We all know flats are no longer just ‘having a moment’, but here to stay. And it’s the new kid on the block, backless loafers, that keep us awake at night, dreaming up endless outfits. Yes, they’re a loafer at heart, but a step towards a more trend-driven direction for A/W 16. Gucci made the case with its fur-lined version—and now everyone else has jumped on board.
Will backless loafers have staying power? We think, yes. They’re comfortable (these are editor-tested and approved), work with everything from skirts to cropped flares and you can snag a pair at every price point. Keep scrolling to shop our top picks.