They’re Everywhere

Lanvin ballerina, $545.Photo: Davies + Starr for New York Magazine

Richard Erani
1073 Third Ave., nr. 63rd St.; 212-593-9898

“The Lanvin ballet flat will be the single hottest shoe—we have them in bronze and floral patent leather for resort. It used to be that 3 percent of styles in the store were real pancake flats, and now it’s 25 percent of our selection.”

Fleur by Jeffrey Campbell, $79.Photo: Davies + Starr for New York Magazine

Danny Wasserman
Tip Top Shoes
155 W. 72nd St., nr. Amsterdam Ave; 212-787-4960

“They’re soft, they’re easy, they’re relaxed. You’re not having your toes pinched.”

Stripe by Navid O Nadia, $49.99.Photo: Davies + Starr for New York Magazine

Eddie Cuevas
71 Eighth Ave., nr. 14th St.; 212-691-2091

“New Yorkers walk a lot, so ballerinas make sense. They’re comfortable, and they go well with skinny jeans. Before it was a very retro look with ankle booties and jeans inside the boots. Spring won’t be particularly retro.”

Azzedine Alaïa, $695.Photo: Davies + Starr for New York Magazine

Ed Burstell
Bergdorf Goodman
754 Fifth Ave., at 57th St.; 212-753-7300

“Flats and ballerinas are timely because they’re being worn with leggings, but they’re also perfect with the dress trend.”

They’re Everywhere