The Best House Slippers Look Like Sneakers

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One Love Socks
Not your average slipper.
One Love Socks
$60, Fuggit

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.

One Love Socks
$40, Etsy

These are also available for sale on Etsy.

Fuggit See The Future
$40, Etsy

Fuggit also makes this fun knitted version of the sneakers from Back to The Future that come in mens sizes.

Runners-up

Mahabis Classic
$110, Mahabis

Mahabis come with a detachable rubber sole, so they’re not necessarily slippers that look like sneakers, but they are slippers that act like sneakers.

Gohom Women’s Comfortable Luxury Indoor/Outdoor Boots
From $26 Amazon

Your classic Converse All Star look-alike.

Happy Feet Sneaker Boot
$27, Shoes.com

Perhaps the most common of slipper-sneakers, the super-puffy high-top with a one-inch foam sole that you’ll just sink right into. These also come branded for all of your favorite sports teams.

*A version of this article appears in the January 22, 2018, issue of New York Magazine. 

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The Best House Slippers Look Like Sneakers