9 Eco-Friendly Loafers That Will Never Go Out of Style

"You can shop fall's hottest trend sustainably!"

Loafers are everywhere this season. From chunky, platform loafers to sleek, modern loafers, the classic shoe is having a major moment.

While buying into trends isn’t typically a sustainable way to shop, as many of those items quickly go out of style, loafers are an exception: They’ve been around since the early 1900s, proving they’re truly a wardrobe staple. And when you shop for a sustainable pick, you’ll have a planet-friendly option that’s bound to be a go-to for years to come.

If you’re in the market for a pair of loafers, we rounded up nine eco-friendly options that look great with skirts, your favorite pair of jeans, and beyond.

9 Eco-Friendly Loafers You Can Wear for Years to Come

1. Reformation Agathea Chunky Loafer

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These loafers from Reformation are great if you’re looking for a traditional loafer with a subtle trendy upgrade. Chunky loafers are driving the loafer trend, and the Agathea features thicker soles that’s still modest.

2. Nisolo Smoking Shoe

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These caramel loafers look a lot more like classic office shoes, but with a modern upgrade. They have a fine texture to add flare to the vintage style.

3. Rothy’s Loafer

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If you’re looking for a loafer that’s made for walking, Rothy’s is the perfect pick. These classic loafers are can be dressed up or down. And either way, your feet will be thanking you.

4. MadeTrade Lu Loafer

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These unique two-toned loafers are handmade with responsibly sourced leather. Because they shape to your feet, there’s a good chance they’ll become your most comfortable pair.

5. Everlane The Modern Loafer

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Looking to replace your old office shoes? These modern loafers are made to last forever. They’re also anything but boring: The slight heel and tapered toe take this shoe to the next level.

6. Bhava Phoebe Loafer

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When we think of loafers, we often think of plain, black flats. Bhava’s Phoebe Loafers defy all expectations: Tan, heeled, and made from vegan leather, they’re great for a day-to-night outfit.

7. Alohas Trailblazer Loafer

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If you want to revel in the ultra-trendy clunky loafer, this is the shoe for you. With heavy, platform soles, they’re nothing short of eye-catching.

8. Susi Emerson Loafer


These look more like your traditional loafer… except for the bows. Named after Ralph Waldo Emerson for his views on unapologetic individualism and strong feminism, they add a modern and feminine twist to the classic style.

9. Nae Nise Loafers

sustainable loafers
Photo: Nae

Nae takes sustainability to the next level for these loafers. In fact, there’s no need to polish them because they’re made of out corks. But don’t worry—they’re water-resistant and made to last forever.

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