Five Stylish Alternatives to the Gucci Backless Loafer

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Backless sneakers and loafers have been trending ever since Gucci released its instantly iconic design a few seasons ago. The look is a little too popular though, so we searched high and low for five alternatives to consider instead:

Balenciaga Black & White Cozy Slip-On Loafer, $495

This buffed leather slip-on loafer from Balenciaga is a perfect option for the minimalist who isn't logo shy.

Fear of God Essentials Backless Sneaker, $245

Mixing suede and mesh with a foam rubber midsole, this stylish look from Fear of God Essentials is equal parts easygoing and excellent.

Birkenstock Boston Shearling, $140

The most affordable option from our selection is the Birkenstock Boston, which delivers tons of style and comfort in a classic package you can't go wrong with.

Suicoke x John Elliott Slip-On, $140

Featuring dyed sheep fur with a durable rubber sole, this collab between Suicoke and John Elliott hits all the right notes.

Bottega Veneta Backless Loafers, $620

Bottega Veneta and the brand's signature intrecciato technique are trending in all the right circles in 2020 so far. Get in on the action with these handsome slip-ons.