So what if you are going to the party of the year – should you torture your feet for hours in 6 inch heels? Try on a strappy flat sandal or ballerina shoes instead. ‘But that’s so casual!’ – you may say. Not really – You just have to style them right. Here’s how.
When it comes to flats in women’s footwear, it is a common mistake to assume it as casual daily wear. Or you got to be tall as a tree to carry it off at any occasion. Wrong! No matter how tall or short you are, These type of footwear are a comfortable style, suited for every occasion and a must have in your wardrobe. Ballerinas, sandals, loafers, oxfords, boots etc – first you’ve got to know which kind should be selected for an occasion and then dress them down or up to suit your style.
Here are some tips to stay stylish in Flats:
Go for a vibrant colour range, rich textures and material – this will tone down the simplicity.
Look for embellishments like belts, buckles, bows, stones or straps – but keep it chic. Quirky doesn’t work.
Use ballets with flared dresses or skirts for that ultra-feminine look.
When wearing flats with skirts, keep the hemline above the knees to balance the height by adding length to your leg.Capri pants and shorts are ideal with for that summer chic look. Avoid flats with long trousers though.
Laser cut detailing in flats are extremely trendy and can add sophistication to any simple attire.
Take a look at these styles with flats for comfortable footwear fashion:
Wear pointed-toe flats with pants and a shirt for that care-free ultra-chic look.
For the feminine yet casual look, pair up a summer dress with oxford style flats.
Straps and a pop of colour in your sandals add glamour to your otherwise simple outfit.
Short LBD with matching laser-cut ballerinas.
Ballerinas with animal print and bow to spice up your easy summer style.
Ultra-minimal nude flats with a fitted pencil skirt and bright t-shirt – easy elegance at its best.
A high-low cocktail dress with strappy sandals in contrasting shade for an ultra-glamorous look.
Black flats are a wardrobe staple – you can wear them with almost anything.
Try sequined flats for the bling in your party wear.
Want a day to night style with a summer dress – flats are your best friends when it comes to a long day of work and fun.
Here is a quick guide on how to style pointed, round, open-toed footwear with the right type of clothes.