After a year of working from home thanks to the pandemic, we’ve all forgotten what it’s like to wear a pair of stilettoes. In 2020, we lived in our slippers, occasionally venturing out in a pair of white sneakers to run errands to the grocery store. Fashion trends are now focusing on comfort over aesthetics, with no one wanting the pair and discomfort of stumbling around in a pair of sky-high Louboutins. While you might think loafers remind you of your days at school, they’re the flat shoes that you’ll be wearing all of 2021.
Flat shoes are experiencing a major comeback in 2021, whether it’s the Birkenstocks or shearling slippers. Loafers are perhaps the most versatile style that you can add to your closet. They can take you from a day at the office to a trip to the theatre with your friends. If you’ve been scrolling through your Instagram feed over the last free months, you’ll see that influencers and celebrities are about the loafer shoes. They’re a timeless silhouette that works for any outfit.
The beauty of loafers are their versatility and minimalism, whether you like classic fashion or streetstyle, these shoes offer something for everyone. You can pick up a pair of classic loafers from every brand on the market, whether you’re a Gucci girl or prefer to save your coin and shop at Zara. Other luxury brands like Chanel and Prada have recently released their own interpretation of the trend to jump on the bandwagon before it reaches fever pitch.
If you’re looking to create a capsule wardrobe for 2021, loafers are a must-have. They’re fuss-free and with a streamline silhouette that you can wear with your favourite jeans or a little black mini skirt.
Don’t feel restricted to wearing black shoes either. Loafers come in every colour scheme imaginable. Grey and burgundy of alternative neutral shades if you want to lighten up your look and resist the temptation of classic black. It’s not all earth tones in the world of loafers. You can add a pair to your spring closet in a pastel shades to welcome the season.
Loafers are a more versatile style than you might think. Gucci is leading by changing the silhouette to make them backless, creating a mule shoe that is a must-have for spring and summer. If you want a pair that isn’t as formal looking as traditional loafers, shop around for the mule style. You can slip these on like they’re your favourite bedroom slippers or wear them as an alternative to sandals and flip flops during the warmer months.
Are you looking to invest in a pair of shoes to take you through 2021? Pick up some loafers that you can wear with any outfit. You’ll get comfort without compromising on style and the latest trends. Trust us, your feet will thank you!
What you think of loafers? Are they having a momentary resurgence thanks to the pandemic? Do you agree with us that they’re the must-have flat shoes of 2021?