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Slipper Styles About Slippers

A slipper or houseshoe is a semi-closed type of indoor footwear, consisting of a sole held to the wearer's foot by a strap running over (or between) the toes or instep. Slippers are soft and lightweight compared to other types of footwear. They are mostly made of soft or comforting materials that allow a certain level of comfort for the wearer. This can range from faux fur to leather.

Types Of Slipper

There are many different types of slipper in the world today, each with varying styles, materials and purposes.

Slip on slippers; These slippers are usually made with a fabric upper layer that encloses the top of the foot and the toes, but leaves the heel open, allowing the wearer to slip into them casually.

Slipper boots; These slippers are made to look like boots. often favoured by females, they are typically furry boots with a fleece or soft lining, and a soft rubber sole. These slippers are sometimes worn outside of the house, as they resemble the sheepskin boots that have been the fashion lately.

Novelty slippers; These slippers are typically made to resemble a character to novelty item. The slippers are usually made from soft and colorful; materials and commonly come in the shapes of animals, vehicles, cartoon characters etc. They are not easy to walk in though, due to their large size.

Moccasins; These slippers closely resemble shoes, and are often made of a soft leather or pelt. They are typically found to have a hard rubber sole, and are generally considered to be elderly slippers. These slippers seem well suited to outdoor usage.

Closed Slippers; The slippers closely resemble the slip on slippers, only these have a heel guard that prevents the foot sliding out from the slipper.

There are many different varieties of slipper, and these are only a few common styles.


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