Rothy’s Lace Up Sneaker Review

Rothy’s is on a roll this year with new styles – first with their summer ready sandals (reviewed here) and now with their latest sneaker addition, the Lace Up. With a classic, slightly retro profile, I decided to try them in Bright White. Like the Sandals, these are noticeably different from their prior styles (yes, even the Sneakers) – here are my initial thoughts so far.

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Rothy’s Sandals Review: The Knot & The Triple Band

Though many of us are spending all our time at home right now, this is almost a perfect timing for Rothy’s latest sandal release. Their Knot & Triple Band styles are certainly nice enough to elevate my sock-centric WFH style as of late. Even if you can’t wear their newest styles out in the world as they were intended, they actually work as really nice house slippers.

I already have a few pairs of Birdies slides and slippers – the shoes that famously began as indoor slippers and had to pivot after Meghan Markle wore them into fame. So I was curious to see how The Knot and The Triple Band felt in comparison.

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Rothy’s Loafers vs Birdies Slippers (Updated October 2019)

When Rothy’s recently re-released their loafer style, I immediately purchased a pair to try them out. I wanted to compare them to another popular brand – the Birdies slipper, most famously worn by (soon to be princess) Meghan Markle.

Overall, both pairs have the classic loafer silhouette with no frills – though Birdies does offer a cute tassled version. They’re comfortable in very different ways, which I’ll go through in the rest of the post. 

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