Review: Tieks Ballet Flats (Updated)

I have now been wearing Tieks ballet flats for three years now and I thought it would be worthwhile to update my review. I was initially skeptical about Tieks, mainly because of the price. However, after three years of fairly constant wear and developing a collection of nine pair I have to say that I … Continue reading Review: Tieks Ballet Flats (Updated)

Men’s Ballet Flats on the Fashion Runway Part 3

2020 Bode Designer Emily Bode again incorporated ballet flats in her 2020 menswear collection. Spring/Summer Fall/Winter Dries Van Noten Dries Van Noten utilized the ballet flat in 2020 to create a very wearable unisex look for men. Lanvin Lanvin borrowed from the Spanish “abarka” style to create a lace-up ballet flat for men in the … Continue reading Men’s Ballet Flats on the Fashion Runway Part 3

Men’s Ballet Flats on the Fashion Runway Part 2

2014 Telfar New York designer Telfar Clemens introduced the ballet flat in his Spring 2014 line, a shoe he called "the basic shoe." Telfar has branded himself as "fashion for everyone" and beginning in 2014 he made "ballet flats for everyone" a part of his designes for several years. This year's offering was probably the … Continue reading Men’s Ballet Flats on the Fashion Runway Part 2

Men’s Ballet Flats on the Fashion Runway Part 1

Designers have off and on tried promote the ballet flat or similar footwear with their annual fashion show menswear offerings. While this extremely comfortable fashion staple has not really caught on in mainstream fashion, the fact that it keeps resurfacing shows that it can be a very versatile style for men. I am including mary-jane-style … Continue reading Men’s Ballet Flats on the Fashion Runway Part 1