Payless Ballet Flats


Zigzag woven flats deliver rich color and texture for a bargain price. 

Patent Leather Mia Ballet Flats


Cutout patent leather radiates rock 'n' roll flair. 

Mia, $59;
Seychelles Ballet Flats


Classy skimmers, embellished with gold buttons, dress up jeans and a tee. 

Seychelles, $85, Shoefly, Buffalo, New York; 716-886-3595
Michael Michael Kors Ballet Flats


Pale gilded leather functions as a glamorous neutral. 

Michael Michael Kors, $120, Macy's; 800-622-9748
J Crew Ballet Flats

Two-tone satin sandals with an exuberant flower ornament lend femininity to a pair of tailored pants.


Fratelli Rossetti Ballet Flats

Slender metallic-toned loafers with a dainty, modern tassel are perfect for the office. 

Fratelli Rossetti, $265; 212-888-5107
Yves Saint Laurent Leopard Flats

The leopard print, a patent leather cap toe, bows at the heel: so many details in one chic shoe. 

Yves Saint Laurent, $495; 212-980-2970
Salvatore Ferragamo Ballet Flats

Supple leather is punctuated by a pair of origami-style knots. 

Salvatore Ferragamo, $550; 212-759-3822
Miu Miu Flats

Spectacular party shoes take center stage with a combination of glitter, chunky crystals, and ribbon. 

Miu Miu, $650, Jeffrey, NYC; 212-206-3928