Below are a few websites that discuss the history of ballet flats (and how they started out as male or unisex shoes) or about some of the guys wearing flats today. I’ll try to update as I discover more and if you know of an interesting site, send me a message or leave a comment below.
Telegraph – Ballet shoes – for men?
Female Magazine – The Humble Ballet Flat Is The Shoe Of The S/S’20 Season… For Men
A Blog of Our Own – One shoe could fit all — if shoes weren’t gendered
Business of Fashion – Are Ballet Flats the New Dad Sneakers? (has paywall)
Footwear News – Repetto Introduces Men’s Ballet Flats
Wall Street Journal – The Strangest Trend in Men’s Shoes? Ballet Flats (has a paywall)
Lifestyle Asia – Ballet slippers? For men? Here’s how COVID-19 changed menswear
AugustMan – The Rise of Ballet Slippers as Footwear for Men
How to Pump Up Your Style With Women’s Ballet Flats – NOTE: This article only makes casual reference to men’s flats, but has some good style guidance for anyone wearing flats.
Dance Gaily – Can Guys Wear Ballet Flats? (Explained for Beginners)
ULTRA Modern Barber Media – Can Men Wear Ballet Flats?
HIGHSNOBIETY – BALLETCORE FOR MEN? WE’RE HERE FOR IT
Tights4Him – for legwear you can wear with your ballet flats