While some may think a flat is a flat, and black is boring, take a hint from some of these styles that challenge that. A black ballet flat is as versatile as a t-shirt in a woman’s wardrobe and should be presented as such. Do not take for granted to artful ability of a black flat to completely change an outfit. They are the chameleon’s of the shoe world and women need to find their own shape. These celebs have realized the potential a black flat truly has and have taken them over the edge from boring and basic to down-right fashionable.
Kate Spade Elise Ballet Flat
Surfer chic starlet Kate Bosworth looks comfortable and cool in a simple black frock and mid-heel ballet flats. The metallic surprise on the heel, even though it’s a small one, gives this shoe a kick of shine without sacrificing comfort. The main thing to keep in mind when finding black flats that aren’t basic is to always make it interesting. The Kate Spade Elise Ballet Flat has a sweet and timeless shape with a metallic trim and square bow to top off the classic look. Kate Spade has always been the go-to for shoes that will go the distance.
Jeffrey Campbell Martini Loafer
Can you get enough of this amazing and chic retro look by silver screen dame Diane Kruger? The fit and flare dress fits her impeccable frame while her studded flats add a touch of badass, perfectly silhouetting her personality. Jeffrey Campbell has the ability to make studs and spikes into a sartorial masterpiece without weighing the shoes down. The Jeffrey Campbell Martini Loafer is encrusted in JC’s signature studs and spies. These give an unexpected sharpness to any outfit you pair the with.
Elizabeth & James Kimi Flat
Newly engaged actress Jessica Biel looks comfortable and stylish in comfortable slouched pants, a chic trench coat and a pair of ruffled ballet flats. This look says laidback yet fashionable with a new spin on how to wear sweats. Her flats have a classic shape but an unexpected twist with a well-placed ruffle on the toes. Elizabeth & James, the brain child of the ever-fashionable Olsen twins, takes the classic flat and makes it memorable. The Elizabeth & James Kimi Ballet Flat has a dash of dressiness and can make the transition from day to night without much effort. The buckle shaped tab adds a visual interest point that’ll keep these in your closet for years.