Want the biggest bang for your trendy buck this season? Try these lace-up flats that come in all price points. And, unlike other fashion statements, this one is actually pretty easy to wear. You likely noticed these shoes last year, and now they’ve taken off big time. They come in so many colors that your biggest issues may be deciding which color and brand to buy. No worries, we have several options curated here from some of our favorite fashion bloggers, as well as some options that have caught our eyes.

Do look for a pointy toe and a criss-cross across the top of the foot before you wrap the ankle. These are perfect with jeans and pants. If you like to wear flats with skirts and dresses, go for it with these. And, even though we’re not the biggest fan of flats with midi skirts and pants, these seem to work better than others.

A quick aside: If you have very wide feet, these will make your feet look wider. If you have thick ankles, these will make your ankles look thicker. Rather, a d’Orsay flat (one that shows the arch of your foot) would be a good option.

These first five photos make a case for how one pair of black, pointy-toed, lace-up flats may be the shoe to reach for time and time again:

Perfectly paired with ankle jeans. Roll your jeans to make sure the shoe strings wrapping the ankle can be seen. Image: mindbodyswag.com

Look #1: Here, lace-up flats are perfectly paired with black, torn, ankle jeans. Roll your jeans to make sure the shoestrings wrapping the ankle can be seen. Image: mindbodyswag.com

Look #2: see how this shoe pairs nicely with a skirt or dress?

Look #2: See how this shoe pairs nicely with a dressy skirt or dress? Image from Michael Kors Spring 2015 collection, Glamour.com

Look #3: Here they are a little more preppy with non-torn jeans and a blazer (that is rocking a little fringe!). Image: Vogue

Look #3: Here they are a little more preppy with non-torn jeans and a blazer (that is rocking a little fringe!). Image: Vogue

Look #4: Here are the lace up black flats with some shorts and a t-shirt.

Look #4: Here they are with some shorts and a T-shirt. Image: apairandasparediy.com

Look #5: These black lace up flats work with this summer look as well. I think espadrilles might be better, but hey, these work!

Look #5: These black lace-up flats work with this summer look, as well. I think espadrilles might be better, but hey, these work! Image: Pinterest

OK, by now you are convinced, right? Here is the same shoe in additional colors to show you how they make an outfit pop:

orange lace up flats

Orange provides a nice punch of color. Image: adoreness.com

Anthropologie lace ups

Pattern play works well with this style, as well. Find these for $174 from Anthropologie. More info here.

gray lace up flats

Gray lace-up flats seen on proseccoandplaid.com

A sand colored lace up flat just goes with everything ... you never have to think about it.

A sand-colored lace-up flat just goes with everything … you never have to think about it. These are the Loeffler Randall laceups, $295. Image: Pinterest

Here is a collection of our favorite pointy-toed, lace-up flats, at all price points, including some espadrille versions at the end. Enjoy!

Steve Madden Snake Skin Lace Up Flat

These Steve Madden snakeskin lace-up flats are a fun take on the trend. This same style is available in sand, light pink, metallic gold and black for $69.95. More info here.

Anthropologie sand lace up flats, $110

Available in black and the sand color shown here, these have a rope-like tie, which feels a little nautical. They are $100 from Anthropologie. More info here.

The same type of shoe, but with a fully exposed heel, available in black and this sand color. $118 from Ann Taylor.

The same type of shoe, but with a fully exposed heel, available in black and this sand color. Find them for $118 from Ann Taylor. More info here.

 

Have you heard of M Gemi? These Italian-made shoes are still pricey, but not nearly as high as the same quality sold elsewhere. They sell purely direct-to-consumer. These are $245.

Have you heard of M.Gemi? These Italian-made shoes are still pricey, but not nearly as high as the same quality sold elsewhere. They sell purely direct-to-consumer. These are $248.

When is leopard print not a fabulous choice?! Especially when it comes to shoes. These, by Loeffler Randall are $350 (other colors are $295).

When is leopard print not a fabulous choice?! Especially when it comes to shoes. These, by Loeffler Randall, are $350 (other colors are $295). More info here.

Stuart Wietzman lace up flats

Stuart Weitzman has some gorgeous lace-up flats, including these in black patent, black suede, sand suede and a pyrite suede for $398. More info here.

Like all Jimmy Choo shoes, it's in the details ... note the ankle and how flattering the wrap is while exposing the upper heel. $595.

Like all Jimmy Choo shoes, it’s in the details … note the ankle and how flattering the wrap is while exposing the upper heel. Find them for $595. More info here.

If you are wanting an espadrille take on these, which is perfect for summer, here are a few to choose from:

Steve Madden lace up espadrilles

These coral espadrilles have the same lace-up sentiment and are on sale at 6 p.m. for just $64.99. They are also available in black, white and blue for $79.95. More info here.

Frye espadrille lace ups

I missed that Frye made espadrilles, so seeing these denim and suede ones was a fun find. Wear them with white jeans, a button-up jean skirt or a black or chambray sundress for the perfect shoe when you want to hide your toes! These are $178. More info here.

Michael Kors lace up espadrilles

These suede Michael Kors lace-up espadrilles are a neutral to pair with anything from shorts to pants to jeans and skirts and dresses. These are $298. More info here.

 

Have fun wearing your lace-up flats!

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