Loafers are some of the most versatile shoes you can wear. Pair them with jeans, chinos or shorts, they add a more formal edge to the combination. Loafers are a good way to loosen up the appearance of a suit. Penny loafers are a good place to begin. Tassel loafers take the wearer to the next level. Buy your loafers based on how you want to wear them. Loafers with thin soles and a narrow last usually goes visually better with garments in lighter fabrics such as wool suit trousers and narrower formal trousers. This is because the narrower shoe harmonises more visually in size with lighter and narrower garments.
Loafers with a coarser sole nearly becomes a new shoe, which gets more attitude and works when worn with coarser garments such as jeans, tweed and corduroy trousers. Experimenting stylistically with different loafers can be a very exciting way to create interesting combinations. Coarser loafers worn in the winter can be a nice way to keep even heavier winter clothes light. Tassel or penny loafers worn without socks during the warmer months of the year, this for many well-dressed men the optimal feeling of summer Brown loafers and shoes with a suede upper give a more relaxed feeling, whilst black shoes are somewhat more formal. Why not try a pair of black loafers with a grey suit, together with a pair of orange socks.