5 Ballet Flat Styles To Elevate Your Next Look

September 22nd, 2022 at 10:00am
5 Ballet Flat Styles To Elevate Your Next Look

While ballet-core continues to have its mainstream rise and fall throughout the seasons, ballet flats have officially made their landing on the spectrum. With many stylish influencers and celebrities like Aimee Song, Matilda Djerf and Alexa Chung sporting their favorite flats on the streets, these shoes quickly solidified their position among fall’s biggest trends. 

Whether you love them or hate them, ballet flats have always been a quintessential shoe when it comes to chic minimalists. With a plethora of hues, patterns and styles to choose from, CF weighs in on five statement ballet flats that should make it out of your shopping carts and into your cool weather wardrobe.

The Mary Jane Flat

With the likes of Mary Jane’s rising in position with the help of revisiting T.V. series like Gossip Girl and Gilmore Girls, this flat style is seen even more on the market. Coming in an array of colors and textures, the Mary Jane flat is the culprit for fitting seamlessly in all wardrobes. For a timeless look, this flat is accentuated with a gold belted strap that achieves a timeless silhouette – and according to style experts, you’ll want to cash in now! 

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Michela Mary Jane Flat


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Michela Mary Jane Flat


Classic Lake Bow

Speaking of Mary Janes, this next Parisian inspired flat adds its own contemporary twist. With its ability to disguise its shape as a heel with its pointed-toe dimension; this chic flat delivers a sweet and bold touch with its statement bow. Leaving only room for comfort and elevating everyday looks that make it insta-worthy. 

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Wide Fit Lake bow pointed ballet flats


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The Mary Jane


Ruched Ballet Flat

For many, ruched flats continue to be an effortless piece that never goes out of style. In other words – the perfect pair of jeans you never want to part with. Just like your go-to’s, rooting deep into the history of Ballet, the ruched flat speaks to the components of femininity and functionality. Most similar to the authentic ballet flat, this style generates a modern take while keeping it true to its original dance shoe appearance in shape and style.

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Buffy Ruched Ballet Flat


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Kensie Nellie Ballet Flat


Slingback Flat

Inside every fashionista’s closet is a slingback flat. This shoe introduces a serene polished look and functions just like a sandal due to its open back and low heel. Perfect for fall, you can never go wrong with a shoe you’ll be wearing for weeks to come.

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Studded Flat Leather Slingbacks


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Serena Slingback Flat


Squared-Toed flat

In a league of its own, the square-toed flat gives more edge to this must-have basic. As a certified fall lover, this is the perfect wardrobe booster to develop a comfortable shoe into a standout statement.

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Vince Camuto Elanndo Flat


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Guilhermina Square-Toe Ballet Flats


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