One swift glance at these chic Chanel flats and you’ll be thinking about giving your feet a little break from those platforms you’ve been wearing all season. These cute ballerinas are a must-have in every shoe wardrobe, and they take the prize for the most comfortable yet stylish footwear… and as you’ll see below, you can get a pair just like them to fit any budget.
Chanel Ballet Flats, Price Unknown || Vestiaire Collective
Yosi Samra Samantha II Cap Toe Flats
Update (04/09/2019): Good news, peeps! The fabulous soft leather fold up ballet flats by Yosi Samra have been finally restocked! They look so much like the Chanel originals, so better grab your pair before they sell out again.
Yosi Samra Samantha II Cap Toe Flats, $98 || Shopbop
Capelli New York Cap Toe Ballet Flats
Update (04/09/2019): Another cute and super affordable Chanel alternative are these cap toe flats by Capelli New York. Price: $15.95.
Capelli New York Cap Toe Ballet Flats, $15.95 || Amazon
Sam Edelman Freya Cap Toe Ballet Flats
Update (03/22/2017): Steal deal alert! Check out these amazingly spot-on cap-toe ballet flats by Sam Edelman which I have just discovered and which are currently on sale for less than $40. Get these darlings before they’re gone! Also available in silver/black and black/black at Sam Edelman.
Sam Edelman Freya Cap Toe Ballet Flats, $39.99 || Sam Edelman
Massimo Matteo Cap-Toe Ballerina Flats
Update (03/22/2017): Also discovered these fabulous Chanel look-alike flats by Massimo Matteo which are currently on sale for $54.99 and also come in other color combinations.
Massimo Matteo Cap-Toe Ballerina Flats, $54.99 || 6pm
Cole Haan Deltona Two-Tone Cap-Toe Ballet Flats
Update (07/19/2016): Found another amazing and super steal-worthy Chanel ballet flat alternative today! Check out these lovely flats by Cole Haan which are currently 75% off (retail price was $160) and still available in most sizes. Love these!
Cole Haan Deltona Two-Tone Cap-Toe Ballet Flats, $39.95 || Cole Haan
Merona Aimi Cap Toe Ballet Flats
Update (04/19/2016): Now look at these spot-on Chanel flat dupes by Merona which I have discovered today? Aren’t they lovely? And so light on the wallet as well. Available in nude/black or black/black for $16.98 (clearance price) at Target.
Merona Aimi Cap Toe Ballet Flats, $16.98 || Target
Vince Camuto Impella Two-Tone Cap-Toe Ballet Flats
Update (07/02/2015): And here’s Vince Camuto‘s second attempt at interpreting Chanel’s cap-toe ballet flats. Available in various colors.
Vince Camuto Impella Two-Tone Cap-Toe Ballet Flats, $72.88 || Nordstrom
ALDO Eleallan Two-Tone Cap-Toe Ballet Flats
Update (07/02/2015): ALDO also has come up with a second Chanel ballet flat dupe. This quilted version is available in either nude/black, black or white/black.
ALDO Eleallan Two-Tone Cap-Toe Ballet Flats, $13.99 || ALDO
Also available at ALDO (CA).
Tony Bianco Taylah Two-Tone Cap-Toe Ballet Flats
Update (02/07/2014): Discovered these fabulous Chanel-inspired ballet flats at Tony Bianco today.
Tony Bianco Taylah Two-Tone Cap-Toe Ballet Flats, A$80 || Tony Bianco
ALDO Sorah Elastic Ballet Flats
Update (08/13/2014): ALDO have released a second Chanel alternative with their Sorah elastic ballet flats. Also available in black and navy.
ALDO Sorah Elastic Ballet Flats, $22.50 || ALDO
Apt. 9 Two-Tone Ballet Flats
Update (02/22/2014): And here we go with yet another Chanel ballet flat look-alike. What do you think of these budget-friendly two-tone flats by Apt. 9?
Apt. 9 Two-Tone Ballet Flats, $49.99 || Kohl’s
Banana Republic Aida Ballet Flats
Update (01/12/2014): Came across another super fabulous Chanel inspired ballet flat at Banana Republic. I love this steal!
Banana Republic Aida Ballet Flats, $69.99 || Banana Republic
Also available at Banana Republic (EU).
