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The Staple: Flats

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[do action="rstyle-post-links"]SAVE: MOSSIMO lainey perforated flats  |  ASOS lover boy ballet flats  |  RIVER ISLAND  pink gem stone ballet flats

 

 

 

INVESTMENT: TOD’S classic ballerina flats  |  JENNI KAYNE D’Orsay flat  |  VIVIENNE WESTWOOD melissa divine ballerina flats

 

 

 

SPLURGE: CHARLOTTE OLYMPIA kitty stud flats  |  SAINT LAURENT metallic pointy toe ballet flat  |  VALENTINO rockstud ballerina flats[/do]

I get many questions about what staple pieces one should have in their wardrobe and there’s a handful of items to always have. One of the key items on that list is definitely: flats.

Heels are always a must, but they’re not always the most comfortable. Personally, I like to stick to being comfortable throughout my whole day and I know I can always rely on a pair of flats. Now a days there are so many amazing styles to pick from! I really do think that if you can save up for one GOOD pair of flats now, then your wardrobe/closet will thank you later. I always say that you don’t have to compromise style for comfort, so buy a pretty pair to take you throughout your whole day… they’re perfect for school,  traveling, running errands, and everything else in between.

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    99 Comments

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  2. Dominique Comment #2

    every girl needs at least one pair of flats :)

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  3. Elizabeth Hawn Comment #4

    love those Valentino flats! of course the ones I like the most are the ‘splurge’ flats :)

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  4. Gap Comment #5

    I like your selection!!
    XOX, Gap.
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  5. Julianne Comment #6

    I only wear flats! they are so necessary for a working women (you can’t only be in heals all week long). love these! i try to stick to solids… more versatility.

    xo Julianne
    reallifesurreallife.blogspot.com

  6. Liz || Shopping My Closet Comment #7
  7. jennie Comment #8

    Those flats are so great. F2 has alot of them and the’re all really nice. I was thinking about getting a pair there, but I left, because I began to doubt. Now I am seeing all those cute ones in your blogpost, I really want to get back and get it!

    x
    I T I S J E N N I E

  8. Dovile Comment #9

    I love how you divided each into 3 different categories.
    I love flats and all of these are gorgeous!

    Dovile
    http://www.dovilefashion.blogspot.co.uk
    xxxx

  9. Reichel Comment #10

    Totally in love with your selection :)

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  10. WELL LIVING BLOG Comment #11

    WOW great finds!!

    XO Luba

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  11. Camille Comment #12
  12. Paulina Comment #13

    I should buy a pair of “investment” flats… http://www.thepaarblog.com/

  13. Annie Comment #14

    love these, I feel like everyone is walking around with the Valentinos on their feet nowadays…
    xx
    Annie
    http://the-lostangeles.blogspot.com/

  14. Jessica Comment #15

    I love those Charlotte Olympia and Valentino’s flats! =D
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    xoxo,
    Jess

  15. ~ Carmen ~ Comment #16

    I want kitty flats. I won’t settle for anything less. :] // itsCarmen.com ☼

  16. monkeyshines Comment #17
  17. Vivian Comment #18

    The Asos strap ones are so lovely! and of course, the killer Valentino!

    LIVE . IN . LOVE

    ~

  18. Niss Comment #19

    This was helpful and easy to read. You should do more like this! x

    Life of Niss

  19. fran Comment #20

    i love the charlotte olympia onesss
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  20. Mahsa (the Crushworthy) Comment #21

    Great picks–I’m particularly in love with the Valentino flat but in the nude colour. I wrote a blog post recently about mamahood and the inverse relationship with heel height–aka wearing flats instead of heels. You can read about it here

    http://www.thecrushworthy.com/becoming-a-mom-had-an-inverse-relationship-with-my-heel-height/

  21. Daisy Comment #22

    The Valentino and Jenny Kayne flats are gorgeous!!!!! I need to buy myself those!

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    Daisy x

  22. Kimberly Ann Comment #23

    I am in serious need of flats since I only have like one pair.. Embarrassing!! I love the saint laurent ones!

    Kim
    http://trendkeeper.me

  23. Michelle B Comment #24

    Nice collection!
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  26. Shirley Comment #27

    Loved how you organized this post, super helpful!

