Insoles For Dress Shoes
Dress shoes can look very sleek but typically come with minimal cushion, if any. Worse yet, many professionals find that they have to use them for daily wear on hard surfaces causing their feet to ache by the end of the day. Adding dress shoe inserts can help but finding the right pair is important.
Can you use insoles in dress shoes?
Many people find wearing dress shoes painful due to their narrow width and lack of arch support. Suffering from plantar fasciitis 1, bunions 2, or having flat feet 3 can make this experience even worse. Adding in support with an insole can alleviate the problem. While many insoles are too thick for dress shoes, some are made especially for this purpose.
What are the benefits of using insoles with dress shoes?
Insoles can add in the cushion and arch support missing from many dress shoes, which can redistribute the pressure put on the feet from a day of walking and standing on hard surfaces. The result is less pain and the ability to wear dress shoes more often.
For Dress Shoes We Recommend:
The ET-Series is our thinnest insole, ideal for narrow, low-volume shoes such as men's dress shoes. Many dress shoe inserts have a heel that is too thick, which forces the foot up out of the shoe when walking. The ET-Series is made specifically for dress shoes and can fit right on top of cemented-in factory insoles so you can wear your shoes all day and feel great.
How can you make dress shoes more comfortable with insoles?
Many dress shoes have an entirely flat sole surface, built on a hard shoe bed. When walking on this surface all day, the foot can become sore from the lack of arch support and pressure. Dress shoes insoles can change the way your body carries that pressure and can prevent the soreness associated with wearing dress shoes.
How do you replace insoles in dress shoes?
Most dress shoe insoles are cemented or sewn into the shoe. Since you can't remove that type of factory insole, it is important to find an insole that is designed to be added on top of the original without adding so much thickness that it makes the shoe uncomfortable. The ET-Series was designed to do just that.
How do you choose the best dress shoe insert?
Dress shoe inserts cannot have too much cushion because added thickness can cause the heel to pop out of the shoe while walking as well as a squeezing pressure on the foot from the lack of space left in the shoe. A great dress shoe insert leaves room for the foot while adding technology to redistribute the pressure felt by the foot in a dress shoe.
1. Schwartz, E. (2014). Plantar Fasciitis: A Concise Review. The Permanente Journal. doi:10.7812/tpp/13-113
2. Dayton, P., Kauwe, M., & Feilmeier, M. (2014). Clarification of the Anatomic Definition of the Bunion Deformity. The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, 53(2), 160-163. doi:10.1053/j.jfas.2013.10.007
3. Haendlmayer, K. T., & Harris, N. J. (2009). (ii) Flatfoot deformity: An overview. Orthopaedics and Trauma, 23(6), 395-403. doi:10.1016/j.mporth.2009.09.006
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