The 3 Flats Styles Celebs Are Wearing This Spring

When it comes to footwear, there's a reason flats are a favorite among so many stylish women. First and foremost, this silhouette in particular instantly dresses up even your most casual ensemble. Where heels can be painful and sneakers can often feel too casual, flats slide in to solve all your dressing dilemmas. But like with any other footwear, a new year heralds a new of-the-moment style, and these days there are three such types of flats that are on our minds. It seems we're not alone, either; celebrities are stepping out in these top styles too.

Below, we're highlighting the three top flats styles for spring, as worn by a few of our favorite stylish stars. Each trend is not only guaranteed to look great but also will keep you and your feet comfy and satisfied.

Read on to check it out and shop a few of our favorite pairs so you can get the look ASAP!

Mules

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On Gigi Hadid: Zimmermann coat; Sandro jeans; Gucci GG Blooms iPhone 6 Case ($260); Tom Ford bag; Nicholas Kirkwood Beya Grained-leather Backless Loafer ($425)

Gigi Hadid kept things casual, styling her backless flats with jeans and a white tee.

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On Emily Ratajkowski: Gucci mules; Burberry bag.

If you're feeling daring, try swapping out standard black or brown mules for a bold metallic pair.

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On Mandy Moore: Jenni Kaye Mule Slide ($425).

Bold leopard print makes these flats feel extra special.

The ultimate wear-with-everything shoes of the summer.

With a T-shirt and a pair of jeans, these will add some shine to your weekend uniform. 

Pom-pom details make black totally appropriate for summer.

Loafers

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On Karlie Kloss: Chanel bag.

For a night-out look, Karlie styled loafers with sleek trousers and a button-down.

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On Kate Upton: Bottega Veneta bag.

Kate Upton proved that cool flats are the ultimate airport shoes.

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On Olivia Palermo: Mila coat; Perverse sunglasses; J Brand Selena Cropped Leather Pants ($998); Alexander McQueen shoes; Les Petits Joueurs purse strap.

Olivia Palermo's embellished loafers added a little something extra to her look.

Sleek heels aren't the only option for evening shoes.

Red loafers easily mix color into a corporate uniform.

Ballet Flats

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On Emma Roberts: Tory Burch sweater; Pixie Market Two Tone Denim Skirt ($82); Dior bag; Jennifer Meyer 16 Inch Yellow Gold Circle Necklace ($1650); Anita Ko Diamond Huggies ($1475) and Ruby Studs ($1225); Warby Parker Dorothy Cognac Tortoise Sunglasses ($95); Chanel flats.

Simply put, two-tone ballerina flats will always be a winning choice.

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On Alexa Chung: Courrèges bag.

Lace-up ankle details make ballet flats feel extra special.

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On Jasmine Tookes: Chanel flats.

Dress up a more casual ensemble with elegant ballerinas.

Details like this make flats anything but basic.

Sleek velvet flats are absolutely on trend this season. 

Still on the hunt for the perfect flats? Shop our favorite picks under $50!