Which Version of the Stylish Gucci Loafers are Right for You?

Gucci loafers are a remix to a Gucci classic & are taking the fashion world by storm

For the glamorous fashion forward trendsetter, there’s no better feeling than slipping into a pair of slinky designer heels — until now. Thanks to the effortless swag of this season’s hottest pair of shoes, the Gucci loafers bring functionality and grandiose opulence together into perfect harmony.

Gucci Gets a New Look

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For over 60 years, the Gucci loafer has been acclaimed as the signature shoe of the Italian fashion house. Ever since its initial release, this beloved preppy go-to has been re-released in fresh new colors and subtle new styles annually, remaining a fan favorite that manifests the understated decadence of the legendary brand.

In 2015, newly appointed creative director Alessandro Michele introduced a whimsical yet refined vision for Gucci that reframed its entire aesthetic — all the way down to the staple Gucci loafers.

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Keeping timeless elements of the shoe like the unmistakable horsebit — a stylistic element that is almost as recognizable as the brand’s logo — and combining it with contemporary elements, from fur to pearl encrusted studs and an edgy chunky heel, Michele has made Gucci loafers the season’s hottest shoe. They’ve become so coveted that they’ve spurred a surge of excitement among high fashion lovers and street style mavens alike, who are eager to see where the brand is headed next.

Which Versions are Right for You?

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From cozy fur-filled slip ons to embroidered showstoppers with block heels, the loafer has taken on an array of new styles with a modern edge that can’t be denied. Explore these irresistible Gucci loafers to discover the one that you’re sure to keep on the front line of your shoe collection.

Gucci Loafers in Color for the Simple and Chic

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Gucci loafers in bold colors, from sexy red to quirky yellow, are a fashion forward pick-me-up for any monochromatic wardrobe. Whimsical yet refined, the splash of color makes a statement that proves loafers have elevated beyond their preppy roots.

Add the spark of life every simple and chic get up needs with a pair of bold colored Gucci Loafers. Pair with a classic pair of high waisted denim, a black top and a moto jacket for an easy fashion forward look, or go all out with a color blocked ‘do.

Gucci Loafers in Metallic for the Sleek & Refined Fashionista

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Gucci loafers in metallic have a fun edge that stands out, but doesn’t steal the show. These sleek showstoppers are bold enough to hold their own, yet subtle enough to pair with statement pieces that stand out with ease. Fun yet sophisticated, the metallic loafer makes shining bright an easy no brainer.

Pair with a trendy metallic pleated skirt and cropped sweater to stay true to the loafer’s preppy roots, or wear with your favorite midi dress with structured sleeves to keep it simple and clean.

Gucci Loafers with Embellishments for the Quirky & Fun Fashionista

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Move with the times and opt for the newest addition to the Gucci Loafers family: the pearl embellished and gold studded style. This signature item is sure to snag plenty of compliments and stares. The best part about them is their effortless wearability and ability to go from day to night. The silhouette of the shoe also stays true to the classic Gucci loafer while giving it a contemporary flare that’ll keep it in rotation in any wardrobe for years to come.

Gucci Loafers with Fur for the Posh & Luxurious Fashionista

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Comfort and warmth has never looked this good. The fur filed Gucci Princetown loafer took the world by storm in Fall 2016 as the it girl shoe of the season, and it’s popularity is still far from wavering. The new age Gucci Loafer has the comforting feel of a day-to-day shoe with all of the style and luxury you’ve ever desired. They’re easy to style on super cold, casual days when your camel trench and oversized sweater won’t stop calling.

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About the Author

Alex English is the Head of Content Marketing at italist.com, building on a lifelong passion for fashion and luxury. After publishing a lifestyle blog for nearly ten years and obtaining an MBA in Milan at SDA Bocconi, one of Europe’s top business schools, he joined the italist team in 2019. His work since then has focused on upper-funnel messaging, brand storytelling, establishing italist as a thought leader in the space, and enriching the customer experience on the platform. Find him on LinkedIn.