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Best Spring Shoes for the Season

Signature styles in light and airy spring colors and materials.

Here comes the sun. This newly warm weather may inspire you to dine on the patio for the first time since winter, or take a spring hike on freshly melted trails. Wherever you want to go, shoes for spring are the perfect pairing for this versatile, colorful season.

The best spring shoes come in a range of styles and features, including light and airy fabrics, weather-resistant materials, closed-toed sneakers, and open-toed slip-ons.

Whether you need a sandal for a warm weekend or a weather-resistant boot for a rainy afternoon, KURU has comfortable and cute spring shoes with pain-relieving technology for a variety of temperatures and activities.

What are Spring Shoes?

Spring shoes for women and men are those that allow for breathability and versatility while featuring the fresh and airy colors of spring.

As a transitional season between winter and summer, spring often calls for a shoe that can withstand cold and rain just as well as it can offer ventilation through warmth and sun.

Footwear that features light, breathable, or water-resistant fabrics are ideal to have on hand for spring. Think canvas or mesh sneakers, sandals, and weather-resistant leather or rubber boots.

KURU offers a lineup of versatile, season-friendly spring shoes for men and women, so you can stay prepared no matter the forecast.

  • Woman wearing KURU QUANTUM shoes for spring.

Types of Spring Shoes and Finding the Best Fit

Are you looking for the perfect pair of spring shoes? Learn how to find a great fit and style that’s right for you.

Whether you’re headed out for a rainy spring hike, a warm Sunday afternoon brunch, or a chilly dog walk, there’s a spring footwear option calling your name.

Take a peek at some of the best spring shoes for work or play to stay comfortable and prepared this season, no matter the activity.

  • Sandals
    Easy, breezy sandals for men and women often make their debut in the spring. This shoe style can easily transform from casual footwear to a dress shoe.
  • Slip-On Shoes
    An everyday spring shoe, a slip-on shoe or leather loafer like KIVI can easily transition from a work shoe to a lounging shoe.
    Slip-On Shoes
  • Sneakers
    Sneakers or athletic shoes for women and men are a versatile option for just about any weather. Choose a mesh upper for warmer days and leather for cooler ones.
  • Boat Shoes
    One of the best men’s spring shoes, canvas boat shoes like our PACE offer easy slip-on and versatile style for work or play.
    Boat Shoes
  • Leather Boots
    Since spring is a transitional season, a weather-resistant leather boot like the LUNA or QUEST can help you safely cross the threshold from winter to summer.
    Leather Boots
  • Spring Trail Shoes
    For scaling mountains or walking your neighborhood gravel path, a spring trail shoe like the CHICANE or TREAD can help you navigate uneven terrain with ease.
    Spring Trail Shoes
  • Ballet Flats
    A classic ballet flat with a rounded or pointy toe can go from class to sass at a moment’s notice.
    Ballet Flats

How to Pair Your Spring Shoes

Spring is finally here! It’s time to break out the sandals, sneakers, and slip-ons. Find out how to style your new KURUs for the season.

With a versatile season comes versatile footwear styling. Bring on the options this spring!

For those chillier March days just barely past winter, we recommend pairing a weather-resistant leather boot with pants or jeans with a tuck or small cuff to avoid splash stains.

A new spring dress might call for an airy slip-on or slide sandal. Even a stylish sneaker can be a fun way to play with style with skirts and dresses.

Spring hikes might do best with a closed- or open-toed hiking shoe to stay comfy and dry even on wet, slippery trails.

Finally, pants and jeans work well with almost any spring footwear option. From lifestyle athletic shoes, boots, boat shoes, ballet flats, sandals, and classic canvas or leather sneakers to desert boots and dress shoes, you can take your pick.

The options are nearly endless this time of year, so feel free to create your own trends this season.

Best Materials and Colors

With the right materials and colors, you can enjoy your shoes throughout the spring season.

  • Breathable fabric
    As the sun starts to stay out longer, materials that offer plenty of ventilation, including mesh or canvas, can help feet stay comfortable in warmer weather.
    Breathable fabric
  • Weather-resistant leather
    Since spring can bring rain and shine, water-resistant materials can help you stay dry. Choosing a shoe with weather-resistant leather offers tremendous versatility during the spring season.
    Weather-resistant leather
  • Rubber outsoles
    Shoes that feature rubber outsoles provide grip and traction on the often slippery surfaces of spring.
    Rubber outsoles
  • Lighter, neutral colors
    Trade your darker black and brown winter shoes for lighter shades in line with the season. That said, water and mud can come into play during the spring, so opting for easy-to-clean canvas or leather is a smart option.
    Lighter, neutral colors


  • What shoes do you wear in spring?

    Since spring is such a versatile season, many different types of footwear can help you stay comfortable and stylish. Weather-resistant boots are an ideal choice for rainy or chilly days, while sandals, slip-ons, or canvas sneakers are excellent choices for warm weather.

  • What kind of shoes do you wear with jeans in the spring?

    Lifestyle sneakers, flip-flops, strap sandals, flats, and ankle boots all pair well with jeans during the spring.

    A boat shoe can also be a versatile option for pants and shorts alike.

    We recommend adding a tuck or roll of your jeans for high-top sneakers or other ankle-height footwear for a put-together look.

  • What shoes are in this season?

    Sandals, canvas sneakers, and ankle boots continue to be favorite spring footwear choices. While specific shoe trends come and go, choosing classic stand-bys can help you stay stylish no matter the trends. Some of the best spring shoes for women and men alike include a classic white canvas or leather sneaker, leather ankle boots, boat shoes, chukkas, sandals, and flats.

  • What shoes do I wear in March?

    March can be a tricky month, since it’s getting warmer but there’s often plenty of chill and moisture still in the air.

    Some nice spring shoes for March can include weather-resistant leather boots, leather sneakers, trail shoes, and footwear that offers traction to navigate slippery terrain.

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 use our body’s natural cushioning system, the heel’s fat pad, so you can hop through each puddle with less concern for your feet.

Our Secret

Animated GIF showing KURUSOLE tech in KURU shoes vs. typical flat interiors for plantar fasciitis pain.
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Lightweight and supportive. My first purchase was the Chicane, which is a great shoe and offers support, so I wanted to try the Quantum. The picture doesn’t do it Justice. The purple and blue shoe is beautiful on my feet. It’s lighter than the Chicane, so I like that, and it feels supportive and comfortable. I’m glad I own both kinds. I think the Quantum will be better for me in spring and summer, while the Chicane seems good for colder and wet weather. Great shoes and fit perfectly. I wear 9s and ordered 9s.

Jen P

Great Shoe. Have been having trouble fitting my wide feet for some time this while fits well and gives my toe the room they need. So far it’s a great product. I will let you know more after I have walked more. Camino is planned for the spring.

Rob B.

Great shoes. This is the second pair of the leather Chicanes I have bought. The others lasted 2 years, worn everyday from fall through spring. During the summer, I wear my mesh Chicanes.

Bryan F.

Love my new Stride shoes! This was my first pair of KURU shoes and I’m loving them. They were comfortable right out of the box and work well with socks (no-show socks) or with no socks. I imagine wearing them most in spring and fall, with cooler (but not cold) weather.

Carrie H

Finally! I can wear a flat tennis shoe again! I tried the white, straw yellow, and deep navy options. Love the fit of these! I returned the white, as I prefer the canvas vs. vegan leather. Very comfy and supportive. I can see these will be my favorites in Spring with shorts & dresses.

Gwen P

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