All women can relate to this: We have a love-hate relationship with our heels. While our beloved stilettos and kitten heels help to add height and stature and make our calves look toned, these towering creations also cause us So.Much.Pain. Prolonged wear will make the arches in our feet sore and our legs ache, and we might also develop corn and bunions, among other undesirable things.

So this is why we are advocating wedge sandals instead. This style combines a platform and a raised heel to create a shoe that will add the height we want while relieving some of the pressures that are created by heels such as stilettos.

Below, we have rounded up 14 wedge sandals for you to add to your collection:

 

Splurge:

Steal:

 

ALSO READ: THE MOST ECLECTIC YET PRACTICAL SANDALS TO WEAR THIS SUMMER