How to Wear the Ballet Flat Trend

In case you haven’t heard, there is a certain shoe that is being a grandiose return. Some might deem it as boring but others see the true merit this style has to offer. Of course, I am talking about the ballet flat and all of its glory. This shoe has a certain timeless appeal that acts as the perfect companion to both casual and more dressy attire. Perhaps we can attribute the revival of this shoe to movements such as balletcore which is continuing to see a lot of traction the likes of TikTok. Personally, I am all for the return of this style and to prove just how essential they can be to your fall wardrobe, I wanted to share some outfit inspiration. European inspired and minimalistic at heart, jump into the below looks so you can see how to wear the ballet flat trend in 2022.

fashion blogger kaye bassey wearing a barbiecore pink slip dress and balenciaga handbag - ballet flat trend

How to Wear the Ballet Flat Trend

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Mango blouse, trousers, and brown leather accessories - how to wear the ballet flat trend

To match with the ballet flats classic style, dress them up with other timeless pieces. Tailored trousers continue to play an important role in fashion, especially this fall season. The wide leg silhouette allows the ballet flats to peek out from under the hemline so you can get a glimpse of these trend-right shoes. Plus, the chocolate brown colorway is so rich and luxe, making them perfect for the season ahead. You can easily wear this look into the office to happy hour and beyond.


Mango pink blazer, bra top, and mini skirt - barbiecore ballet flat trend

When I discussed the top fall 2022 trends of the year, Barbiecore was undoubtedly one of them. A celebrity favorite, this feminine aesthetic can also be worn with the ballet flat trend. The key to nailing down this style is to embrace the color pink as much as possible. This fuchsia toned suit set is the perfect mix of polished and trendy, while the ballet flats ensure the overall look is wearable for everyday.


H&M white button up, denim, sweater vest - academia aesthetic ballet flat trend

Channel academia vibes with this next ballet flat trend look. I put together this collegiate inspired look featuring an oversized button up and sweater vest. Whether you wear it for back to school or not, it makes for the perfect casual uniform. The ballet flats are the elegant footwear of choice that helps to pull every element in the outfit together.


Express matching set - balletcore aesthetic to style ballet flat trend

Why not channel the balletcore aesthetic for the ballet flat trend? I am in love with these peachy pink slingback style shoes for a more feminine take on the shoe. This corset style top and skirt set is the epitome of ballet-dancer-off-duty. The subtle flair of the a-line skirt oozes femininity which is ideal for sauntering around the town.  For added warmth during the autumnal season, throw on a blazer or even a pair of tights.

Ballet Flat Trend Galore

As a bonus, I threw together additional ballet flat styles so you can find the pair that will best match with your wardrobe!


Let me know, what do you think of the ballet flat trend? 

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