Ballet flats aren't going to go out of style anytime soon, but fresh interpretations of this timeless shoe style are always appreciated. I love this shoe at its most classic, but with a little twist to shift the tides a bit. One of fall's most promising trends is the ankle-strap flat, which plays on the simple silhouette and shakes things up with a lithe wrap at the ankle. This is more than just a style element - it also ensures a great fit every time!
Not only does this Schutz Emmy Flat ($145) feature the right on-trend ankle strap, but it also goes all out with a chic colorblocked palette. With a jolt of dark teal sharing the spotlight with black, these flats offer the perfect neutral for the season, with two dramatic hues that feel lively, not subdued.
If you're a basic black ballet flats type of woman, embrace this rendition of your favorite look. From Steven by Steve Madden, the Kamelia Flat ($99) is an absolute classic that actually appears dressed up enough to wear with a sophisticated dress or to the office. This particular style is also adorable with a denim skirt and colorful blouse.
Pointy toe? Check. Glossy faux leather? Check. Sexy reptile-embossed detailing? Triple check. You'll have a hard time finding another shoe that covers as many bases as these BCBGMAXAZRIA Paris Zuma Flats ($49.95). A little bit fierce, they exude downtown-chic ferocity and definitely aren't for the timid.
A sweet floral print is so chic in the fall, especially when it incorporates seasonal shades like burgundy and green. These ASOS Lolly Ballet Flats ($41.42) feature a vintage-inspired T-bar strap and a dainty print that pops against the dark background.