Want a dainty look that’s also nice and stable? Try something with ankle straps. Refined neutrals with almond-shaped toes, like these, won’t resemble little-girl Mary Janes.
To buy (from top): Marais USA black suede-calfskin flats, $125, 718-782-3075. Pour La Victoire flats in pewter leather and black suede, $215, pourlavictoire.com for info. Klub Nico polka-dot flats in calf hair and suede, $177, klubnico.com. Schutz brown nubuck flats, $149, amazon.com. Matt Bernson spotted flats in calf hair and leather, $187, anthropologie.com.