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41 Pairs Of Flats That'll Make You Want To Swear Off Heels Forever

Blinged out velvet slippers, caged sandals, embellished slides, holographic sneakers, and so many other lovely footwear options!

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1. Checkered mules to bait all kinds of compliments.

Get them from Urban Outfitters for $19 (sizes 6–10).
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Get them from Urban Outfitters for $19 (sizes 6–10).

2. Vegan slides that'll look so fancy, no one'll realize they're flats.

Get them from Free People for $65 (four colors, sizes 6–10).
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Get them from Free People for $65 (four colors, sizes 6–10).

3. Velvet gems worthy of wearing to your fawnciest events.

Get them from Overstock for $43.96 or Jet for $45.06 (sizes 6–10, 12, 13).
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Get them from Overstock for $43.96 or Jet for $45.06 (sizes 6–10, 12, 13).

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4. Woven masterpieces passersby might assume came from that boutique that just set up shop in your neighborhood. Haven't you heard? It's called Tar-jay.

Get them from Target for $24.99 (also in yellow, sizes 5–12).
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Get them from Target for $24.99 (also in yellow, sizes 5–12).

5. Juicy slingbacks for having everyone else in the room like 🤤.

Get them from Asos for $40 (wide sizes 4–11).
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Get them from Asos for $40 (wide sizes 4–11).

6. Extra AF sandals with lots of bells and whistles to keep it interesting.

Promising review: "I'm in love with this sandals. They look so unique. Colors are just like shown on a pic. I normally wear size 8, bought this in size 8.5 and happy that I did because size 8 would be too small. Take this into consideration. Quality of materials is nice." —Kateryna BurrellGet them from Amazon for $38.50+ (four colors, sizes 5–10.5).
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Promising review: "I'm in love with this sandals. They look so unique. Colors are just like shown on a pic. I normally wear size 8, bought this in size 8.5 and happy that I did because size 8 would be too small. Take this into consideration. Quality of materials is nice." —Kateryna Burrell

Get them from Amazon for $38.50+ (four colors, sizes 5–10.5).

7. Gucci loafers you'll wear a million times, which will make the cost seem totally reasonable! (Oh the things we tell ourselves.)

Get them from Nordstrom for $820 (sizes 6.5–10).
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Get them from Nordstrom for $820 (sizes 6.5–10).

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8. Glitzy straps as a lazy way to glam up your look.

Get them from Walmart for $37+ (five colors, sizes 5–12).
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Get them from Walmart for $37+ (five colors, sizes 5–12).

9. Comfy sandals that are super interesting with lots o' straps and so many colorways that you'll invest in multiple pairs.

Promising review: "Love these sandals! I looked all over for something in this design and couldn't find them. I'm so glad that I ordered these! Very cute and sassy! Great for everyday or dress up when heels aren't necessary! Would definately recommend these for anyone! Great price great sandal!" —VickiGet them from Amazon for $24.95+ (13 color combos, sizes 5-11).
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Promising review: "Love these sandals! I looked all over for something in this design and couldn't find them. I'm so glad that I ordered these! Very cute and sassy! Great for everyday or dress up when heels aren't necessary! Would definately recommend these for anyone! Great price great sandal!" —Vicki

Get them from Amazon for $24.95+ (13 color combos, sizes 5-11).

10. Cutout oxfords for a glimpse of skin without having to do math to figure out the last time you had a pedicure.

Promising review: "Interesting looking shoes that are comfortable enough to wear all day. These are not soft, pillowy shoes, but they do not hurt my feet when I wear them to work. I work in an office, but walk a couple of miles or so during the course of the day." —Wholly PiecemealGet them from Amazon for $37.99+ (four colors, sizes 5–10).
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Promising review: "Interesting looking shoes that are comfortable enough to wear all day. These are not soft, pillowy shoes, but they do not hurt my feet when I wear them to work. I work in an office, but walk a couple of miles or so during the course of the day." —Wholly Piecemeal

Get them from Amazon for $37.99+ (four colors, sizes 5–10).

11. Feathery mules to nab some Cher Horowitz style without a Beverly Hills budget.

Get them from H&M for $24.99 (three varieties, sizes 4.5–10).
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Get them from H&M for $24.99 (three varieties, sizes 4.5–10).

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12. Marble sneakers you'll have to store in a safe place away from the coolest dad you know.

Get them from Missguided for $43 (sizes 5–10).
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Get them from Missguided for $43 (sizes 5–10).

13. Effortless espadrilles to give you that lazy-but-miraculously-pulled-together look with cuffed jeans.

Get them from Target for $24.99 (also in rose gold, sizes 5–12).
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Get them from Target for $24.99 (also in rose gold, sizes 5–12).

14. Bowtiful slides to bring the party to your feet.

Get them from Urban Outfitters for $24 (sizes 6–10).
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Get them from Urban Outfitters for $24 (sizes 6–10).

15. Holographic sneaks — they may help you earn some cred with sneakerheads. And if they don't, who cares? They're lovely.

Get them from American Eagle for $85 (also in pink, sizes 5–11).
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Get them from American Eagle for $85 (also in pink, sizes 5–11).

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16. Disney gems for some serious Insta style while satisfying your princess tendencies.

FYI, these are part of a capsule collection with fashion influencer/shoe designer Chiara Ferragni!Get them from Shop Disney for $469.95 (sizes 35–42).
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FYI, these are part of a capsule collection with fashion influencer/shoe designer Chiara Ferragni!

