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Best Walking Shoes for Travel
Q: I need walking shoes for my upcoming Rome trip. Any suggestions? —Elena Fernandez, via e-mail

A: Despite the uneven cobblestoned streets of the Eternal City, tennis shoes are a no-no: Italian women love their stylish footwear, and you’ll want to fit in. Unfortunately, finding chic yet comfortable options is easier said than done. Here, our picks for classic ballet flats, preppy loafers, and booties that will give you a leg up.

Cole Haan Oxfords

Cole Haan’s soft nubuck Gramercy Oxford Cap-Toe ($198; Cole Haan) comes in a variety of playful colors and has a flexible, cushioned sole that will keep you well grounded.

Photo by Meredith Jenks

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