20 Flats Under $25 You Need in Your Life Now
One of the best things about spring is being able to chuck on a pair of flats before heading out without having to fuss around with mismatched socks and shoelaces. From classic ballet flats to floral patterns, you’ll find that one of the best ways to amp up your current wardrobe is to swap out your bulky boots for a fresh pair of colorful flats. We’ve rounded up 25 flats that you can score for under 25 bucks or less. Because who needs another reason to avoid buying new shoes?
Basic, but not Basic Flats
Comfy? Check. Affordable? Check. Impress everyone at your first family barbecue of the season with these statement-making Forever 21 striped flats. A pointed toe makes a good pair of old-fashioned flats look more sophisticated and polished, but you can still chase your little cousins around the yard without getting blisters.
Get in the Nude
Nude is a color that looks great year-round. These Old Navy d’Orsay flats will pull together any last-minute looks for those unexpected after-work drinks or parties. Mix and match these with some of your existing staples, like a blazer and skinny jeans, and you’re good to go.
The “Go Great with Everything” Flats
We know you don’t plan on sitting around and doing nothing when the weather gets warmer, so get yourself these huarache sandals. Not only will they look good with the cut-off shorts you’ll be pulling out of your closet, but they’re perfect for a day of walking around at farmer’s market.
If you’re a hopeless romantic, you’ll want to show it off through your wardrobe. With these Basic’s Edition Celina floral-print ballet flats from Sears, you’ll spread a little love every step you take. Dress them up with a sundress or flaunt them casually with some jeans and your favorite tee.
When you’re mixing and matching your spring wardrobe with everyday looks, you’ll want something with a little shine to stand out from the crowd. Pair these gold-colored H&M flats
with your favorite boyfriend jeans or denim jacket for an outfit that you’ll want to flaunt on Instagram all day long.
I’m a Barbie Girl
A pop of color can bring any boring outfit to life! Check out Mossimo Supply Co.’s Ona scrunch ballet flat for that comfortable and feminine option you’ll want to rock every single day.
Looking for a not-so-basic way to turn heads? Without turning out so much cash, you can swipe these Report Bodhi flats from DSW for under 20 bucks. The leopard print and mini studs will bring out your wild side, while the ballet flat structure of the shoe will help you look put together.
Even though these faux-suede espadrille flats can make a statement all on their own, they’re still sophisticated enough to pair with your favorite skirts, shorts and dresses. They’ll complement (not compete with) your outfit!
Navy blue flats will never go out of style. These pleated American Eagle flats will remind you of the ocean and beach filled days that are coming soon; and of course you’ll be the first one invited to all these great beach-side parties.
Shine Bright Like a Diamond
Sometimes your shoes have to take center stage. These champagne-colored Kiss & Tell glitter slip-ons make the perfect statement shoes, with their pointed almond shape and rhinestones. Another plus? They’re also equipped with a padded insole, making them the ultimate spring staple
When the days get longer and the nights get warmer, plans definitely become more spontaneous. You might not be 100 percent sure what you're doing after work, but with these faux-leather basket weave flats you'll be ready to go within a minute's notice.
You can never have enough bright colors in your wardrobe! These Celine flats from Merona will brighten up any outfit, from funky dresses to your favorite pair of slacks. Available in five different colors, you’ll have flats to wear for days.
Show off your artistic side with these sequined bumblebee flats, adorably adorned with buzzing bees. Wear them to a museum outing with friends, on a coffee date with your latest fling, or any place you want to show off your quirky side.
Wet Your Toes
Make a bold statement with these Jellies and Jam flats from Mod Retro. Not only are they super stylish, but also comfortable. Style them with a loose skirt or your favorite beach dress and you’re ready for the boardwalk.
Don’t let a bad pair of shoes dull your sparkle. These bamboo glitter flats will complete any look you’re going for, whether you’re aiming to look elegant or girly. Pair them off with your favorite black high-waisted skinny jeans or a comfortable pencil skirt for the perfect blingy touch.
Classic pointed flats with a simple buckle are perfect for Sunday brunches with the family, baby showers, and weddings. These pointed faux-patent flats will add that feminine touch to your favorite strapless dress or jumpsuit.
These Gigi point flats from Christian Siriano will go great with work outfits. Not need to bust out the heels, these are just as sophisticated.
The weather may be getting warmer, but you won’t let them see you sweat. These cross-strapped pointed-toe flats will help you look super cool all summer long.
Chasing the Sun
Wearing bright flats can seem pretty intimidating at first, but these ASOS LOST Pointed Ballet flats make the perfect statement shoes. They’ll go great with skinny jeans, floral skirts, and denim shorts.
Lace and Go
After months of being covered up by thick socks and uncomfortable rubber boots, it’s time to let your feet breathe. These Buttercup Cognac Suede Lace Ups are delicate and roomy, giving you comfortable style all day long.