11 Pairs of High Street Loafers That Look Like Prada (But Won’t Break the Bank)

These will save you hundreds.

Last Updated on June 29, 2023

Have a penchant for expensive items but missing the designer budget? Me too.

Thats why I’m pretty good at finding high-street copies of my favourite designers – including those beautiful brushed leather loafers from Prada you’ve been seeing everywhere.

I’ve been spotting the loafers over and over again on Instagram over the past 18 months, with influencers and celebrities such as Emili Sindlev, Sara Louise Thomas, Kendall Jenner and Bella Hadid all being spotted in a pair of the coveted shoes.

It’s not just Prada that have dropped loafers this season. Chanel, Gucci, Celine and Saint Laurent are just some of the designers who have thrown their hat in the ring when it comes to the shoe, so it’s clear the style is going no where soon.

I personally love how they can be worn all year round. Team with a summer dress in the summer, or wear them with your jeans in the winter.

Like everyone, I’m desperate for a pair – but they certainly don’t come cheap. If you do want to invest, here are just a few of our favourites from the designer.

chunky-sole loafers

Chunky-sole loafers, £950, Prada – buy now

triangle logo loafers prada

Triangle logo loafers, £920, Prada – buy now

triangle logo plaque loafers

Triangle logo plaque loafers, £920, Prada – buy now

But there are plenty of more purse-friendly styles on the high street, with affordable options from & Other Stories, Vagabond, ASOS and more.

Here are a few I think you’re gonna love. If you like these, check out these similar sandals to Hermés Oran’s.

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WN’s Loafers Edit

Albany II Saddle Loafers
Black Leather

Albany II Saddle Loafers Black Leather, £180, G.H.Bass – buy now

I’d say these black leather loafers are as close as you’ll get to the real deal.


Leather Track-Sole Loafers, now £69.95, Massimo Dutti – buy now

Get luxe for less with these leather loafers from Massimo Dutti, known for their high quality pieces.

Trailblazer Corn - Black Vegan Loafer

Trailblazer Corn – Black Vegan Loafer, £177, Alohas – buy now

Looking for a loafer with height? Opt for a sustainable pair from Spanish footwear brand Alohas.

slip-on loafer shoes

Slip-on loafer shoes, £145, Camper – buy now

Camper’s shoes are so good this season. I love these slip-on loafers, that offer a daintier version of Prada’s platforms and keep the height.

UO Black Cleo Chunky Loafers

UO Black Cleo Chunky Loafers, now £39, Urban Outfitters – buy now

A great mid-range option, Urban Outfitter’s shoe collection is relatively affordable and always on trend.


Leather Loafers

Leather Loafers, £49.50, M&S – buy now

You can’t go wrong with M&S loafers. This pair is made from real leather, so you know they’ll be super comfy.

Heeled Leather Penny Loafers & other stories

Loafers, £110, & Other Stories – buy now

Our favourite high-street store has done it again. These shoes are slick, stylish and look almost identical to the Prada pair.

They’re still an investment, but they’ll last for years and if price per wear means anything, you’ll definitely get your money’s worth.

Glamorous chunky loafers in black patent, now £24, Glamorous – buy now

I love the chunky sole of this Glamorous pair, which are in the sale right now. It perfectly matches Prada’s, and these come in wide fit too.

Track Total Black, now £180, Alohas – buy now

This pair from Alohas look pretty similar, but instead of the triangular panel, they have a chunky gold chain.

Vagabond Cosmo 2.0 Loafers

Cosmo 2.0 Loafers, £130, Vagabond – buy now

Vagabond is unrivalled when it comes to chunky shoes. This pair is one of the best Prada dupes on the market now, with an almost identical shape – but they’re also a great shoe in their own rite, which is why Kendall Jenner and Katie Holmes are fans.

ALDO Grandwalk chunky cleated sole loafers in black

Grandwalk chunky cleated sole loafers, now £76.50, ALDO – buy now

You won’t get much closer to a perfect Prada dupe than this chunky pair from ALDO. They’re in the sale too, so grab a bargain while you still can.