14 Ultra-Comfortable Flats That Still Look Ultra-Chic

Better for the commuting in.

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Design by Betsy Farrell

Flats may be seen as the dowdy, casual counterpart to the heeled shoe, but comfortable doesn't have to mean wearing orthopedic soles to the office. Ahead, a slew of fashionable flats that will make you glad you never liked teetering around on stilts anyways.

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When your regular summer sandals feel too basic, put a tassel on it. 

Loeffler Randal Rubie Sandal, $251; needsupply.com.

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The latest in beautiful white sneakers (which are definitely worth the perpetual dirt dilemma) are topped with summery white florals. 

Blanche White Slip-Ons, $295; miista.com.

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When you want to feel like a straight-up princess, beeline right to satin slippers for summer days. 

Intentionally Blank Library Flat in Satin, $180; needsupply.com.

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A ballet-style lace up that will keep these va-va-voom sling-backs securely on your feet. 

The Supersonic Flat, $398; stuartweitzman.com.

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Because who doesn't want to give off Moroccan slipper vibes (even if they can't travel there themselves)? 

Slingback Leather Shoes, $80; mango.com.

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A modern court shoe in a sweet velvety pink. 

Fronzolino Loafer, $248; mgemi.com.

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Not your average ballet flat, thanks to the strap that keeps your sweaty feet from sliding out and the textural velvet fabric. 

Velvet Ballerinas, $70; zara.com.

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Espadrilles, but cooler and festooned with mini florals. 

Floral Leather Espadrilles, $70; zara.com.

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What it would look like if Marie Antoinette were really into mules (read: a dreamy, dreamy satin and velvet shoe). 

Trademark Pajama Sandal, $528; needsupply.com.

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The most fun there is to be had with gingham in the summer. 

Marcques' Almeida Wraparound Gingham Sandals, $260; matchesfashion.com.

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A fiesta-ready pair of espadrilles for all of your party shenanigans. 

Fringe Detailed Espadrilles, $98; shopspring.com.

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Every summer calls for at least *one* tropical shoe option, so let it be this high-quality aqua leather number this year. 

Vayarta Leather Slip On Shoe, $136; dreamcollective.com.

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An insanely soft pair of lace-ups that were made for traveling. 

The Boat Hobe, $139; hobes.co.

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Because how often do you get to wear two-toned loafers? 

The Modern Point, $155; everlane.com.

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