The elegant ballet flats that are anything but basic
Footwear trends come and go, but I’m still a firm believer that ballet flats are a wardrobe staple that never goes out of style. While the polished, oh-so-flattering shoe was definitely a mainstay of early style (often paired with a cropped skirt, cigarette jeans, or any form of those business casual, going out outfits that for some reason absolutely dominated the night has been watching for too long), the good ballerina transcends fashions. The appearance of the balletcore trend, however, led to a renewed appreciation for the humble ballerina.
Ballerinas are sleek and minimalist, but that doesn’t mean they’re boring. A classic leather ballet flat is a staple of any capsule wardrobe, but there are also many sophisticated and creative takes on the shoe, whether it’s an unexpected colorway, embellished details or fabric. unique.
Ballerinas can be dressed up or down; you can wear a traditional black leather or perhaps a cream or beige colored pair every day, and opt for a pair with sparkling crystals or a satin finish for a more formal occasion. Ballet flats are a nice alternative to sandals in the summer, but they’re also a great transitional season shoe, especially heading into fall when you might want to put away those open-toed shoes but don’t want to. aren’t quite ready to do that. get the boots out right away. Below, discover the best ballet flats for every style preference, which you will turn to again and again.
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Rothy’s Mary Jane
The black bow adds a feminine touch to these ultra-comfortable pointed-toe Mary Jane ballerinas. Not only are they so easy to walk on, but they’re also made from recycled, machine-washable plastic water bottles.
$155, shop now
Mr. Gemi The Dance
If you want the look of a ballerina but are worried that the fully flat sole won’t be the most durable, you should consider Mr. Gemi’s Danza shoes, which have a hidden wedge for a more comfortable (and higher) fit. !) . These black-rimmed nude ballet flats are giving some serious #balletcore vibes.
$248, Buy Now
Jimmy Choo Black Ade Ballerinas
These glamorous black suede shoes have a beaded band and are perfect for any occasion you want to add a little something extra to your outfit.
$795, shop now
Margaux The Half
Margaux’s cult favorite ballet flats are a wardrobe staple, and although they come in a range of colourways, the metallic gold is neutral yet still special.
$198, Buy Now
Loeffler Randall Ballerinas Leonie Ocher
Yes, velvet does look a little wintry, but what better way to get in the mood for the coziest time of year than with these ocher Mary Jane ballet flats?
$250, shop now
Apartment Hangisi Manolo Blahnik
Replace your usual uncomfortable heels with these sophisticated and embellished satin ballet flats.
$1,075 shop now
Vivaia Pointed Toe Ballerinas
If you want a ballerina in a color other than black or nude that’s still versatile and somewhat neutral, consider these comfortable blue shoes, which have a subtly pointed toe and are among the strongest ballerinas.
$97, shop now
Sacchetto ballerinas Sarah Flint
The mixed textures of suede and patent leather give these sophisticated brown ballet flats a touch of elegance.
$450, shop now
The Row Ava Mary Jane Ballet Flats
The Row’s sleek cream Mary Jane ballet flats feature a soft square toe, for a modern take on footwear.
$790, shop now
Malone Souliers Colette Nude Pointed Flats
The leg-lengthening nude hue of these leather ballet flats is so flattering.
$575, shop now
Aeyde Rose Leather Pointed Toe Flats
Add a splash of color to your outfit with these ruby red shoes.
$275, shop now
Chanel black lambskin and patent calfskin ballerina
No one makes ballet flats like Chanel, and you simply can’t go wrong with one of the fashion house’s iconic ballet flats. Yes, it’s an investment, but you’ll wear these shoes forever.
$850, shop now
Apartments Aquazzura Amal
These suede and mesh ballet flats are anything but basic.
$695, shop now
Birdies The Goldfinch
This Meghan Markle-endorsed brand has just launched new ballet flats, including these chic gold shoes that have special cushioning, for real comfort.
$130, shop now