Penny loafers are a classic style of shoes that can be worn at nearly any age. With the return of retro 50s glamour this upcoming fall, designers from Marc Jacobs to Christian Louboutin have given a nod to this slip-on shoe. The key to wearing penny loafers is to keep things sleek and simple, with modern updates to make them in tune with the times.
Penny loafers are a great alternative to ballet flats, as they offer the same means of fashion and function, but won't be spotted on every other woman when you're out and about. And here are some style icons we've seen comfortably rocking the shoes here and there.