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Written by Laura Antolín

Every season has its own fashion star: we already witnessed how over-the-knee boots were a big thing in autumn and winter outfits, now another totally different kind of footwear is getting all the attention of bloggers, editors and lovers of fashion: the flat mules!

Just when we thought it couldn’t get easier than sneakers and slips-on, flat mules made a headlining appearance. In case you were wondering, yes, they are the flat version of the stylish mules, being backless shoes their main feauture —don’t miss our tipps on how to wear backless.

It seems the trend for comfort — or athleisure trend —, increased by the relaxed outfits of models like Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid, is gaining more and more followers in the fashion industry — if we’ve seen Victoria Beckham giving up on high heels and surprising us all with flat shoes collections, there must be really something going on! And we, as mere mortals and fashion addicts aware of the difficulties and day-to-day challenges of commuting around on heels, couldn’t help but join the bandwagon.

Comfy — from loose shirting and timeless sweatpants to pyjama trousers wereable by day — is big news! And flat mules are right here, waiting to take sneakers’ crown as the go-to shoe this summer. Think about it: these backless shoes are so flat you’re a step away from bare feet, and — not less important — you can even put them on in just two seconds! That, for a pair of shoes, is like a gift fallen from heaven!


Another thing you may want to take into consideration is the many possibilities flat mules offer: animal print, flashy metallics and neutral colours are just a few. With a pair of black flat mules you’ll never be wrong, and you can always add a dose of attitude with XXL earrings and colourful accessories. But if you want to make a fashion statement, then go for printed models — leopard is always a stylish win-win.


Flat mules are great complements for a low-key and casual fashion outfit, but also for an effortless chic look. Do you have a meeting at work? Pair neutral flat mules with a midi skirt and tuck in a white silk shirt. If you are a jeans person, go for ripped jeans and a black leather jacket to play with the skleekness of flat mules. And why not getting already in the summer mood with stripped flat mule shoes matched with an off-shoulder top and tailored shorts?


Flat mules are the new fave shoes: comfortable and easy to wear. Will go you go to your nearest fashion shop and buy a pair of them?

If you loved the first outfit, go to Calvin Klein, Frame Denim, Manolo Blahnik, Tom Tailor, Ray-Ban and Sweet Deluxe to see the latest trends of these shops; if you prefer an outfit for the office, visit Erdem, James Perse, Pierre Hardy, Dune London and DKNY; and if you just want a cool outfit, check out the collections of Citizens of Humanity, Tibi, Morgan, Warehouse London, Even&Odd and Dannijo.