If smoking slippers are a cousin to ballet flats, loafer pumps are a cousin to sexy platform pumps. And just like the smoking slippers, loafer pumps have an upper hand when it comes to chic-ness and sophistication than they´re cousins, they´re simply more stylish. Last fall, loafers were already a hot trend. Celebrities like Hailee Steinfeld and Katie Holmes were spotted wearing the shoe and their looks have been widely copied.
And yet there probably must be something on loafers, whether it´s slip on flats or platform pumps style, that make them gorgeous for fall. Is it that old oxford feel? Just like the feminine platform pumps, loafer pumps are very versatile and can be worn with anything. Below are some ideas on how to rock this shoe.
How to Wear Loafer Pumps
- Finish a layering. Get inspired by Alexa Chung´s outfit, a floral brocade dress layered over an embroidered shirt teamed with matching loafer pumps. You can play it reversed too, a mono dress over a printed long sleeves. Make sure to pick the color of your loafers somewhere in the print.
- With a dress. Whether it´s a floral or dotty dress your digging this season, or a graphic colorblocked dress, amp up the look with a pair of loafer platform pumps. Go for a black or nude loafer to temper a printed dress or a colored, striking loafer to level up a monochromatic look.
- With a coat. Two of the runway photos above featuring coat and pants layering are great inspirations on how to wear loafers on cold days. Why not top the metallic trend by wearing a pair of metallic pants and nude coat with loafers? How about adding black socks to your loafers to finish a printed pants and ultra-trendy leather coat?
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Remember, loafer pumps never go out of trend, it´s purely a matter of discovering new ways to wear them. How would you wear loafers for fall?