Ah, the age-old debate: What really is a slipper? Is it a mule? A slide? A loafer? Are all four the same? Does it really *even* matter? So many of life's existential fashion questions, so little answers. Fashion retailers categorize the shoes in different ways, making it extremely hard to find a pair you actually like. Luckily, we did the work for you, narrowing in on the real slippers made for maximum warmth and comfort. Put your trust issues aside and shop these 13 stylish pairs, ahead.
How to justify $1,100 slippers, you ask? The pair has been seen on everyone from Gigi Hadid to Alexa Chung—made straight from Italy and layered with pink and brown shearling.
Plot twist: these are called "mule slippers." The braided suede gives the pair more of a bohemian vibe.
Avocado toast has never looked this good. Also: your daily reminder to eat breakfast in the morning.
Daniel Green, $40
Bet you’ve never seen colorblocked slippers before.
For more of a classic leather look, pair these with jeans or your favorite midi skirt.
L.L. Bean, $69
They call these mountain slippers for a reason. Instead of layering your socks in snow boots, just throw these babies on and you’re good to go.
The tassel adds an extra layer of fun...and encouragement to leave the house this winter.
Tempur Pedic, $60
Yes, the same Tempur Pedic you’re thinking of. If the name doesn’t give it away, this *extra* plush pair is heaven for your feet.
Patricia Green, $70
This pair has our heart—literally and figuratively.
The Scandinavian-inspired silhouette will have your co-workers fooled when you tell them you’re really wearing slippers.
This elegant pair still has the fur-trimmed effect you want in a slipper—versatile enough for everything from date-night to office meetings.
Platform. Fendi. Slippers. Fin.