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  27. Adri Comment #28

    So happy you did this post! I am a lover of flats and can honestly say there are so many stylish options! What I would do for the rockstars!
    xo Adri
    http://www.adrilately.blogspot.com

  28. Nicole Comment #29

    Oomg these are soooo cute!! Great selection! :) I love the ones from Valentino and Asos especially!

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  29. Lisa Comment #30

    Lovely shoes. Love those cat ones lol
    L x
    http://workingmumy.blogspot.com

  30. maribel Comment #31

    Although I often wear high heels, I like flats which can accentuate a woman’s natural beauty.

  31. Cristina Comment #32

    Lovely flats!!
    new Look in my post!!
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  32. vilamores Comment #33

    I love the pink ones!!!

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  33. Cosetes de Marta Comment #34

    I love flas!!
    Almost the Valentino’s Flats!!

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  34. Julie Comment #35

    River Island’s shoes are really beautiful!

    xx

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  35. Albertine Comment #36

    Amazing selection!
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  36. Purpurina Rebelde Comment #37
  37. Laura Comment #38

    I love those flats!

    Xx
    http://www.Lauralexo.com

  38. Whitney V Comment #39

    I think so too, if you’re gonna be wearing flats all day, they will make you feel better if they’re gorgeous!! Loved the middle section, of the pointy flats, I think they give an outfit a more elegant vibe!! ;)

    Love,

    Whitney

    http://www.whitneyswonderland.com

  39. Melanie Comment #40

    I love how you showcased flats in different price ranges!
    I have the kitty flats and they are my absolute favourite! I need those Rockstuds!

    -Melanie
    http://thetiafox.com/

  40. Silvia Comment #41

    Love flats! I wear it every day. Very comfortable and perfect to wear with jeans!
    xoxo

    http://beblondie.blogspot.com.es/

  41. CHAMA FASHION Comment #42

    Like the nude ones

    XO CHAMA FASHION
    http://www.chamafashion.com

  42. IRENE Comment #43

    beautiful choices!

    Irene
    http://www.thedailylace.com

  43. Kate Wilson Comment #44
  44. Heidi D. Comment #45

    Honestly obsessing over all of your”save” option! Gorgeous selection.

    Heidi D.
    http://www.wishesandreality.com

  45. Caroline Comment #46

    Flats are definitely everywhere, they feel so fresh !
    Love how you selected according to whether we want to splurge or save ! As for me, I prefer buying expensive shoes, and saving on clothes !

    http://www.pardonmyobsession.com/

  46. Michele LoBosco Comment #47

    Love these….! I’m a photographer, so for the most part (at least while I’m working), I wear flats. And I save the heels for my evenings. Thanks for the inspiration…!

    xx
    Michele
    http://www.roguetutu.com

  47. Grace Comment #48

    So many great pairs of flats! Love this post! Great suggestions!

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  48. Liv Comment #49

    This post is perfection!!! Row 3 save & splurge I love.

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  49. vicza Comment #50
  50. Anissa Comment #51

    I really want to splurge on some Valentino flats.

  51. Elise McVicar-Cassity Comment #52

    I love the TOD’s, Saint Laurent and Vivienne Westwood picks. I agree, flats are essential so it’s worth investing in some good ones!

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  52. Madison Martine Comment #53

    Great post! Love all these picks!

    Madison Martine
    http://www.madisonmartine.com

  53. Marah Comment #54

    I definitely agree. Flats are a great way to be comfortable without sacrificing style or chicness! Great choices, love this post!

  54. Jen Comment #55

    Loving these flat options! I have a few myself! xx

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  55. melissa Comment #56

    Great picks Jules!
    xo,
    Melissa
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  56. the actor’s diet Comment #57

    I’ve been having such a hard time finding a good pair of flats lately. Thanks for some more options to try!

  57. Sanja Comment #58

    Love them all!!
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  58. Penelope Rivas Comment #59

    I am the biggest flat girl. I could wear flats everyday. My favorite are the cat ones from Marc Jacobs. They have been on my wishlist forever. Great post!

