What Your (Naot) Shoes Say About You

At Naot, we think you can learn a lot about a person just by looking at their shoes. That’s why it’s important to us that we make shoes that are stylish, one-of-a-kind and well-made. After all, we want our Naotics to make an amazing first impression!

While all of our shoes are handmade in the same factory in Israel, there are so many different styles that make their own unique statement. Here are a few of our favorite styles and what we think they say about the Naotics wearing them.

The Tough Gal

Love to be in charge? Not afraid to show it? Our Begonia sandals have your name all over them.

With the 1.75” heel and statement buckles, these sandals say, “whatever comes my way, I can handle it.” They’re supportive enough for all-day wear, so you can seize the day without having to worry about anything stopping you. And though they’re spunky with a jagged sole, they do have a soft side, too. The interior is softly padded and lined with pampering suede.

Find them today at Simons Shoes.

The Flower Child

If you find yourself often telling people to “loosen up,” our Groovy boots are for you.

These ruggedly stylish lace-up ankle boots combine leather and suede for a look that’s “groovy” and carefree. They’re perfect for a fun day at the farmer’s market, an outdoor music festival or exploring a new city. And with full-length zippers on each side, you can be ready for an adventure at the drop of a hat.

Shop our Groovy boots at Shoes.com.

The “Energizer Bunny”

Here’s to the woman who doesn’t stop moving from the moment she wakes up until the moment she goes to sleep! She would stop and chat, but to be honest, she doesn’t really have the time.

If that sounds like you, our Kirei shoes should be your go-to. They feature an extremely lightweight, durable & slip resistant sole so you can run out the door without worrying about missing a step. And because it’s a maryjane flat, you can step in and step out into the world in record time. There’s no time to stop and put your feet up, and with our Kirei shoes, you won’t really need to.

Find them at Vernon Powell Shoes.

The Adventurer

Hey there, thrill-seeker. We found a pair of shoes that can keep up with you.

Whether you love hiking, camping, climbing or anything in between, our Harbor shoes will be your perfect travel companion. Like you, they’re tough, versatile and ready for any adventure that comes their way. And of course, they’re practical too, because safety isn’t something you take lightly.

Find our Harbor sandals at Shoe Spa.

Which pair of Naot shoes do you own, and what do you think they say about you? Tell us in the comments below!

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Introducing SOURCE by Naot!

Calling all adventurers! Naot has a brand new shoe line that was created with YOU in mind.

SOURCE by NAOT is our line of sandals that provides comfort and versatility for outdoor activities. Each shoe is inventive, functional and built to last so you can soak up every moment of your adventure without worrying about slipping or discomfort.

Whether you love hiking, camping, climbing or anything in between, you’ll be able to find a pair that you love. Check out our collection below!

MEN AND WOMEN’S HARBOR

If you enjoy hiking and camping adventures, check out the Harbor for both men & women! They’re created with a padded fast-dry strapping system, so you don’t have to worry about getting your bag wet when you head back to camp. Best of all, the advanced antimicrobial sole keeps the foot cool, dry and prevents odor.

MEN’S JUNGLE AND MEN’S RETREAT

Designed with water adventures in mind, both of these sandals feature fast drying straps and a flexible sole. Each pair also has our patented Onestrap tug system that ensures a perfect and secure fit for all-day wear. The non-marking outsole provides excellent slip resistance, too.

 

ISLAND FLIP FLOPS

Our unisex Island flip flops are comfortable and lightweight, making them perfect for any beach vacation or boating trip. The classic look and the natural feel of the leather will make them your summer staple for years to come.

WOMEN’S HAVEN

The Women’s Haven was designed over 25 years ago and is still a fan favorite! Tested in every kind of weather and terrain, this non-slip shoe will take you from adventure to adventure while remaining comfortable and stylish.

WOMEN’S SHORE

Another great water shoe, the Women’s Shore is slip-resistant and has our patented Onestrap tug system for a perfectly secure fit.  If you have a whitewater rafting trip coming up, you’ll want to pack these antimicrobial sandals!

Shop all SOURCE by NAOT sandals at our retail store! We’re located at 7965 Jericho Turnpike in Woodbury, New York. 

 

Say “I Do” to These Naot Shoes!

Whether you’re planning your own wedding this month or have a few weddings to attend, we’ve rounded up a few stylish Naot shoes that will comfortably carry you from the I-do’s to the reception. After all, with so many important details to worry about, the last thing you want to be held back by is achy feet.

Here are some of our top choices!

THE FORMAL

Perfect for summer nuptials or tropical destination weddings, the Formal is the ultimate slide heel for any festive event in your life! With the block heel, you won’t have to worry about sinking into grass and sand, and best of all, you’ll be comfortable enough to dance the night away! The hook and loop feature allows you to create your perfect fit, whereas the delicate rivet accents help the shoe stand out.