Tory Burch Bridgette Quilted Leather Ballet Flats
Update (01/01/2014): Found another Chanel inspired ballet flat style by Tory Burch. Not budget-friendly, but probably worth the investment. Available in beige and and pewter.
Tory Burch Bridgette Quilted Leather Ballet Flats, $69 || Nordstrom
Audrey Brooke Brie Flats
Update (10/25/2013): Stumbled upon another Chanel inspired two-tone ballet flat today! What do you think of these by Audrey Brooke? Under $40 and also available in black.
Audrey Brooke Brie Flats, $39.95 || DSW
Vince Camuto Elisee Flats
Update (03/09/2013): And here we go again with yet another great Chanel ballet flat alternative for under $40. I really like these lovely cap-toe flats by Vince Camuto. Also available in baby blue and peach.
Vince Camuto Elisee Flats, $32.98 || Nordstrom Rack
Anne Klein Bea Quilted Ballet Flats
Update (02/12/2013): Came across a lovely Chanel inspired ballet flat look-alike by Anne Klein. Currently on sale! Yay!
Anne Klein Bea Quilted Ballet Flats, $49.99 || Amazon
Steve Madden FAVORYTE Cap-Toe Ballet Flats
Update (10/05/2012): Found yet another great Chanel inspired ballet flat version. These cap-toe flats by Steve Madden have a few differences, but overall share the same look. Also available in other color combinations.
Steve Madden FAVORYTE Cap-Toe Ballet Flats, $26.99 || Amazon
A similar version is also available at 6pm.
ALDO Kissell Two Tone Cap Toe Ballet Flats
Update (08/11/2012): And here we go again with a new Chanel ballet flat alternative. These ALDO flats are made of faux leather and also come in other color versions.
ALDO Kissell Two Tone Cap Toe Ballet Flats, $34.98 || ALDO
J.Crew Mila Cap Toe Leather Ballet Flats
Update (07/20/2012): Thanks to our reader Mary, we now could add J.Crew‘s Mila cap-toe ballet flats as yet another great Chanel look-alike.
J.Crew Mila Cap Toe Leather Ballet Flats, $119.99 || J.Crew
BP. Mindy Cap-Toe Ballet Flats
Update (07/14/2012): Just came across this lovely and super affordable Chanel alternative with a patent cap-toe by BP..
BP. Mindy Cap-Toe Ballet Flats, $33.46 || Nordstrom
Lacoste Constance 3 Cap-Toe Ballet Flats
Update (03/15/2012): Found another fabulous Chanel alternative by Lacoste.
Lacoste Constance 3 Cap-Toe Ballet Flats, $40.95 || Amazon
Me Too Kaden Cap-Toe Ballet Flats
Update (02/29/2012): Our reader, horangi113, informed us about yet another lovely Chanel ballet flat alternative. These cap-toe flats by Me Too have a patent leather upper and come in an array of colors.
Me Too Kaden Cap-Toe Ballet Flats, $49.99 || Amazon
Jessica Simpson Madisen Cap Toe Ballet Flats
This pair by Jessica Simpson are pretty affordable, especially if you are semi-permanently attached to your sky-high pumps and are just starting to ease your way into the idea of wearing ballet flats. If this sounds like you, try these out with some black leggings, a fitted sweater dress and you’ll soon be channeling some serious Parisian style!
Jessica Simpson Madisen Cap Toe Ballet Flats, $50 || Amazon
Bloch Classica Pearl Cap Toe Ballet Flats
Already a ballerina fan but also on a real-girl budget? Check out these gorgeous slippers by Bloch. They will look fantastic with a slouchy black or tan tote, and the classic two-tone leather will take you from work to cocktails easily when worn with some tailored black trousers and a sheer blouse in a complimentary nude tone.
Bloch “Classica Pearl” Cap Toe Ballet Flats, $48.94 || Amazon
Tory Burch Carrie Cap Toe Ballet Flats
Love designer shoes but can’t quite seem to splurge on the original? Why not consider this lovely version by designer Tory Burch? Just like all of her designs, you can count on these sleek flats to be super comfortable and you won’t ever want to take them off!
Tory Burch Carrie Cap Toe Ballet Flats, $225 || Bergdorf Goodman
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