Summer edition: Hello, fashion gurus worldwide have made it official; loafers are here to stay.
If you're a fashion enthusiast who can't help but admire the chic and ultra-cool vibe of loafers, then this ultimate fashion guide is tailor-made for you. Chunky loafers have once again taken the fashion world by storm, thanks to iconic figures like Princess Diana, Katie Holmes, and Lindsay Lohan, who effortlessly rocked these women's footwear, turning heads and making headlines. As we all aspire to feel both incredibly comfortable and stylish (especially during summer), just like our favorite celebrities, we have carefully curated a collection of fabulous looks from trendsetters like Kylie Jenner, Hailey Bieber, and more. After all, who better than these fashion icons to inspire us when it comes to embracing the chunky loafer trend for women?
Well, the good news is if you already have a pair of chunky loafers or embellished loafers, you'd know they're true fashion saviors. But for those who haven't hopped on the bandwagon yet, listen up because, speaking of season trends, if you still haven't invested in a pair of chunky loafers, this is your cue to do so. Thanks to esteemed fashion houses like Gucci and Stella McCartney, these stylish footwear gems have taken the catwalk by storm. When paired with wide-leg jeans, trench coats, or even summer dresses, loafers for women effortlessly reign over the fashion scene. With their unparalleled chicness, these loafers can elevate any outfit to new heights, making them an absolute must-have in your wardrobe! No, they aren't a typical passing summer fashion trend because they were here for autumn, winter, and the summer before that!
Ahead is a list of your adored celebrities donning trendy footwear that is just cool to pass. Alongside this star-studded display, we present an essential guide to the finest chunky loafers for women, specially brought to you by Rag & Co.
Hailey Bieber In Black Loafers
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Hailey Bieber has always been in the news for the husband and her impeccable fashion sense. However, it's her flawless taste in chunky loafers that earns her a well-deserved spot on this list. Witness Hailey effortlessly rocking the finest loafers during her NYC outing, combining a fresh twist on a classic style pairing. She effortlessly pairs an oversized jacket with a petite bottom and a stylish, large leather bomber, creating a look that exhibits sheer sophistication. To add an extra touch of glamor, Hailey completes the ensemble with a pair of sheer tights, solidifying her reign as the queen of style.
Rag & Co's white loafers for women, crafted from genuine leather and featuring a closed-pointed toe, have left us in awe. These beauties are available in three attractive colors, with the white colorway offering a refreshing take on the trending summer loafer trend.
Gwen Stefani In Yellow Embellished Loafers
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Want to infuse your summer footwear collection with a burst of freshness? Look no further than the effortlessly stylish and delightful Gwen Stefani for some fashion inspiration. Gwen donned a loose black tank top, distressed denim jeans, a chic animal-printed hat, and a pair of vibrant yellow loafers for women. The result? A sizzling hot look that was bound to turn heads. It's clear that Stefani has a soft spot for this particular pair, as we've spotted her rocking them time and time again. With that in mind, we couldn't resist presenting you with a similar style from Rag & Co.
Have a look at the chain-embellished loafers in mustard, made from genuine suede and sling details. You can wear them with almost everything and anything, from denim, loose tees to blazers for a semi-casual look.
Katie Holmes and Miley Cyrus in Chunky Black Loafers
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Chunky loafers have a nostalgic charm that harkens back to the '90s and early 2000s fashion. Find your favorite celebrity—Katie Holmes and Mylie Cyrus in NYC looking stylish as ever! Cyrus discovered the coolest summer trend, and her blue fringe denim jacket look with a pair of embellished chunky black loafers is proof. They're as versatile as Rag & Co's black platform loafers. Meanwhile, Katie Holmes opted for a trench coat and jeans, allowing her platform loafers to steal the spotlight. Accompanied by Emilio Vitolo Jr, you may think they're dressed in red and yellow, but like ketchup and mustard, these color and pattern flavors actually look great together.
Following in Holmes' footsteps, you can pair these chunky black loafers with denim jeans for a classic look or opt for a prairie dress or a summery short dress to create a more eclectic ensemble. These shoes for women are available in two more colors, while we're in total awe of the black horse-bit embellished chunky platform loafers!
Kendall Jenner In Chunky Loafers
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There is no denying that the fashion world is experiencing a strong preppy style comeback, with loafers leading the scene as the staple for an unprecedented outfit look! So in no way, loafer shoes are in their budding trend stage. Come on; they've been there forever now! To nail the look of the best chunky loafers for spring, take inspiration from the supermodel Kendall Jenner. Ever since Jenner has been wearing these crowd-pleasing black slip-ons with chunky soles, the internet has been going wild for them. And we at Rag & Co cannot disagree.
We're bringing to you our best black chunky leather loafers that have a hefty platformed sole but remain true to the signature loafer look.
Tessa Thompson In Chunky Black Slip-On Loafers
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We still can’t stop gushing over Tessa Thompson’s 2022 look when she graced New York City in her uber-cool outfit paired with chunky black slip-on loafers. Thompson styled her short red hair in tight curls while matching the black blazer and matching top with beige capri pants! The Los Angeles native effortlessly embodied a fashion-forward attitude, and her choice of chunky black slip-on loafers only solidified her status as a true style icon.
