I don’t love warm-weather footwear, and just spent six months straight wearing sneakers: They’re the only shoes with coverage (I don’t like my toes) that don’t cause swampy soles. With the temperatures now in the 60s (and dropping), I have unleashed my fall shoe staple: loafers.
In general. loafers are my favorite shoe. They’re comfortable, versatile, and available in a vast range of styles. I find loafers to be interchangeable with sneakers—which is a relief, because I am very ready for a switch after so many months of my lace-ups.
Below, I’ve broken down my favorite loafers, by style and standout elements.
I have yet to find a classic loafer I love as much as G.H. Bass’ Weejuns. I have had several of their classic pairs (including this really cool two-toned pair I wear often) but last year, I acquired their Winter Weejuns style, which has a rubber sole. The rubber sole solves loafers’ main problems: slippability on the subway, instant ruin in the rain, and general stiffness. The Winter Weejun is as comfortable as a sneaker—and if this rave review hasn’t convinced you, call me.
The “What Are Those?!”
I love the brand Zou Xou (specifically, I love their Mary Jane flats, but this story is about loafers). It’s a sustainable, female, and Black-owned brand, founded in 2015, with shoes all handmade in Argentina. While the Pilar loafer has a…
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