5 Ways to Wear Ballet Flats

With their effortless vibe and all-day wearability, ballet flats have long been a go-to choice for giving your everyday look a little extra style. Easy to style and their versatility means there are a wealth of ways to wear them. And the good news is that ballet flats are firmly back in style – just take a peek at the gorgeous pairs featured in the latest SS24 shows.

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Ballet flats – the new classic

ECCO has ballet flats in pink, black and beige, bringing a contemporary edge to a classic silhouette to inspire a new generation of ballet flat fans. Take a look at our range of women’s slip-on shoes here or keep reading for top tips on how to style ballet flats.

How to wear ballet flats

Here are five ways you can incorporate ballet flats into your everyday looks.

1. Casual

If you’re wondering how you can wear ballet flats with your favourite wide-leg jeans, a top tip is to roll up the cuffs of your jeans for a touch of casual flair, and you’re ready for a relaxed day out.

2. Workplace elegance

Pair sleek black flats with a pencil skirt or tailored trousers to complement your professional wardrobe. 

3. Dresses and skirts

Pair with some ballet flats to enhance the elegance. Choose a soft pink pair for a romantic touch, perfect for a dinner date or a stroll through the park. 

4. Monochrome

Matching the color of your ballet flats with your outfit gives your look an understated elegance. Accessorize with minimal jewelry to let your ballet flats take center stage. 

5. Athleisure fusion

Capture the playful ballet core trend by pairing your ballet flats with leggings or joggers and a leotard-inspired body – comfy perfection for casual outings, or a laid-back brunch with friends.

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The good news is you can wear variations of these looks all year round. Don’t let the winter cold deter you – just pair with opaque tights or socks for a cute winter look.

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How should ballet flats fit? 

Your toes should have some room to move – aim for about a finger’s width between the longest toe and the front of the shoe. The heel should fit snugly without lifting when you walk, while the sides gently hug your feet. Our dual fit removable insoles provide customizable width for a wider fit and roomier toe area – your feet will thank you.

Discover ECCO flat shoes here and experiment with different colors and outfit combinations to suit your personality and your look – we can’t wait to see how you style your ballet flats.