Wearing creepers may bring back memories of your high school “punk” phase, but the latest designs can be worn in a not-so-aggressive way. With detailing such as braided leather, colored suedes and new silhouettes — yes, a creeper loafer exists — the new crop of styles are giving an update to the classic creeper sole.
Below, see five ways to wear the latest creepers:
Wear it to run errands
Want a more casual take on the creeper? The Fenty x Puma creeper sneaker, introduced in a new red velvet, is the perfect option to spice up those dreadful errands. Getting groceries never looked so good.
Wear it to work
Be the best-dressed man in the boardroom. Lanvin’s braided leather creeper style is the perfect mix of classy and non-traditional. Just make sure the rest of the outfit is polished — you’re at work, for heaven’s sake.
Shop the look: Lanvin braided leather creeper, $1,495. Salvatore Ferragamo bag, Raey turtleneck, Issey Miyake blazer, Tom Ford glasses, Gucci trousers
Wear it on the weekend
Unwind with friends with Jil Sander’s easy slip-on creeper boot. With just a slight creeper sole, the style is perfect for trying the trend without feeling too experimental. Plus, it’ll last you for seasons.
Wear it on a night out
It’s time to hit happy hour. T.U.K.’s edgy creeper boot is a cool option for nighttime, and looks even cooler when paired with a leather jacket and graphic tee. Hey — someone might even buy you a drink.
Shop the look: T.U.K. creeper boot, $110. Zanerobe jeans, Balenciaga card holder, Saint Laurent jacket, Tobias Wistisen ring, McQ Alexander McQueen tee
Wear it on a date
Nothing makes a better first impression than a good outfit. Adieu’s creeper penny loafer says you’re on the pulse, but unique — totally second-date-worthy.
Shop the look: Adieu creeper loafer, $405. Valentino shirt, Kingsman sweater, A.P.C. belt, Boss Hugo Boss trouser, Shinola watch
To shop the looks, click through the gallery.
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