How to Get Away With Wearing Flats Anywhere
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Victoria Beckham once declared, “I can’t concentrate in flats.” Sorry, V, but we beg to differ: Not only can we concentrate in flats, but we can frolic, twirl, and get down on the dance floor a little bit better. And while heels are an integral part of our wardrobe, sometimes flats are just a little more fun. Here’s how to wear them for any occasion, from an interview to a black-tie event.
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May we be so bold as to say that we actually prefer the look of a sleek sandal with a cocktail dress?
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Think you can’t wear a midi skirt with flats? Think again.
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Note to self: a full-length gown looks unexpectedly fresh and youthful with a pair of oxfords.
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Ankle socks and loafers make a killer pairing, especially with a lace pencil skirt.
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File this under unexpectedly cool combinations: a cocktail dress with sporty socks and lace-up brogues.
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We adore the contrast of fancy silk shorts and casual Birkenstocks.
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We’re saving this outfit idea for our next cocktail party: fancy maxi skirt plus crop top plus thong sandals.
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This is exactly how you get away with sandals at the office.
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Silky trousers and lace-up flats are clearly a match made in heaven.
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Call us crazy, but a pair of heels would have been totally expected with this dramatic dress. And that’s why this look is so amazing.
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We love the look of over-the-knee boots disappearing into a dress—this outfit creates the same effect with lace-up gladiator sandals.
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Just try and tell us this black and white look isn’t totally sharp.
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Ancient Greek Sandals Thais Sandals ($270)
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Loeffler Randall Milla Snake Ballet Flats ($163)
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Pixie Market Black and White Pointed Platforms ($74)
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Soludos Color Block Lace Up Shoes ($55)
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Birkenstock Roses Sandals ($264)
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Loeffler Randall Sarie Haircalf Strappy Flat Sandals ($175)
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Birkenstocks are clearly the flat du jour.
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J.Crew Basket-Weave Loafers ($198)
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A summery silk ensemble looks particularly on point with a pair of metallic sandals.
What are your go-to flats? Let us know in the comments below!