The Goal: Find the best slippers that look like sneakers. After all, between Balenciaga’s sock sneakers, Allbirds’s wool slip-ons, and Adidas’s Primeknit racers, plenty of outdoor shoes feel like bedroom slippers. Surely the reverse must be true, too.
The Verdict: The One Love Socks by Fuggit take aesthetic inspiration from the rarest, most coveted kicks on the market — in this case, Retro Air Jordan 1s — but are hand-crocheted by a team of female artisans in Turkey. Unlike most of the puffy slipper-sneakers available, Fuggits have a tapered, high-top silhouette and fake laces. And recently the brand’s founder, Richard Riley, started adding rubber soles — meaning you can even wear them downstairs to the deli.
Your classic Converse All Star look-alike.
*A version of this article appears in the January 22, 2018, issue of New York Magazine.
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