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Little did we know that when designers chopped off the back of a classic we’d get the most sophisticated, comfortable shoe of the season: the backless loafer. It’s like a slipper fell in love with a dress shoe, and we just can’t get enough. Here, 12 pairs we’re swooning over.


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Steve Madden

Va-Va-Velvet Voom

How do you make a hybrid mule-loafer even comfier? Cover it in velvet, but of course.

Steve Madden ($90)

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Classically Cool

Pair with some raw hems and look like you were just born cool.

Chinese Laundry ($120)

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Metallic Leather

So get this: These loafers fold at the heel in case you want to take part in the slip-on trend. So thoughtful of you, Zara.

Zara ($70)

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Suddenly it looks as if you spent more than ten seconds picking out your black tee and jeans ensemble.

ASOS ($19)

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Metallic + Snakeskin

Because you were deciding between the two…

Shellys London ($99)

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Subtle Statement

The tassels take these babies to the next level.

Raye x Revolve ($170)

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Nine West

Tassel Dancers

The more tassels the better.

Nine West ($99)

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Free People

Gold Members

Hey, eyes up here.

Silent D ($128)

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Shoes with the Furrrrrr

Gucci started it, and now we can afford it.

AnnaKastle ($50)

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The Splurge

Speaking of which... They’re not fur-lined, which means your price-per-wear is totally worth it.

Gucci ($595)

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The Vegan Babouche

Sure, they might technically be slippers, but we’re still wearing them to brunch.

ModCloth ($40)

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Neiman Marcus

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