Say “orthopedic shoes” out loud and it already feels like you’ve just given up. But that’s just not the case anymore. Shoe manufacturers are finally realizing that there’s a substantial market for footwear that’s both comfortable and stylish. And new brands are popping up (Hopp is our favorite) that started out with the mission to provide shoes you can walk in all day and not feel like total garbage by nightfall. Yep, these shoes are a little more expensive than you might be used to, but believe us, it’s worth it to feel great at the end of the day (and if you take good care of them, they’ll last you for sure). Check out 10 reasons why we’re calling nouveau ortho shoes the best thing to be wearing this minute.