Our 10 Favorite Pointed-Toe Ballet Flats

Not just for Aubrey Hepburn.

Our 10 Favorite Pointed-Toe Ballet Flats
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Welcome to The Essentials (opens in new tab), our weekly series highlighting a must-have classic, key to building a timeless, pulled-together closet.

Popularized by icons like Audrey Hepburn in Funny Face and Bridget Bardot in And God Created Woman, ballet flats have rightfully earned their seat at the table. Gaining popularity in the '40s and '50s, and then again in the '80s—thanks to no other than Princess Diana—ballet flats have become the city girl's go-to shoe. The most buzz-worthy pair at the moment? Those featured on the Celine (opens in new tab) Spring 2021 runway. But if you're looking for a different iteration of this trend, opt for a straightforward pointed-toe style (opens in new tab) for a more polished look. The options are endless!

Katie Attardo is the Accessories Editor at Marie Claire, covering all things fashion and jewelry-related.