17 Flats That Are Just as Fancy as Heels

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.

These stunning leather flats are asking for an entirely neutral-hued outfit to go with them. 

Gold is the official color of NYE, and these flats are sure to dazzle. 

A little bling never hurts. In fact, we think these faux pearls will definitely help any outfit. 

Consider these oxford shoes styled with tailored pants and perhaps a blazer if you're feeling particularly chic. 

These flats will look best with an oversize brown knit sweater. Trust us. 

Dress up a pair of loose jeans with these sleek flats.

These mules are instantly upgraded by the chic shoe buckle. 

Loafers might be this season's It shoe, and for good reason. 

Perfectly versatile and easily styled, these are the flats you bring on vacation to wear with every outfit. 

Add a pop of color to any outfit with these bold slingbacks. 

A platform easily brings Mary Janes into the modern sartorial scene. 

Style embellished loafers with a leopard miniskirt and forest-green knit sweater. The only outfit recipe you need. 

Styling tip: Pair contrasting prints together. Don't be afraid of zebra stripes and leopard prints.

Will loafers ever go out of style? We think not. 

The suede adds a wintry touch to these otherwise summery flats. 

The affordable price of these incredibly chic flats is the true holiday miracle. 

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.