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Evolution Of Foot Structure and Why Traditional Styles Can Cause Strain

According to The American Podiatric Medical Association, ‘42% of women admit that they would wear a shoe they liked even if it gave them discomfort, 73% admit to already having a shoe-related foot issue.’ Sadly, this statistic is not surprising as the majority of women do not know the negative impacts of their daily footwear.

Different Footwear Styles: What Is Causing Strain?

High Heels

high heels

For decades high heels have been the staple footwear style for women which has only resulted in decades of unnecessary foot pain. Whilst it is not totally wrong to wear heels, it is recommended that you don’t, especially for such long periods of time. When wearing heels, your foot is in the plantar flexed position. This position is unnatural for your foot alignment and as your muscles are stretched you begin to feel pain.

According to Healthline: ‘An injury to any of the muscles that support plantar flexion can limit your ability to flex your foot or stand on tiptoe. Ankle injuries, including sprains and fractures, are one of the most common causes of plantar flexion problems.’ It is important to remember that other parts of your body can be injured due to your choice of footwear, especially areas such as your ankles, legs and lower back.

Pointed Toes

Footwear with a pointed toe design can cause many problems. When wearing the shoe, your toes are confined to a small space, similar to high heels the positioning then creates an unnatural alignment. This is backed by Piedmont who says ‘The awkward positioning of your toes can also cause them to contract and eventually curl under permanently, a condition known as hammertoe.’ As well as Hammertoe occurring, these shoes also increase the likeliness of developing Bunions. If left untreated Bunions can then lead to problems such as arthritis and ingrown toenails.

Flats and Flip Flops

flat shoes and sandals

These styles of shoe can cause a lot of pain as they lack a very important feature, arch support. Arch supports help to distribute pressure when standing and walking. Without the correct support, your feet are put under pressure because of your body weight, this then causing pain in sensitive areas of the foot like the ball, heel and arch.

Cincinnati Foot and Ankle Care recommends using supports because ‘Arch supports serve as extra cushions for the plantar fascia, providing elevation and shape for the foot as you walk and run.’ Flat shoes may be seen as a comfortable solution compared to high heels however it is suggested not to wear them too often in order to prevent these conditions from occurring.

Alternate Styles Better Suited For Support

Ankle Boots

ankle boots and heels

Ankle Boots are a style which can be worn all year round. Often made with extra space around the toes, boots are less likely to cause problems like hammertoe and bunions. As well as this, they will support the wearer’s ankle, whilst looking after your feet is a priority it is also important to remember that ankles need to be cared for as they too take a lot of pressure whilst walking.


Wedged heels are a great alternative to traditional high heels. With weight pressure evenly distributed across the Wedged heel provide the wearer with complete support, with this stability and comfort are both improved, and you won’t be left with painful feet after walking. This is supported by Dr. James Amis who speaks about the benefits of wedges rather than heels, in the SheFinds article he says ‘Wedges can actually relax the gastrocnemius (or calf muscle) a bit, which in turn reduces the linked tension on the plantar fascia. In most cases, my patients will experience short-term pain relief for their foot and/or ankle ailments when wearing a wedge shoe compared to high heels.’



With people increasingly seeking comfort, trainers have become the most purchased shoe style in the world. Trainers are a reliable are made with the intention of protecting the users’ feet from injury whilst exercising. The tip of a trainer is also often wider to allow help increase stability and movability. Other features often included are arch support and heel cushioning, trainers are constructed in this way in order to minimise pressure on the feet whilst walking.

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Suffering From Bunions: The Search For Footwear Solutions

According to Harvard Medical School, ‘women are 10 times more likely to develop bunions than men.’ This is due to weaker ligaments and often wearing more pointed shoes, e.g. high heels.

So, what are bunions?

Bunions are a foot deformity created when a person’s foot alignment is adjusted, amongst many reasons this can happen through wearing ill fitting, pointed shoes which force the toes to be squashed together. As the big toe is squashed to take the shoes form, the bone is forced outwards in a diagonal direction resulting in a person having a lump on the side of their foot.

Bunions are a common foot problem. According to the Journal of Foot and Ankle Research it is estimated about 23% of adults between the ages of 18-65 will suffer from the condition.

What happens if they are left untreated?

It is extremely important to stop any problems from worsening. If a problem is not treated then it can lead to further foot conditions. Bunions are formed when bones in your toes are moved and the range of motion if effected, this can lead to suffering from problems such as arthritis.

