17 Flats That Are Just as Fancy as Heels


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If there’s one night you shouldn't wear heels, it’s New Year’s Eve. Think about it: Chances are you’ll spend the majority of the night dancing away until the ball drops. So why risk the pain in heels? Plus, there are so many new stylish flats on the market right now that totally rival heels.

Trust us—no matter what your dress code is, the selection of fancy flats ahead is definitely up to par. As you enter a new year, do it in absolute comfort and style with a flat pair of statement shoes. Whether you’re in the mood for sequins, satin, or glitter, we promise you’ll fall in love with at least one pair of shoes ahead.

Ready to shop the footwear that's perfect for your New Year’s Eve festivities? Scroll through the below roundup to shop 17 pairs of chic flats.

This story was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated by Aleksija Vujicic. Up next: Here's how to style your flats for New Year's Eve.

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.