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Blue Shoes: Your Guide to Finding the Ideal Match

A pop of color to a classic style or sporty flare to your activewear, the color blue can bring calm confidence to any outfit.

Ready to try a stylish pair of blue shoes? Blue shoes can add a pop of color to a classic style or sporty flare to your activewear. Whether you pick bright blue athletic shoes, light blue slip ons, or business-casual navy shoes, the color blue can bring calm confidence to any outfit.

KURU’s lineup of blue shoes features our signature pain-relieving technology, including superior arch support, patented heel protection, and shock-absorbing cushion to give you Pain Relief Beyond Belief.

Elevate Your Style with Versatile Shades and Styles

Elvis famously sang about blue suede shoes—and it’s no wonder.

There’s something charming and unique about a pair of royal blue shoes or navy blue shoes. Blue can go from classy to casual in an instant—a perfect shade for going from work to play.

Before buying a pair of blue shoes, consider what you’ll use them for. Do you need a pair of navy shoes to blend in with your pantsuit? Or do you want a bright blue athletic shoe for a pop of color on race day?

KURU has a variety of blue shoes for women and men—featuring blue either as the main color or as an accent shade. Whichever style you choose, you can be confident that KURU mens and womens shoes will give you a combination of style and comfort in every pair.

  • Man wearing KURU QUANTUM blue shoes for ultimate support.

Pair Your Blue Footwear

Wondering how to style your blue shoes? Our KURU GURUs outline the best ways to wear them below.

When considering how to style your blue shoes, it can be helpful to narrow down the look you’re going for. Do you want a classy, professional look or a trendy, fashionable feel? A sporty vibe or an outdoor-ready look?

Here are a few styles to choose from as you look for a pair of blue shoes:

  • Business-casual
    Pair a navy blue Oxford or dark blue leather with a business casual pantsuit or try them with a pair of khakis or black skirt or dress.
  • Trendy and fashionable
    Try a blue suede loafer or flat with a neutral ensemble for a chic look with a pop of color.
    Trendy and fashionable
  • Outdoorsy or activewear
    Bright blue athletic or trail shoes work with almost any activewear outfit. Pair them with bright colors for a vibrant look or neutral colors to help accent the blue.
    Outdoorsy or activewear
  • Casual everyday
    Pair a blue shoe with Chino pants, linen shorts, a skirt or dress for a stylish look or wear a blue pair of athletic shoes to go with most outfits.
    Casual everyday

Shoe Care Tips

Follow these simple tips to keep your blue shoes looking their best for years to come.

  1. Protect your light blue shoes and dark blue shoes from dust, dirt, and water with a preventive spritz of KURU Shield, our proprietary blend of shoe protector spray. This water-repellent layer works on all shoe materials and helps safeguard your footwear from the elements.
  2. Blue and white shoes get their fair share of water and dirt stains. Refresh an extra-loved pair of blue footwear with our KURU Shoe Cleaning Kit. Equipped with an all-material shoe cleaner, cleaning brush and microfiber cloth, this kit helps your shoes last.
  3. Allow your shoes to dry out between uses, away from sunlight. Sweat and sunlight can each prematurely break down materials. To help them last longer and stay fresh, give your pair of shoes some breathing room in the shade between uses.
  4. Wear a pair of moisture-wicking socks with your shoes. Socks provide a barrier against sweat and bacteria and help keep your feet dry. Reducing the build up of bacteria can help extend the life of your white, brown, black and blue shoes and reduce the risk of odor over time.

The Color Psychology of Blue

Learn more about the meanings behind the colors we wear and how we can craft the perfect color palette to accomplish our goals.

The color blue is known for its ability to communicate a calm confidence, trust, and reliability. With this color psychology in mind, the color blue can be smart to wear when entering conflict or a stressful situation. In fact, blue light has even been shown to decrease blood pressure.

The shade of blue may have an impact on its general vibe as well. A darker blue might be associated with a more formal, luxurious feel while light blue might give off a more calm, refreshing vibe.

That said, blue can sometimes be associated with sadness or melancholy, so having a healthy balance of this color may be a smart choice.

As you select your next pair of blue shoes, consider the general look and feel you’re going for. This may help you narrow down your choices as you make a decision.


  • What should I wear with blue shoes?

    With blue, you’ve got options! When wearing a bright blue athletic shoe, you might choose to wear equally bright colors to match or opt for a monochrome outfit to really help them stand out.

    Navy blue shoes work well with business casual outfits or more formal events, while light blue or royal blue flats can be lovely accents to skirts or dresses.

  • Can I use custom orthotics with with KURU shoes?

    Due to the anatomical shape of the KURUSOLE, custom orthotics with a rounded heel fit best inside our shoes. If the underside of the custom orthotic (the part that sits on the footbed) is squared off, then it may not fit into our deep heel cup—which is rounded like your foot.

