Our fall loafers edit is here, and we couldn’t be more ready to slip into a new pair. When the Gucci revival started under Alessandro Michele, all of a sudden the horsebit buckle was everywhere again. And now, years later, the trend has gotten bigger and better. From penny loafers to lug soles, there’s a style of the classic shoe for everyone, and we’ve found them. Pick up a new pair for yourself now, and add instant style to your jeans and t-shirt uniform this fall.
Loafers are one of those pieces that are totally worth a splurge: you’ll wear them forever, and high-quality leather really makes a difference. If you’re ready to finally pull the trigger on your own pair, you can’t go wrong with a horsebit buckle Gucci. You can even go for the double GGs.
But you don’t have to break the bank to get a cute new pair of shoes for this year. J.Crew’s leather loafers come with a little tab at the back to make putting them on as easy as possible. Black leather is as wearable as it gets, but you can always swap out for white leather or a pretty pink suede.
Tory Burch’s two-tone loafer in cream-and-tan feel especially appropriate for the end of summer/beginning of fall period we’re in right now. I love the pre-creased back, perfect for slipping in and out of. They come in all black, if that’s more your speed, with mixed suede and leather.
Looking for a lift? The lug sole trend is still going strong, and it’s a great way to get a few extra inches of lift without resorting to a full-out heel. This black patent leather lug-sole will add instant edge to your daily uniform, and I love the olive green and gold buckle combo on this Sam Edelman shoe. Loeffler Randall’s platform loafer is a great option, too.
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