En pointe: 8 high street ballet flats to spring you into summer

The ballet pump is becoming a principle performer for spring-summer ‘23. Take your artistic direction from designers like Simone Rocha, Tod’s and Miu Miu for the perfect fit

Silver flats as seen at Simone Rocha spring-summer ‘23

Easy to wear, easy to style and most importantly, easy to walk in, the ballet pump is back and is vying for first position in your summer wardrobe essential. But while designer versions are aplenty, great style does not always have to come at a great cost. Pick a style that will go with everything and lend an instant laid back and summery feel to your look.

Mary Jane double buckle lilac purple leather pumps, €78, Oliver Bonas
Wide fit leather buckle flat ballet pumps, €55, Marks & Spencer
Stradivarius ballet pump with cross over strap in blush pink, €39.99, asos
Ballet flats with ankle strap and mirrors, €59.95, Zara
Leather ballerinas, €149,
Silver metallic ballerina pumps, €24, River Island
Ballet pumps, €27.99, H&M
Elastic satin ballerinas, €69.99, Mango