Yearning for cosy nights spent tucked up in our blankets and pajamas are some aspects of a warm night we all enjoy. Women’s feet need a snug spot when strolling around the home and that need brings this article to something else women are looking for – the best women’s slippers like the example Skechers slippers above.
Fluffy footwear that wraps around your feet and keeps in the house warmth makes all the difference. Throughout the last 2 years during lockdowns, we spent more time at home. Online sales in womens slippers went through the roof as a direct result; the need to be cosy beat down any other fashion tip. Women gravitated towards comfortable footwear, a snug pair of slippers as the best way to round up the whole work-at-home look.
Onto 2022, slippers continue to rank above ties and on par with trainers and boots in shop sales. I will help guide your choice here between moccasin slippers, suede slippers, and sheepskin slippers and vegan slippers.
The good thing is that so many really chic women’s slippers are available right now (from Birkenstock slippers to mule slippers and Sketchers slippers). Is it time you got yourself a new pair? Do you have problem feet and need extra support for plantar fasciitis?
Let’s check out the different kinds of slippers for women with these points to help build a buying guide.
- Open-heel slippers: usually designed with a fabric upper layer that covers the toes and the top of the feet, while leaving the heels open.
- Closed slippers: designed with a heel guard which keeps the foot from slipping out.
- Slipper boots: slippers that are designed like boots. A popular choice among women, they are usually furry boots with soft lining or fleece, as well as a soft sole made of rubber. Designed like sheepskin boots, they are suitable for wearing outside.
- Sandal slippers: these are cushioned sandals with soft fabric or rubber soles.
- Vegan slippers: There are choices of sustainable fashion materials for slippers with popular choices including responsibly sourced wool options, organic cotton, polyester and synthetic materials.
- Evening slippers: it is also called, “Prince Albert” slippers, after Albert, the Prince Consort. Ideally, it is made out of velvet, featuring leather soles and a grosgrain bow or gold embroidering of the wearer’s initials.
- Novelty animal-feet slippers: some slippers are designed to look like something different from a slipper and sold as novelties. Colourful and soft fabrics are typically used in making the slippers and they may be designed in various shapes such as cartoon characters, vehicles, animals, animal paws, and so on.
Buying Guide for Women’s Slippers:
|An elastic fabric that stretches to give room for any extra swelling.
The straps on these touch-fastening slippers are also attachable to the trilobal fabric so that they can be pulled together if one foot is bigger than the other.
Trilobal styles can be machine washed up to 40°C. Avoid tumble drying. If there are removable footbeds on the slippers, remember to remove them before you wash the slippers. You can wash the footbeds separately at 30°C.
|Slippers that use cotton fabric, cotton mix, or cotton linings help keep the feet cool.
Most cotton styles can be machine washed at up to 40°C. Avoid tumble drying. If there are removable footbeds on the slippers, remember to remove them before you wash the slippers. You can wash the footbeds separately at 30°C.
|Acrylic is a synthetic fabric made from polymer that is used for many slipper styles.
Acrylic is soft, warm, lightweight, and feels like wool. It is tough, maintains its shape, and washes well.
Acrylic styles can be machine washed up to 40°C. Avoid tumble drying. If there are removable footbeds on the slippers, remember to remove them before you wash the slippers. You can wash the footbeds separately at 30°C.
|Wool is a natural fabric that is useful in many ways:
Keeps feet warm during winter and chilled during summer because of its natural climate regulation.
Keeps feet healthy and dry since the fabric is breathable and drains away fabric from the skin.
Conforms to your feet so that it fits snugly due to the elastic nature of the fabric that allows it to stretch gently.
Feels soft and comfy on the skin. Suitable for sensitive skin since it is hypoallergenic.
Keeps feet fresh because it is odor-proof and resistant to mould, mildew, and bacteria.
Hard-wearing due to the durable nature of wool.
The resource is naturally renewable since sheep produce a fleece every year.
Still want to ask about womens slippers? Chat to Elevate Your Sole in North Wales and have a look at their choices of fabrics that include choices for vegan buyers.