As well as bones moving, your toes are squashed together which means you are more likely to suffer from ingrown toenails. In more severe cases the lack of stability from bunions can lead to chronic pain in your ankles, legs and back.

How are they treated?

According to Dr Moy, ‘a forming bunion can be slowed and, in some cases, stopped. Using orthotics or customised shoes which help slow or stop bunion development.

Finding the right footwear is essential. Many of today’s footwear designs follow those that we have seen in the past – stylish and fashionable, yet overlooking the importance of comfort and structure. Pointed shoes that leave no room for toes will only increase the chances of suffering from these foot conditions.

It is recommended to wear wider fitted shoes, that give your toes space to move naturally when walking. As well as using the correct footwear, it is also recommended to do foot exercises and use toe supports, as they will help to strengthen your toes. 

If bunions begin to cause pain, it is likely going to be because your foot has rubbed against your shoe and has caused irritation. It is recommended to take inflammatory medication or herbal remedies which may ease the pressure on your foot. If pain persists it is important to seek medical help from a doctor or podiatrist as severe cases can hinder walking or exercise activities.

Finding the correct footwear

Wide toe footwear is a solution that can help to prevent foot problems like this from worsening. Uufey Shoes are designed with this in mind. Our range of shoes feature arch support to help with foot problems like Plantar Fasciitis, and may help to prevent the development of other foot conditions. Uufey Shoes provide adequate space for your toes and feet to move naturally.

Uufey Shoes are built with 3 zone comfort technology to help with stability, balance and comfort. Increasing stability and movement within your foot can help to prevent bunions. Our products also include an orthotic insole which will help realign your foot to a more natural position.

If you would like to learn more about the importance of wearing the right shoes, you can watch our interview with Nurse Debbie on our IGTV or YouTube channel.

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Dressed To Impress: What To Wear This Autumn

Dressed to impress: What to wear this autumn

A wardrobe essential for everyone should be a trusted pair of ankle boots as they are a great option when elevating your outfit, so why is it that they are so popular during the autumn and winter months?

Here’s the answer: Comfort! Ankle boots are a great fashion statement in the winter months because they can enhance almost any outfit and keep you feeling cosy and comfortable despite the changing weather.

Autumn and winter fashion: Nature inspired colour palettes

As the colder seasons approach you want to be wearing warmer, earthier colour tones. As nature evolves and leaves begin to brown, this will inspire what colours we wear so during autumn. An autumn-inspired look colour include a variety of colour shades, with the most prominent being shades of brown complemented with oranges or deep shades of red. Pair these colours with neutrals such as white, grey, cream and black for a dynamic autumn look.

As the season changes, the colours we see in fashion do too. For example, during winter you are likely to see a lot deeper, richer tones like emerald green, sapphire blue and burgundy. These colours are often paired with lighter tones like white or cream for a colour contrast or complemented with darker shades of grey and brown.

Outfit check! Incorporating Uufey into your Winter wardrobe

As briefly mentioned, ankle boots popularity soars during the winter months as people seek comfort and support, these are elements that are built into Uufey products as we want to help people look after themselves.

Pairing the Cill Cut-Out Bootie

The Cill shoe is an extremely versatile addition to your wardrobe as it can complement many outfits. Pair your Cill with a long white sleeve t-shirt, brown corduroy dress and black tights for a playful autumn look.

Keep cosy with Kene

Pair your Kene with Jeans and a Chunky Knit jumper or cardigan for a staple Autumn look. Pair with an additional colourful peacoat to keep you warm, whilst the Kene will look after your feet, with it’s cosy faux fur lining.

Style your Sarah-Zest

Our Sarah-Zest range comes in 3 different colours: Black, Burgundy and Navy. Black ankle boots are an extremely useful addition to your wardrobe as they can be paired with any look.

Pair your Burgundy ­Sarah-Zest with a dark grey or black pair of leggings, simple block coloured t-shirt and playful cardigan for an amazing Autumn inspired look.

Following the seasonal colour palette, for a cute Winter look, you could pair your Navy Sarah-Zest boots with a pair of jeans and cream chunky knit jumper.

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A Brief History Of Women’s Footwear

Did you know?

The oldest pair of shoes in existence come from 3500 BC Egypt! Made from leather and grass, these shoes have a close resemblance to today’s shoes such as moccasins. Looking through the history of footwear and recognising how it has evolved is extremely important as we can learn how to progress even further.

