile winner! Their red selection of flats comes in bold-deep tones, gorgeous patterns, or pointed to round-toe styles, all able to be worn with a plethora of outfits. These are best for travelers with a narrow toe box and that are used to wearing flats and don’t require much arch support.
Jambu Red Leather Flats
While strolling in a field of flowers, you might get confused as to where your feet end and where they begin! These shoes by Jambu are dotted with eye-catching floral cutouts keep your feet cool and comfy. One reader who owns these shoes says the same thing over and over again, “These are so comfortable!”
Here’s another roundup of most comfortable shoes according to travel bloggers!
Taos Red Comfortable Shoes
Simply slide your foot in the Taos Scamp and hit the road on our next adventure! This leather casual comes with a removable footbed and its durable sole grips the pavement in all the right places, allowing you to securely and comfortably take each step. One reader simply says of this shoe, “I love them!”
Rockport Red Shoes
Now for something a little more elegant, check out this Rockport shoe in soft wine-colored leather. Their low heel, pointy toe design allows them to be worn with any outfit from casual ankle-length jeans to a black cocktail dress.
Don’t let all that style fool you, either. As one reader says, she’s all about the fit. “They have a hidden wedge heel and are very comfortable.”
Naturalizer Samantha Pointed Toe Flat
Naturalizer Red Pointy Toe Shoes
Sleek and stylish, Naturalizer has always been known for comfort, femininity, and simplicity, along with being popular among our readers. They pair smoothly with any wardrobe item and go the distance right along with you on vacation and in everyday life. As one reader says, they are “super comfy!”
Most Comfortable Red Shoes Comparison Chart
|BRAND | MODEL||FEATURES | REVIEWS||RATING | PRICE|
|Camper Right Nina Ballet Flat||The Camper shoes are true to size, with supple, soft leather that does not need to be broken in.||Check Price|
|Sam Edelman Falcon Ballet Flat||Their zigzag stitching is fashionable on-trend and the bow gives these shoes that little something extra that will have people asking about them.||Check Price|
|JBU by Jambu Mary Jane Flat||“These are so comfortable!”||Check Price|
|Taos Scamp Flat||“I love them!”||Check Price|
|Rockport Total Motion Adelyn Ballet Flat||“They have a hidden wedge heel and are very comfortable.”||Check Price|
|Naturalizer Samantha Pointed Toe Flat||“Super comfy!”||Check Price|
|Rothy's Flat||Their red selection of flats comes in bold-deep tones, gorgeous patterns, or pointed to round-toe styles, all able to be worn with a plethora of outfits.||Check Price|
|Naturalizer Scout Slingback Sandal||As one reader explained, she purchased these red flat sandals for a trip to Italy and they made the comfort grade!||Check Price|
|Dansko Season Sandal||“I wore these adorable shoes all over Europe. I have wide, high-arched feet and adjusted their Velcro to widen them. They were very comfortable!”||Check Price|
|Birkenstock Mayari Sandal||“Comfortable from day one!”||Check Price|
|Red Slip On Shoes/Sneakers|
|TOMS Casual Shoe||TOMS makes for an easy fit, and look good with dresses, slacks, and everything in between.||Check Price|
|Ecco Soft 7||Sneakers are big this season and we love these cute red leather lace-ups by Ecco.||Check Price|
|Onitsuka Tiger Serrano||“They’re stylishly comfortable and durable.”||Check Price|
|Rothy’s Garnet||“I just got these Rothy’s and am really happy with them.”||Check Price|
How do I pack shoes?
Many of our readers use packing cubes to organize their shoes. Compass Rose packing cubes allow you to organize by number and color, so you know what’s in each bag, even when you use them as a shoe carrier.
We put together a five-part YouTube series showing you the different methods to use packing cubes. If you use this specific packing strategy, they can also compress your belongings. This is the secret to traveling carryon only!
Buy Compass Rose Packing Cubes here!
What are your most comfortable red shoes? Share your top picks in the comments below!
For more shoes, please read:
- 10 Best White Sneakers for Jetsetters
- What are the Best Black Sneakers for Globetrotters?
- Need Supportive Shoes? These are the Best Tennis Shoes for Travel
- The Most Comfortable and Cute Walking Shoes for Travel
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