Penny Loafers are low point smaller shoes that can only be worn. The style is that of a moccasin and they were used as casual wear in America but currently they have become very popular with lounge suits. Another design by Penny Loafers introduced in Norway was known as the Auriand shoe. They are used for many occasions and are available in many colors and designs. They have tassels in the front or metal decorations. A slip-on that is less relaxed is made with side walls and is called a dress slam. It is made in the form of oxford laces but does not have laces. These shoes have inserts on the side that are elastic. These shoes remain tightly fitting when worn but can be easily removed. The cut of Penny loafers is very popular in the UK.
How did Penny Loafers become popular?
A shoe company located in London around 1847 made the first Penny loafers as country houses for the royal family and the landed gentleman. These shoes were made by Raymond Lewis Wildsmith from Wildsmith Shoes for King George VI as a casual slipper. Subsequently, these shoes were manufactured and sold by other shoe companies such as & # 39; Harrow & # 39 ;.
How did Penny Loafer's style change over time?
This scientific style is still popular with lawyers in the UK. In Wilton Maine, a Boot manufacturer named G.H.Bass started making loafers under the name Weejuns. These loafers had a distinct strip of leather across the saddle with a diamond cut that was to be worn in the summer but it became very popular in America and formed part of the casual shoe wardrobe.