A brief look into women’s shoemaking

High heels are a style of shoe that is often associated with women, however originally high heeled shoes were made for Persian warriors who needed support when riding horses in battle. Believe it or not, men wore high heels up until the era of Queen Elizabeth 1st. Gradually over time designs evolved and heels appeared more feminine to become ‘women’s shoes.’ Whilst the popularity and use of high heels changed over time, the popularity of heels really increased in 1920s as designs become more ‘decorative’ to match the current fashion styles.

Despite the past popularity of heels, in present day according to researchers at Mintel* women are purchasing more sneakers than high heels.

*‘It seems that the popularity of heels is falling flat in general as 59% of female footwear buyers prefer to wear flat shoes, compared to just 12% who prefer to wear high-heeled shoes.’ (Mintel)

As preferences evolve, supportive footwear with comfort is becoming more of a priority over high heels. Comfortable shoes such as trainers and sneakers originally formed from plimsolls shoes that were worn on boat decks to limit dangers when slipping, gradually becoming inspiration for tennis shoes which become the first ‘athletic shoe’.

The search for comfort (1900-2020)

Below will briefly discuss the past century of women’s footwear, as you read on you will see that comfort was not the most important factor to influence the range of designs. As society developed the needs of ladies footwear also changed, in recent decades it is noticeable that many designers are taking form and function into account. They have recognised that the public wants footwear which will provide comfort as well as allowing them to keep up with current fashion trends.

  • 1900-10s: The Practical Lady Of Leisure

Around the years of WW1, it was practical for women to wear low-heeled shoes to get them around their daily activities, it was towards the end of this period that high heels began to increase in popularity once again and boots with heels become all the rage.

  • 1920-30s: Rising Hemlines

Early on in this period ladies began to wear shorter dresses, and as a result led to the production of more decorative high heels. A design often noted with the 20’s and 30’s is the T-Strap heel which provided ankle support whilst dancing.

  • 1940-50s: War Restrictions

In the 40’s materials were limited due to the ongoing war and shoe design was put to the side. However, the 50’s introduced the world to…stiletto heels! One, if not the most well-known heel design, however due to its construction also happens to be for many one of the most uncomfortable forms of high heel.

  • 1960-70s: Post War Fashion Freedom

The early 60’s was a time of experimentation and as fashion was a high focus point within society. In terms of heeled shoes, Cuban heels took the forefront and were worn as a compromise between comfort and fashion. However, younger generations began to recognise that for daily wear heels were not necessarily the best choice which led to the increase in demand for tennis shoes.

Dance was a major activity within the 70’s as music and pop culture expanded, which led to designers trying to increase comfort and manoeuvrability for those who enjoyed going to the disco. This is when chunky heels first became popular, it allowed for the user to feel supported whilst also making a fashion statement.

  • 1980-90s: Form vs Function

By this time, people began to recognise, that despite the popularity of heels other shoe options were available and caused a lot less pain. The 80’s was the decade of ‘the boot’ with subcultures like punks becoming more mainstream, people would take inspiration from bands / artists they listened to. This also allowed the wearer to express themselves and many often would decorate their boots or use different laces to add to the unique look of their outfit.

The 90’s was a decade of the platforms. Inspired by many celebrities such as the Spice Girls, platform shoes became mainstream. Despite popularity these shoes were often a safety risk and resulted in many people hurting their ankles.

  • 2000-10s: Trying To Compromise

As in previous decades many audiences looked to celebrities for fashion inspiration. Heels lost a lot of popularity, and many people began to wear comfort shoes. From flip-flops, to sandals, to low heeled boots celebrities inspired a range of footwear, no more so than sneakers.

Heels were not forgotten about, as many celebrity icons were seen sporting various styles however Ugg boots and sneakers became a staple in many people’s wardrobes. There was even a moment in time were people were seen sporting wedged trainers, fusing together the popularity of a high heel but in the style of a sneaker.

  • 2020’s: Finding A Solution: Support and Style

Which leads on to today, were the search for comfort and style is being answered. People are recognising the importance of looking after their feet and are now seeking brands who offer both comfort and a fashion statement. Here enters Uufey Shoes, who creates products specifically to provide comfort and support throughout your busy lifestyle.

So, what is the solution?

Interest in comfort shoes is increasing, and Uufey have designed a range of footwear that provides comfort and support for general day wear. Our footwear also help to ease existing and tries to prevent customers from suffering from various foot health problems.

