I feature quite a lot of outfits with heels on this site.

The fashion bloggers I feature like to wear heels a lot, and the women attending fashion week photographed by Denton will also wear them to make a fashion statement.

I have also started to wear more heels as I get older, because I like how they can make an outfit more special. I can wear heels as I never have to wear them for very long. When I work at home I’m always barefoot.

So some of you were wondering if you can also look stylish and hip wearing flats. The answer is a resounding YES of course you can!

I also wear flats on a regular basis.

My absolute favorite flats this year have been these flat white slingbacks. I wore them before here and here.

They are super comfortable while being modern and hip at the same time because of their pointy toe. White is a color I wear often so these are easy to combine with many of my outfits featuring pants or skirts. Even though I have wide feet, I sized up to fit into these pointy flats and they have been really comfortable.


Here are a few more outfits where I wore flats:


A few more tips for wearing flats in a hip and stylish way

  • Pay attention to your golden ratio silhouette. You may need to increase the height of your tops in order to achieve the perfect 1/3 – 2/3 silhoutte or wear a tunic top. A lot of more info on golden ratio and silhouette can be found in my style course.
  • You may like to add some extra funky jewelry.
  • Try to get the hippest flats that you can find while still making sure they are comfortable. Right now, pointy toes are very current.
  • If your shoes are mainly practical and comfortable, try to wear something a bit more special within your outfit. The asymmetrical top in this outfit will already draw a lot of attention, so statement shoes are not necessary.

How to wear flats and still look hip | 40plusstyle.com

What I’m wearing today

Asymmetrical black top: c/o Stella Carakasi
Capri pants: In Good Company
Shoes: Hoegl

Some great shops for flats online are Nordstrom and Zappos. For those that need more supportive shoes, I have a great list of arch support shoes.

For further reading also see an earlier article: how to wear flat shoes.

How do you like to wear your flats?


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