    Cheers from San Francisco,
    Penelope
    :)
    http://www.skincare-girl.com

  59. Jen Comment #60
  60. Bella Comment #61

    The Valentinos are awesome! Great post!

    JUSTADDCAKE

  61. Christine Comment #62

    What a great post! I love that you did the save/investment/splurge! Thanks Julie!

  62. Peppermint Dolly Comment #63

    I need new flats – this is great, thanks so much!!

    Rxx

    http://www.peppermintdolly.wordpress.com

  63. Carrie Comment #64

    I love those black Tods flats! I think flats are so much more chic than sandals.

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  64. Jessica Comment #65

    Flats are always a great addition to any girl’s wardrobe.

  65. Miri Comment #66

    Lovely selection!!! I dream about Charlotte Olympia and Valentinos:-)))

    XX

    Miri
    http://currentlywearing.com

  66. fashiondreamzz Comment #67
  67. WEAR EAT LOVE Comment #68

    Love them all!

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  68. Natalie Comment #69

    Ooo those white ASOS strappy ones are actually really cute.
    .. and many a time I have pranced around a sotre in the Valentino’s and walked out saying ‘I can’t justify it’.. though I regret not picking them up when I was in the US (so much more $$ in Australia).
    x http://stuffsheloved.blogspot.com.au/

  69. Albertine Comment #70

    These flats look amazing!
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  70. saralookbook Comment #71

    love chalotte olympia !!! :D

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  71. Fashionista in the Oven Comment #72
  72. Erika Comment #73

    Yosi Samra flats are pretty amazing too!

  73. Purpurina Rebelde Comment #75

    Me encanta la combinación…
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  74. Jessica Comment #76

    Flats are my fave! I love my Chinese Laundry lace flats! http://www.chineselaundry.com/products2.cfm/ID/4285/c/chinese-laundry-flats/attr1/7903

  75. K. Marie Comment #77

    Those Valentino flats are everything!
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  76. ksenia Comment #78

    Lovely Shoes!
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  77. Helen Comment #79

    Great flats!! I could live in flats forever :)

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  78. Lubica Comment #80

    I love the JENNI KAYNE D’Orsay flat.

    http://lttreasure.blogspot.co.uk/

  79. Maria Geronico Comment #81

    Sometimes you need something comfortable and beautiful… Im sick of taking a change of shoes inside my bag because I go to work in heels! At some point I need to take them away

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  80. You Had Me At Vogue Comment #82

    love the suggestions, obsessed with Charlotte Olympia!

  81. Lisa Comment #83

    LOVE the valentino ones!

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  82. Albertine Comment #84

    Great shoe selection!
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  83. Sarah Comment #85

    I live in flats! My favorites are the Mossimo and Vivienne Westwood pair :)

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  84. Sarah Comment #86

    I love the orange River Island ones!!!

    Thanks for sharing your picks!

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  85. Konstantina Bourtzou Comment #87
  86. Monique Comment #88

    Thanks for sharing! I always use flats at work, so this was so great!

    xx

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  87. Lindsay Comment #89

    I would love have both the Tod ballet flats and the Valentino flats.

  88. Archana Comment #90

    Next: Jewellry. You do your dainty jewellry so so well. ANd layer to perfection. Please do your next staple on it.

  89. Helen Grace Comment #91

    I love flats! As hard as I try, I just can’t pull off wearing heels all the time. Those Charlotte Olympia flats are my favorite, though. They are just so quirky!

    -Helen Grace

    http://www.sweethelengrace.com

  90. Annie Comment #92

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  91. grace Comment #93

    Oh, my god! That place is os so so beautiful!!!
    Kisses from Argentina :)

  92. Marta Comment #94

    White fits your tan perfectly, love this outfit, i’d love traveling as much as you do!

    xx

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  93. María Comment #95

    My favorites are the ASOS and the Saint Laurent ones.
    Great selection!!
    Lots of love, xx

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  94. joy Comment #96

    wow your tan, crazy

  95. Nissi Mendes Comment #97

    I Love the Valentino flats <3

    nissimendes.ch / @nissi__

  96. kierra Comment #98

    Flats are so tough more me because I have such big feet and im flat footed, so when it comes to flats I always buy ones with a strap so that my feet dont fall out!

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