7 Beautiful Ballet Flats

Proof that you don’t need a sky-high stiletto to put your best foot forward.


Topshop Venice Ballet Flat


A contemporary twist to a classic silhouette. Snakeskin embellishments instantly add edge to a basic weekend ensemble.

To buy: $30, topshop.com.

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ASOS Live for the Moment Wide Fit Ballet Flats


A bold mirror finish, coupled with elegant pointy toes and cross straps, make for a chic evening-ready look that keeps you (comfortably) on your feet around the clock.

To buy: $36, asos.com.

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Gap Cinch Ballet Flats


While it’s hard to make a case for wearing your slippers out of the house, these suede flats are the next best thing. They come in a rainbow of colors, so you’ll never have to cramp your style—or your feet. Available in 11 colors.

To buy: $60, gap.com.

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Boden Ballerina Flats


With on-trend scalloped trim and a sleek shape, these go-with-everything flats are sure to become your new go-to. Available in six colors.

To buy: $74.50, boden.com.

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Nine West Women’s Ashling Leather Ballet Flat


Pair these slip-ons with everything from a spring skirt to your favorite shorts. Available in three colors.

To buy: $71, 6pm.com.

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Via Spiga ‘Jaden’ Ballet Flat


A sophisticated alternative to nude pumps, smooth tan leather offers year-round wearability. A stretchy back panel and a versatile hue make them as smart as they are tasteful. Available in four colors.

To buy: $90, nordstrom.com.

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J Crew Gemma Leopard Flats


Step up your wardrobe with these instant outfit makers. A sleek cut and an always-in-style print make these a worthy replacement for heels.

To buy: $145, jcrew.com.

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