Loafers' history started from 19 century in England. A shoes company in London in 1847 designed shoes that don't need shoes laces for indoor, especially in a villa in summer time at England's country side of Royals. A loafers name Wildsmith Shoes, by Raymond Lewis Wildsmith were designed personally or King George VI to wear indoor, and then all other shoes makers in London follow and push marketing.
in 1930, Norway produce a lot of loafers, only slip your for in feels comfortable and not longer later, this kind o shoes started to export to Europe and American . Until Esquire magazine first time introduce this kind of shoes, loafers became most favor items in American.
In the middle of 1995, when loafers favor being spread out , the from of the shoes is changed and improve to be more light and, flexible. At this time, Loafers not only or ormal ocassion. In America, men wear loafers with suit.
1996, Italian designer Gucci design a strap through the toe box with the shape of harness for horses. Till 1970, the Gucci loafers is favord worldwide especially became a "uniform" or businessmen in Wall Street
Loafer can be favord by man and women, no matter job, shape or age. 1956, in "Funny Faces", actress Audrey Hepburn wear loafers with a sweaters and pencil pants. Simple but still “chic” và formal.