Whether you’re popping out or staying in, the best indoor shoes are cosy enough for a snug Sunday spent on the sofa, but durable enough to put the washing out on a drizzly morning.
From tackling housework to lounging around in the living room, good indoor shoes are easy to wear around the house and garden, while still splashing your at-home outfit with a little style.
To help you choose the comfiest pair, we’ve put together this guide to the best shoes to wear around the house. Discover all the shoes you need to stay snug, from slippers to slip ons.
In this guide:
Best shoes to wear at home
When it comes to the best home shoes, nothing beats a cosy pair of slippers. Warm, soft and snug, slippers are available in a huge range of different styles, from super cosy ankle booties, to trendy slider styles and shoe designs with soft, squishy soles. With slippers, you’ll need something with plenty of cushioning to keep feet feeling extra cosy, especially on those chilly mornings and winter nights.
Below are some of our suggested buys if you’re looking for the perfect pair of slippers to wear at home.
Complete with fine stitching detail and cute pom poms, these trendy boot slippers are heaven for your tootsies. With a quick and easy slip on design, they’re the perfect slipper for staying warm and toasty this winter. They’re also easy to clean in the washing machine, so if you spill your morning coffee on them, there’s nothing to worry about. Their cute star upper also makes them ideal as a gift to give to a loved one.
Featuring a luxury suede upper and sumptuous sheepskin liner, these plum coloured slippers are perfect for slipping on and keeping feet warm in style. Finished with the on-trend button detailing and in a gorgeous deep purple shade, not only are these slippers trendy they’re warm enough for keeping out any wintry draughts.
Fashionable and fun, these lilac mule slippers are the ultimate in cool home footwear. The mule design makes them perfect for slipping on and off with ease, while the fluffy upper means feet will stay warm and cosy too. The thick, grip sole also adds extra support, making them ideal for nipping outside in.
Best shoes for indoor work
Sandals are one of the best types of shoes to wear at home. Lightweight, breathable and giving feet some much needed support, they’re ideal for wearing indoors and outside and come in a variety of styles to suit all tastes. They’re the perfect way to keep feet protected in summer, without your toes getting too hot.
Below are some of our favourite sandals for wearing in and around the house:
Sparkly and stylish, these diamantes encrusted slider sandals are ideal for ladies who still want to look and feel glamorous while lounging in the house. The sparkles add a lovely, luxury touch while their simple slip on design means you can easily pull them on and off.
Minimal and sophisticated, these simple black mules are one of the best styles of shoes to wear around the house. Slipping on and off with ease, these beauties will go with any outfit, whether you’re enjoying a lazy day in your PJs or donning your best gardening gear for a weekend of weeding. The flat hard sole gives extra comfort and support for comfortable wear all day long.
These flip flop style sandals are perfect shoes for wearing at home. With gorgeous diamante detailing they are as fashionable as they are functional, with a sturdy sole making them ideal for wearing both indoors and outdoors. They’re super handy to have a pair of in the summer months, when you may be hosting BBQs and garden parties and spend a lot of time rushing between the house and the garden.
Best shoes for popping outside
Sometimes you don’t want to nip outdoors in your slippers, but it can be a lot of effort to lace up your trainers for a trip to the bins and back. This is where a stylish pair of slip ons waiting by the door comes in handy. Perfect for walking around the house in and easy to pop on if you need to head out to the garden or down the driveway.
Below are some of our favourite slip on shoes for wearing in the house:
Embellished with gorgeous pearl detailing, these lightweight canvas shoes are for those who want to look good while heading to the post box. Light enough that you won’t even notice you’re wearing them, but supportive and protective enough to keep your feet cushioned throughout the day. The thick soles makes them ideal for wearing both on hard and soft surfaces and the trendy pearlescent colour means you’ll definitely get compliments when your friends pop round.
Roomy and comfortable, with a rounded toe to prevent any toe pinching, these are the ultimate in cosy indoor shoes. The quilted upper makes them super soft and cosy, with a supportive sole underneath to give your feet added comfort and support when walking around. These stylish slip ons are also very lightweight, making them ideal for getting all the housework done in.
Available in a sleek white leather and extra lightweight canvas material, these cushioned and supportive slip ons are perfect for wearing indoors. The gum soles ensure floorboards and carpets won’t get marked, while the leather upper means any spills and stains are easily cleaned off. These shoes will add style to any loungewear outfit and they’re super easy to get on and off, making them ideal for tidying the garden in.
To shop even more great styles, check out our full slippers selection. Once you’ve stocked up on the best shoes to wear around the house, why not check out our guide to finding the best boots and shoes for walking.