To go the massive and bold route like Tessa Thompson, grab Rag & Co’s chunky platform wedge loafers this spring, as they fit supremely well, are made from the softest leatherette, and have an upturned outsole for polishing your OOTD/OOTN!
Nicky Hilton Rothschild In Red Loafers
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If there’s one thing Nicky Hilton Rothschild does, it is taking the world by storm with her chic fashion sense. The heiress was spotted enjoying a stroll through New York City in an animal print coat, skinny jeans and a pair of flattering red loafers!
You can take some serious fashion lessons from Rothschild when you’re hesitant about investing in a pair of the best loafers for women apart from black. Pair skinny denim for a day out or for a date night or work event, slip on a pretty dress, and pair it with Rag & Co’s velvet loafers in burgundy, also available in black. Duh!
Gigi Hadid In Mismatched Mule Loafers
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Are we even talking fashion if we don’t mention the ultra-gorgeous Gigi Hadid? Thanks to the model, mismatched shoes are now officially a thing. Hadid stepped out in New York City wearing a pair of mismatched mule loafers which are apparently her favorite, as we’ve spotted her wearing these on multiple occasions. And why not when you have a pair of metallic closed-toe loafers in the color tan?
The tan color of the mule loafers (also available in red and white) set a cheerful yet sleek tone, and when styled with a full white ensemble, they looked refreshingly chic. For a season with all kinds of boots, these mule loafers stand out and feel delightful; grab them now!
Olivia Palermo In Embellished White Loafers
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Cher Horowitz, is that you? Olivia's take on that iconic yellow plaid was a cool riff on menswear, right down to the white loafers. Cher Horowitz's outfits have inspired many over the years, so much so that Olivia Palermo wanted to pay tribute to her during Milan Fashion Week, and surprisingly, this colorful outfit reminds us, once again, that the New Yorker can handle all the styles and clothes that come her way. The socialite chose this set and combined it with white loafers (as opposed to the black top).
To stand out like Olivia and look fresh as a sunflower, grab a pair of the season trendy loafers for summer from Rag & Co. The embellished loafers are made from genuine suede that will always be a la mode and look opulent. Thanks to the metallic sling, it adds an element of elevation in terms of visual aesthetics and looks luxe.
Tips To Style Loafers Like A Diva
Whether you're aiming for a casual chic look or a more polished ensemble, styling loafers like a diva is all about striking the perfect balance between sophistication and fashion-forward flair. From pairing them with trendy pieces to experimenting with different styles, get ready to step up your fashion game and make a stylish statement with your loafers this summer.
Chunky Loafers and a Long Coat
When styling chunky loafers and a long coat, you have a winning combination that oozes both comfort and sophistication. To create a fashion-forward look, start by selecting a long coat that complements the color palette of your outfit. For a sleek and modern ensemble, opt for a neutral-toned black, gray, or camel coat. Pair it with chunky loafers in a contrasting color, or choose loafers that match the coat for a monochromatic statement. To balance the proportions, ensure the coat hits around knee-length or below, allowing the loafers to stand out. For a casual yet trendy look, combine your loafers and long coats with cropped jeans or tailored trousers. Complete the outfit with a fitted sweater or a chic blouse.
Chunky Loafers With An Oversized Blazer And Straight Leg Jeans
Styling chunky loafers with an oversized blazer and straight-leg jeans creates a chic, effortlessly cool look. Begin by selecting a pair of chunky loafers that complement the color scheme of your outfit. Classic black or brown loafers work well for a timeless appeal, or choose a bolder choice with metallic or textured finishes. Next, choose a pair of straight-leg denim that fits comfortably and hits the ankle. Pair your jeans with a well-fitted oversized blazer in a complementary color. The oversized silhouette of the blazer adds a trendy and relaxed vibe to the overall look. Roll up the sleeves for a more casual feel. Complete the outfit with a simple top or blouse in a neutral color to keep the focus on the blazer and the chunky loafers.
A Mini Dress, Socks, and Loafers
Looking for a chic and playful outfit? Look no further than a mini dress with socks and loafers. Choose a mini dress in a pattern or color like some interesting floral prints, polka dots, or solid bold colors. Next, add a touch of whimsy by pairing the mini dress with a pair of ankle socks. Opt for socks with cute patterns, lace details, or vibrant colors to add a pop of interest to your look. Finally, complete the look with a pair of loafers like the classic leather to the chunky platform. For a more feminine and delicate look, choose neutral loafers; for a bold statement, go for loafers with metallic finishes or subtle embellishments.
Pop Of Colorful Socks With Chunky Loafers
Styling colorful socks with chunky loafers is the best way to add a playful and eye-catching element to your outfit. Begin by selecting a pair of chunky loafers in a neutral color, such as black or brown, to serve as the foundation of your ultimate fun look. This will let your colorful socks truly stand out. Next, choose socks in a vibrant hue or a fun pattern that complements your style and the overall color palette of your outfit. Think bold stripes, polka dots, or even quirky designs that reflect your personality. Choose a top or dress in a neutral or coordinating color to let the socks and loafers take center stage. Add accessories that echo the colors of the socks, like a statement bag or a scarf, to tie the look together.