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The Best Loafers To Buy Right Now

From penny loafers to evening slippers, these are the best loafers for the season.
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One can never have too many pairs of loafers. Not only are they classics that transcend trends, they are also some of the most versatile kinds of shoes any man can have. Wear them with a suit, a trusty pair of chinos, jeans for the ultimate casual look, or even shorts for the summer. These days, you don't even have to be confined to a traditional black or brown pair as the world's biggest brands have embraced cool and colorful designs. Here are the best loafers you can buy right now.

1| Mango Tassel Suede Loafers


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These Belgian-style loafers, made from 100 percent suede, will dress up any ensemble. Pair them with shades of navy and gray for the work week and switch them up with khakis for the weekend.

P3,995 (on sale), mango.com

2| Massimo Dutti Limited Edition Tan Leather Loafers


A limited release for the season, Massimo Dutti's penny loafers feature contrast topstitching and leather lining and soles. This standout pair offers a more casual feel while still being appropriate for work.

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P10,500, massimodutti.com

3| Gucci Men's Horsebit Loafers with Web


Gucci's horsebit loafers are reimagined in beige canvas—they're Italian summer shoes in every way possible. The bi-color woven fabric, which was made with a slightly aged effect, gives the loafers a vintage appearance, while the web stripe and horsebit make them distinctly Gucci.

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$730, gucci.com

4| Baudoin & Lange Dartmouth Green Tassel Loafers


Baudoin & Lange's loafers are handmade in England for maximum comfort. The London-based brand's loafers are produced in every color imaginable, but if you want to make a statement, green is a choice that will make you stand out.

£345, baudoinandlange.com

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5| Alden Leisure Handsewn Moccasins


There's something about penny loafers that just stand out. It might be their eternal preppy association or just the eye-catching lines that make the style. Either way, they're something you should wear more often.

Price upon request, aldenshoe.com

6| Tod's Gommino Driving Shoes


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Tod's Gommini loafers make the list whenever loafers are concerned. They are, after all, the most recognizable driving shoes ever made. There's a rainbow of colors to choose from and now, even different materials such as denim or neon for the adventurous.

Price upon request, tods.com

7| Santoni Double-Buckle Leather Shoes


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These loafers, a hybrid between slip-ons and monk strap shoes, are Santoni's take on a casual yet formal shoe. The youthful design combined with the slender silhouette make them perfect for summer days. Wear them with khakis or white chinos.

$710, santonishoes.com

8| John Lobb Lopez loafers

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The Lopez is John Lobb's iconic pair. First introduced in 1950, the loafers have become a favorite through the generations for their comfort and quality. Though they a heavy lug design, the Lopez's lightweight construction make it perfect for walking.

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$1,450, johnlobb.com

9| Bottega Veneta Fiandra Slippers


Made from Nappa leather, the Fiandra slippers feature Bottega Veneta's classic intrecciato weave. What makes this shoe style different, however, are the collapsible heels that allows them to be worn backless.

$810, bottegaveneta.com

10| Aldo Feade Cognac Men's Loafers


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This season, Aldo reimagines its classic slippers in a summery variation featuring braided leather. The charming silhouette is accented with the leather brand and a stylish round toe.

$160, aldoshoes.com

11| Zara Two-Tone Loafers


Black and white penny loafers have been a preppy classic, but with the right styling, they can take on a more current vibe. And Zara's version especially so, with their chunky soles and high gloss leather.

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P3,995, zara.com

12| Carmina Shoemaker


If you're not particularly into a stark black-and-white contrast, then Carmina's version of the bi-color style might suffice. Carmina combines navy suede with brown vegano tassels and braided laces to produce loafers with contemporary flair.

€341, carminashoemaker.com

13| Louis Vuitton Auteuil Slippers


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For formal affairs, Louis Vuitton's velvet Auteuil slippers are the choice. Made in the brand's classic Damier checkerboard pattern, the slippers feature the new "L. Vuitton" signature embroidered on their vamps.

Price upon request, louisvuitton.com

14| Paul Smith Men's Black and White 'Cook' Leather Loafers


The defining feature of these Paul Smith loafers is the contrasting white vamp panel. Aside from the contrasting element, their easygoing shape make them work with trousers, chinos, and suits.

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£595, paulsmith.com

15| Thom Browne Penny Loafers With Leather Sole In Black Pebble Grain


A fresh spin on penny loafers, this pair from Thom Browne features a calfskin lining, a grosgrain loop tab, double English welt-stitched leather soles, and a metal heel and toe taps.

$1,180, thombrowne.com

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16| Hermès Theodore Loafers


Made from calfskin, Theodore loafers feature striking contrasting soles. In place of penny slots, the vamps feature Hermès' unmistakable logo. With a thicker than normal soles, the French brand's take on loafers can go from sea to city use.

$920, hermes.com

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