As much as we love a chic pair of heels (a lady can never have too many, right?), we often turn to flats when it comes to dressing for the office. Flats are commuter-friendly and just a little more comfy for a 9-to-5 workday. When picking a great pair of flats for work, there are a few tips we always keep in mind:
First, we typically opt for flats that are closed-toed—open-toed flats tend to give a casual vibe that might be too informal for some offices.
Second, we assess the comfort level. Flats are supposed to keep your feet relaxed through the workday, so we avoid any picks that cause blisters or rub the wrong way.
Finally, flats should reflect your personal style. As with any item in your workday wardrobe, a go-to pair of flats should add a kick of confidence to your step.
We’ve rounded up eight of our favorite wear-to-work flats. See all the stylish inspiration below.
Top to bottom: (1) Loeffler Randall | (2) Sam Edelman via Shopbop | (3) Vince via Shopbop | (4) Rachel Comey via Shopbop | (5) Sole Society | (6) Kate Spade | (7) Salvatore Ferragamo via Nordstrom | (8) Tory Burch via Cusp
Do you have a pair of tried-and-true flats for the workweek? We want to try them on for size. Tweet us @OfMercer.