15 Pairs Of Loafers To Snag For Spring That Still Feel Youthful & Fresh
Now that we've had a few consecutive days of warmth (crossing my fingers for more), the promise of summer days wean closer and closer, meaning I can finally stash away my winter boots once and for all. Finally, my flip flops, sandals, and cute loafers are taking over my shoe rack, and I couldn't be happier about that. If I have to wear my shearling-lined boots one more time this season, I may scream.
If you happen to live in the Northeast, you know the weather can be...tricky. And dressing for it — even trickier. One day, you may be experiencing sunny, warm days, and the next, it could be rainy and about 10-15 degrees warmer. It's no joke, and it's happened to me at the most inopportune moments. So, when the seasons have actually changed, and I know that warmer days are definitely ahead, I get way too excited.
Enter the practical flat: Super comfy and built for those summer days and nights, especially in NYC, when sandals sometimes just don't cut it in this concrete jungle. And my current obsession? Loafers. For as long as I can remember, I've always been super into menswear, and nothing borrows a style hint from the boys quite like a cool loafer. They're polished, they're put together, and most of all, they're comfortable. Could you ask for a better combination? I say no.
The hard part about shopping for loafers can be that, well, they look rather....matronly. No shade to my mom, she's the cutest woman out there, but sometimes, I want to look a little more youthful. So, if you're with me on this one, check out some options that still feel super fresh.
1. The Classic Black
Cole Haan Pinch Campus Penny Loafer, $140, colehaan.com
But really, how cute are these?
2. The Modern Silhouette
Everlane The Modern Loafer, $170, everlane.com
Excuse me while I order these right now.
3. The Pointed Toe
Jeffrey Campbell Vionnet Loafers, $100, shopbop.com
Love the dark grey/brown color of this loafer.
4. The Subtle Gold Detail
Topshop Kindred Pointy Toe Loafer, $85, shop.nordstrom.com
For when you want just a little bit of flash.
5. The Tassel
J.Crew Tassel-Embellished Glossed Leather Loafers, $290, net-a-porter.com
The tassels and the scalloped edge on these are perfection.
6. The Fun Color
Seychelles Tigers Eye Loafer, $109.95, shop.nordstrom.com
Cognac — Love the color and the drink.
7. The Metallic Beauty
Steve Madden Meela, $79.95, stevemadden.com
8. The Strap
Madewell Leandra Loafer, $128, madewell.com
Just imagine how comfortable these are.
9. The Grey Hue
Dune Penny Loafer, $115, dunelondon.com
Simple, elegant, and classy.
10. The Animal Print
Madewell Penelope Loafers, $117.60, shopbop.com
For those who love a little print in their life.
11. All White
Barneys New York Penny Loafers, $275, barneys.com
Picturing these with some fun socks.
BCBGeneration Jo Loafer, $49.99, shop.nordstrom.com
This shoe works with nearly everything in your wardrobe.
13. The Blue Velvet
Jeffrey Campbell Belanger Loafers, $130,
Because a navy blue is the best kind of neutral.
14. The Graphic One
Chiara Ferragni Flirting Glitter Loafers, $258, luisaviaroma.com
Everyone loves a good wink!
15. The Multi Color
Kate Spade New York Corina Color Block Loafers, $250, 1.bloomingdales.com
For when your commitment issues are at an all time high.
These are all so cute, I might just have to get one of each. I know my mom would be proud!
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