6 ways to wear the loafer

With the classic loafer making a contemporary comeback, we explore 6 ways to wear the loafer in 2016. 


Clean lines are softened with an elegant waist tie on this minimalist shirt. Drape over a relaxed trouser and pair with a statement patterned loafer to add some playfulness to this grown-up look.

Shop this look: Lara Pinstripe Shirt £95, Elyse Crepe Trouser £120, Melrose Zebra Loafer (arrives July) £180, Artesia Shoulder Bag £225 (arrives July).


An ankle skimming jean works surprisingly well with a slick loafer. Go tonal and match white denim with our silky cream shirt, finish with the new leather Brook Biker to add some punk attitude.

Shop the look: Brook Leather Biker £325, Relaxed Straight Leg Jean £95, Melrose Saddle Loafer £160.


This artfully crafted leather skirt is a timeless wardrobe investment. Pair with a smart knit, oxblood loafers and structured handbag for a polished look.  

Shop this look: V Neck Fluted Sleeve Knit £110, Leather Pencil Skirt £195 (arrives July), Melrose Loafer £160 (arrives July). 

Smart travel

Rethink workwear with relaxed pyjama shapes. Ideal for those on the move, fluid silhouettes when paired with a smart loafer offer both style and comfort.  

Shop the look: Katya Wrap Top £120, Fluid Cropped Trouser £110, Lister Open Back Loafer £160.

Day to night

Contemporary and chic, this suede wrap dress is high impact and low maintenance. Simply add a croc loafer for and enjoy an elegant look that will take you with ease from day to night.

Shop the look: Isla Belted Suede Wrap Dress £395, Lister Open Back Loafer £160.

After dark

A boyish loafer adds a modern edge to a feminine party dress, a savvy trick for creating an air of nonchalance. 

Shop the look: Oona 2 in 1 Layered Dress £295 (arrives July), Melrose Loafer £160.