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10 Slick Driving Loafers to Wear all Summer Long

Men's Health Logo By Bernd Fischer of Men's Health | Slide 1 of 11: In case you’re too embarrassed to ask, no, driving shoes are not only for people who literally sit behind the wheel of a moving vehicle. Like the arguably more ubiquitous boat shoe, and plenty of other fashionable wardrobe staples, these pieces have evolved beyond their initially intended design function.Driving shoes—also sometimes referred to as driving moccasins—are simply a style of slip-on loafers with the addition of pebbled soles (often made of rubber) that stretch to the back of the heel, which for drivers especially, add extra grip to shoes. Plus, most of them have no laces to get in the way of putting pedal to the metal.Read More: Best Men's Summer ShoesNow, why would you want these kinds of loafers if you don’t see yourself in the driver’s seat anytime soon? Well, slip-resistant soles are always a win, even if you consider yourself a city dweller in the strictest sense. Then, they’re easy to get in and out of, without foregoing even the slightest bit of comfort. Lastly, they’re chic as heck, of course.When you need something smarter than a slide that doesn’t suffocate your feet in the heat, the versatile nature of driving loafers make them an excellent shoe style to add to your summer rotation. That said, scroll down to see our top picks for the best men’s driving shoes.Read More: Best Loafers for Men

In case you’re too embarrassed to ask, no, driving shoes are not only for people who literally sit behind the wheel of a moving vehicle. Like the arguably more ubiquitous boat shoe, and plenty of other fashionable wardrobe staples, these pieces have evolved beyond their initially intended design function.

Driving shoes—also sometimes referred to as driving moccasins—are simply a style of slip-on loafers with the addition of pebbled soles (often made of rubber) that stretch to the back of the heel, which for drivers especially, add extra grip to shoes. Plus, most of them have no laces to get in the way of putting pedal to the metal.

Read More: Best Men's Summer Shoes

Now, why would you want these kinds of loafers if you don’t see yourself in the driver’s seat anytime soon? Well, slip-resistant soles are always a win, even if you consider yourself a city dweller in the strictest sense. Then, they’re easy to get in and out of, without foregoing even the slightest bit of comfort. Lastly, they’re chic as heck, of course.

When you need something smarter than a slide that doesn’t suffocate your feet in the heat, the versatile nature of driving loafers make them an excellent shoe style to add to your summer rotation. That said, scroll down to see our top picks for the best men’s driving shoes.

Read More: Best Loafers for Men

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