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Is the fashion industry still in its ballet era?

Bella Hadid sure thinks so

“Ballet core”, a term popularised by Gen Z, is the embodiment of hyper-femininity. Think pastel pink bows, lavish leg warmers, and tulle skirts.

Of course, TikTok’s fashion muse Bella Hadid had to snag a pair of the cult favourite ballet pumps from Miu Miu. After making their debut for autumn/winter 2022, paired with sporty separates on the runway, the silky flats have ultimately become a staple for many. Whether you’re going into the office or going to a party these will work with any outfit.


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On Instagram, we see the supermodel opted for a more casual off-duty Y2K-esque look which we’re very much used to seeing her wear. Bella wore a long-sleeve patterned crop top paired with a deep red wine low-waisted skirt which showcased her toned physique. She also chose to wear a pair of lilac socks which coordinated perfectly with the top, but we wouldn’t expect anything less from the queen of coordination.

Giving her already effortlessly cool outfit a slight edge, Bella chose to do a shimmery metallic eyeshadow with extreme contour to emphasise her already prominent features. It is clear the model has a thing for the 2000s era as she chose to capture the pictures on a digital camera further exemplifying that nostalgic feel.

Now you may be thinking why are the shoes you would wear to school when you were five suddenly sending the fashion world into a frenzy but its evident comfort over style is in right now. What do you think of the Ballet flat? Will you give into the trend?

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