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Poll: Men's Casual Shoes Loafers vs Drivers (21 member(s) have cast votes)

Do you prefer loafers or drivers for casual wear

  1. Loafers (10 votes [47.62%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 47.62%

  2. Drivers (11 votes [52.38%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 52.38%

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#1 pinseek

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Posted 30 November 2010 - 07:40 AM

With the increasing popularity of men's driver style comfort shoes, I'm curious to know how it is effecting the loafer popularity.


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#2 RickKimbrell

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Posted 30 November 2010 - 06:04 PM

I voted loafers.  It is all I wear other than golf shoes.  To be honest, I don't have a clue what "drivers" are.

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Posted 30 November 2010 - 10:21 PM

 RickKimbrell, on 30 November 2010 - 06:04 PM, said:

I voted loafers.  It is all I wear other than golf shoes.  To be honest, I don't have a clue what "drivers" are.
Hi Rick, Thanks for the input. Drivers are kind of a cross between a loafer and slipper with not necessarily a full sole that has
become fashionable to wear when driving your car...thus Drivers.
go to www.piedmontleather.com and check out the pictures of drivers.


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Posted 01 December 2010 - 12:04 AM

Other than golf shoes, all I wear are driving shoes.  I used to be loyal to Piloti shoes, but I moved to Puma driving shoes and prefer them.  Very comfortable, thin, lightweight, stylish. Posted Image  Pilotis are awesome, but more bulky, with more padding.

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Posted 02 December 2010 - 09:19 PM

Loafers in my opinion


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Posted 03 December 2010 - 05:48 PM

Ok, went to the website and looked at "drivers".  The loafers I wear with shorts are somewhat of a cross between the loafers and drivers.  They don't have leather soles.  They have a molded rubber sole and leather tops.  I have looked at  variations of the "drivers" (never saw them called that before) and they just did not seem like something I would like.  I buy very good shoes and wear them for a very long time.  The casual loafers I wear with shorts have been resoled (again full rubber sole) twice.  I have a couple of pairs of loafers (full leather soles and rubber heels) for work that are FootJoy.  I have had them resoled once or twice already and  bought backup for them when FJ announced they would no longer be making them.  I have probably less than a month's wear on them.  Not much need to wear them until the others are in the shop again or just worn completely out.

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Posted 22 December 2010 - 05:19 PM

 pinseek, on 30 November 2010 - 07:40 AM, said:

With the increasing popularity of men's driver style comfort shoes, I'm curious to know how it is effecting the loafer popularity.

I wear Tennis Shoes, specifically New Balance that come in widths.  I wear them on the golf course also.  They seem to work as well as soft spikes and are more comfortable.  YMMV.Posted Image

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Posted 01 January 2011 - 03:04 AM

I wear Sparrys :good:

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Posted 01 January 2011 - 03:19 AM

Sandals, Sparry's, Lacoste tennis shoes, but sandals 70% of the time for me. In Florida tho...
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Posted 01 January 2011 - 08:13 AM

I prefer loafers as well. I cannot stand the driver shoe fad. I have tried them on, but I have never found one to be comfortable. If I am going low profile shoes, I got with indoor soccer shoes!


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Posted 03 July 2018 - 03:53 PM

Not voting because I donít like either
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Posted 03 July 2018 - 11:51 PM

I wear a lot of drivers.  Have about five pair.  One thing about them is they wear out quick if you donít find something with a little more sole on them.  I have a couple of nubbed ones that are not cheap & they show a lot of wear.  I have a pair of Ferragamoís that still look great, but they have way more sole.

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Posted 04 July 2018 - 04:49 PM

I had never heard of drivers as well. While looking them up I found these shoes with a description that certainly has you covered.

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Mens Driving Moccasins Penny Slip On Loafers Classic Comfortable Casual Driving Shoes Boat Shoes for Men.
TM M3 10* Graphite Design BB6s
TM M1 3w 14*  Graphite Design BB7s
Srixon U65 18° Atmos Red 7s
Adams A12 UST Silver S 21°
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