Platform loafers have become a popular choice for discerning women looking to update their wardrobe.

From classic styles to modern designs, platform loafers have something to offer any shopper.

The classic penny loafers have found competition with the new stylish loafer available from chunky loafers to lug sole loafers all sporting a square toe but with redefined soles and a stylish edge.

Here are our picks for the 12 best loafers for women this season.

Sam Edelman Women’s Laurs Loafer -

Sam Edelman Women's Laurs Loafers

With elevated chunky soles and vintage vibes, Laurs is the most sophisticated loafer of the season. Pair with slacks or a midi skirt for maximum class.

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These stylishly modern platform loafers feature a sleek and sophisticated silhouette. With a  stacked heel and slip-on design, they are comfortable and easy to wear all day long.

Sam Edelman Women's Tully Loafer-

Sam Edelman Women's Tully Loafer

The Tully is an elevated update to the classic loafer. This penny slip inspired loafer is comfortable and classic.

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This faux leather classic style offers a 1-inch platform and gold-tone hardware with cushioning foam and rubber outsole, making it perfect for standing or walking around in comfort all day long.

Franco Sarto Women's Carol Loafer  -

Franco Sarto Women's Carol Loafer

Calf leather upper responsibly sourced through Leather Working Group-audited factories, Eco-conscious linings with soft + sustainable comfort

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A lug-soled loafer with endless styling potential. Calf leather upper responsibly sourced through Leather Working Group-audited factories. Eco-conscious linings with soft + sustainable comfort. Slip-on fit for easy on/off. Perfect for work days at the office.

Free People Lyra Lug Sole Loafer -

Free People Lyra Lug Sole Loafer

Rock your formals by pairing them with the Free People Lyra Lug Sole Loafers. Leather upper, lining, and insole. Closed round toe style. Bumped-up platform heel. Slip-on closure. Rubber outsole.

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These chic slip-on style Free People Lyra Lug Sole Loafers are crafted with a leather upper, a leather lining and insole, and are set on a chunky platform heel with a non-slip rubber outsole. Available in 5 beautiful color options: from classic neutrals to striking bolds, these stylish and chic loafers go well with any outfit you pair them with. Try a denim maxi for an on trend look.

Franco Sarto Cassandra -

Franco Sarto Cassandra

  • Leather upper with a glossy finish.
  • Intricate stitching detailing on the upper.
  • Slip-on style.
  • Synthetic sole with leather insole.
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Bring in the elegant touch to your outfit wearing Franco Sarto® Cassandra. This gorgeous leather loafer would look fab with a sweater and faux leather legging outfit!

Vionic Charm Kensley Oxford Patent Leather Loafers  -

Vionic Women's Charm Kensley Oxford Patent Leather Loafers

The innovative biomechanics of THREE-ZONE COMFORT deliver enhanced stability with a deep heel cup, superior forefoot cushioning, and ultimate arch support midsole.

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A classic loafer with modern shine: Crinkle patent leather, a metallic silver binding and the perfect boost of lug sole height. These loafers were made for walking, standing for long periods of time and make a fab pair to wear for your day of shopping!

Dr Martens Women's Holly Loafer -

Dr. Martens Women's Holly Loafer

The Holly shoe is the Molly's 2-eye little sister, kitted out with the same Quad retro sole, matching satin laces and big, bold eyelets.

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These not so classic loafer shoes feature an air-cushioned sole that keeps you comfortable all day long without sacrificing style points! The black leather upper adds an extra touch of sophistication to your look! Style these loafers with a midi dress and moto jacket.

Steve Madden Women's Trifecta Loafer -

Steve Madden Women's Trifecta Loafer

  • Retro 90's Inspired Loafer
  • Round Closed Toe
  • Chain Detail Keeper
  • Chunky Lug Bottom Sole
  • Low Chunky Heel
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Fun chain overlay details complete this sophisticated-meets-chic loafer set on a lofty lug platform and heel. Pair with coated denim for a 90's look.

Dolce Vita Women's Brenan Loafer -

Dolce Vita Women's Brenan Loafer

  • Leather upper
  • Slip on design
  • Fabric lining
  • Rubber outsole
  • Approx. 1" platform height
  • Approx. 3" heel height
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The perfect loafer, with a 90s twist. BRENAN puts a chunky platform sole and eye-catching oversized chain on the most talked-about loafer silhouette. The result? Edgy yet elevated, and perfect for all your trendy style looks. Try pairing with a great outfit and maxi coat!

Vince Camuto Women's Mckella Loafer  -

Vince Camuto Women's Mckella Loafer

Leather upper with lug sole. Available in 4 fashion colors.

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Traditionally a preppy style, this fall's penny loafer with a lug bottom has a bit more edge. Try pairing these fab shoes with green jeans for a seasonless look.

Naturalizer Women's Emmal Loafer–

Naturalizer Women's, Emmal Loafer

  • Lightweight slip-on loafer with a lug sole
  • Manmade or manmade/fabric upper with stitch details
  • Chain ornamentation
  • 1 1/4" heel
  • Non-slip lug outsole
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Feeling is believing. The low-key loafer from the Lite Series collection with polished chain hardware, an elevated lug sole and effortless slip-on fit is perfect for everyday of the week and your work from home ensemble.

Betsey Johnson Vincent Loafer –

Betsey Johnson Women's Vincent Loafer

  • Rhinestone loafer with bow embellishment
  • Runs small
  • Synthetic lining
  • Synthetic sole
  • 2 inch heel height
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I love Betsey Johnson! Her style aesthetic is over the top but soooo wearable especially for the Frilly Style woman!! Pair these fuschia retro flatform jewel loafers with velvet leggings for a party look!

Whether you're looking for something classic, modern or edgy, there's something here for everyone in our list of the 12 best pairs of platform loafers for women this season!

From timeless silhouettes to updated styles featuring bold colors and materials from leather to faux leather, these shoes will help you make a statement no matter where you go this season and beyond!

So if you're ready to step up your shoe game this year, then these stylish picks should definitely be at the top of your list! Pick up your best women's loafers today!

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