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We like looking stylish as much as the next gal (more about that later), but comfortable sneakers aren't just a "want" these days — they're a downright necessity. Between commuting, work, summer travel and everyday schlepping, your feet are putting on more mileage than ever before. And while we can easily identify the need for a good pair of sneakers, it's difficult to find ones that fit right, provide adequate support and won't break the bank (especially if you're replacing them every six months or every 500 miles, as recommended by experts.) The solution: These Avia Women's Slip On Sneakers, which can be yours for a mere $20 at Walmart.
They're not kidding about these being "slip-on" — this sock-like style is about to become your new go-to. The tie-free design makes them a cinch to pull on with one hand when your morning coffee and purse are in the other. Plus, the all-knit construction is super comfortable, with no pinching or too-tight laces. It also allows your feet to breathe and expand in hot weather. The lightweight outsole and plush foam liner provide that cloud-like lift to each step. But don't let their easy-peasy comfy-ness fool you; they're great for long, long walks or your most intense gym session, thanks to their cushy insole and added arch support.
If this all sounds like the total package, well, it is. “Excellent walking shoes need to be supportive, lightweight, and good for your specific foot type,” Dana Canuso, M.D. a podiatrist in New Jersey told Yahoo Life. “My most recommended walking shoe is one with a moderate amount of stability, a supportive arch, and lots of cushion.”
And how great is it that these Avias are stylish to boot?! The killer kicks are available in five color schemes: black on black, navy, purple, white and a super cute black with leopard print. Fair warning: Customers mentioned they have a pretty roomy fit, so you may want to order them in a half or even full size smaller than your usual.
And get a load of the reviews: "Honestly I bought these in a pinch the day before I got a new job; figured they'd work for a couple of weeks till I got my first check. It's been four months and these are actually super comfortable and have held up great. I'm on my feet all day at work and my feet don't hurt...definitely worth a shot!"
"I started searching for slip-on sneakers, and I must not have shopped for a while, because the cost of sneakers is jaw-dropping. Tried these and...just ordered a second pair!" said another happy customer. "They are comfortable for my high-arched, wedge-shaped feet, and the stretch accommodates my little toe which inevitably pokes out of sandals and rubs on shoes.... I like the snug feel around the ankle so I don't get blistered. IMO a winner of a shoe with airflow for summer.
The important thing is that you get yourself a pair, stat. And make sure you snag them at Walmart — these shoes go for much more at other retailers, including Amazon. We're sold!
Want an even better deal? Make sure you’re signed up for Walmart+. It’s easy to sign up for your free 30-day trial here. You’ll get free grocery delivery, savings on gas and prescriptions, exclusive access to major deals, and more. (And by the way, those without Walmart+ still get free shipping on orders of $35 or more.)
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
More great Walmart deals right this way:
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