Uufey shoes were made to move, incorporating our three-zone comfort technologies the wearer is assured that their feet are protected and looking fashionable all day long.

Our three-zone technology focuses on increasing stability, provides arch support and cushioning for the toes.

To learn more about this browse our range of products HERE.


Selecting The Right Size When Shopping For Espadrilles

Why size matters when it comes to Espadrilles

Unlike other shoe types, they are set specifically for the foot as the fabric sets and moulds to your unique foot shape.

 So, what does that mean in terms of size?

Our original and authentic espadrilles are handcrafted by artisans using mixed leather and jute. As they’re handmade there is always some variation, but on the whole espadrilles that are a mix run a full size small. The canvas material will stretch a little over a few wears.

Taking this into consideration, we always suggest to size down when purchasing a pair of espadrilles for a better fit. If you’re still unsure of sizing, consult our measuring chart and how to properly measure your feet. Our size guide is also available to help you find the right size you need to feel the most comfortable.

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Q&A With Nurse Debbie

Last month we had a chat with Debbie, Mental Health Nurse also known as BeHealthyWithDebs about all things feet! Talking Feet was live on Instagram TV but the replay is available to watch on our YouTube channel.

The Q&A started off by talking about Uufey and Debbie’s experience with foot pain during both college and in her job as a nurse. This led her to research about solutions such as types of physical therapy to help flat feet and meeting our founder Ify to help find shoes that may ease her pain.

We then discussed in further detail about the different types of foot pain some people can commonly experience, covering a number of foot conditions including bunions, flat feet and plantar fasciitis. In conversation we learnt about flat feet and the causes, before delving into Plantar Fasciitis, a condition where the plantar fascia in the foot becomes inflamed. It is commonly caused by wearing the wrong shoes that are ill-fitting or too narrow, with weight and exercise injuries being other major contributors to the condition. Other solutions for foot pain besides getting the right shoes were also covered, including the importance of fitness and exercise.

Exercise is key for short-term foot pain relief however it is advised to use specific tools that will help provide more sufficient support over time. We demonstrated the benefits of exercising with a spiky ball, and wearing a support sleeve over your heel to help relieve pain when wearing shoes.

The Q&A video goes into more detail about the subjects mentioned in this blog. Visit our YouTube channel or IGTV for the full interview.

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How To Find Arch Support Shoes For Flat Feet

How To Find Arch Support Shoes For Flat Feet

When looking for comfortable shoes, arch support is a must as it helps reduce the likelihood of injuries or foot health concerns which may result from sports or work-related activities. Particularly if you suffer from flat feet, it’s important to find out what type of shoes you need to help prevent and manage your foot condition.

What are Flat Feet and How Do They Affect Us?

Flat Feet is a condition in which your arches touch the floor when you stand up straight. It is thought to be genetic, but the condition can also develop later in life. Not everyone experiences trouble with flat feet, however the majority of foot conditions can be exacerbated simply by wearing poorly fitting shoes – which is why it is so important to wear supportive footwear with arch support.

How Do I Fix Flat Feet?

Consulting your podiatrist, wearing the right shoes and certain exercises can help to strengthen and reduce pain for flat feet. Here are 5 top exercises recommended by health experts to improve foot health:

Exercises for flat feet

What Particular Shoes Should I Look For?

This really depends on the activity you do, as different types of shoes cater to different circumstances. Orthopaedic Shoes are recommended by podiatrists and more likely to help reduce injuries, as these types of shoes aim to be the most comfortable and adaptable.

What Shoes With Arch Support Do We Offer?

We offer a range of shoes with arch support for flat feet. Here are a few examples:

If you’re physically active and love hitting the gym, Chemin Trainers will be your new BFF. Featuring a removable insole and mesh lining for breathable comfort, Chemin cushions the feet with optimum ball support, heel support, and excellent shock absorption. These shoes are designed to make walking and running feel smooth while keeping your feet comfy every step of the way.

Working hard in the office? Sarah Zest might be the one for you. Featuring the added benefit of Uufey’s built in orthotic footbed to support and realign your feet, these ankle boots are fully adjustable and provide optimum comfort for flat feet. Don’t forget to engage in frequent desk exercises to improve circulation and avoid potential aches and pains.

