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The Cutest Ballet-Inspired Shoes for Babies

Just because your infants may not be old enough to take ballet classes yet, doesn’t mean you can’t dress them up in some super sweet ballet-inspired flats. Complete with adorable ribbon details, these Mary Jane styles will make any outfit your tot is wearing even cuter. To help you find the perfect pair, we curated some of our favorite options that you can buy. Each of our picks is designed to feel soft on skin and comfortable, so babies are less likely to be tempted to rip them off.

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1. Dance Class Sparkle Baby Ballet Flat

This shoe has a shimmery pink synthetic upper, soft fabric lining and smooth felt soles.

Pros: The satin tie is fixed with a stretchy elastic strap. They also come in white. These are offered in infant, toddler and little kid sizes.

Cons: They aren’t washable.

Dance Class Sparkle Baby Ballet Flat
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2. Kuner Ballet Flat

This pair also features a shiny pink upper with an elastic strap to hold the foot securely in place. They also include soft bottoms and a satin ribbon heel detail.

Pros: They come in various other colors, including red, gold, silver and black.

Cons: They may run large.

Kuner Ballet Flat
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3. Tutoo Ballet Flat

Unlike the previous styles on our list, these shoes have a soft pale pink velvet upper and grippy rubber soles built for outdoor wear. They’re also equipped with a satin bow.

Pros: These are available in a variety of colors. A breathable lining enhances comfort.

Cons: Some may find these also run slightly big.

Tutoo Ballet Flats
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