Love affair with Loafers

i got to meet with my first bride today!
i’ve got an ear infection though, which is not fun, not fun at all.
it’s given me time to hunt down my perfect loafers.  really meaningful stuff around here.
the ones that got away. . .
this happens maybe twice a year.  I obsess over something that was so perfect, and yet I did not purchase.  I found these leopard loafers at forever 21 back in October, and for some hair brained reason I did not snatch them up.  I bet I would have lived in them and some skinnies.  and a shirt too!  i’m not going out neked. 
they looked like these but had a $19 price tag.  darn it!
however, I did find these guys at shop ruche.  $24.50
… i’m not sure i can resist. 
Would you wear loafers?  
or are they a bit too grandma for you?

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  • Reply Taylor

    I loooooooooove loafers! When I have a job and I am a teacher I am going to splurge on a pair of hot pink Tod's πŸ™‚

    November 30, 2011 at 9:27 pm
  • Reply Abby

    I hate when I have non-buyers remorse, especially over something that is so inexpensive. Feel better soon and good luck with your first appointment! You'll be amazing.

    November 30, 2011 at 9:28 pm
  • Reply Anna Elder

    I totes love them! But I'm like you and haven't purchased a pair. I love the ones J.Crew has, but I like to see how the trend ages. If it's like a fine wine, it gets better with age. πŸ˜‰ Meaning…some of the best designs are yet to come! But for $24.50 who could resist those sunny loafs?!

    November 30, 2011 at 9:29 pm
  • Reply Ash

    oh i love loafers! and i'm the same way too- obsess and don't buy, then kick myself in the head (not really, i'm pretty sure that's impossible…) so BUY THESE! buy these now! and don't regret it (:

    November 30, 2011 at 9:30 pm
  • Reply Emily- Simply Southern

    those yellow ones are adorable, and no not too granny at all i love my cheetah ones…and always had my eye on a faded red leather pair from anthropologie!
    xx emily

    November 30, 2011 at 9:30 pm
  • Reply grace

    if anyone could rock loafers… is sgmt. supes cute.

    November 30, 2011 at 9:37 pm
  • Reply Kristen

    That is so exciting! I have been following your blog for a while and love it, so I am excited to see your business take off!

    Love both of those pairs.

    November 30, 2011 at 9:43 pm
  • Reply Bridget

    at first, i'll be honest, i was like 'nuh uh.' but now that sarah tucker is thinking about them, i'm second-guessing myself.

    November 30, 2011 at 9:54 pm
  • Reply Ashley

    I feel the same way about loafers…chic or grandma? I want the perfect pair of brown ones, but everytime I try a pair on I get that "oh no, am I my mother?" feeling. I'm still on the hunt for the perfect pair!

    November 30, 2011 at 9:56 pm
  • Reply Daily Cup of Couture

    Loafers are my absolute shoe staple I just adore them! I have a couple pairs of Stubbs & Woottons that I wear ALL the time! xx

    November 30, 2011 at 10:06 pm
  • Reply Flora Fricker

    Hmmmm so nice! x

    November 30, 2011 at 10:12 pm
  • Reply Heather

    I live in my loafers! I managed to snatch up a pair of the F21 leopard print ones before they disappeared and bought a classic black velvet pair from ASOS (a bit more expensive but how can you put a price on love?) Don't think twice this time around! The mustard pair are adorbs

    November 30, 2011 at 10:13 pm
  • Reply Julia - the Urban Slant

    I'm loving loafers — especially in bright colors and/or leopard!

    November 30, 2011 at 10:20 pm
  • Reply Kristina

    I love the yellow ones! And no, totally not grandma, it always depends how you mix them and I am pretty sure that you will mix them perfectly!! xox
    Oh and good look with your first bride!!! How exciting!

    November 30, 2011 at 10:43 pm
  • Reply Jenni Austria Germany

    of course. not grandma at all. love those leopards.

    November 30, 2011 at 11:01 pm
  • Reply Jessica Wray

    I've been on the hunt for a hot pink pair. Preferably, a faux croc. hot pink pair.

