You’re already well acquainted with the Birkenstock, the shower shoe, and the mule, but it’s their distant cousin the flatform that’s taking the “ugly shoe” trend to new heights. And, the style is quickly amassing its very own cult following. Part wedge and part flat, these steppers perfectly marry comfort and style in a way other towering heels simply can't. Seriously — think about it. The raised bottom will elongate your legs, while the chunky detail gives your feet support, allowing your toes to twinkle freely — rather than suffocate in a closed-toe, five-inch stiletto.
And, with a bevy of statement-making iterations on the market right now, it’s hard not to want to jump
on in the trend. From a bejeweled Marni pair (that Solange loves, by the way) to the cutest colorblocked Zara stunners, the 15 flatforms ahead will instantly elevate your spring look — while keeping your style grounded, too.