Shoes play an important role in the overall image of a young man. She should be well-groomed, not worn out and fashionable. It happens that a guy bought a fashionable pair of loafers, and only then wondered what to wear them with? Just about it will be described below.
Let's figure out how easy it is to choose clothes for your version of loafers. True, the image of the husband is often thought out by his companion, so for ladies this material will also be useful.
How are men's loafers different from shoes and moccasins?
How to understand that in front of you is just a pair of loafers, because there are several types of them. On them you will never see laces or fasteners - this is the main distinguishing feature. Next - on the hard soles of loafers there is a wide heel.
Reference! Despite the fact that moccasins and loafers were first introduced in the USA, their homeland is different.
In the 1930s of the last century, the American Spalding family began to produce these shoes, giving it the name "loafers."
Types of Loafers
- penny loafers;
- with a brush;
- with fringe;
- with buckle;
What to wear with different loafers?
These shoes are perfect for a casual look . Pants, jeans, a blazer, shorts, a cardigan, a jacket, a shirt - with these things such shoes are in good harmony. But there are some nuances in the combination of clothes and this shoe, ignorance of which can put a man in a bad position. Therefore, it is worthwhile to figure out separately what clothes are suitable for different styles of loafers:
Venetian . This type of men's shoes is minimalistic and is not decorated with unnecessary details. From the decor there is only a pronounced seam on the top of the product. Venetian loafers go well with loose casual clothes - jeans, shorts, trousers, a shirt. But, despite the sophistication, they are not suitable for a business suit.
Reference! There are two legends for the appearance of the name of this shoe, and both of them are associated with students. It is believed that a diamond-shaped recess in the vamp was made so that a student or teacher on the university campus would put a 2 penny coin there so that there was always the opportunity to make a phone call.
Another option is that students put a coin in their shoes for good luck on the exam. Something like 5 cents under the heel with us.
We will analyze the three main colors of this shoe: white, black, brown.
- White loafers should be worn only with a white or light suit, but without a belt. If the suit is black or gray, white shoes will not work.
- Black loafers are only suitable for a black business suit. For other colors or types of clothing, it is better to choose other shoes.
- Brown loafers are versatile. They are suitable for white and black suits. If your style is casual, then wear a light brown pair.
There is no one universal rule. But business types - with a tassel or penny loafers, be sure to wear with socks, as required by business style.
Reference! Michael Jackson did not adhere to this rule, and so his stylish business card appeared - black loafers with white socks.