Loafer Suggestions?

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  1. NMW1982

    NMW1982 Senior member

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    Does anyone have any recommendations on a nice pair of loafers I can buy? I have been looking around but haven't found any nice ones this season. I think hey are all hideous. I am looking for a nice pair that I can slip into and kick around in. I'm a guy in my mid-20s.

    Thanks.
     
  2. sho'nuff

    sho'nuff grrrrrrrr!!

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    some nice loafers are by salvatore ferragamo, you can find some coming nordstrom sale this christmas for perhaps around $299 or so which is a good price.

    for younger adults like you , sometimes a label like gucci is fun to wear.

    make sure you get a good discount price on the guccis though, they are worth around $150 , at outlets you can get gucci loafers of various models for around
    $229.
    dont pay over 300, you 'll be stupid.

    hope this helps.
     
  3. distinctive

    distinctive Senior member

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    Can you be more specific as to what you are looking for...or not looking for? Tassels, split-toe, slip-on, penny, moccasin, etc.?
     
  4. NMW1982

    NMW1982 Senior member

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    I'm open to all styles really. So long as they are not hideous like all the loafers I have seen this season.

    I remember Tods had a nice pair a few seasons ago, but the Tods loafers this season are hideous.

    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    distinctive Senior member

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    acidboy Senior member

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    What about the Santoni Gilmore? [​IMG] or these Sutors? [​IMG]
     
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    RLPL Barksdale (if it's still available).

    For a more traditional penny, Alden leisure handsewns.
     
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    RLPL Barksdale (if it's still available).

    Grapevinehill is selling them right now in select sizes.
     
  10. NMW1982

    NMW1982 Senior member

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    Sorry but i dont think the rlpl barksdale is a kind of loafer to kick around in. I own a pair but i wear it with a jacket and pants. The kind of loafer i had in mind is something that i can wear with jeans or pants.
     
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    Sorry but i dont think the rlpl barksdale is a kind of loafer to kick around in. I own a pair but i wear it with a jacket and pants. The kind of loafer i had in mind is something that i can wear with jeans or pants.

    Here is one pair I like....Geox pebble grain driving loafers for $138 a pair. Very good quality and they look nice with contrast stitching and are comfy.

    Available at Nordstrom. [​IMG]
     
  12. Saltwater Wrangler

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    If you are looking for something comfortable and little less flashy, I'd suggest Sperry's line of Tremont loafers. They have a few with and without tassels. I wear a pair of mine all the time to "kick in", if that means going to work. [​IMG]
     
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    Sorry but i dont think the rlpl barksdale is a kind of loafer to kick around in. I own a pair but i wear it with a jacket and pants. The kind of loafer i had in mind is something that i can wear with jeans or pants.

    I don't know if it's your style, but here's a casual penny I own by Alden (vibram sole):


    [​IMG]
     
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    I have these AE Steens. They work great for hanging out and when going out at night.
    [​IMG]
     
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    What about the C&J Merton? It's on the sleek 348 last.
     

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