Heels That Actually Feel Like Sneakers

08/21/2006 at 03:00 PM ET

In this week’s StyleWatch section of PEOPLE magazine, Mariah Carey’s stylist June Ambrose praises the Steve Madden shoes created for the “Adventures of Mimi” tour, saying “They crafted us a seven inch inch pump that felt like a sneaker.” Personally, I couldn’t imagine how a heel that high could be as comfy as my beloved Keds! But, last night I went out in my brand-new pair of Cole Haan heels with built-in Nike Air technology. I still had all of my usual wobbling on-uneven-sidewalk issues, but my feet didn’t hurt! The whole sole is thickly padded and even a little bouncy. They may not replace my sneakers for long days of shopping (I stand in awe of the future Ms. Cruise‘s stamina) but I could definitely go out dancing without fear. — Melissa Liebling-Goldberg

Do you have a favorite pair of comfy heels? Tell us about them!

Photo: Courtesy of Cole Haan

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Sara M on

Amanda, I’m 5’11” and I loooove wearing heals. They make me feel sexy, and the looks I get for being so tall are priceless. No girl should have to sacrifice wearing cute shoes because she is tall!

Kimberly Fierro on

I would wear these in a minute. They are so cute

stephannie on

i am 5’9′ and wear a size 10 shoe (yes i know i have big feet) so unlike all you other girls, I cannot even squeeze into a high heel shoe, so good luck on this one and don’t fall and break an ankle or a leg. haha

beth on

My favorite pair are ________Michelle. I don’t know the name of the brand, because my dog has since chewed them up. But they are THE most comfortable heels I have EVER worn. I work in an office, and run all over the building – and I have worn many heels that leave blisters on my feet, and leave them aching. The secret is the straps, which are so flexible. I think I got them at Value City or somthing – $20… if only my dog hadn’t chewed them up!

Ashley on

I LOVE SHOES! ANY kind of shoes! Heels are sexy! Alot of people say that they’re uncomfortable and I always tell them that its painful to be beatiful!

Sarah on

I think these are beautiful!!!

Dawn on

WOW, nice shoes but NEVER would I pay that for a pair of shoes…NEVER!

Hannah on

these heels are cute.i love them :)

Berry Chic on

HOw can anyone wear shoes so high……..doesn’t that mess up your kidneys? I mean I can understand every Once in a while efor liek a major event but everyday? I don’t think so. those celebrities must get some serious foot massages at night.

Beth on

I think the show are very cute, but I’ve never know a heel that feels like sneakers.

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