Ballet Flats Are Getting Cool This Spring: 10 Pairs to Shop Now

Kristen Bateman

Ballet flats are the quintessential good-girl shoe but, for Spring 2016, they’re undergoing a much-needed shake-up, with labels like Chloé, Miu Miu, and Etro crafting reinvented versions that are downright rebellious thanks to thick straps, studs, and interesting embellishments.

Street-style stars already seem to have gotten the memo—just look at Chiara Ferragni, who was seen sporting Miu Miu’s remake with a pair of jeans, a tee, and a fake nose ring at Milan Fashion Week, while fast-fashion brands are also selling ballet flats with ribbons, ruffles, and cool leather accents.

Above, shop 10 pairs of flats that will have you seriously reconsidering the ballet silhouette.