I’m declaring it now: ballet flats are over.
C’mon, think about it: we’ve been wearing them since 2004. Yes, they’re comfortable, but so are so many other shoes you’re not even giving a chance. In NYC, a movement is starting–flat lace-up booties instead of ballet flats. They are a) just as comfortable b) keep you warmer in winter and c) make any look a little edgier, and not so sweet. Check out 3 new ways to wear lace up booties:
Like what you see? Check out our guide to 9 more of the best lace up booties. Not your style but still need a change of shoes? Consider these trends: clogs, leopard print shoes, over the knee boots and desert boots, a second cousin of the lace up booties.