tapered classic models
Loafers – comfortable shoes without buckles on a wide heel. They resemble classic shoes, only less strict. Sometimes they are called moccasins – this is not true. The top of the shoes gently fits the foot, but this shoe has a hard sole and heel, which is not in moccasins.
History of lofters
Shoes with a rounded toe and long tongue were worn by English sailors. About the sailors then formed an opinion as loafers, because they spent a lot of time in the pubs of port cities. Slacker in English sounds like a “loffer” – hence the name shoes.
In the twentieth century, women began to wear loafers. In 1957, shoes appeared on the big screen – they were worn by the heroine Audrey Hepburn in the movie “Funny Face”. Shoes without heels wore an icon of Grace Kelly style. In the 21st century, female models with heels appeared. Continue reading