The Best Black Flats For EVERY Budget

Photo: Courtesy of Barneys New York; Loeffler Randall; ASOS.
Black flats are admittedly not the flashiest shoes out there. That's the whole point of them. There's no comparing their minimalist vibe to these ultramodern, psychedelic heels or these printed booties — it wouldn't be fair. In truth, they're in a class all their own. And, they're arguably the one pair we actually need on our shoe rack. (Which is saying...a lot.)
These wallflowers have more going for them than you may realize. While the seemingly boring choice (they're not at all), these flats pair well with everything in your closet and are easy on your arches, too. We love them so much (who doesn't?) that we compiled 30-plus options — including designer splurges and more affordable purchases — we want on our feet now. And, it's safe to say you will too.