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Sneakers are often one of two things — comfortable or cute, and hardly ever both. So imagine our surprise to find that Amazon shoppers have found the holy grail: a pair that's not only stylish and supportive, but affordable, too!
The Yilan Fashion Sneakers, starting at just $24 right now, are made for summer. Designed with lightweight mesh and a breathable, comfortable insole, they feel like walking on — you guessed it — air. The irresistible — and ultralight! — EVA soles don't hurt either.
Among the shoes' near-3,000 five-star fans? Nurses! Medical professionals rave about these easy-to-style kicks, praising just how comfy they feel even after all-day wear.
"I wear them at work," another shopper noted. "I am a nurse so I can say for sure my feet don't hurt at the end of the day. Wide enough for my feet also. Great shoe and price."
One even shared that these shoes are all she wears both to her shifts and around the house:
"I am a registered nurse and have spent hundreds of dollars on nursing shoes and still could not find any for my perfectly flat feet," she confided. "Bought these for home and they are so comfortable I bought several more pairs. These are all I wear now for work and home."
A fourth chimed in: "Very comfortable! The perfect shoe when working in hospitals! They add pizzazz to medical scrubs!"
Available in 17 colors and ranging from size 6 to 11, there's no shortage of options — and whether you gravitate toward neutrals or a brighter palette, you're sure to fall in love.
Who else adores these on-sale kicks? Teachers!
"These are the perfect lightweight, all-day shoe," writes one. "I am a teacher and will wear these on days where I know I'll be on my feet all day because they are so comfortable. I highly recommend these shoes!"
But step to it: Repeat shoppers are quickly buying up the entire stock!
Shared a reviewer: "These are so comfortable I ordered a second pair in another color! I am a teacher and on my feet all day!"
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