Avoiding boring flats

I believe it was Freja Beha Erichsen I once heard remark that high heels were for work, flats were for the off duty model. The trouble is that most flats are at once both boring and unflattering. So then what does a woman work into her wardrobe knowing both the risk of the shoe style and the necessity of the comfort it offers? Man-style flats have long been an answer, but the stereotype of the brogue needn’t be the only interpretation.

reptile skin shoes

Worn by model Charlotte Di Calypso, this take on man-style flats features a (most likely faux) reptile leather finish, and completes the masculine edge with a throat line that finishes where the heel starts. Along with the rest of the outfit, it was snapped in New York by Altamira.

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