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02.07.2020

How to Wear Ballet Flats

The ballet flat can be worn with a wide range of outfits. Being simple, chic, and versatile, they are a staple in every woman’s wardrobe. But how should you style them? We are going to show you how to wear ballet flats for every occasion.

Ballet flats are designed to make the legs look longer and create an elegant silhouette. There are not many occasions that they are not welcome at. They can be worn to the office, to dinner with friends, or even to the beach. Ballerina flats look best when you have some skin showing! This means wearing shorts, above the knee skirts, and cropped trousers.

 

Table of Contents:

How to Wear Ballet Flats with Jeans

How to Style Ballerina Flats with a Skirt

How to Wear Ballet Flats in Summer

How to Wear Ballet Flats in Winter

How to Style Flat Shoes for Work

 

How to Wear Ballet Flats with Jeans

When wearing flats with jeans it’s important to remember that your jeans should not touch the shoe. Leave a bit of ankle showing. This allows your shoes to do their work and accentuate your legs! Either stick to neutral tones, perhaps wearing a light coloured knit with your jeans, and shoes in a matching shade! Or make a statement, wear a simple t-shirt but accessorize brightly with red ballet flats, and a matching bag or belt.

 

How to Style Ballerina Flats with a Skirt

When it comes to wearing ballerinas with skirts, floaty skirts are definitely the best option! Choosing a floaty skirt adds to the feminine feel of the ballet flats. If wearing a neutral coloured skirt, be adventurous with shoe choice, go for a bright colour or a print. You may fancy a leopard or animal print pattern here if feeling a bit on the wild side!

how to wear animal print flats

 

How to Wear Ballet Flats in Summer

Summer calls for hotter weather and fewer clothes, which means it’s the perfect time to break out your favourite pair of ballet flats. Dark denim shorts go fabulously with navy flats, brighten a neutral look with some coral shoes, or choose a delicate pink to go with your summer dresses.

How to Wear Ballet Flats in Winter

Winter is the most tricky time to be wearing ballerina shoes. As a shoe, they leave your foot quite exposed but that doesn’t mean you can’t wear them! On those slightly milder days you can wear your shoes with skin toned tights or socks.

 

How to Style Flat Shoes for Work

It’s important to look smart and professional at work. Whether your office dresses ‘business casual’ or completely ‘casual,’ you can never go wrong with a simple flat shoe. Flats are such an ideal work shoe. More formal coloured ballerinas are perfect for both a day in the office, and the after work event. When wearing flats with a suit it is best to keep it simple and sophisticated, we recommend sticking to a classic black flat.

You may be interested to see our top business casual ballerinas style guide for some workwear inspiration.

How to wear flat shoes at work

 

Introducing Giesswein Ballet Flats

At Giesswein, we know that looking elegant whilst feeling comfortable is important. Want to be able to go from the office straight to the dance floor? Then Giesswein Ballet Flats are a must-have. 

Sustainable flats from Giesswein

Our range of round toe and pointed ballet flats are made of 100% Ocean PET recycled plastic, meaning you don’t have to compromise on sustainability whilst looking good! This also means that our shoes are machine washable, so they can always look (and smell) their best! Not only that but our shoes come with two insoles, meaning you can adjust your shoe to fit up to half a size smaller, allowing you to find the perfect fit!