Fashion is cyclical. Amid the resurgence of 90s and Y2K trends, ballet flats are making their long-awaited comeback. So dust off your favourite pair of this 2010 staple, because not only have they taken over runways, but also because some of fashion’s hottest ‘It Girls’ have pronounced it to be cool again.
After all, the easy-to-slip-on shoes are not only comfortable to wear but can also dress up your outfit, depending on how you style them. With the rise of balletcore, it comes as no surprise that ballet flats are back in trend.
Celebrities who’ve been spotted wearing ballet flats
Supermodel sisters Gigi and Bella Hadid have already given their stamp of approval to the trend as the duo have been spotted incorporating ballet flats into their off-duty wardrobes recently.
Fellow model Kendall Jenner was also spotted wearing a pair of The Row’s iconic ballet flats a while back.
The flats also made an appearance on the runways of designers and labels like Miu Miu, Simone Rocha, and Tod’s.
The beauty of ballet flats lies in its versatility. You can go the classic route and style them with a pair of denim jeans to elevate your outfit. Another option is to pair them with dresses, especially if you’re opting for the mesh and satin iterations that are on-trend this season. So, if you’re considering switching out your painful high-heels for something that’s comfortable yet chic, here are some ballet flats that you can add to your wardrobe now…