Get them from Shop Disney for $469.95 (sizes 35–42).

17. Galaxy footwear you'll wanna live in during festival season — and they're so cheap it'll be NBD if you have to trash them post-Coachella.

Get them from Hot Topic for $15.60 (sizes 4–11).
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Get them from Hot Topic for $15.60 (sizes 4–11).

18. Magical rainbows for adding some color to your monotone look.

Get them from Asos for $220 (sizes 5–10).
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Get them from Asos for $220 (sizes 5–10).

19. Heart wraps that'll ensnare you with their love.

Get them from Nordstrom for $136.50 (sizes 5.5–8.5).
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Get them from Nordstrom for $136.50 (sizes 5.5–8.5).

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20. Adorable kitties that won't leave your poor feet in scrapes and scratches.

Get them from Jet for $49.16 (sizes 5–11).
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Get them from Jet for $49.16 (sizes 5–11).

21. Festive pool shoes you can wear to lots of dry places too.

Get them from American Eagle for $14.96 (sizes 5–11).
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Get them from American Eagle for $14.96 (sizes 5–11).

22. Sequined flowers as a glam attempt to look outdoorsy.

Get them from Anthropologie for $98 (sizes 6–11).
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Get them from Anthropologie for $98 (sizes 6–11).

23. Moody pineapples to drive home your summer goth look.

Get them from DSW for $44.99 (three colors, sizes 6–13).
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Get them from DSW for $44.99 (three colors, sizes 6–13).

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24. Lobstah sandals fit for all kinds of summer lovin'.

Get them from ModCloth for $39 (UK sizes 3–7).
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Get them from ModCloth for $39 (UK sizes 3–7).

25. Floral lookers you'll fall for but not in over and over and over again.

Get them from Topshop for $35 (three colors, sizes 4.5–10.5).
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Get them from Topshop for $35 (three colors, sizes 4.5–10.5).

26. Embellished slip-ons as a glitzy option you can get down in.

Get them from Missguided for $34 (also in gray, sizes 5–10).
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Get them from Missguided for $34 (also in gray, sizes 5–10).

27. Fiery bows that no one'll dare call sweet.

Get them from H&M for $59.99 (three colors, sizes 4.5–10).
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Get them from H&M for $59.99 (three colors, sizes 4.5–10).

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28. Laser-cut dreams that look pretty *and* provide some air flow.

Get them from Anthropologie for $118 (sizes 6–10).
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Get them from Anthropologie for $118 (sizes 6–10).

29. Refreshing pineapples for brining the vacation to your ensemble, even if you're trapped in the concrete jungle for the time being.

Get them from Zappos for $44.95 (sizes 6–11).
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Get them from Zappos for $44.95 (sizes 6–11).

30. Snazzy picks worthy of a date with the dance floor.

Get them from Free People for $65 (also in black, sizes 36–41).
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Get them from Free People for $65 (also in black, sizes 36–41).

31. Wide fits for dazzling all night. (I'm not going to tell you what your bridesmaids should wear, but look at them!)

Get them from Asos for $29 (wide sizes 5–11).
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Get them from Asos for $29 (wide sizes 5–11).

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32. Espadrille water shoes you can wear at the beach without compromising your personal style.

Get them from Nordstrom for $89.95 (six colors, sizes 6–10).
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Get them from Nordstrom for $89.95 (six colors, sizes 6–10).

33. Sequin sliders with enough pizzazz for days when your old dogs are tired and howling in pain at the mere glimpse of a heel.

Get them from Nasty Gal for $14.40 (sizes 5–10).
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Get them from Nasty Gal for $14.40 (sizes 5–10).

34. Pretty lace-ups to wear with most everything you own.

Get it from H&M for $24.99 (three colors, sizes 4.5–10).
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Get it from H&M for $24.99 (three colors, sizes 4.5–10).

35. Bold bananas as the easiest way ever to get your daily recommended fruit intake.

Get them from ModCloth for $49 (also in floral, sizes 5.5–10).
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Get them from ModCloth for $49 (also in floral, sizes 5.5–10).

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36. Katy Perry slides to keep it comfy but flashy.

Get them from Zappos for $69 (four colors, sizes 5–11).
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Get them from Zappos for $69 (four colors, sizes 5–11).

37. Double tassels for double the eye-catching trim!

Get them from Missguided for $43 (also in nude, sizes 5–10).
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Get them from Missguided for $43 (also in nude, sizes 5–10).

38. Beary cute pandas as a comfy option to wear to a white party to kick off summer.

Get them from ModCloth for $35 (sizes 5.5–11).
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Get them from ModCloth for $35 (sizes 5.5–11).

39. Silver slingbacks you know Zenon would probably wear to a business casual office. (And so should you.)

Get them from Target for $22.99 (sizes 5–12).
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Get them from Target for $22.99 (sizes 5–12).

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40. Embellished sandals that'll have you saying "Put me back in my cage!"

Get them from Forever 21 for $28 (sizes 6–11).
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Get them from Forever 21 for $28 (sizes 6–11).

41. Ballet flats decked out in bows, faux pearls, and all the classic ladylike style you can stand.

Get them from Long Tall Sally for $129.50 (also in black, sizes 10–14).
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Get them from Long Tall Sally for $129.50 (also in black, sizes 10–14).

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