There are items that you can wear that look plain, simple and elegant in a very understated way. The black flats are definitely one of them. The bonus is that styling is very, very easy. You can practically replace your usual high heels with a pair of black ballet flats for a toned down, more appealing version of your usual outfit. For example, a combination of a white button down shirt, black chinos and a pair of black ballet flats would already look very minimalistic and beautiful. To show you more ways to style them, we are going to show you some of the best black ballet flats outfit ideas that I have collected.
Gray sweater with skinny jeans and black ballerinas
Let’s start this list of outfit ideas with a comfortable and relaxed business casual look. To form this outfit, you can simply wear a gray loose fitting knit sweater as a top. Pair it with black slim fit jeans and a pair of iconic black ballet flats to complete the outfit in a simple and elegant way.
White and black horizontal striped mini shift dress with half sleeves and ballet flats
To create this beautiful and girly look, wear this white and black horizontal striped mini shift dress. Add a gold and black leather quilted crossbody bag to look elegant and ladylike. Wear a pair of black leather ballet flats with the shoes to look very simple and minimal.
All black outfit with t-shirt, skinny jeans and ballet flats
To achieve a cool and dark outfit, here is an all black outfit that you might want to wear. Just wear a black t-shirt as a top. Team it with black skinny jeans and a pair of black ballet flats. Add a black leather handbag to the mix to give this outfit a more elegant and professional look.
Black and white striped t-shirt with motorcycle jacket and strappy ballet flats
So that you can compare the black ballet flats versus the white ones, I’ll quickly show you an outfit that uses the white ballet flats. To create this look, you can wear a black and white striped t-shirt with a black leather jacket. Pair them with black skinny jeans and white strappy ballerinas for a refreshing touch.
White and black long striped vest with black ballet flats
To create this super cool and sleek layered outfit, you can wear a white and black longline vertical striped vest over a relaxed fit white tee. Pair them with black slim fit jeans and a pair of black ballet flats to complete the outfit in a stylish and simple way. This is the perfect outfit for a meeting with friends.
Gray semi-sheer sweater with black ripped jeans and strappy flat shoes
To look understatedly sexy without really showing a lot of skin, you can wear a loose fit gray semi-sheer sweater over a black camisole. For the rest of the look, wear black ripped skinny jeans and a pair of black strappy ballet flats to finish off the outfit in a minimal way.
Gray and white scoop neck tank top, cardigan and denim mini shorts
This is a very youthful and attractive outfit that allows you to show off your curves and long legs. For a top, wear a gray and white striped scoop tank top and a gray cardigan. Combine them with blue denim mini shorts. Wear a pair of black ballet flats with the shoes to elegantly round off the outfit.
Navy blue leather jacket with leggings and light pink ballet flats
For comparison, I would now like to show you other non-black ballerinas. To create this more ladylike outfit, you can wear a dark blue leather jacket over a printed tunic shirt as a top. Pair them with dark blue leggings and a pair of pale pink ballet flats to add the feminine touch.
Wool coat with straight leg jeans and black ballet flats
Here’s an all black outfit that’s not all that difficult to pull off, especially since the jeans and top aren’t skinny at all. To create this look, pair a black sweater with a black wool long coat. Pair them with black straight-leg jeans and black ballet flats to look clean and low-key.
White button down shirt with ripped jeans and black strappy ballet flats
To look simple and chic, a pair of strappy ballet flats can really help. For example, combine a white slim-fit shirt with buttons and black ripped jeans. The outfit looks nice, but you can’t really call it chic. The outfit is definitely upgraded with the black strappy ballerinas.
Black wrap vest with leggings and ballet flats
This is a pretty amazing all black outfit that is quite different from the typical outfits based around a black t-shirt or black button down shirt. This time the top is a black sleeveless wrap vest with no shirt worn underneath. Pair the vest with black leggings to look sleek and slender. With the shoes, you can wear a pair of black leather ballerinas with a rounded toe to complete the outfit in a simple and stylish way.
Gray v-neck t-shirt and black and white leopard print ballet flats
To look elegant and slim, here is a super minimal outfit that you can easily pull off. For a top, wear a large gray V-neck tee over a black spaghetti strap tank top. Combine them with dark blue skinny jeans. Wear a pair of black and white leopard print ballet flats with the shoes for an elegant finish.
Black mini shift dress with leather ballet flats
To look extra minimalist and somber, you can pair a black short sleeve mini sheath dress with a black leather bag. Pair them with black leather ballerinas to give the outfit that extra edge.
I hope you enjoy the black ballet flats outfit ideas I just shared with you. In a way, black ballerinas are just as versatile as the white sneakers. You only need to have a pair of these in your closet and the combinations you can put together are limitless.