Slip Into Something More Comfortable

Slip Into Something More Comfortable

Making the case for a quality pair of slippers

Best men's house shoes in 2022

Cozy season is officially upon us. And we're embracing it. Bring on the leftover Halloween candy, early sunsets and the warmth of the heaviest throw blanket that spent the last six months tucked deep into the back of a closet.

One lazy Sunday may've already been dedicated to diving into storage and retrieving the best cardigans and flannels to officially transition into winter. The old favorites are back—from the waxed Barbour to the insulated puffer that still has an old N95 tucked into the chest pocket. But one cold weather accessory that rarely gets to sniff that fresh autumn air could still get more action than any of the standard outerwear: the slipper. And it might be worth saving up to get something that will last and make lounging at home even more relaxing.

Best men's house shoes in 2022
Best men's house shoes in 2022

If you live in a cold enough climate, investing in a quality pair of house shoes is worth every penny. From November through March, every day starts by sliding into a fuzzy lining that only conforms more to your foot with each passing day. They sit next to your bed, patiently waiting for you in the morning, and are the perfect complement to an early coffee or evening cocktail. And for those who have joined the remote workforce, time has become a flat circle anyway, and slippers pair well with any virtual meeting, regardless of company dress code.

Now we don't endorse wearing slippers in public, though some do come with rubber soles for added durability and traction. Aside from the occasional mailbox run, slippers are usually best kept to yourself and your loved ones—and not because they aren't flattering, but because the best slippers have brought the least of the outside world into the sanctuary of your home bubble.

So, let your entryway collect all the sneakers and boots and leave your clean slippers at the door for your return home. Splurging a little on a few of our favorites is the best way to help your feet feel like they're wrapped in your favorite fleece until the days start getting longer again.


The Best House Shoes
for Men in 2022

Knit with premium merino wool, these are lightweight, breathable and completely washable too.

Knit slipper,
$149 by Rothy's

Greats Foster Slipper

Foster slipper,
$99 by Greats

Bombas Gripper Slipper

Gripper slipper,
$45 by Bombas

A modern update on the traditional Japanese house shoe. Fully reversible and easily rolled for travel.

Izumi flannel house shoe,
$59 / $49 by Merippa

Easymoc Cozymoc House Shoe

Cozymoc house shoe,
$285 by Easymoc

Ugg Ascott Leather Slipper

Ascott leather slipper,
$110 by Ugg

Sorel Manawan II Slipper

Manawan II slipper,
$100 Sorel

Birkenstock Zermatt Shearling House Shoe

A lightweight and ultra-comfy version of your favorite suede clogs, cut from wool so they're warm yet breathable.

Zermatt shearling house shoe,
$99.95 by Birkenstock


The percent of Americans who take off their shoes in their own homes, but rarely ask their guests to remove their shoes when coming inside.

(Source: YouGov Omnibus

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