It’s official — ballerina flats have made a resurgence. Popular in the ‘00s, these shoes were commonly spotted on Gossip Girl it-girls Blair Waldorf and Serena van der Woodsen, complete with pastel tights and colourful bags.
Fast forward to 2022, ballerina flats made a comeback on the Fall/Winter runways. Brands like Miu Miu featured them prominently, pairing them with anything from school uniform-inspired looks to beach-ready get-ups.
Since then, they’ve been spotted absolutely everywhere, proving that the utility of these flats extends far beyond ballerina itself. And forget your current perception of ballerina flats as girly — there are edgy styles out there, a la Maison Margiela.
Now, satisfy the kid in you who always wanted to learn ballet by shopping flats from these 12 brands.