    That said, many of our customers tell us the KURUSOLE technology offers better support and stability than they expected, and that they don’t need to wear their custom orthotics with KURU shoes.

  • How is the arch support of KURU shoes?

    KURU shoes deliver excellent arch support without the need for thick inserts or expensive, custom orthotics.

    Superior arch support starts with our patented KURUSOLE technology, which delivers natural cushioning and dynamically hugs your heel with every step. Every foot is unique, and our ULTIMATE INSOLES adapt to fit your needs by using your own body heat to custom-mold to the shape of your feet over time.

    The corrective nature of our superior arch support is designed to neutralize your weight distribution and place your foot in the best anatomical position. This support can take some getting used to. We suggest slowly breaking in your new shoes over the course of 2–3 weeks.

  • I just received a pair of your shoes and my feet are sore/hurt after wearing them. Why is that?

    Some customers experience tenderness when they first start wearing a new pair of KURUs. That’s ok! Your body may need time to adjust to the new levels of anatomical support you experience with our patented KURUSOLE technology. Our shoes are also designed to mold to your unique foot shape, which takes a bit of a break-in period.

    To help mitigate this, we suggest you follow our break-in procedure, including wearing your KURUs for a couple hours per day around the house in the first couple of weeks as they break in and form to your foot.

  • How do I know which shoe to buy? Which is best for me?

    The best shoe for you will depend on your unique foot type and the style you’re looking for.

    The best shoes for men and women alike offer adequate arch support and cushion. Whether you’re looking for bright blue shoes, dark blue shoes, or white shoes with blue accents, KURUs line of pain-relieving footwear help alleviate foot pain symptoms for all-day comfort.

Key Considerations Before Making Your Purchase

If you’re thinking about adding blue shoes to your wardrobe but aren’t sure if they’re a good match for you, there are a few important factors to consider before making your purchase.

Here are some key things to keep in mind to help you decide if blue shoes are a suitable option for you:

  • Fit and size
    Regardless of the type of blue shoes you are searching for, it’s important to prioritize trying them on before purchasing. Take the time to walk around in both shoes to ensure there is enough room for your feet.
    Fit and size
  • Design
    There’s something charming and unique about a pair of royal blue shoes or navy blue shoes. Blue can go from classy to casual in an instant—a perfect shade for going from work to play.
  • Comfort and Support
    While style and fashion are certainly important when choosing blue shoes, there’s another key factor that you should prioritize: comfort and support. If your shoes don’t fit properly or if they cause discomfort or pain, you won’t be able to fully enjoy wearing them.
    Comfort and Support
  • Quality
    To ensure that your shoes last for more than just a few wears, it’s important to check the grip of the sole, as well as the flexibility and durability of the materials.
  • Types of shoes
    Before buying a pair of blue shoes, consider what you’ll use them for. Do you need a pair of navy shoes to blend in with your pantsuit? Or do you want a bright blue athletic shoe for a pop of color on race day?
    Types of shoes

Three Layers of Support

At KURU, we pride ourselves on our unique approach to shoe design. We believe that shoes should be shaped to fit the natural contours of your feet, which is why we create every pair in three distinct support layers, not just an insole.

Our revolutionary ergonomic design starts with a curved footbed and adds unparalleled triple-layer support that includes shock-absorbing KURUCLOUD, heel-cupping KURUSOLE, and arch-supporting ULTIMATE INSOLES. The result? Shoes that are so comfortable you’ll stop thinking about your feet.

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  • How KURU brings relief


    Our patented KURUSOLE plate features a unique design that cups and protects the heel and allows for dynamic flexion with each step. This superior support helps utilize our body’s natural cushioning system, the heel’s fat pad.

Our Secret

Animated GIF showing KURUSOLE tech in KURU shoes vs. typical flat interiors for plantar fasciitis pain.
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Very comfortable boots. These are cute and comfy low boots. I purchased the tan with blue accents. These boots go with so many things. They are my go to boots now!”


2 people loved them as gifts. I had bought a blue pair for my son back in August for school because he has flat feet and is always complaining about the pain. These have helped him a lot. I just bought a black pair for my brother who has arch problems and no complaints so far.”


I love them. These trail shoes are so comfortable. They run a little small and I had to exchange for a half size larger. I do have foot problems and I bought them for an upcoming vacation where we will be hiking a lot. My husband wanted to cancel the trip but after purchasing these shoes I feel I can walk pain free. Woohoo. The blues stripes are very cute and shiny.”



Very comfortable. Had the shoes one week, very easy break in. ordering another pair in dark blue.”

Larry Z.

Favorite shoes. I own 3 pair now, blue, gray and black and they have helped my foot pain immensely. I get asked all the time where I got them and I’m happy to share.”


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