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 ultramodern, psychedelic heels or printed booties — it wouldn't be fair. Because 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).
But 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 25-plus options — including designer splurges and more affordable purchases — that we want on our feet now. And it's safe to say you will too.