Loafer Shoes - Celebrating The Variety Of Gentlemen’s Fashion “Taste"

Loafer Shoes are always the favorite shoes of Gentlemen due to their versatility and variety in design. 


1 - The Popular Loafer Shoes Styles Worldwide 

"Loafer" Shoes is the common name for laceless Dress Shoes and leather shoes. With this feature, Loafer Shoes ensure politeness, elegant appearance, and ease of use, making them a favored choice as the traditional Oxford and Derby.  

Loafer Shoes has numerous versions in the Dress Shoe world, each with its origin, story and expression of different fashion styles. Below are the most popular Loafer shoe styles in the world:  


  • Classic Loafer

Classic Loafers feature a plain shoe surface with traditional embellishments, emphasizing the leather material quality. This design complements various foot shapes and clothing styles.

Giày Loafer tối giản Pierre Cardin

(Figure 1 - Pierre Cardin Classic Loafer)



  • Penny Loafer 

Penny Loafer has one of the most unique shoe stories in the world, especially the "penny slot" feature on the shoe's upper. In the 1950s, American students used this slot to hold spare change that was easily accessible when needed. Over time, the penny slot design has been changed with various styles, but it remains youthful, distinctive, and incredibly stylish.  

*Reference: Penny Loafer - One Of The World's Iconic Shoes


Giày Penny Loafer Pierre Cardin

(Figure 2 - Penny Loafer features with the “penny slot")



  • Tassel Loafer

Tassel Loafer was introduced by the actor Paul Lukas, featuring a comfortable and casual appearance with tassels on the shoes' upper. When moving, these tassels swing, creating a youthful and unconventional style. Because of its distinctive design, Tassel Loafers are favored by entertainment celebrities. 


Giày Tassel Loafer Pierre Cardin

(Figure 3 - Pierre Cardin Tassel Loafer - PCMFWLG 347)



  • Horsebit Loafer

Horsebit Loafer is a “great vitality” shoes model in modern fashion history, as well as the trend each season. In the 1950s, Gucci introduced the Horsebit Loafer featuring gold horsebit pattern. The romantic Italian-inspired design attracted fashion connoisseurs, especially those with an artistic soul.   

*Reference: Pierre Cardin: "About Horsebit Loafer - Embracing Aesthetic In Every Foot"

Giày Horsebit Loafer Pierre Cardin

(Figure 4 - Horsebit Loafer has gold horsebit pattern)



  • Moccasin Loafer

Moccasin Loafer combines the streamlined form of Dress Shoes with the unique lacing detail of hiking moccasins. They are beloved for their spacious, flexible, and comfortable fit rather than traditional Loafer.  


Giày Moccasin Loafer Pierre Cardin

(Figure 5 - Pierre Cardin Moccasin Loafer - PCMFWLH 523)


2 - The Variety Of Loafer Shoes Celebrates Gentleman's Fashion “Taste" 

Loafer has various designs, representing different fashion styles. Minimalist Loafers suit Gentlemen who appreciate subtlety and sophistication. Penny Loafers for youthful and modern Gentlemen. Tassel Loafers represent free-spirited, carefree style. Horsebit Loafers exude romanticism and are the top choice for Gentlemen who are art lovers. Moccasin Loafers offer comfort and a rugged style. Despite different fashion “taste”, Loafer Shoes celebrate the essence of the Gentleman


3 - Loafer Shoes Recommendations From Pierre Cardin Paris Vietnam

A) Pierre Cardin Penny Loafer Shoes - PCMFWLG 359

  • Pierre Cardin Penny Loafer - PCMFWLG 359 has a basic design, featuring the spirit of traditional Penny Loafer shoes;

  • Sole Shoes are handcrafted using the McKay/ Goodyear technique. This is a traditional  Dress Shoes crafting technique that adheres to Western aesthetics. Besides, a part of the sole also combines with rubber to enhance grip and convenience during movement;

  • The shoe surface is meticulously covered with Patina paint, creating a unique color change effect;

  • Modern, luxurious, and elegant - these shoes are the top choice for high-level personnel, formal meetings, and sophisticated gatherings.

Giày Penny Loafer Pierre Cardin 359
(Figure 6 - Pierre Cardin Penny Loafer - PCMFWLG 359)


B) Pierre Cardin Men's Tassel Loafer Shoes - PCMFWLG 347

  • Pierre Cardin Men's Tassel Loafer - PCMFWLG 347 features the original style designed by actor Paul Lukas. The tassel detail is medium size, adding a touch of sophistication;

  • Tassel Loafer is the only leather sole version available at Pierre Cardin. The leather sole is handcrafted using the Goodyear technique, with over 150 years of history in Europe. This leather sole is the epitome of Western-style luxury;

  • The shoe surface is meticulously covered with Patina paint, creating a unique color change effect at the pointed toe of the shoe;

  • Pierre Cardin Tassel Loafer will be perfect for formal gatherings, casual hanging, and artistic performances. Alternatively, you can use these shoes as an important item for everyday office attire.

Pierre Cardin Paris Vietnam: Tassel Loafer - PCMFWLG 347
(Figure 7 - Pierre Cardin Tassel Loafer - PCMFWLG 347)


C) Pierre Cardin Horsebit Loafer Shoes - PCMFWLG 358

  • Pierre Cardin Horsebit Loafer - PCMFWLG 358 design inspired by the liberated strokes of the French artist Claude Monet - the pioneer of Impressionism. The shoe toe is creatively rounded. The elegant gold horsebit pattern adds a striking highlight to the overall design.

  • The Leather Sole is handcrafted using the McKay/ Goodyear technique, which has a long tradition in Europe. The combination with the rubber sole enhances grip and practicality during movement.

  • The shoe surface is meticulously covered with Patina paint, creating a unique color change effect.

Giày Horsebit Loafer Pierre Cardin 358
(Figure 8 - Pierre Cardin Horsebit Loafer - PCMFWLG 358)

Here are some Loafer Shoes recommendations from Pierre Cardin Paris Vietnam. We hope our Customers will choose favorite shoes that suit their preference.  



Pierre Cardin Paris Vietnam


Content Creator: Nguyễn Hà Bảo Thy

Translator: Lê Lảm Bảo Ngọc

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