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Who knows when the pandemic will be over and we'll all get back to work IRL, but when it does happen, why not choose shoes that you won't want to kick off the minute you sit down? These comfortable sneakers are neutral and streamlined enough to cut it during a double shift or a day behind a desk. See ya, pinched toes and squeezed soles—we definitely won't miss you. And for everything else office space, well, we've got your return-to-work fashion needs stylishly covered.


Gray Matters Stevie Bootie in Nero, Corre

$395

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Okay, technically these are booties, but they're made with soft Nappa leather and give off that cool sneaker vibe. Madrona

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Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Slip-On Sneaker, Nordstrom

$60

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These aren't your average Chucks. Converse elevates its casual aesthetic with full-grain leather and a cushioned footbed so you can wear this pair comfortably for your entire shift.

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Puma Basket VTG Butter Goods, Likelihood

$130

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This corduroy collab with skate brand Butter Goods updates classic Puma kicks, which you can pair with pretty much everything. First Hill

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Clarks Un Costa Lace, Sole Food

$130

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These Clarks keeps it clean with a minimal look that takes you from boardroom to happy hour with ease. University Village

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Nike Blazer Low '77 Vintage, Bait

$85

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These won't work for every office, but why not add some personality to your professional work ensemble when you can? Nike's Blazer high-tops are a clean-cut version of streetwear, and we're not mad about it. First Hill

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Ecco Soft 7 Sneaker, Market Street Shoes

$160

This ultra-comfortable sneaker, with a full-grain leather upper and sleek design, is it when it comes to versatility in work wear. Ballard

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Sorel Caribou Chukka WP Sneakers, REI

$130

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Sorel boots get the sneaker treatment (pssst! these are waterproof too). Vulcanized rubber outsoles offer exceptional traction for climbing that figurative corporate ladder or, you know, just making sure you don't slip during a busy shift.

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Officine Creative "Kareem/104" High-Top Leather Sneakers, A Mano

$560

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This pick is a little more on the wild side (we couldn't help it) with zebra print calf-hair detailing on the side. Made in Italy, they go beautifully with dresses and denim. Downtown

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Feit Hand Sewn Low, Glasswing

$324

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These handmade sneakers by Feit are made of all-natural materials like breathable vegetable-tanned leather and a cork footbed. Quintessential luxury leather, they don't retain sweat or odor, making them your go-to for all the things, including work. Capitol Hill

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