A country house shoe for the landed gentry, or a Norwegian farmer’s favoured style of footwear? Whatever you consider to be the true origins of the contemporary loafer, what’s indisputable is this timeless silhouette’s skilful blend of comfort and flair.
Unlike the holy footwear trinity of brogues, Derbies and Oxfords – all elegant, but a bit samey – loafers are often written off as flamboyantly ‘dandy’ or too difficult to pull off with a wide range of outfits.
In truth, these slip-on styles are anything but. Being laceless, they’re practical, and with plenty of options on offer – from traditional...Read More