If you’re looking for a pair of classy, timeless and very versatile leather shoes (e.g. works with jeans as well as suits) AND you’re also a fan of designer shoes, a pair of Gucci Horsebit Leather Loafers might just be your answer (or at least a great contender.)
Since it’s launch in 1953, Gucci Horsebit loafers created by Mr Aldo Gucci (son of founder Mr Guccio Gucci) has been a staple for men across the world. The shoes’ versatility in terms of look and convenience (e.g. easy to be taken off because they’re stringless) makes them a favourite travel shoes for many men. The equestrian-inspired signature double rings and bar are minimalist yet distinctive enough to add character to the shoes. The shoes became part of the collection at Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection in 1962.
Retailed at $640, these horsebit loafers are one of the men’s shoes holy grail worth buying given the history and positive receptions over 6 decades.