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Vaneli Serene

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  • Find serenity and style this season in the Serene flat from Vaneli®.
  • Suede or nappa upper with fashionable quilt stitching and patent leather accent at the toe.
  • Combination leather and textile interior helps to wick away unhealthy moisture.
  • Padded footbed with arch support will have you walking in all-day comfort.
  • Durable rubber outsole and slight heel provide flexibility with each step.
  • Measurements:
    • Heel Height: 38 in
    • Weight: 6 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 7, width M (B). Please note that measurements may vary by size.

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Fit Survey:

69% Felt true to size
  • 1% Full size too large
  • 5% Half size too Large
  • 69% True to size
  • 22% Half size too small
  • 3% Full size too small
80% Felt true to width
  • 80% Felt true to width
  • 14% Felt narrower than marked
  • 6% Felt wider than marked
59% Moderate arch support
  • 27% Excellent arch support
  • 59% Moderate arch support
  • 14% No arch support

Item Information

  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • Find serenity and style this season in the Serene flat from Vaneli®.
  • Suede or nappa upper with fashionable quilt stitching and patent leather accent at the toe.
  • Combination leather and textile interior helps to wick away unhealthy moisture.
  • Padded footbed with arch support will have you walking in all-day comfort.
  • Durable rubber outsole and slight heel provide flexibility with each step.
  • Measurements:
    • Heel Height: 38 in
    • Weight: 6 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 7, width M (B). Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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Customer Reviews

Vaneli Serene

Average rating is 4 out of 5 from a total of 153 reviews.

Top Positive Review

14 people found this review helpful.

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True to size. I bought the Vaneli Serene to compare with the French Sole Passport (which runs at about double the price). Overall, I felt that the Serene won in the looks department (surprising!) whereas the Passport was more comfortable. Unlike other quilted patent-toe ballet flats out there, the Serene has a nice almond toe, which helps keep this shoe classic. The sides of the flat are just about average for a ballet flat -- neither too high (making your foot look long) nor too low (causing the shoe to gap as you walk). The leather and quilting itself seemed to be of good quality. In the comfort department, the Serene lost out to the Passport. The lining is synthetic, which causes my foot to sweat and get uncomfortable. Also, the little "heel" at the back is made of a hard plastic, not rubber, which means it slips on tile and wood floors. You won't take a fall because the rest of the outsole is rubber (so the ball of your foot stays planted), but having your heel slip around is certainly disconcerting! The Serene has no arch support (typical for ballet flats), but it's cushy enough to walk on. As with all ballet flats, I would probably add an insole for comfort.

Read more » « Show less September 29, 2011 by Anonymous
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Top Critical Review

2 people found this review helpful.

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Looks fashionable online, but looks very old fashioned on your foot.

Read more » « Show less August 23, 2011 by Anonymous
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Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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These are probably the most comfortable black flats I've ever owned, and they look super cute on! Stylish and comfortable is hard to find, these were a great find!

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  • from San Francisco
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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There is a piece of stitching in the heel of the shoe that cuts into my foot. I am afraid to cut it off for fear of damaging the shoe.

  • from United States
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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These are the perfect work flat. The quilting gives the shoe an elegant look. I tend to buy multiples of this shoe because it works every day!

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  • from San Antonio, Texas
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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These shoes have great support and are very comfortable. I have them in every color!

I'd also recommend: Cole Haan

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  • from Raleigh,NC
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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These shoes were immediately comfortable. The fit and style are most commendable. I hope to get them is other colors.

I'd also recommend: Munroe American

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Felt true to size

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Great Support

Excellent arch support

  • from United States
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