12 pairs of high-street loafers that look like Prada (but won’t break the bank)

These dupes could save you £600.
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Have a penchant for expensive items but missing the designer budget? Us too. Thats why we’re pretty good at finding high-street copies of our favourite designers – including these beautiful brushed leather loafers from Prada.

You’ve probably seen them over and over again on your Instagram feed recently, with influencers and celebrities such as Emili Sindlev, Sara Waiste, Kendall Jenner and Bella Hadid all being spotted in a pair of the coveted shoes.

Like everyone, we’re desperate for a pair – but at £625, they’re not cheap.

That’s where we come in. We’ve found 12 similar pairs to keep you feeling fashionable on a tight budget, with affordable options from & Other Stories, H&M, Zara, ASOS and more.

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M&S are offering one of the best dupes we’ve found in these leather loafers for under £50. With the chunky sole, leather tongue and black stitching, the only thing setting them apart from Prada is the logo (and price).


Leather Loafers

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

For those of you who prefer heeled loafers, this chunky pair from ASOS are ideal. The block heel will add height, while the tongue detail is almost identical to Prada.

8 pairs of high-street loafers that look like Prada (but won't break the bank)

Loafers, now £32.70, ASOS – buy now

Prada’s chunky-look shoes have been recreated in this affordable pair from Zara. With a metal panel and chunky track sole, these are the next best thing.


Loafers, £45.99, Zara – buy now

If you’re looking to level up your shoe and bag collection, we recommend checking out Charles & Keith. This pair are the perfect Prada dupe for under £50.

Platform Penny Loafers Charles & Keith

Loafers, £49, Charles & Keith – 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.

Heeled Leather Penny Loafers & other stories

Loafers, £95, & Other Stories – buy now

This affordable pair of loafers from RAID are the perfect mix of Gucci and Prada, combining the former’s gold hardware with the chunky look of the Prada loafers.

RAID Wide Fit Empire chunky loafers in black with gold snaffle

Loafers, £34.99, RAID – buy now

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If you’re looking for a mid-point between super affordable and luxury, this chunky pair of loafers from Russell & Bromley couldn’t be better. Made from black patent nappa leather and with a leather lining, they’re worth every penny.

GERI loafers russell & bromley

Loafers, £195, Russell & Bromley – buy now

We love this chunky pair of loafers from & Other Stories, complete with a Gucci-style gold buckle.

Buckled Chunky Leather Loafers & other stories

Buckled Chunky Leather Loafers, £100, & Other Stories – buy now

You can always trust Arket to pull it out the bag. These are leather, but come with a statement rubber sole for height and comfort. They come up a little big, so size down if you’re in between sizes.

Chunky-Sole Leather Loafers Arket

Chunky-Sole Leather Loafers, £150, Arket – buy now

Vagabond is one of our favourite places to shop for chunky and chic shoes. These chunky loafers are available up to a size 9.

COSMO 2.0 Vagabond

COSMO 2.0 Loafers, now £88, Vagabond at Urban Outfitters – buy now

If you’re looking for a pair of sustainably-made loafers, look no further than Alohas. They make their shoes to order, meaning there’s no surplus stock going to waste. And look how pretty!

ALOHAS Track Total Black Loafers

Track Total Black Loafers, £166, Alohas at Urban Outfitters – buy now

You won’t get much closer to a perfect Prada dupe than this chunky pair from ASOS. At just £30, they’re unmissable.

ASOS DESIGN Mulled chunky loafer in black

Mulled Chunky Loafer in Black, £30, ASOS DESIGN – buy now

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