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21 Beautiful Pairs Of Flats For People Who Hate Heels

All the stylish lift you'll ever need.

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1. Some fanciful Chinese Laundry sandals that prove charms belong on more than just bracelets.

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Promising Review: "Chinese Laundry executed how they attached the charms perfectly — i.e. they will not move around much and the extra ones simply clip on. The charms do have the risk of biting into your skin and even scratching/scraping you a bit. Nothing that a little extra care in setting up, wearing, and walking will not fix. They are really cute. Wish they had more charms around the ankle part, (there are charms only at the top of the foot and ends of the leather strip). Might consider using the extra pom-poms for just that. Love the price. Others of the same style are just too pricey and not even leather." —shoeholic

Get them from Amazon for $44.96. / Available in sizes 5–10.

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3. Some fierce ballerina flats with 400+ positive customer reviews and elastic straps that'll feel gentle on your ankles.

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Promising Review: "I have been searching for leopard-print ballerina shoes for about four to five months now. I went up a half size, (I am an 8 and I ordered a 8.5). Now the straps are a bit loose on my ankles, but I have smaller ankles than normal." —Rebecca I. Perkins

Get them from Amazon for $7.20+. / Available in sizes 5.5–8.5.

4. A pair of dainty laser-cut flats you can rely on all spring and summer.

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Promising Review: "They are super cute and comfy for flats. They don't have much arch support, but there's a squishy pad that helps. For the price, they can't be beat. I am a true 8 1/2 and they fit well." —KJ

Get them from Amazon or Zappos for $34.99. / Available in sizes 6–10, three colors.

5. These metallic ballet flats can serve as IRL friendlier toe shoes.

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Promising Review: "It was suggested to get a size smaller for half sizes and it was right on point! Prefect fit and looks good on my feet. I love how it ties around my ankle. So girlie!" —CARMELCYNCITY

Get them from Forever 21 for $14.90. / Available in sizes 5.5–9.5.

6. A pair of edgy lace-up flats for when you need something fancy but are in desperate need of a pedicure.

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Promising Review: "I have never gotten more compliments on a pair of shoes. I had them in black and left them on my car one night and they got stolen so I bought them again, one in each color because they're my absolute favorite shoes. They're appropriate for just about any situation, they look great with or without tights, and they're fantastic for dancing because they don't slip off. They do scuff a little because they're suede, but they still look great." —Hannah

Get them from Target for $24.99. / Available in sizes 5.5–11, two colors.

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7. Some jelly cutout flats that are as pretty as a picture...and Crocs! (No, but really.)

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Promising Review: "My new favorite shoes! They do take a few wears to break them in, (they hardly need it; they just pinched my one toe the first few times). Very cute. The only thing I could see causing issues is that I have very narrow feet and they still rubbed the sides of my toes until I broke them in." —Rachel S

Get them from Zappos for $40. / Available in sizes 5–11, five colors.

8. These fantastic fringed sandals so you can put your cash toward a vacation instead of the original Aquazzura ones.

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Promising Review: "Saw these on another famous shoe designer website for $80 dollars and they're sold out in black. These Target sandals are well-made and so cute and for only $22.99. You can't beat that. They're a spring season must have." —Erica

Get them from Target for $22.99. / Available in sizes 5.5–11.

9. A pair of glitzy Nine West slingbacks that'll make strangers ask "Where are you going in those fancy shoes?"

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Promising Review: "I love that they have a smooth clear coat over the glitter! Makes them look cleaner and more durable. They fit well. I haven't worn them out yet but assume there may be some rubbing from the strap based on how it felt when I wore them around the house so I will likely get thin padding to help prevent that. The bottoms of the shoes grip surprisingly well considering how smooth they look. They look so amazing on! I have thin feet so the length fits well but there is some wiggle room around the foot. However, since the length fits the strap is perfectly secure. I wear size 8 in most shoes and that is what I ordered." —Caitlin

Get them from Amazon for $27.86+. / Available in sizes 5.5–10.5, four colors.

10. Some furry Steve Madden slides for the most glam version of your lazy self.

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Promising Review: "Love love love these adorable slides! Perfect as a flip-flop, slipper, and slide! I have a narrow foot, so the 'snugness' of the shoe worked perfectly for me! Snug, but not tight! They are so cute and fun I am going to order another color!" —amy n crews

Get them from Amazon for $32.13+. / Available in sizes 5–11, nine colors.

