Buckles, zippers and ties, oh my. Perhaps it’s just me, but every time I’m trying to run out the door, I resent trying to remember which hole makes for the best fit on my super skinny ankle strap sandals. And then I have to push the itty bitty buckle prong in there — tres annoying. Thankfully, easy-on, easy-off pairs are coming out in swarms right now, right in time for toe-covering weather. I’m not talking about your standard Repetto fare (though of course, there’s always a place for ballet flats), slip-on style is widening and diversifying like never before. See for yourself.
Combining graphic display, texture and one of fall's fave color combos in one pair of flats wouldn't be easy to do if you tried. But here they are. Rebecca Minkoff did herself proud.
$90 at Shopbop.
In the Nude
How classy, how sumptuous and how sensual does this pair look? That tan color, obv, is a match for anything you wear and I don't have to say that wearing man-style kicks is seriously sexy.
$104.30 at Shopbop.
On the Go
Taking convenience to another level, are these studded loafers. The center elastic sides provide max comfort and means they go wherever your tote bag or carry-on does. Oh yeah, and your feet, too.
$92.82 at ASOS.
Anthro knows how to make pretty things that make a girl swoon, these are no exception. Fantastic color choices. Chic cut-outs.
$59.95 at Anthropologie.
You've seen silver, you've seen gold, you've seen iridescent. But not often do you see a bronze metallic finish on anything, let alone a pointed loafer flat. Be ready to turn heads. Fair warning.
$225 at Shopbop.
Another style that is so chic it's hard to believe is the D'orsay flat. Side cut-outs are cheeky and sexy. This pair has perfect color and texture.
$59.99 at Dillards.
The shape says Upper West Side, the top slits say Brooklyn, which means you can wear them anywhere.
$69.99 at Dillards.
All the Pretty Crystals
No getting around it, these are just pretty. And so feminine. They're a wow piece that's ultra functional.
$245 at Shopbop.
This is another one for the androgyny all-star books. Those laces won't stop you from slipping these on and off in a flash, once they're broken in. Imagine pairing this feminine take on men's dress shoes with your most casual looks.
$33.75 at ASOS.
These Givenchy Slip-On skate shoes have no doubt made the rounds on many fashionistas, who might not know that the style was cribbed from a classic Cali company: Vans.
$495 at Ssense.