Trending Ballet Flats

18 Pretty Pairs Of Flats To Trade Your Sandals For This Spring

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Sandals, slides, and flip-flops have been the go-to shoe styles for spring and summer for what feels like forever. But this year? Things are changing, because flats are back in fashion—specifically, ballet flats. 

From the runway to the streets, flats are making their current status as the shoe of choice known, and we’re happy to report that designers are embracing the style with matched enthusiasm. So, move your worn-down sandals to the back of your closet and grab your wallet, because we’ve got a feeling you’re going to love this season’s hottest shoe.

Curated with the help of our data-powered algorithm and team of product experts, the list below features styles that are already grabbing attention this season. Whether you’re into edgy details like studs and cutouts or you’re drawn to feminine flair in the form of bows and rounded toes, there’s surely an option for you in the roundup of flats below.

April 25, 2023

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Loeffler Randall Leonie Ballet Flats


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The #1 most popular flat on the internet—these are selling fast. Grab them up before they're gone!

Alohas Sway Flats


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This just in: square-shaped toeboxes.

Jeffrey Campbell Dancerina Flats


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Dance through the day in comfort and style.

Margaux The Woven Demi


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Hand-woven by artisans in India and finished in Spain, this is one luxury shoe beloved by women everywhere.

Reformation Bethany Ballet Flat


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Buckle up, because these flats have attitude.

Schutz Arissa Flats


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What prima ballerinas wear outside of the studio.

Linea Paolo Newry Ballet Flat


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The pull tab makes these easy to slide on and off.

See By Chloe Jane Point Ballet Flats


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Scalloped edges give these simple flats character.

Vicenza Bow Mary Jane Flats


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This reviewer says it best: "Boy are these flats so pleasing to the eyes."

Pilcro Bow Tie Ballet Flats


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Don't miss the green, black, and cream versions of these flats.

FP Collection Mystic Mary Jane Flats


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Studs give these Mary Janes an edge.

Gia Wrap Flats


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Ruching, cutouts, and leather straps—what don’t these flats have?

Tory Burch Eleanor Ballet Flat


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A simple pair that serves as a reminder of Tory Burch's brilliance.

Reformation Paola Ballet Flat


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Undoubtedly a staple shoe—just make sure to order a half size down.

J.Crew Zoe Ballet Flats In Leather



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You can't go wrong with Italian leather and a dainty bow.

Seychelles Breathless Ballet Flat


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With a classic silhouette and a square toe, these are equal parts timeless and trendy.

Frame Le Sunset Square Toe Ballet Flat


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A memory foam insole makes these flats uncharacteristically comfortable.

Trotters Gillian Ballet Flat



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An updated square toe pairs perfectly with a classic bow.

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