    November 30, 2011 at 11:33 pm
  • Reply Faith

    i love them! reminds me of my childhood! love the leopard ones too!

    November 30, 2011 at 11:35 pm
  • Reply Erica [pocket full of chuckles]

    grandma? no chance. those leopard ones are amaze but the yellow are just as fab.

    November 30, 2011 at 11:38 pm
  • Reply Nessa @{Casa Braaflat}

    i think in a bold color or print they are definitely not grandma-ish. also i love flats as i am 5'11" tall!

    November 30, 2011 at 11:38 pm
  • Reply Miss Bibliophile

    I've been loving loafers this fall! I've been embracing the grandma-ness and using them as an alternative to my usual ballet flats.

    December 1, 2011 at 1:18 am
  • Reply Jaclyn

    Those are so cute. I absolutely love the loafer style. It adds a little more than a simple flat.

    December 1, 2011 at 1:26 am
  • Reply Grace

    I really love loafers and how all the stores are starting to carry the best designs! πŸ™‚


    December 1, 2011 at 1:36 am
  • Reply Alisha

    I would totally wear these!! I saw a pair of apple green loafers somewhere, just can't remember where. I want them RIGHT.NOW. πŸ˜‰

    Hope the ear feels better soon!!
    Hugs. xoxo

    December 1, 2011 at 1:47 am
  • Reply taylor

    love these.
    congrats on meeting your first bride/client (hope that's right…)!

    December 1, 2011 at 1:59 am
  • Reply Shannon

    I love loafers too!!! I need some leopard print ones. πŸ™‚

    December 1, 2011 at 3:32 am
  • Reply Jessica Wray

    Can't believe I stumbled on these after reading your post today! And at the beautiful price of $18.40.
    I felt obligated to let you know πŸ™‚

    December 1, 2011 at 3:52 am
  • Reply Renee {This Won't Hurt A Bit}

    Certainly not too grandma! I would sport loafers like a crazy person!! πŸ™‚ Especially the top pair!

    December 1, 2011 at 4:04 am
  • Reply Sara Louise

    I would definitely wear loafers as long as they were a pop of color or animal print. Gotta funk them up a bit!

    December 1, 2011 at 6:11 am
  • Reply Kelly | Eat Yourself Skinny

    Oh how cute!! I seem to do that all the time, find something amazing, don't buy it, then see it on someone else and kick myself later πŸ™‚ I could totally see you rockin those too! xoxo

    December 1, 2011 at 1:57 pm
  • Reply Laura J

    Absolutely love loafers. And of course, being leopard makes them even better. My Tory Burch leopard Revas are just about toast, so I was just looking into these: (not sure how to post that as a link!) but they're $70 and free shipping! Not as great a deal as the $19 but probably better quality at least! Also, congrats on your first client!! You are doing exactly what I've felt an itch to do since I graduated school. Best of luck dear xo

    December 1, 2011 at 2:01 pm
  • Reply Nicole Marie

    get the yellow ones for sure!!!!

    and yay for your first client!! so excited for you!!

    December 1, 2011 at 2:44 pm
  • Reply Jessica

    i would DEF wear them.
    I love loafers.
    And I LOOOVE grandma wear.

    that's all I dress like these days, is my own grandmother. HA.

    Funny actually-she was wearing a cardigan recently, and I asked if I could have it.

    Grandma's have style. πŸ™‚

    December 1, 2011 at 3:02 pm
  • Reply flat faced cat

    Heck yes! Get those leopard loaves! I'm obsessed with loafers right now- skinnies, shorts, dress + blazer, boom!

    December 1, 2011 at 7:20 pm
  • Reply flat faced cat

    And congrats on your first customer!! So exciting! I hope you feel better. Miss & love you!

    December 1, 2011 at 7:22 pm
  • Reply karlee

    nope..Im all about the loafers this year! My hubs told me he thinks they're ugly…although I'm sure this will not deter me:)

    December 3, 2011 at 2:32 am
  • Reply The Arizona Russums

    i LOVE loafers… and pretty much all things a little bit grandma… but with style! πŸ™‚

    December 13, 2011 at 4:52 pm
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