The Lucky-Approved Cheat Sheet For Breaking In New Shoes

1 OF 12
So it feels like your new shoes are waging warfare on your feet? Don't give up yet—we've compiled 11 helpful tips for breaking stiff, pinch-y and tight footwear in. Click through for our advice now.

Subscribe to Lucky

Associate Digital Editor

Somewhere between an exhilarating shoe purchase and the joy of wearing them comes the cumbersome process of breaking your new pair in. Annoying, slow and filled with blisters galore, it's an undertaking that nobody enjoys, albeit a necessary one. Fortunately, we've got a few tricks to make it—quite literally—a little less painful. Click through the slideshow above for 11 foolproof tips for making stiff, fresh-from-the-box footwear more comfortable.

Google Glass Goes High Fashion With Diane von Furstenberg and Net-A-Porter

From our partners: