Finding a shoe that is both therapeutic and easy on the eyes can be difficult. Comfortable shoes typically put looks last and comfort first, which makes sense, but you don't have to settle for the first comfortable shoe you find. Many name-brand companies offer special dress shoes specifically made for men with sensitive feet who also have style. Your shoe should have plenty of cushioning, pressure control features, and for those with diabetes, a wide toe and added depth.
Orthofeet Men's Mark Lace Tie Oxfords
This remarkable shoe comes in brown or black and is in the price range of £65-$200, as of 2011.. Both orthotic and diabetic friendly, it was specially selected to consider the needs of diabetic feet. Diabetes can make finding comfortable dress shoes especially hard because nerve damage can cause changes in the shape of your feet, extra dryness, and more calluses This particular shoe alleviates pressure on sensitive areas of the foot.
Bass Men's Layton Loafers
Bass Men's Layton Loafers come in either burgundy or black. They are around £65 (as of 2011) and offer the classic look of a kiltie tassle, plus the comfort of a cushioned insole for long-lasting wear. This shoe will accommodate the shape of your foot and leave it some room to breath. The leather heel also adds to to the formal look and provides comfort for those who stand for long periods of time.
Hush Puppies Men's Leverage Slip-Ons
As of 2011, these shoes are available in brown and black for £65 or less. An uncommon ZeroG technology, a technology that has been used to help make walking possible for people with serious injuries, makes this dress shoe feel as light as a feather with the same amount of comfort. This particular shoe is made of full-grain leather, desirable in a dress shoe. Its exquisite detailing and the added benefit of being able to slip it on and off with ease make it one of the best shoes available.
Bostonian Men's Prescott Slip-On Shoes
Bostonian Men's Prescott Slip-ons are available in tan, black and burgundy for less than £65, as of 2011. This dress shoe not only offers style but it also comes with extra alleviation. A fashionable loafer is a top choice due to the little time it takes to break in. It comes EVA footbed technology. EVA is a specific compact foam which works as a shock absorber. This particular technology was originally used only in athletic shoes however over the past few years it has spread across the industry.
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