the classic capped toe ballerina flat was created by none other than Coco Chanel to elongate her own feet. ever since then it's become a staple sign of elegance that has stuck around for many many years.
even if you do cannot spend the big bucks on an actual pair of chanel flats here are alternatives:
the serina-20 from www.gojane.com priced @ 19.99
Steve Madden Tippie for $70.00 available at www.piperlime.com and also comes in other colors and fabrics (black suede, brown sude, and leopard synthetic)
AND THE ORIGINAL
Chanel beige leather cap toe flats for $388.00 available at www.bluefly.com