The New Rothy’s Driving Loafer Is the Perfect Sustainable Shoe for Fall

The eco-friendly loafer is made of recycled plastic water bottles.

Rothy's is launching the perfect fall shoe. Scroll through for a peek at the chic new silhouette.
The Women's Driving Loafer is a knit loafer-style shoe, and it's perfect for the transitional season.
The brand now offers a driving shoe for men and women.
The new shoe comes in five colorways, including this raspberry.
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The Chocolate shoe.
It also comes in a camo print.
We're very into the cognac shade.
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And a pretty lavender.
It's made of Rothy's signature sustainable fabric.
The outsole has raised
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The shoe is so versatile.
They cost $185.

It’s been a weird year, to say the least, but now that we’re all starting to slowly inch back out into the world, real shoes other than house slippers are required. Luckily, ultra-comfy and stylish shoe brand Rothy’s is launching a brand-new silhouette, just in time for fall.

The eco-friendly brand, which counts Meghan Markle and Katie Holmes as longtime fans, is adding a new women’s driving loafer to its line-up of footwear, which already includes flats (the Duchess of Sussex’s preferred style is The Point in black), boots, sandals and sneakers.

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The Women’s Driver has arrived.

The Women’s Driver is a knit loafer made of Rothy’s signature sustainable fabric, which is composed of recycled plastic water bottles. Think of the shoe as an eco-friendly, business-casual take on the traditional driving loafer; it’s soft and comfy, but still structured, so you can wear it to the office just as easily as for a casual day out with friends.

While Rothy’s introduced a driving loafer in its first men’s collection earlier this year, this is the first time the brand has brought the style into the women’s line-up. The new shoe comes in five bright colors; cognac, forest camo, lavender, raspberry and chocolate. The insole provides cushion for optimal comfort, while the outsole has raised nubs for durability and grip.

It’s such a good transitional shoe.

Like all Rothy’s shoes, the Women’s Driver is machine-washable, so you can just throw them in the laundry when they get dirty and need a little spruce-up. It also means you don’t have to be too precious with them, which is ideal for those of us that can be a bit hard on our shoes. And by those of us, I am…very much speaking about myself!

The Women’s Driver costs $185, and is available to shop now. Scroll through the slideshow above to get a sneak peek at the perfectly preppy new shoe.

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