Stay on trend this season and shop fashionable loafers for work and play with this ultimate guide from Honeycombers in Singapore
We feel very passionate about style here at Honeycombers Hong Kong. From designer kaftans to independent boutiques and local footwear designers – we love it all. One shoe style that we are seeing more and more on the streets of Hong Kong are loafers. Available in all sorts of materials and styles such as leather, suede, embellished leather, plain, mule versions, block-heeled versions and many more, Honeycombers in Singapore has put together this ultimate guide to the fashion style taking over the office and Instagram right now, so be sure to check their website for more fashion, dining and beauty ideas.
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 version have been the Gucci cult favourite for a while now. Perhaps not the best choice for Singapore’s rainy days, these furry Insta-bait shoes are perfect for your next #airportfashion pic though.
Gucci, Shop B35-46 & G23-30, B/F & G/F, The Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, P. 2524 4492, 中環皇后大道中15號置地廣塲中庭B35-46和G23-30號鋪
Iconic pebble-soled loafers: Tod’s
Another iconic pair of loafers belongs to Italian luxury brand Tod’s. The Gommino shoes 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 footwear 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, Shop G19-20, G/F, The Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2810 8692, 中環皇后大道中15號置地廣塲中庭G19-20號鋪
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 footwear 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 footwear in metallic tones reflecting the colours of autumn.
Latest style loafers: Pedder Red
Footwear behemoth Pedder Red is one of our top spots for shoe shopping in Hong Kong. Get your kicks fix at this haven of luxe leather shoes – think hyped metallic leather strapped shoes, buckle pink leather footwear and backless studded leather loafers. This where you need to go to take your outfit to the next level.
Pedder Red, Shoespace, Queensway Plaza, 93 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, p. 2118 2017, 金鐘金鐘道93號金鐘廊Shoespace
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!
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, Aldo shoes like the Stephona loafers have slightly heightened wedge soles, and are made from both leather and suede. This slip-on, comfy shoe 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, Shop 28, 6/F, SOGO, 555 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, p. 2831 3900, 銅鑼灣軒尼詩道555號崇光百貨公司6樓28號鋪
Pointed toe loafers: Pretty Ballerinas
In case you’ve been stuck in a fashion cave, Pretty Ballerinas 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 with round toes!
Pretty Ballerinas, Shop G26A, G/F, Lee Tung Avenue, 200 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, p. 2725 3055, 灣仔皇后大道東200號利東街地下G26A舖
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!