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Leopard ballet flats are chic with a side of whimsy. According to stylish French women there’s a danger in straying to the trashy side when you reach for leopard print. The key is to pare back your outfit and keep it simple when adding leopard flats.
Likewise, if you’re wrestling with a borderline drab outfit, an animal print flat is your answer to add instant personality.
Here are seven of the best leopard ballet flats, spanning from Paris to Rome and everywhere in-between. They are timeless, quality leopard ballet flats, all made in classic calf hair.
Ballarette is the Italian brand answering your prayers for the perfect ballet flat for every style, occasion and mood. With more than 400 Ballerette’s in every style, color, material, and print you can think of, I dare you to take a peek at their website. They have multiple leopard ballet flats to choose from.
Ballerette’s are expertly tailored in Italy for long lasting wear and come in a beautiful and practical transparent box.
Pretty Ballerinas have a long history, having been made by the same family on the Mediterranean island of Menorca, since 1918.
Their flats have a celebrity following, worn by Elle MacPherson, Claudia Schiffer and Angelina Jolie, and even adorned by all 15 bridesmaids at Kate Mosses wedding.
You can find a variety of leopard ballet flats beautified with brooches and colorful trim detailing.
Margaux’s shoes are handcrafted in Spain and has ample sizing options, including half sizes and three different widths.
Their Classic flat is an elegant wear-everywhere shoe available in 18 colors including their beautiful leopard calf hair.
Structured, supportive, and featuring a foam padded insole, these leopard print flats will be your all-day workhorse.
J.Crew’s Evie ballet flat is a super lightweight option. Some reviewers have described this shoe as flimsy so consider it your go-to animal print flat to throw in your handbag or for a quick errand rather than for all-day wear.
French Sole was founded by Jane Winkworth, the ‘Queen of Ballet Flats’. She was described by Vogue magazine as being solely responsible for turning the ballet pump into a true fashion classic!
The India is one of French Sole’s most popular flats. Designed to reveal a hint of toe cleavage, this flat has a quarter inch heel and suits a narrow to medium width fitting.
The leopard print ballet flat comes in red piping as well as black.
Madewell’s classic leopard ballet flat is made with calf hair and has a well-cushioned foot bed to ensure all-day comfort.
Rave reviews declare this as ‘truly the perfect flat’. The Reid Ballet Flat also comes in Spotted Calf Hair and black and brown leather.