A classic men’s staple flirts with its funky, feminine sides.
This story first appeared in the August 9, 2010 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
Fratelli Rossetti nubuck loafer, $460, at Fratelli Rossetti, New York (212.888.5107); Rochas patent leather loafer, $625, at Barneys New York, New York (888.8.BARNEY), and barneys.com; Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquière leather and foam loafer, $7,450, at Balenciaga, New York (212.206.0872); Giorgio Armani patent leather loafer, $775, at Giorgio Armani, Madison Avenue, New York (212.988.9191). Tod’s leather Ivy loafer, $445, at Tod’s nationwide (800.457.TODS) and tods.com; The Frye Company leather James Penny loafer, $188, at thefryecompany.com. Ralph Lauren Collection calfskin Hidie loafer, $550, at Ralph Lauren, New York (212.434.8000), and ralphlauren.com; Delman calf hair and calfskin Kayla loafer, $395, at Vivi G, Glen Mills, Penn. (610.459.5848), and delmanshoes.com; Celine suede and goatskin loafer, $950, at select Barneys New York stores (888.8.BARNEY); Jerome C. Rousseau suede and calfskin Moc loafer, $595, at Barneys New York, New York (888.8.BARNEY) and Los Angeles (310.276.4400), and barneys.com; Prada patent leather pump, $850, at select Prada boutiques (prada.com); Miu Miu cow hair and patent leather loafer, $795, at select Miu Miu boutiques and miumiu.com.