Sarah Zest

Hopefully this can help you to make an informed decision about finding the right orthopaedic shoes with arch support for flat feet. Whether you have experienced foot pain in the past or currently have a foot condition, we highly advise to check out our range of supportive shoes and see if you can find a pair to suit your needs. Your feet will thank you later!

Please note that Uufey shoes is not a treatment plan or a substitute for professional medical advice. We offer supportive shoes to complement other treatments or surgeries. Depending on the severity of your condition, Uufey shoes can help you prevent foot conditions or aid in your treatment.

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Anatomy of an Orthotic Shoe

An orthotic shoe is a suitable choice if you’re looking for comfortable footwear that provides solid support for your feet. Wearing the right shoe will help to keep your feet in optimum health and reduce your chances of developing painful foot conditions.

Anatomy of an Orthotic Shoe

Contoured Foot Bed

A deeper heel on orthotic shoes helps to stabilise the heel. This helps to distribute your body weight evenly over your feet, instead of having all the pressure and force of your weight being supported by your toes and the ball of your foot.

This also helps you to walk more naturally, further decreasing your risk of developing foot pain.


The cushioning in the soles helps with shock absorption, making for a comfortable step without heel pain.

Flexibility allows your shoe to mould to the contours of your feet, for maximum comfort and to ease the pressure on your feet. Flexible soles also allow your feet to flex freely as you’re walking, so too much stress isn’t placed on your arch and heels.

Orthopaedic Shoe

Arch Support

One of the best things about orthotic shoes is that they provide excellent arch and heel support, which is great for people who have flat feet or high arches.

You can get shoes with enough curve at the instep which removes any unnecessary gaps between the sole and the arch, providing full support for high arches.

Lots Of Space For Toes

Pointed shoes can cause a lot of grief for your toes and your forefoot. Orthotic shoes have a lot of space at the front of the shoe so your toes don’t get squished together, preventing bunions, hammertoe and other foot problems.

Anatomy of Uufey Shoes

What To Pay Attention To When Choosing Your Orthotic Shoes


The range of materials available to make orthotic shoes and orthotics is diverse enough that newcomers to the orthotics industry feel overwhelmed when they start designing orthotics. The design of the orthotic shoe will greatly influence what types of materials that will be used.

For example, a lightweight athlete will have different requirements to a bulky construction worker when it comes to looking for suitable materials that will provide sufficient rigidity and support for these two different people.

Rigid materials help to control foot function while softer materials are used to help absorb shock and relieve any sensitive parts of your feet from excessive pressure.

Good Arch Support And Toe Box

The proper amount of arch support and space for your toes to all fit comfortably in your shoes is an absolute requirement for orthotic shoes.

After all, a very common contributing factor to a huge number of foot problems stems from shoes which are too narrow or do not have sufficient arch support.

The purpose of orthotic shoes is to assist with proper foot care. Taking care of your arches and your toes helps to reduce your risk of developing various painful foot conditions

Measure Your Foot At The End Of The Day

When measuring your foot, take the measurement at the end of the day. This is because your feet are slightly more swollen at the end of the day after being up and about using your feet all day.

Taking the swollen measurements ensures that even when you are using your shoes in the afternoon or evening, you won’t feel an uncomfortable pinching sensation due to your shoes being just a tad small in the evening.


Maintaining healthy feet is a lot easier when you are wearing shoes that promote foot health. Uufey Shoes are a shining example that not all orthotic shoes are dull and unfashionable.

Taking care of your feet will not only help to reduce foot pain, but it can also help with other aches and pains you may experience in your body. What are you waiting for? Go find the best orthotic shoes now – your feet will thank you for it.

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The Importance of Wearing the Right Shoe Size

When it comes to shoes, it’s important to wear the right shoe size and choose footwear that supports you. Opting for ill-fitted or poorly-designed shoes can cause long term consequences to your feet over time and worsen existing foot conditions. Prevention is better than a cure, and it’s surprisingly simple to keep your feet in tip top condition to avoid running into uncomfortable problems in the future. Read on to learn about the importance of wearing the right shoe size.

It’s more common than you think

According to a 2018 study, only about 28 to 37% of people are actually wearing shoes of the right length and width.

The study found that the wrong size shoes correlated with increased foot pain and foot conditions, including corns, hammer toe, and calluses. It was also discovered that people with diabetes tended to wear shoes that were too narrow.

Shoes that are too tight often lead to pain and deformity over time. Wearing the wrong size shoe can cause problems, but the shape of the shoe may also be unsuitable depending on the contour. If you already have a foot problem of any kind (for example, an ulcer or deformity), shoes with a smooth shape may add pressure on the sensitive areas of your foot and worsen the condition.

