Style-ish Steals: Bow Flats

I had a few of you comment on my last lookbook how funny it was to see me in flats and I think a lot of my friends in real life would say the same! I don’t wear them that often but I actually do have quite a stock pile of them. Now that I’m a bit older my feet don’t hold up in 4 inch heels as well as they used to. I always keep a pair of flats (in a shoe bag) in my handbag now so when I know I’ll be walking a lot (especially outside), I’ll put on the flats and then change into heels before I get to my destination.

I love flats with embellishments on them especially bows, so thought I’d find some cute ones for this week’s Style-ish Steals. A note about flats, my favorite flats that I own are by Louboutin and Tory Burch but I don’t feel as strongly about designer flats as I do designer heels. I think a lot of non-designer flats are just as comfortable and well, you really can’t beat the price, especially with any of these below!

It’s always easy to add a pop of color with flats like these.
Jessica Simpson Shoes, Betrice Bow Flat

I love the lace bow. You don’t see that much on shoes.

ASOS LILLY Satin & Lace Bow Ballerina

a little bit of chains…

Kensie Girl Bow-trim peep-toe flat

I’m oddly in love with these loafers.

Newport News Loafer Style Flat

And a little open toe flat is great for the spring.

Knotted Flannel Peep Toe

Isn’t this a pretty color? And I like the zipper accent too.

Linea Paolo ‘Fae’ Flat

I have a pair of pink Loubie flats that I wear with everything in the summer. These are very similar in color.

DV by Dolce Vita Women’s Flora Flat

I love the jewel embellishment! And these are now 45% off original price!

My Style-ish UN-Steal I had to have two:

these sparkle sparkle Miu Mius

Miu Miu silver glitter bow detail flats

and of course, the flats of all flats, Lanvin!

Lanvin Embroidered Ballerina

pssst… new post up on style.ish! Come check out the day after session that we captured in Hawaii!

Oahu Wedding Day After

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  • wreckedstellar
    February 24, 2010 at 1:26 pm

    I was just thinking about the flats vs. heels thing because I've recently bought a bunch of flats. I prefer heels to give me some height but I think I default to flats out of comfort! These are so cute- loving the navy Topshop and bright pink Lanvin ones!

  • janettaylor
    February 24, 2010 at 1:56 pm

    Amazing ballerina flats.

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  • WendyB
    February 24, 2010 at 2:09 pm

    Everything is better with a bow on it!

  • glamour rouge
    February 24, 2010 at 2:37 pm

    I love the Jessica simpson ones and the Betsey Johnson ones are my fave! x

  • freeteyme
    February 24, 2010 at 2:44 pm

    omg I am just like you in carrying the flats in my purse! Besides the fact that the heels are not really that comfy for walking I don't want to wore out an expensive pair! lol

  • Diane
    February 24, 2010 at 2:58 pm

    omg i love jsut about all of those flats! they are adorable!
    and i happened to look at the wedding photo update yesterday…AMAZING! your work keeps getting better and better!!! how i wish i could go back in time and have you photograph my wedding…*sigh*

  • steph
    February 24, 2010 at 3:02 pm

    i toggle between sky-high heels & flats – i just can't decide which ones i like more! i guess it depends on the outfit. cute choices! bows definitely spruce up plain flats!

  • DiamondsandTulle
    February 24, 2010 at 3:38 pm

    Love this post Tiffany! I'm usually in flats for most of the week with all the running around I do for work. Pretty flats are always tops on my shopping lists. LOVE the Lanvin and Jeffrey Campbell's, but I have fallen head over heels [haha] for those Miu Miu's!

    xx Vivian @

  • Nina (Femme Rationale)
    February 24, 2010 at 3:54 pm

    i've been really into flats lately, too. btw, lanvin flats are super comfy!

  • Jenn
    February 24, 2010 at 4:07 pm

    I'm all about bows with EVERYTHING! I can't wait until it warms up a bit to rock some shorts, tee's, and adorable bow flats 😉

  • tam pham
    February 24, 2010 at 5:17 pm

    Bows make me happy. I'm a firm believer that Lanvin and Prada make THE best flats. So comfy!

  • Lemondrop Marie
    February 24, 2010 at 6:28 pm

    Love the silver glitter bow flats- I prefer heels for most days but I don't prefer how I feel at the end of a long one wearing them.
    Marie @ Lemondrop ViNtAge
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  • escapade
    February 24, 2010 at 7:39 pm

    Love a little feminine detailing – those Miu Miu flats are too pretty!

    Can't wait to see the photo shoot in Hawaii – it looks absolutely gorgeous!

  • Rosemary
    February 24, 2010 at 7:41 pm

    So cute! Jessica Simpson flats are the best. SOOO comfy. 🙂

  • foxieracing
    February 24, 2010 at 10:24 pm

    You really have enough room in your bag for heels or flats? Yikes! =0 If I used my BCBG tote I'd have enough room, but it seems so overly huge for everyday use…. (Most days for me right now, anyhow.)

    My Louboutin flats came in today, I'm all smiles. 😀 They're the cutest! Very comfy, too, can't wait to wear them out. Other than these, my other good flats I got from Aeropostale for under $20. They're starting to give out, but they've been good to me while I've had them.

  • Kristin
    February 25, 2010 at 3:07 am

    I bought a pair of studded bow flats for NYC and I loveeeeee them. Best part is, they're super comfy!

  • sharonlei
    February 25, 2010 at 3:50 am

    Great selection of flats. :).. and gorgeous pics for the Hawaii shoot!!

    xx Love & Aloha.

  • MizzJ
    February 25, 2010 at 4:46 am

    Ooh those Kensie leopard ones are so saucy!

  • Ro
    February 25, 2010 at 5:29 am

    I've been on the lookout for new flats and I think I'm leaning towards those knotted Free People flats. Thanks for the post!

  • Jacqueline
    February 26, 2010 at 2:09 am

    Thanks for putting all these pretty flats together! i've been looking to buy cute flats. I purchased Dolce Vita Flora flats in 3 colors, can't wait to get them!