Loaf around in loafers

''Mamma always said you could tell an awful lot about a person by the kind of shoes they wear.”- A famous quote from the movie Forest Gump. Loafers are shoes that need no introduction to the world of shoe fashion. They have come of age and are worn by both men and women today. These shoes are made from quality material giving them the strength to last long. The absence of a lacing system saves time and makes them easy to wear.

The increase in popularity has brought a flutter of colours, design, sizes and styles. Have doubts about teaming up your loafers with your formal wear? Don’t. Because of the many new designs available in stores, you can pair them up with formal wear, casual wear and of course jeans.

Most often there are people who prefer comfort over style; there are also those who prefer style over comfort. To clear this dilemma loafers are made to ensure comfort as well as style. Most of them usually come with high quality rubber soles to offer great durability and traction. Some of the different variants under the loafer’s entity are driving loafers, penny loafers, smart casual loafers, slip on buckle loafers and slip on loafers.

These shoes are cushioned to ensure the greatest of comfort levels. They come in different colours like beige, black, brown, grey and white. The online collection will give you plenty of choice and varying materials, such as, suede, leather or many others.  
“It is a handy pair of shoes; it goes with casuals and formals trousers. The best part is the fact that they are slip-in. When I am late for college, I just need to slip into my loafers and run,” says Niyantha  S a student studying in Bangalore.

Moccasins are the preferred choice for men. They are elegant and suit dressy occasions. “I have a pair of moccasins. Initially I was reluctant to wear them. But then I saw a number of my colleagues wearing them with a tie and a coat. I now wear them with my khakis or jeans. They blend in so well! However, if it is a formal occasion, wear them with socks,” says Tijo Varghese a chartered accountant.

Loafers are durable and easy to maintain, one can walk around with them for a long time without suffering from foot aches. This, provided they are a perfect fit. It is important to pick the right size just like any other pair of shoes! Keeping them clean is easy; just rub them with a wet towel to remove any kind of dirt. These fashionable shoes are available  across the country and come at affordable prices giving one good value for money.

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