Here’s what one wedding guest had to say about them:

“I love these sandals. I feel they are dressy enough for a formal occasion without the discomfort. I especially like the adjustable strap. It makes them feel more secure. This style is a winner!” – Jody, New Jersey

THE MYSTERY

The Mystery wedge is the perfect shoe for a bride who wants a little height without compromising comfort. This fashionable 2.75-inch wedge is lightweight, padded and even has a microfiber strip on the footbed to prevent slipping. That’s an important feature when you’re running around to greet your guests– especially if you’ve had a glass of champagne or two! Best of all, this wedge is beaded with rhinestone accents to give it the perfect, sparkly bridal touch.

We love this quote from one of our Naot brides:

“I wore Naot Mystery wedges on my wedding day could not believe how comfortable they were. My feet didn’t ache even for a second. I was thrilled and spent the whole night on the dance floor.” – Taryn, Chicago

THE HANDCRAFTED MAGNATE

Looking for a great pair of dressy oxfords? Look no further. The Naot Magnate will make you feel sleek, sophisticated and supported.  The hand-painted treatment on this shoe creates a “one-of-a-kind” look that will help you stand out on your big day. The removable suede-lined cork and latex footbed offers contoured support and comfort, which is vital when have to be on your feet for pictures, dancing and beyond!

Here’s what one Naotic had to say:

“Amazing – Comfort and style. Looks like a true dress shoe. Worth every penny, really.” – Todd, New York

THE AUDIENCE

Another great choice, the Naot Audience has a padded heel and tongue for all-day comfort. The Audience is also crafted with a hand-sewn Strobel construction, making it extremely flexible. You can lace them up and head to the ceremony without any fussing after that!

Here’s what one groom said about his Audience loafers:

“I got so many compliments on my shoes on the wedding day. Everyone asked me where I got them! They were also really comfortable and supportive all day long.” – Bryan, Chicago

Do you know a couple that’s tying the knot? Send them a pair of Naots for the ultimate “something new.”  View all formal styles for women & men.

Shoes We’re *Loving* for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and some of us are more excited than others. Sure, the holiday can be a fun excuse to get sweet and sappy, but it is also begrudgingly named “Singles Awareness Day.”

At Naot, we always want our customers to feel their best from the inside out– no matter the occasion! So whether you love or loathe this day of romance, we’re here to help you pick out the best looks for February 14th. 

Check out our favorite styles of Naot shoes to don on Valentine’s Day.

All the Single Ladies

If you’re single and loving it, maybe you want to head out with your best friends and cheers to never breaking up. If you’re single and hating it, maybe you want to order in your favorite takeout, pour yourself a glass of wine and watch How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days for the hundredth time. Never fear, we’ve got the perfect shoes for both objectives!

Going out: Our Berry Kona boots are the perfect shoes for a woman who wants to paint the town red this Valentine’s Day. Sleek and sassy, this ankle boot features a hook and loop faux buckle as well as a zipper for easy on and off wear. And with a 1 ½“ heel, you can dress it up or down.

Find them today at Missouri Bluffs.

Staying In: Treat yourself to the most comfortable shoes EVER! Our Leilani clogs are perfect for lounging around the house or running a quick errand (perhaps for more ice cream). Whatever your plans, the Leilani’s mixed suede and leather materials will make you feel pampered.

Find them at Englin’s Fine Footwear here.

Coupled Off

Of course, Valentine’s Day is also a celebration of good old-fashioned love! Perhaps you’re looking forward to a lovely date night with your special someone or plan to kick things up a notch in a budding romance. In either instance, we’ve got you covered.

Dining out: Slip on and slip out to dinner with our Upgrade heels. The subtle block heel adds height making it dressy without compromising comfort. You’ll look and feel special without having to fuss!

Shop them at Schuler Shoes.

Drinks & Dancing: Dance the night away with our Brava heels! This style has a padded heel cup for support & extra comfort, and yet with the 2.75” heel, it dresses up any look. Pair it with dark jeans or a dress to make your date swoon!

Find them at Instep.

What are your plans for Valentine’s Day? Let us know in the comments below!

January 2018 Naotics of the Month

We’d like to extend massive kudos to all of the Naotics that remained fashionable throughout the month of January! Even through snowstorms and freezing temps, these fashionistas kept their cool and dressed to impress all month long.

Take a look at some of our favorite looks from Naotics throughout the month of January.

