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National Shoe the World Day is March 15! This important day highlights the importance of quality footwear for all. So whether you need to show your feet some TLC or want to pay it forward and donate some shoes to someone in need, now’s the time. Scroll down for more information about National Shoe the World Day and our quality footwear picks to shop and/or donate.
What is National Shoe the World Day?
The United States recognizes every March 15 as National Shoe The World Day. This day shines a light on the importance of quality shoes and the upsetting fact that there are millions of people worldwide that don’t have access to the footwear they need.
1. adidas, Ultraboost Light Running Shoe, $190
These Ultraboost running shoes are a total gamechanger for feet in serious need of all-day comfort. They’re also available in 8 colors, so you’re sure to find your perfect shade.
2. Macy’s, Timberland Davis Chukka Sneaker, $90
Shopping for something comfortable but still versatile enough to dress up? These Chukka sneakers are it!
3. Journey’s, New Balance CT302 Athletic Shoe, $89.99
New Balance is known for creating quality footwear that lasts, so you can’t go wrong with any design. Our favorite? These classic black-and-white kicks.
4. adidas, NMD_R1 V2 Shoe, $150
Another adidas favorite! This chic NMD design is guaranteed to keep your feet comfortable and stylish.
5. Macy’s, Dolce Vita Ronin Braided Block-Heel Sandal, $115
Warmer forecasts are coming, so make sure you have some well-made sandals in your rotation! These chic braided sandals come in nine colors — all just right for sunny days.
6. Macy’s, Johnston & Murphy Stockton Cap Toe Dress Shoe, $149
These top-rated cap-toe shoes are worth the investment — they’ll last for years and years.
7. Journey’s, Dr. Martens 101 6-Eye Boot, $159.99
Dr. Martens have been a go-to for generations now, and for good reason! They’re versatile enough to work with almost any style, and you can wear them anywhere.
8. Macy’s, CROCS Classic Clog, $50
Regardless of where you fall on the Crocs spectrum, anyone who has tried them on can’t deny their next-level comfort. The warm, faux-fur lining just adds to the experience.
9. ALDO, Tobey Loafer, $80
If you’re dealing with uncomfortable shoes at work, you need cushioned loafers! These pretties come in a few other colors, so you can easily put together your professional outfit without dealing with blisters and sore feet.
10. Journey’s, Birkenstock Boston Soft Footbed Clog, $159.99
Another timeless silhouette: the Birkenstock clog! These cozy clogs are constructed to last for years and never go out of style.
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Allison is a writer, Bruce Springsteen enthusiast, and sixth-generation Texan living in Denton, Texas.