Discover the Most Comfortable Shoes: A Guide to Finding the Perfect Fit

From arch support to cushioning—everything you need to know to find the most comfortable shoes for your feet.
We often take our feet for granted until foot pain rears its ugly head. While there are many kinds of foot pain with a variety of causes, the good news is that good shoes can help! Whether you need shoes for work, for play, or just for wearing around the house—the key is finding the cushion and support your feet need and you deserve.
KURUs are designed from the ground up to deliver Pain Relief Beyond Belief, thanks to a trio of core technologies we build into every pair. Each of our shoes builds on that foundation, so let’s take a look at how to choose the perfect fit for you.
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Whether you need agility for your next hike or cushion to stand on your feet all day, KURU shoes offer superior arch support, ergonomic heel protection, and shock-absorbing foams to keep you moving, standing, walking, working, playing…all with lasting comfort.
"Have shoes, will travel” is seemingly a motto or mantra that backpackers, hikers, and trekkers embody. But before you venture out into the great outdoors, make sure you check what shoes you’re wearing first.
Once we reach adulthood, a lot of things change. These include our responsibilities, personality, fashion style, and yes—even shoes.
KURUCLOUD Absorbs Shock & Improves Alignment
What could you do in a day if your feet didn’t hurt? There’s a reason we’ve named our base layer KURUCLOUD—you might just feel like you’re walking on air after you switch to wearing KURUs.
Canvas shoes are one of the most beloved styles of footwear around the world. Owning a pair of black or white canvas shoes is a staple for most people. Lightweight, easy to clean, and comfortable to wear—it’s not hard to see why you would want to have a pair yourself.
Beige, nude, skin tone, tan, soft brown—the color goes by many names but its appeal stays the same. Some people may see beige as a boring color and avoid it, preferring more colorful shoes. But that is far from the truth.
Feet come in a wide range of different shapes and sizes, and so should shoes! If you’ve been consistently experiencing foot pain, it might not be because of the length of time you’ve been wearing your shoes or the physical activity you’re doing in them—it might be because you’re not wearing shoes designed to comfortably fit your feet.
Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar fasciitis is a chronic foot pain condition that develops when the fibrous band of tissue under our feet—our plantar fascia—becomes irritated and inflamed.
It’s one of the most delightful times of year. Trees changing colors, sweater-weather, warm beverages, and pumpkin everything. It’s also a shining time for footwear! It’s the not-to-warm, not-to-cool season. Fall is the perfect time for cute fall shoes like Chelsea boots, boat shoes, and leather sneakers.
The day has finally arrived—you’ve booked your tickets to the Happiest Place on Earth. You’re ready for some down time, your family is already plotting their must-see rides, and your kids can’t wait to meet Mickey.
Traveling through Europe is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that one should be well-prepared for.
When you’re slicing and dicing, baking and frying, the last thing you need to worry about is foot pain, slips, or trips.
Are you looking for a pair of adjustable shoes or adjustable sandals that are just right for your feet? At KURU Footwear, we have a wide range of adjustable shoes, so it doesn’t matter how your foot increases or decreases in size. We’re confident that you’ll find a pair or two of the most comfortable and highly adjustable shoes for all your needs.
If you or a loved one experiences diabetes, you will—at some point—experience foot pain or discomfort brought on by complications from diabetes. Peripheral diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage) and peripheral vascular disease (poor circulation) are two key diabetes symptoms that can cause pain, tingling, and numbness or loss of feeling in the feet.
Nothing is more annoying than finding a pair of shoes that look perfect, only to find out that it pinches, rub, and cuts into your skin. Imagine struggling halfway through your day, limping around until you get home.
Many job site workers don’t have shoes that offer the correct level of comfort and protection. Instead, they’re given heavy, clunky, traditional construction shoes that can cause foot pain.
A great pair of athleisure shoes can only be created from a continuous process of getting the right style and fit. While some shoes can provide a casual fit, they just don’t have the right style you’re looking for—they’re often poorly constructed and also flat.
Cotton is a common material used in making all kinds of footwear, especially cotton canvas shoes, cotton tennis shoes, cotton slip-on shoes, and cotton boat shoes. Moreover, these no-fuss shoes don’t need constant care to keep them looking good.
Here comes the sun. This newly warm weather may inspire you to dine on the patio for the first time since winter, or take a spring hike on freshly melted trails. Wherever you want to go, shoes for spring are the perfect pairing for this versatile, colorful season.
We’re guessing even Grandpa and Grandma don’t want to hear the words “old man shoes” or “old lady shoes” when describing their footwear. But since many orthopedic footwear options pay more attention to comfort than style, there can be a bit of a stereotype.

Three Layers of Support

At KURU, we pride ourselves on our unique approach to shoe design. We believe that shoes should be shaped to fit the natural contours of your feet, which is why we create every pair in three distinct support layers, not just an insole.

Our revolutionary ergonomic design starts with a curved footbed and adds unparalleled triple-layer support that includes shock-absorbing KURUCLOUD, heel-cupping KURUSOLE, and arch-supporting ULTIMATE INSOLES. The result? Shoes that are so comfortable you’ll stop thinking about your feet.
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Pain Relief Accomplished. I have been wearing a shoe recommended for plantar fasciitis and heel spurs with a little relief but by the end of the day my feet hurt. I tried these Kuru Atoms and OMG what a huge relief. I don’t want to take them off. They do not compare and I wear them all day. I have purchased 2 more pair and all I can say is THANK YOU!!!!"


Fantastic Hiking Shoe. I bought these shoes for my husband and he was excited that they came in his size. He cannot find 12.5 in stores very often and hasn’t worn his exact shoe size for many years. When they got here, he put them on the next day to go to work and he loves them!"

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My Nursing Shoes. I went back to hospital floor nursing last December, it took five shoes to find the right ones that would get me through thirteen hour days. Kurus fit and I was able to wear a full day the first time I wore them. Nine months later, I bought a second pair, even though not broken in like the first, no issues wearing a full day. Fantastic Shoes!"

Less Pain, More Life.
At KURU, our ultimate goal is to keep you doing what you love. Independently owned and based in beautiful Salt Lake City, we engineer supportive footwear with patented tech and feel-it-to-believe-it comfort to empower you to chase your dreams.

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