Stylish Comfort

When we heard about the Cole Haan Dress Air collection—stilettos, platforms, and boots with Nike Air technology in the soles—we were reminded of the "looks like a pump, feels like a sneaker" commercial, in which women play basketball in truly hideous footwear. But the Dress Air styles happen to be quite swell—and they passed our 20-block walking test with flying colors. From $265; 800-695-8945