The ballet flat trend isn’t going anywhere. In fact, there are only more stylish options out there since last fall when the shoe started surging in popularity again. I’m still loving the look of them with slouchy jeans or a kick flare trouser! It’s an easy way to add a little bit of polish, while staying super comfy. From Mary Jane flats to bejeweled ballet shoes, there’s truly a style out there for everyone.
J.Crew’s classic Zoe ballet flats are the prototype, down to the round toe and cute bow. This season I’m loving the deep brown version instead of the usual black. Tory Burch’s cap-toe shoes in black and beige might remind you of a certain French designer, but the price tag will be a lot friendlier. If you feel like really splurging, you can’t go wrong with black patent leather Prada flats.
Everlane’s Day Glove is a deeply chic version of the trend, with a higher upper so you see less of your foot. It really does fit like a glove, and doesn’t take too long to break in. Schutz’s Vanessa leather flat has a similar severe vibe that I think does really well with oversized denim.
I am obsessed with these snake print Stuart Weitzman flats. Animal print seems to be everywhere this season, but ballet flats are just the right amount without getting too loud. These Mansur Gavriel zebra flats are fantastic too! There are non-animal options for the maximalist too, like these stunning mirror-shiny silver Larroude pair which remind me of the Prada pairs everyone went so crazy over last season.
Another little design detail I’m really loving is a pointed toe. It adds that much more interest to an outfit, and can add some much-needed edge to the soft silhouette. Margaux’s Pointe is a great example, especially in the classic black leather or a softer beige suede.
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