Check the feet of most celebrities, such as Jennifer Lawrence, Hilary Duff, Paris Hilton and any of the Kardashian sisters, and you'll find them wearing a pair of Tory Burch shoes (click here to see more famous Tory Burch fans). These Tory Burch Caroline ballet flats are especially popular with everyone, from celebrities to stylish women on the street.
The main reason women everywhere love the 'Caroline' is that they're cute, comfortable, stylish, and they match back to everything in your closet. These are the daily go-to shoe that you can dress up or down.
However, at $285, these shoes don't fit the average girl's budget. So, what's a girl to do? Simple, let's look for alternatives with just as much style. With a little bit of research, I've compiled a list of affordable flats that will enable you to get the look for less.
The main criteria for the alternative flats are that they must:
Nine West Women's 'GirlsNite' Leather Ballet Flat
These Nine West flats closely resemble the Tory Burch 'Eddie' flat seen here. The best thing about the Nine West version is that they are a bit narrower. The slightly almond-shaped toe box is far more attractive on the foot.
AK Anne Klein Women's Phyllida Reptile Ballet Flat
What I like about these flats is that they have a rubber sole that will support your feet throughout the day. When flat shoes don't have adequate soles, you feel every crack in the pavement.
Michael Michael Kors Women's Fulton Quilted Ballet Flat
This flat is probably the best alternative to the Tory Burch Quinn flat or Reva flat because you are getting a similar look for less than half the price.
Michael Michael Kors Women's Fulton Moccasin
These MK moccasins prove that you can have designer shoes for less than $100.
Skechers Sport Women's Sweetpea Slip-On Flat
I have these flats and wear them all the time. I constantly get compliments about them. While they are not similar to the Tory Burch flats, they do offer that versatile look that enables you to wear them with everything, weekday to weekend. I originally bought them as a casual shoe to wear to work and ended up wearing them everywhere.
Born - Women's - Julianne
Born is known for making great quality, comfortable shoes. These flats are no exception. They are extremely similar to the Tory Burch 'Eddie' flat.
dexflex Comfort Women's Claire Scrunch Flat
How's this for affordable...a pair of flats for less than $30.
Splurge: No list would be complete without one splurge, so here it is... FRYE Women's Carson Ballet Flat
These ultra comfortable ballet flats are a great investment shoe. The quality leather will wear well and get better with age.