Save: Charles & Keith burgundy pointed peep toe slingback flats, $46.90
Add a touch of rich sophistication to your monochromatic outfit by pairing it with these wine-coloured slingbacks from Charles & Keith. We also love the pointed toe silhouette as it lengthens your feet and makes them look slimmer.
Save: Mango knot leather shoes, $59.90
Not only are we loving the earthy orange-brown colour of these Mango leather slip-ons, we’re also a fan of its unique knotted design that gives the footwear a cool three-dimensional silhouette. Pair this with a denim boiler suit for a snazzy finish.
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Save: Pedro lace up mules, $63.90
If you can’t decide between lace-ups or a pair of mules in the morning, why not wear both — with this playful amalgamated design by Pedro? While the heel height is slightly higher than conventional flats, we’re willing to let it slide because of its inventive style. Throw on a light blue silk blouse and black wide-legged trousers for the office.
Save: Zara black penny loafers with tweed, $99.90
We love loafers because they lend a smart casual air to just about any outfit. These Zara loafers, with a tweed upper, differ from the regular leather designs and add elegance to your look. Dress them with a wrap dress and blazer for a quirky contrast.
Save: Aldo Unelamma, S$119
Swap out your regular flats and go with an animal printed one from Aldo instead — it helps add visual interest to your outfit while still retaining the much-needed comfort level. Slip into an earthy-toned khaki dress to finish.
Save: Clarks Sense Beau, S$229
Sometimes, less is more. And in the case of these Clarks slip-ons, less is indeed more with its sleek look and pointed toe design. Its nude colour will also help elongate your legs without making them suffer on heels. Finish with a shirt and high-waisted knee-length skirt combo. It is also available in navy, rust and black.
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Splurge: Malone Souliers Montana flat, £465 (S$815.90)
Malone Souliers took the classic black and white pairing and brought it to the next level with this unique piece that is a cross between flats and pointed toe lace-ups. What’s more, the side cut-out makes it even more fascinating, and has a practical benefit of, ahem, proper ventilation for your feet. Go preppy chic and finish with a collared dress or a shirt and trousers combo.
Splurge: Salvatore Ferragamo crystals Varina ballet flat, US$850 (S$1,172.91)
Here, the classic ballet flats are given the glittery treatment with multi-coloured crystal embellishments in an homage to Ferragamo’s iconic 1938 Rainbow Wedge. Let the cheery pair of shoes take centrestage and finish with a black jumpsuit and hoop earrings.
Splurge: Church’s Lana 4 polished fumè & mesh monk brogue black, €590 (S$908.19)
Channel fierce androgyny with these black leather double monk strap loafers from British shoemaker label Church’s, and show your colleagues who’s boss with an equally sharp pantsuit number. We especially love the contrast between the shiny calf leather and the matte and breathable mesh details on the upper.
Splurge: Aquazzura Boss Lady mocassin, US$695 (S$959.03)
Need help asserting dominance in a male-dominated industry? Show them you mean business with these Aquazzura flats that literally spell out your role in the company — boss lady. Pair this glossy patent leather pair with a French-tucked shirt and trousers for that geek chic look.
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