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The essence of the ballet flat has existed since at least the 16th century, in which men wore a similar shoe, then known as pompes. In medieval times ballet flats were popular with both men and women. They only came out of fashion in the 17th and 18th centuries when the high-heeled shoe came into fashion after Catherine de' Medici requested that her cobbler add two inches to her wedding shoes. Heels went out of fashion quickly after Marie Antoinette walked to the guillotine in a pair of heels.
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When Rose Repetto created her first ballet shoes in her workshop on the Rue de la Paix in 1956, she was looking for
Ballet flats took off again when Audrey Hepburn wore them with skinny jeans in Funny Face in 1957. Ballet flats are popular with girls and women of all ages. They are also a great alternative to heels, and they are seen with many tweens and teens at school dances and proms instead of heels.
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My RL pick is London Sole's Harriet Ballet Flat.