12 Reasons To Fall In Love With D’Orsay Flats

Not since Isabel Marant’s “Dicker” boot has a shoe taken L.A. by storm like Jenni Kayne’s D’Orsay. Arguably the sexiest non-heel to date, the pointy-toed flat flashes a little more skin than your average loafer, shows more sophistication than a ballet slipper, and doesn’t require a fresh pedicure like the sandal.
While the D'Orsay-style shoe (any pump-style flat or heel that features a cut-away vamp) has been around since the 19th century, this particularly stark style can be credited to Kayne, who offers the flat in a perfectly pitched variety of colors and textures. However, Kayne's shoe isn't the only style available; the flat has spread like wildfire amongst fashion throngs, and brands left and right now offer their own chic renderings of the D’Orsay. And, for those who share our obsession with shoe, here's how to indulge yourself in a variety of beautiful options. Ahead, our 12 favorites!

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