The Pretty Shoe Trend Fashion People Are Wearing With Leggings


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Ballet flats are one of those very special shoe styles that are always around but enter the spotlight in more noteworthy ways from time to time. Yes, that time happens to be right now. The pretty silhouette has been a fixture on the runways (ahem, Miu Miu) and is a go-to for celebs and fashion people.

The beauty of ballet flats is that you can wear them with a range of outfits because they're quite versatile. Baggy jeans are a popular pairing, but so are trusty black leggings. The silhouette brings an elegant and extra-chic element to a legging outfit, whether it's a more dressed-up or low-key ensemble. 

Below, you'll see how fashion people are wearing ballet flats and leggings. There's also an edit of the best flats and leggings to shop now if that's of interest. Go on for more.


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A textured jacket brings polish to any ensemble, including this chic 'fit with leggings and ballet flats.


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The fashion crowd can't get enough of this quilted jacket. Teaming it with leggings and ballet flats? Perfection.


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Consider an on-trend bomber jacket with flats and leggings.


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For a chic yet low-key vibe, go for this ensemble with the utility jacket as the topper of choice.

Bobby Schuessler
Market Director

Bobby Schuessler is a fashion editor with over a decade of editorial experience covering shopping, style, and beauty. He's spent over seven years at Who What Wear, currently leading the market team to deliver highly covetable and convertible content. He creates data-driven shopping guides featuring top retialers like Nordstrom, Shopbop, and Net-a-Porter and is at the forefront of Who What Wear's shopping tentpole strategies, including Amazon Prime Day. He also works on branded content initiatives and appears on camera in video and shopping livestream franchises. He has also worked across a variety of other media brands and fashion retailers like Refinery29, PureWow, Men's Health, and Gilt covering commerce, trend reporting, women's and men's fashion, home, and lifestyle.