this season’s house shoes are a feast for the eyes and a treat for the feet, says style editor AISLINN COFFEY …
After over a year spent mostly at home, one good thing we will take away is the resurgence of the house shoe. Usually reserved for early mornings or when you get home after a long day, a good pair of chic house shoes are more desirable than ever. Launched in 2019 with sustainable and ethical responsibility at its core, IMM shoes debut collection of sumptuously supple Home Shoes are made from luxe surplus leather upcycled from luxury brands. Designed by immigrant designers in Paris and crafted by skilled immigrants in Spain, IMM’s Home Shoes are a great example of slow and sustainable fashion. The company is driven by two passionate entrepreneurs, Belén H Sánchez and Joanne Tsai, who both believe in making a difference in business today. “With multiple crises that led to millions of people losing their homes, finding alternative approaches to help those in need is the core of our brand. We start by nurturing and offering jobs to skilled immigrants so that they have stable means to rebuild their homes,” Sánchez told us. There are plenty of different styles of house shoes on the market from uber-fashionable Birkenstock-style slides and mules with decent shearling cushioning to uber-luxe slides by the king of shoes Manolo Blahnik, this season’s house shoes are a feast for the eyes and a treat for the feet …
Main featured image: IMM shoes
Anacletus suede and shearling slides, Manolo Blahnik, €695; www.net-a-porter.com
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