Loafing About

When it comes to classic style, maybe no other item rules the roost as much as leather loafers. Look back to photos of ’60s style icon and ultimate first lady Jackie Kennedy-Onassis and you will find her sporting a pair of these stylish soles.

It’s a look that never goes out of style. One reason for its enduring status is comfort. No other shoe offers up as potent a combination of good looks and good feel.

Today, the loafer is as popular as ever. You find em in every colorway and material. Some have even turned up as mules.

Take a look at my top picks for style, comfort, and price.

From Everlane–a brand fancied by Angelina Jolie–this yummy caramel-hued modern loafer retails currently for $168 at http://www.everlane.com.

Here is one from Asos. $56 http://www.asos.com.


Fancy a pointy toe and suede? Check out these lovelies from Lulus. Can’t you picture Lady Diana Spencer in these? She was another lady who knew the importance of style mixed with comfort. $25 http://www.lulus.com.

Want to enliven an outfit with a vibrant burst of color? These green loafers are from H & M. $49 http://www.hm.com.

Check out these lace-less brogues from Etsy. Custom-made, they are certain to attract the right kind of attention. $105 JuliaBoShoes on http://www.etsy.com.

This next pair comes courtesy of Franco Sarto. Available from Lord & Taylor, they come in a trio of hues, including black, navy, and bordeaux (Shown in navy). Currently on sale for $62.30. http://www.lordandtaylor.com.

Check out this lacy pair from Givenchy. $995 http://www.neimanmarcus.com.

Two-Tone Floral Lace Derby, Black/White

Leopard-print loafer from Sam Edelman.$140.00. http://www.neimanmarcus.com.

Augustine Low-Heel Fur Slide, Leopard

Michael Kors tasseled loafers. $97. http://www.neimanmarcus.com.


Callahan Suede Tassel Loafer

Cole Haan Piper Grand Suede. $140.00. http://www.neimanmarcus.com.Piper Grand Suede Flat Loafer Mule, Black

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