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HC’s 20 Favorite Flats for Fall

Whether you are running to class, hitting the mall, or out on a date, flats are a collegiette’s go-to shoe. And if this season’s designs are any indication, you don’t need towering heels to make a statement with your feet. With everything from wild prints and edgy studs to old-school Oxfords and golden sparkles, these flats are anything but boring. But with so many options, how’s a girl to choose? Have no fear, Her Campus has narrowed it down to our 20 favorite flats for back-to-school, in every price range!

Under $25

Jungle Fever: Unleash your wild side with this bold cheetah print in a rich pink, teal, or blue hue. The purrrfect way to spice up that boring tee and jeans combo.
Forever 21, $12.80

Nude ‘itude: These flesh-toned flats are the perfect neutral to complement any outfit and the hint of sparkle will make you feel like a million bucks.
Overstock.com, $16.99

Polka-Dot Punch: The colorful polka dots and a punch-colored flower are sure to give you some girly flair. You’ll be walking with a spring in your step in no time!
DSW, $19.94

Barbie Studded: The color of Barbie’s Dream House, these studded beauties are sure to make you feel all dolled up and ready to paint the town pink.
Target, $19.99

Feisty Floral: You’ll brighten up the drabbest of outfits with this colorful flowery printed flat. Wear ‘em with a little black dress to add a pop of color and a bit of edge.
Lord and Taylor, $24.99
Under $50

Modern Mary-Jane: Adorable yet fashion forward, these flats give the traditional school-girl shoe a fresh look.
DSW, $34.95

Feminine Feline: With the trendy cat print and delicate bow, these flats are a fabulous combination of sweet and sassy.
DSW, $36.95

Light and Lacy: These see-through lace flats with matching bow ooze girly flair. Pair with colored tights for a funky twist.
DSW, $39.95

Shocking Serpent: These snakeskin flats with an electric yellow toe are an eye-catching look for fall.
Kohl’s, $44.99

Casual Crochet: Just the shoe for a laidback day or a stroll around campus, these comfy black crochet flats will go with just about anything in your closet.
Kohl’s, $44.99

Pilgrim 2.0: Who would have thought the passengers of the Mayflower would inspire a fashion trend? This modern take on the Pilgrim shoe is only for the trendiest collegiettes. Let’s be thankful it’s only the Pilgrims’ shoes that are in and not their hats.
DSW, $49.94

Royal Flush: Made of delicate rose-colored velvet, these dainty slippers are fit for a queen.
Rocket Dog, $49.95
Under $75

Majestic Magenta: The striking geometric pattern of these magenta Toms are sure to add some pizzazz to your fall wardrobe. And as if you needed another reason to buy a pair of TOMS, these flats are 100% vegan!
TOMS, $54

Midas Touch: You will truly shine when you wear these metallic boat shoes with skinny jeans and a bright top.
Steve Madden, $59.95

Peek-a-Boo Glitz: Wear these silver peep-toe shoes for a fall formal and show off your pedicure!
DSW, $69.95

Tribal Chic: Unleash your wild side with these coral and teal printed flats. Pair with colored bangles and a headband to complete this tribal look.
Betsey Johnson, $69.95
Under $100

Animalist Oxfords: These zebra print lace-ups are a feminine spin on a men’s classic. Try these Oxfords with a high-waisted skirt for a fashionable evening out.
Free People, $79

Sock-hop Style: Nothing will get you in a dancing mood like these neon Oxfords! Pair with leggings and a mini for a chic look.
Steve Madden, $89.95

Bold Boat: These Kelly-green boat shoes with rope laces are a bold take on a traditional shoe.
Sperry, $90

Golden Gaga: This is the ultimate statement shoe, worthy of Mother Monster herself! These glittery studded loafers will turn any outfit into a runway-worthy look.
Lord and Taylor, $99

Kimberly is a senior at The College of New Jersey studying journalism and communications. Currently, she is She's the First intern, co-founder/president of She's the First*{TCNJ}, co-News Editor for Her Campus TCNJ, and Webmaster for TCNJ's chapter of Ed2010. Before transferring to TCNJ, Kimberly graduated from Burlington County College where she was elected to BCC’s Board of Trustees and served as Alumni Trustee from 2011-2012. When she isn't curled up in a corner reading or hunched over her desk writing at 2 a.m., she can be found on the stage - acting, singing, directing or costume designing. Kimberly dreams of pursuing a career in magazine journalism, while performing in her “spare” time. You can follow Kimberly on Twitter @KimberlyDHorner or visit kimberlydhorner.com to learn about her recent projects.
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