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Best Leather Insoles 2024

1 January 2024  |  Sharman

Whether you're wearing formal shoes for work, boots for a weekend hike, or just your favourite pair of old trainers, a great pair of leather insoles can cushion and support your every step. Not only is leather luxuriously supple, it's comfortable, breathable and contours to your feet better than synthetic materials. 

But finding the right pair of insoles for you can be tricky, after all, everyone's feet are different. Luckily, here at ShoeInsoles.co.uk, we've done the hard work for you! Our guide to the Best Leather Insoles goes over a few of our favourite leather insoles and who they're best for. They're loved by our customers and we're sure you'll love them too!

What Does This Guide Cover?

Best Overall Leather Insoles

Winner: Pedag Viva Insoles

Pedag Viva Insoles

Why We Love Them...

 Soft metatarsal heel pads offer supportive, comfortable cushioning
 Heel cup provides a firm structure to prevent your foot from rolling
 Active carbon filter helps maintain healthy feet and reduce odours

Perfect For...

 Flat shoes, casual footwear and everyday use 
 Plantar fasciitis, bent foot, knee pain, back pain and more

Not the Best For...

 Tighter footwear (See our solution)
 Open-toe shoes (See our solution)

Customer Verdict: "DIVINE COMFORT - These are wonderful shoes for my once painful feet. I'm very satisfied, and will definitely purchase another pair in the future." Susan ★★★★★

Best Leather Insoles for Boots

Winner: FootActive Nature and Nature Plus Insoles

Pedag Viva Insoles

Why We Love Them...

 Deep heel cup and arch support maintain healthy foot positioning
 Shock absorbing forefoot safely and comfortably softens impact
 Easily trimmable so every wearer gets a perfect, personalised fit

Perfect For...

 Walking shoes, hiking boots, work boots, other lace-up footwear
 Supination, pronation, helping to avoid rolling or twisting

Not the Best For...

 Tighter footwear (See our solution)
 If you want a more lightweight insole (See our solution)

Customer Verdict: "I bought foot active Nature Plus recently. I have been entirely satisfied with this product which I used to replace the insoles of my walking boots. I needed a comfortable supportive insole as I have a painful ankle...the quality of the insoles is very goodMadeline ★★★★★

Best Thin Leather Insoles

Winner: Pedag Leather Full Insoles

Pedag Leather Full Insoles

Why We Love Them...

 Extra thin 2mm build is unobtrusive and fits in majority of shoes
 Active carbon filter keeps your shoes smelling fresh
 Combination of sheepskin and leather offer lightly cushioned comfort

Perfect For...

 Shoes without much room, flat and casual footwear
 Everyday support and those who want lighter cushioning

Not the Best For...

 Wearing in boots (See our solution)
 Extra cushioning support (See our solution)

Customer Verdict: "I chose these as fairly thin...I tested them in 3 different pairs of shoes & they fitted perfectly in all." Robert ★★★★★

Best Lightweight Leather Insoles

Winner: Strive Comfort Orthotic Insoles

Strive Comfort Orthotic Insoles

Why We Love Them...

 Combines premium leather with super-lightweight EVA foam
 Podiatrist-designed to comfortably mould to contours of your feet
 Versatile support evenly distributes pressure and reduces fatigue

Perfect For...

 Wide variety of footwear and everyday use 
 Plantar fasciitis, pain in ankles, arches, heels, knees and more

Not the Best For...

 Wearing in boots (See our solution)
 Open-toe shoes (See our solution)

Customer Verdict: "Decided to buy these as have some Strive sandals and slippers and wanted the same comfort. These insoles didn’t disappoint! Really helpful." Jean ★★★★★

Best 3/4 Leather Insoles

Winner: Pedag Viva Mini Insoles

Pedag Viva Mini Insoles

Why We Love Them...

 Shortened, narrow design can fit the vast majority of shoes
 Fine temperature regulating leather for long-lasting comfort
 Ergonomic build with arch support, cushioning pad and heel

Perfect For...

 Open-toe shoes like high heels or sandals, narrow and smaller shoes
 Easily moving from one pair of shoes to another

Not The Best For...

 Wearing in boots (See our solution)
 Toe support (See our solution)

Customer Verdict: "These insoles are narrow enough to slip comfortably into ballet flats, trainers and loafers. I have been wearing them for several months now and suffer no foot pain at all whilst wearing them...would highly recommend." Jennifer ★★★★★

Treat Your Feet Right with Leather

No matter what kind of shoes you're looking to improve, you really can't go wrong with a reliable leather insole. Trying to control odour, moisture and heat? Or are you looking for long-lasting comfort, support and contouring to your feet? Leather provides all of these benefits and much more!

These insoles are some of our bestsellers and are all customer favourites, but if you still haven't found what you're looking for, take a look at our entire range of Leather Insoles.

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