Capsule · The news app for modern leaders

Trends and Insights

Download
28 Dec 2023

Ballet Flats: Fashion's New Unisex Trend for Men

Men's fashion is witnessing a [surprising trend](https://theweek.com/culture-life/fashion-jewellery/ballet-flats-the-new-mens-fashion-must-have) with ballet flats becoming increasingly popular. [According to The Wall Street Journal](https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-strangest-trend-in-mens-shoes-ballet-flats-11600272774), celebrated designers and fashion icons are embracing ballet slippers. Major runways including those of Dries Van Noten and [Jil Sander](https://www.jilsander.com/wx/ballerinas/J15WZ0002P4864336.html) have featured these shoes. Publications like GQ and Vogue [forecast](https://www.vogue.fr/vogue-hommes-en/article/men-time-to-consider-ballet-flats) ballet flats as a burgeoning mainstream trend, interpreting them as signals of gender-neutral fashion.

an image representing an item