Our favourite Brogues & Loafers

There’s enough of an autumnal nip in the air to make us turn our thoughts to updating our wardrobes and – specifically – our footwear. The season’s boyish mood has brought with it some of the most covetable shoes from glossy high shine loafers (our favourite is the patent plum Bette loafer at Whistles) to soft brogues. It helps too that one of our top designers, Olivia Morris, is now giving the shoes at Hobbs a major overhaul and she has included some gorgeous brogues in her debut collection. They look great with slightly cropped trousers and a cosy knit and with just a hint of a tanned ankle on show. These classic brogues are one of Olivia Morris’ designs for Hobbs, £175 The gorgeously glossy Bette patent loafer at Whistles, £125    The traditional burgundy Maisie brogue at Toast is beautifully made, £225   You would expect a slick and stylish loafer from Paul Smith and he doesn’t disappoint, £270

Slightly aged, these carmine Oxfords by Frye come in a pretty, uplifting pink at Anthropologie, £158

Not strictly a brogue but we love the Balenciaga spirit of these monochrome lace-ups, £120, Kurt Geiger

A classic Italian loafer in high shine leather for preppies everywhere £270, Tods at Selfridges

Another soft pink suede brogue, this time by up and coming designer Sophie Gittins, £250 at Young British Designers 

Our favourite Brogues & Loafers
— Clare
12th September 2013