Ingrown Toenails From Not Wearing The Right Shoe Size

Often caused by pressure from tight shoes or poorly-fitted shoes, ingrown toenails are painfully common. Ingrown toenails occur from extra pressure on your toe, which leads to the toenail growing into your skin. If left untreated, ingrown toenails may cause the skin around your nail to become infected.

Ingrown toenails are most commonly found on the big toe, but may also occur on other toes. To prevent this issue, ensure that you have properly fitting shoes and avoid cutting nails too short or rounded at the edges.

The Importance of Wearing the Right Shoe Size

Decreased Quality of Life From Wearing Poorly-Fitted Shoes

If your shoes are hurting your feet on a regular basis, this is bound to affect the quality of your day-to-day life. It is more common in women as in the fashion industry, ladies shoes are often not designed to be as functional or comfortable as men’s shoes. At Uufey we believe comfort shouldn’t have to compromise style, and our range of comfortable shoes for tired feet reflect this ethos.

Shoe Size Changes Over Time

Most people often think of foot size as being fixed – once you stop growing or reach a certain age in life, your feet no longer change in size. But the truth is that your feet adapt to different changes over the course of a lifetime.

  • As you get older, tendons relax with age and widen the size of your feet.
  • Certain medical conditions and medications cause water retention, which can cause foot swelling and wider feet.
  • During pregnancy, feet are affected by hormones that often result in increased foot swelling and shoe size.

Signs Your Shoes Are the Wrong Size

If you experience any pain or discomfort when walking, this is usually a clear sign that your shoes are the wrong size. However sometimes it is less obvious. If you can relate any of the following issues, it may be time to check your shoe size:

  • Bruising on your toenail:
  • Toenail loss or damage
  • Blisters
  • Calluses
  • Skin irritation around your toenails

How Can I Measure My Shoe Size?

You can visit your shoe store for a proper measurement and professional advice. Although there is no definitive guideline, some experts recommend that you measure your feet at least once or twice a year, or any time you buy new shoes.

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Choosing The Right Footwear

Selecting The Right Shoes

Choosing the right footwear may not strike you as that important. However, overlooking the impact of ill-fitted often results in making choices that can impact our foot condition and may lead to many painful foot problems over time.

Whether you are considering buying or wearing footwear for fashion, aesthetics, or function, there are some simple points to consider before your final selection. Your first pointer should be shoes that fit and reduces pain and chances of injury. This also requires having the self-discipline of not buying shoes based solely on their appearance (as tempting as it may be).

Here are a few tips to consider on choosing the right shoes:

  1. Buy shoes closest to the shape of your feet.
  2. Avoid narrow toe shoes that force your toes to squeeze.
  3. Pay attention to the width and the length of the shoes.
  4. Pick barefoot shoes where possible, or if this is impossible then opt for low block heel shoes over high pointed heels.
  5. Trust your comfort level on how you feel in your shoes. You are always the real judge of the fitting when choosing the right footwear.
  6. Opt for shoes with breathable material. 
  7. Select shoes with a wide and deep toe box.
  8. Never buy shoes in the hope that it would stretch or expand to fit in.
  9. Most people have one foot slightly bigger than the other, so choose a shoe size that fits the bigger foot comfortably. 
  10. Your feet are slightly smaller in the morning. Test new shoes in the afternoon or evenings where possible for choosing the right size.
  11. In choosing the right shoes, allow about half an inch from your longest toe to the end of your shoe to allow your toes enough space to wiggle yet not too much that your heel falls out of your shoes when you walk.
  12. Buy shoes you love that are pleasing to your eyes. You want to be happy with your investment.


Choosing the right footwear

Comfort is our top priority at Uufey Shoes. Three Zone Comfort is infused into each and every one of our shoes during the production process, offering you:

Stability: reduces muscle strain and helps you to maintain balance.

Arch Support: shock-absorbing arch supports are ideal for preventing and treating heal pain and plantar fasciitis.

Cushioning: extra support for ultimate comfort and durability.


Shop our range of comfortable women’s shoes today.


The information provided is for general information purposes only, unless specified otherwise. All information is provided in good faith and with research. We do not give health advice. Health information is provided for general educational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional health advice. Always seek professional advise or speak to your physician about any concerns and health related issues

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