Loafers are fashionable and stylish yet comfortable. These shoes are easy to wear and match with any outfit; and come in a variety of styles and materials in every possible colour. You’ll definitely find your perfect match
If there’s one thing that needs adding to our collection of shoes – other than the luxury shoes, waterproof boots, leather brogues, high heels, sandals, slides and flip flops we already have in our shoe cupboard – it is a good pair of loafers. Loafers are not only great for elevating a simple outfit with minimal effort, but are also comfortable for all-day wear no matter what you’re doing. Loafers come in all sorts of materials and styles such as leather, suede, embellished leather, plain, mule versions, block-heeled versions and many more. Here are some of our favourite loafers that are fashionable and totally wearable in Singapore.
The iconic fashion loafers: Gucci
You’ve probably seen this most iconic pair of loafers everywhere – from the feet of your favourite celebs to street style fashionistas. The Gucci horsebit loafers are a mega-hit amongst fashionistas. Not only are they comfy, but they are also super chic and easy to pair with any outfit from office wear to a simple tee and a pair of jeans. Besides the classic version, the fur-lined mule loafers have been the Gucci cult favourite for a while now. Perhaps not the best choice for Singapore’s rainy days, these furry Insta-bait loafers are perfect for your next #airportfashion pic though.
Gucci, #01-38, Paragon, 290 Orchard Road, Singapore 238859, p. 6734 2528. Open Sun-Thu 10am-9pm, Fri-Sat 10am-9.30pm.
Iconic pebble-soled loafers: Tod’s
Another iconic pair of loafers belongs to Italian luxury brand Tod’s. The Gommino loafers are designed to be worn on all occasions due to the unique design of the sole. The ‘pebbles’ are created by a special manufacturing process that creates the perfect grip. Speaking of unique, you can also personalise your very own handmade, pebble-soled loafers via the My Gommino customisation project, where you can select various models, leathers, colours, stitchings, pebbles, linings, accessories, as well as hot stamping your initials.
Tod’s, #01-48, Paragon, 290 Orchard Road, Singapore 238859, p. 6738 3323. Open 10am-9pm daily.
Value for money loafers: Pazzion
If you’re looking for a pair of loafers you don’t have to worry about, shop at Singapore footwear label – Pazzion. The brand’s latest Fall/Winter 2017 collection offers shoes made from quality calf leather and lambskin, including loafers in earthy tones and smooth wood-like soles. Pazzion’s grey loafers are great for effortless casual style, and are easy to match. And if you’re looking for matching styles for you and the little one, its Mother and Daughter Mini-Me collection features loafers in metallic tones reflecting the colours of autumn.
Pazzion, available at multiple locations, including Wisma Atria.
Latest style loafers: Pedder Red
Footwear behemoth Pedder Red is our top spot for shoe shopping in Singapore. Get your kicks fix at this haven of luxe leather shoes – think hyped metallic leather strapped loafers, buckle pink leather loafers and backless studded leather loafers. With the launch of the brand’s new retail concepts in collaboration with Robinsons Department Store at The Heeren and Raffles City, Pedder Red has just launched a pair of exclusive studded leather slide loafers which are only available at Robinsons. Perfect for work or the weekend!
Pedder Red, available at Scotts Square, Takashimaya, Robinsons The Heeren and Robinsons Raffles City Shopping Centre.
Casual, comfy, fun loafers: SPUR Urban Mine
For something more casual with both style and comfort, look no further than Korean footwear brand SPUR Urban Mine. Created withy Asian women in mind, SPUR shoes are designed and handcrafted in Korea with cutting-edge technology that aims to provide wearers with the perfect fit for ultimate comfort. It’s range of footwear, including tassel-embellished loafers, can be seen on many popular Korean celebs including Girl’s Generation, Wonder Girls, Song Ji Hyo, Han Hyo Joo, Kim Nam Joo, and many more!
SPUR Urban Mine, #02-26, Plaza Singapura 68 Orchard Road Singapore 238839, p. 6238 8363. Open 10am to 10pm daily.
Loafers to make you look taller: Aldo
Shoe brand Aldo has earned a good rep among fashionistas for its high-quality, on-trend stylish footwear. A favourite of those looking to boost their height, Also shoes like the Stephona loafers have slightly heightened wedge soles, and are made from both leather and suede. This slip-on, comfy loafer is the perfect shoe for all-day casual wear. With plenty of colours to choose – from metallics to nudes – there’s no denying this is a pair of loafers worth investing in!
Aldo, available in multiple locations including ION Orchard.
Pointed toe loafers: Pretty Ballerinas
In case you’ve been stuck in a fashion cave, Pretty Ballerina has added a new range of shoes to its repertoire: Pretty Loafers. This dedicated collection of loafers by the Spanish ballet flats brand include pointed toe loafers in print, with bow motifs and classic plain leather. If you’re not fond of pointed toes, opt for its range of loafers with round toes!
Pretty Ballerinas, #02-47, 290 Orchard Road, The Paragon, Singapore 238859, p. 6235 2085.
Luxury designer loafers: Yoox
If you’re an online shopping fan like we are, YOOX is a great online destination for designer fashion, offering quality loafers for men and women. Besides carrying over 1,000 international designer labels and their latest collections, Yoox is also the best place to check out if you’ve missed out on shoes from previous seasons or for cult buys – most items available are off-season (yup, expect deep discounts!). Make a statement with eye-catching loafers by Alexander McQueen, Giuseppe Zanotti, Carven, Roberto Cavalli and many more!
YOOX is available online.