joies2000612028_prod_medium.jpg It always puts a smile on my face when I see a pair of flats that really stand out. Ballet flats have become a firm wardrobe favourite, which is fantastic because they're so bloomin' comfy and versatile.

This pair of Kitty velvet ballet flats from Joie Shoes is so very adorable, and is one of few pairs I've seen that really rival heels for glamour. A perfect way to wear flats as going out shoes, and the colour is so rich, too. These velvet lovelies are a pretty affordable $145 from Shopbop.

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