Megan Hoole – She’s All Dolled Up

Rain or shine, this gal looks divine! Megan made the best of a snowy situation and rocked her Naot Gazania boots on even the coldest winter days. Even more, we love that she dressed them up and down, pairing them with leggings and comfy sweaters to blouses and skirts.

We ❤ you, Megan!  

Christin Bryant – CBStyled

Christin’s style stands out even when she’s wearing all neutrals. This simple yet stylish look is perfect for a gal-on-the-go because it’s comfortable, versatile and chic– especially when paired with our black Helm booties! Stay warm (and fabulous), Christin.

Kiki – The Blonde Abroad

How can you not love this trendy world traveler? Her photos are always incredible and her captions always make us smile. This month, she was spotted in Cape Town, South Africa rocking modern overalls and Naot Santa Barbara sandals. We can’t wait to see where she takes them next!

Taylor Brown – The Styled Press

We’ve got all of the heart eyes for this photo from Taylor. And is it just us, or do the colors remind you of bubbly champagne?! Between the neutral tones in our tan/beige Helm booties and the blush tunic turtleneck, we might just pour ourselves a glass. 😉 All jokes aside, we could see ourselves re-wearing this outfit all the time!

Have you been rocking Naots all winter long? We’d love to see how you styled them! Share your photos with us using the hashtag #Naot on Instagram for a chance to be featured on our blog.

Shop all featured styles at The Foot Spot.

What Our Customers Are Saying About Us

Oh, online shopping– you are such a high risk, high reward game! While it’s so fun to unwrap a present delivered to your door, it can be so disappointing when the product doesn’t live up to your expectations. Sure, you can always send the item back, but who has time for one more errand!?

At Naot, we pride ourselves on making shoes that live up to their reputation. When shoes have the Naot name on them, you know that they are handcrafted and built to last. And most importantly, they look great, too.

But don’t just take our word for it! We gathered some of our favorite customer reviews from real Naotics around the country. Here’s what they had to say about their recent online purchases.

The Naot Helm

“These little boots meet the “Goldilocks Effect,” not too tall, not too short, but “just right!” After going through other Naot ankle boots, I finally found these. They are comfortable with little to no break-in time; they are stylish, but not flashy. These boots look great with skirts and slacks.” – Christine, Texas

Find a pair for yourself at Dodds Shoe Co.

The Naot Kirei

“I bought these shoes two weeks ago and have worn them every weekday since. I take the bus to work and want comfortable shoes that look decent with a suit. These are perfect! They are so comfortable from the first time that I put them on. I liked them so much, that I ordered another pair in the brown/tan shade – they arrived yesterday and are just as comfortable… I am a size 7½ and got size 38.” – ShoePerson, California

Shop them at Englin’s Fine Footwear.

Naot Pilot

“These days, it’s not always easy to find quality workmanship. But that what you get from these Naot Pilot(s); the footbed is completely padded, so amazingly comfortable! Quality throughout, that you will notice!”- “SentOneMike”, Ohio

Find a pair of our Pilot shoes at Shoes RX.

Naot Gazania Boots

“Love these boots so much. Completely comfortable right out of the box…love the arch support. Super-fun style – an interesting hybrid with a little bit of bad-ass attitude and the casualness of a sneaker. The grey can take on a blue-ish look when worn with jeans…works great.” – Monica, Oregon

Shop them today at Simons Shoes.

Naot Wisdom


“The most comfortable dress shoes I ever owned. I have brown and black versions of this shoe. It is extremely comfortable to wear all day walking around the building where I work.”- Steve, USA

Shop them at Shoes.com.

Have you purchased a pair of Naots online? We’d love to hear about your experience in the comments below! 

Cover More Ground in 2018

It has been said that if January were a day of the week, it would be Monday. For better or worse, January can be a time for resolutions, new beginnings and laying the groundwork for what your year will look like.

At Naot, we shared the resolution that we’d like to donate more shoes in 2018. We’re excited to say that we’re already on our way to making that happen! As always, our team is working behind-the-scenes on outreach and coordination for shoe drives and #NaotGivesBack events.

One goal we haven’t yet shared is that we’d love to see Naot shoes “cover more ground” in the new year. For us, that means having our shoes travel to new places and walk greater distances than ever before. The only thing is, we need your help to achieve this goal! Nothing would make us happier than seeing YOU rock your Naot shoes on all of your vacations and adventures this year.

In 2017, we saw Naotics take us along on their journeys to France, Morocco, the Philippines and beyond! What we heard time and time again from these Naotics is that their feet didn’t ache once when they traveled in our shoes.

We’re so thrilled that our shoes provided comfort and support so these jetsetters could stay in the moment when taking in new sites. Nothing would be worse than gazing up at the Eiffel Tower for the first time and having your feet ache too much to enjoy it!

