A ballet flat can and should be a go-to for a girl on the go, but instead of a throw-away, make your flat sing in a bold pattern. Pumps aren’t the only shoe that can have fun. Flats deserve some recognition and attention, so try snake skin or polka dot or some bold stripes. These celebs want to keep comfortable and fashionable at the same time and you should be afforded the same luxury. Try these chic alternatives to the plain ballet flat.
RED Valentino Polka-dot Ballet Flats
Miranda Kerr, supermodel and super-mom, takes baby Flynn to the NYC Children’s Museum in a simple outfit of colored jeans, striped shirt, shrunken denim jacket, and a pair of cute-as-can-be polka dot flats. From far away, they seem simple enough, but when you get close you can see the muted pattern of the shoe. The RED Valentino brand was born out of the call for an affordable and chic alternative to the Valentino name. These RED Valentino Polka-dot Ballet Flats are the best of both worlds, pairing a girlish charm with a comfortable shape.
Steve Madden Conncord Loafer
Daytime host and martini mogul Bethenny Frankel takes a walk on the wild side with eggplant denim and multicolored striped ballet flats. Now this is how you air-travel with style. Ditch the sweats and throw on comfortable and interesting flats. Steven Madden has been at the forefront of bold and beautiful shoes that scream for attention. The Steve Madden Conncord Loafer is both bright and fierce with bold colors and the mix of pattern and texture that’s just downright cool.
Sam Edelman Felicia Ballet Flat
How I Met Your Mother Star and soon-to-be mother of two Alyson Hannigan looks like a chic mom-on-the-go as she struts down the LA streets in a simple striped hoodie and boyfriend jeans, finished with snakeskin flats. The almost neutral pattern shouldn’t be shied away from simply because your outfit may have other prints. Mix and match with python, like the Sam Edelman Felicia Ballet Flat that’s so light and airy it looks like a nude flat. It’s comfortable shape and flexible sole make this Sam Edelman shoe one to remember.