11. Some pyramid-stud ballet flats you can sport instead of shelling out the cash for those Valentinos that pioneered the look.

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Promising Review: "These are premium gorgeous flats. Very happy with the color! It's hard to find pointed shoes with flawless points such as these. I will purchase another pair." —Jennifer Ruhman

Get them from Amazon for $35.99+. / Available in sizes 4.5–11.5, 16 color combos.

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12. These cute Jessica Simpson ballet flats that'll go with 95% of what's already in your closet.

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Promising Review: "Beautiful color, not too bright, but definitely red and not maroon. Lots of compliments. Comfy, too! Non-slip sole is one of my favorite features." —Meesh

Get them from Amazon for $19.99+. / Available in sizes 5–11, size colors.

13. These perfectly hued faux-leather moccasins for a carefree, DGAF look Martha Stewart would approve of.

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Promising Review: "I was standing on line to check out and this light-blue shoe caught my eye. Hubby ran over to get my size. They look so cute on and are so comfortable. True to size." —Ravyn

Get them from Old Navy for $22.94. / Available in sizes 6-10.

14. Glitzy oxfords for putting your feet front and center.

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Promising Review: "Overall great shoes. Very cute! The only thing is that when I first put them on, they were super tight. But eventually after a couple of times wearing them, they stretched out. I would recommend wearing thin socks with these bad boys." —Anonymous

Get them from ModCloth for $29.99. / Available in sizes 5.5–9.

15. Adorable denim espadrilles that'll make you wonder why you've been wearing the sky-high version for all these years like a fool.

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Promising Review: "I really love these shoes. They are true to size and comfortable with padded soles. The price is perfect and reasonable. I loved them so much I had to order a second pair in Coral." —Mimi

Get them from Target for $27.99. / Available in sizes 5.5–11, four colors.

16. Metallic slip-on sandals for achieving the ultimate in ~cool girl~ vibes.

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Promising Review: "So cute! Lots of compliments, and I work in the fashion industry, so that's a good sign!" —Lauren Tirone

Get them from Amazon for $22.99+. / Available in sizes 5.5–10, three color combos.

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17. Some faux fur-lined mules that are considerably cheaper than their Gucci forefathers but shockingly nice-looking for this price point.

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Promising Review: "I just got them today and they are REALLY IMPRESSIVE! I was a bit anxious about the 'fur' and 'leather' but these are amazing! The fur is very soft and real looking...these look a lot better in person! I ordered an 8 and am a EU 38 US 7.5...if anything, they are a bit wide/loose but the length is accurate!" —Alexandra Javor

Get them from Amazon for $48.90. / Available in sizes 5.5–9, 19 color combos.

18. Some bold sandals that'll actually stay on your feet, making you forget you own caged heels.

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Promising Review: "These sandals are fantastic. They were pretty great quality for the price, I was really expecting a cheaper product. I'll be buying more in different colors. I get of compliments on them. They look great with bohemian-style dresses." —Courtzilla

Get them from Amazon for $19.99. / Available in sizes 5–11, five colors.

19. Some detailed loafers in the most perfect baby blue.

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Promising Review: "These are my new favorite shoes. They're as pretty as they are in the picture, and I ordered in my usual size and they fit great." —Jenan

Get them from ModCloth for $35.99. / Available in sizes 6–8.5.

20. Tasseled gladiator sandals well-suited for a backyard barbecue, unlike heels...or wedges tbh.

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Promising Review: "I had foot surgery and usually can't wear fun sandals. I bought these to wear to church but was able to wear them all day! Might go get another color." —RbStrait

Get them from Target for $24.99. / Available in sizes 5.5–11, three colors.

21. Tommy Hilfiger pointed-toe flats for when you want to look polished, but not howl in stiletto-induced pain.

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Promising Review: "These are the most comfortable shoes and the style is on trend. I have never put on a pair of shoes right out of the box and been able to wear them the entire day without blisters...so that's saying a lot! They never rubbed or pinched or anything. The leather is soft, yet maintains its shape." —MKFashions

Get them from Amazon for $40.99+. / Available in sizes 6–10, seven color combos.

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