Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

13 Positively Charming Ballet Flats We Need, Stat!

  1. Begin Slideshow
    French-Connection_Gaia-Suede-Ballerina-Flats-$120.00_French-Connection-MAIN

    4K

    SHARES

    2 comments
    See All Slides

    After watching more than a few models tumble down the runway in sky-high steppers (yikes!), we're thanking our lucky stars that our own heel-induced stumbles aren't caught for the cameras. Embarrassment aside, taking a nosedive in your favorite pumps can have serious medical consequences, too. Which is why we're definitely in favor of some grounded footwear options for our 9-to-5.

    Cue: ballet flats. The chic, comfy alternative we've all come to know and love continues to heighten its shoe game. From classic Mary Janes and shiny pointed ballerinas to metallic-tipped toes and T-straps, the ballet flat is in a league of its own. Take that stilettos!

    To shop 13 gorgeous, Refinery29-approved pairs, click through!

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Skin care

6 Reasons Your Skin Isn't Perfect — Yet

Perfect skin. It’s what we all want, and it's the reason so many of us spend countless hours (and dollars) trying to figure out which skin-care products to buy. Luckily, I’ve got the surprising scoop on what you’re doing — and not doing — that’s likely keeping your complexion from looking its best. read

Shopping

14 Fall Style Tricks That Are Pure Genius

Layer, layer some more, rinse, and repeat. It's the same styling directive we hear fall after fall. "Layer!" Layer what, exactly? If you're looking to get to the bottom of what that really means (and answer more autumn-fashion queries), you've landed in the right place. And, if you're hoping to sheath your body like a pro read