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What Kind of Pants to Wear With Pointy-Toe Ballerina Flats?

by Aiden Summer

Pointy-toe ballerina flats, alternately known as ballet flats or skimmers, offer an elegant silhouette that is appropriate for casual as well as more dressed-up occasions. Because of their shape, these shoes show off the ankle and instep and help to lengthen the leg and are best worn with cropped or ankle-grazing pants.

Made for Walking

Pointy-toe flats add a hint of elegance to your weekend outfit and run circles around heels in the comfort department. Wear a pair of animal-print flats with a solid T-shirt, blazer and ankle-length skinny jeans for chic comfort or pair white flats with cropped pastel pants and a button-down shirt or cable-knit sweater for a preppy vibe.

Professional Plus Party

Pointy-toe flats also make the cut when a bit more dressing up is required. Pointy-toe ballerinas with slim wool trousers, a silk shirt and statement necklace make an office-appropriate look that can take you out to dinner and drinks after work. For an edgier silhouette at a party, wear leather leggings with a silk tunic and pointy-toe flats with studs or cut-out details.

About the Author

Aiden Summer is a creative production consultant for artists, architects and designers.

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