So, whether you’re exploring your own city or traveling to the opposite end of the earth, we hope that you’ll take Naot shoes with you on your journey. Not only will you be able to “get your steps in” on your fitness trackers, but you won’t have to worry about frequent breaks to give your feet a rest. Staying in the moment and walking more: doesn’t that sound like a resolution you can get on board with!?

We’d love to see photos of you in your shoes around the globe so we can cover more ground together in the new year! Help us meet our goal by tagging us in your photos and using the hashtag #Naot. You might even get featured on our blog!

Check out our social media channels here: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

National Trivia Day 2018

Did you know that today, January 4th, is National Trivia Day? In honor of this special occasion, we’ve compiled Naot trivia just for you! Think you’ve got what it takes? Post your answers to each question in the comments below for a chance to win a pair of your favorite Naot shoes!

  1. What year was Naot founded?
    1. 1960
    2. 1952
    3. 1942
  2. Where are Naot shoes made?
    1. The United States
    2. Israel
    3. Turkey
  3. What does the word “Naot” mean?
    1. Oasis
    2. Comfort
    3. Paradise
  4. What material cannot be found in Naot’s anatomic Footbed?
    1. Latex
    2. Cork
    3. Wood
  5. What was the most popular Naot style in 2017?
    1. The Naot Kayla
    2. The Naot Helm
    3. The Naot Pixie

Comment HERE for a chance! 👇👇 You must be 18+ enter and live in the continental U.S. 

Naotics of the Month – December 2017

For many of us, these past few months have been filled with non-stop get togethers, travel days, planning and shopping in anticipation of the holiday season. With everything that’s going on, having a shoe that can take us from the grocery store to a holiday party has become a must! All month long we’ve been loving the creative ways our Naotics have styled their Naot shoes for this busy season.

Check out some of the great looks our Naotics pulled together the month of December.


Mary – Your Trendy Therapist
Blogger Mary of @yourtrendytherapist took on Thanksgiving with a pair of our Helm booties! For her laid-back holiday, Mary knew that looking stylish and staying comfortable would be easy with an oversized sweater and her favorite booties– available here.


Riley Cappellucci
We can’t help but swoon over the outfit Riley put together to welcome in the weekend! Paired with our Groovy boots in black, this outfit is perfect for any holiday parties you have coming up or to ring in 2018. Find our Groovy boots here.


Barbara Skidmore – Blushing Alpacas Blog
We love this laidback outfit Barbara put together with our Wander boots! Barbara’s husband is even a die-hard Naotic, too. Check out what he had to say about his Naot loafers below.

“In any relationship it’s always important to know where you stand. For me, it’s slightly to the right and with new @naotfootwear kicks.” Find our Wander boots here.


Julie of Blazers & Bubbly
We can’t get over this unique look Julie crafted with the help of our Groovy boots. Combining the mixed material trend of this season, Julie rocked a one-of-a-kind look with various prints and materials. Shop her shoes here.


Amy Kritzer
Naotic Amy brought her Taku boots with her all the way to Israel– where they were originally made! Perfect for walking around and exploring, Amy played on the edgy look of the boots with a floral kimono. Take a closer look at our Taku boots here.


Vanessa Renae
When it comes to holiday parties, Vanessa knows that you don’t need a pair of heels to top off your look – you just need a pair of Taku boots. With the right amount of glitz and glam, these shoes allow you to look stylish and remain comfortable all night long. Get yourself a pair here.

Have you been donning your Naot boots all winter long? Be sure to share photos with us on Facebook!

Looking Forward to 2018

Last week, we took a walk down memory lane and reflected on all of the milestones we hit in 2017. This week, we want to take a look forward into this upcoming year and set new year’s resolutions for Naot!

For starters, we always want to give back more than we did the year before. This past year, we were able to donate approximately 15,000 pairs of shoes to those in need. With the help of our retailers and charity partners, we’d love to exceed that number in 2018!

If you want to participate in our donation events firsthand, be on the lookout for #NaotGivesBack events at your local retailers. Details for upcoming events are shared on our Facebook page.

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For us, a new year also brings fabulous new styles of Naot shoes. We’re so excited to provide a sneak peek of some of the styles you can expect to see in the spring of 2018.

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Our newest line of shoes is handmade with the finest materials and form to your feet for ultimate comfort. Not to mention- we closely follow fashion trends and forecasting to ensure our Naotics are the most trendsetting fashionistas on the block. Which pair are you most eager to try on?
We’re looking forward to a bright year ahead of us! Will Naot shoes carry you through the new year? If so, be sure to share photos with us on Instagram! #NAOT

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Photo and Styling by the Blushing Alpacas