Prada Dunks Its Loafers Into a Pot of Rhinestones and Studs

Holiday season is upon us, and putting a dazzle in your step is Prada with its latest sparkling offering -- the black brushed leather loafers with studs and rhinestones.Here, Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons' team cover the black leather base with hundreds of hand-applied appliqués, ranging from small silver-toned metal studs to larger diamond and sapphire-like rhinestones, working themselves across the silhouette organically, as if you've stepped into a pot of glitter -- in an even more manic fashion than last year's pair.Quintessential house cues like the triangular Prada enamel plaque take center stage on the throat of the loafer, while a clean bumper of leather has been left un-adorned all around the shoe before leading to the un-rhinestoned heel tab at the rear. With 35mm of sole height, the loafer's notched welt lightweight sole unit and leather insole ensure all-day comfort, making this a pair fit for not just the Holiday period, but all year round.Take a look at the Prada loafer above, and pick up a pair online or in boutiques around the world now for $2,400 USD.For more must-have footwear, check out the soon-coming inaugural sneaker from Casablanca.Click here to view full gallery at HYPEBEAST

Prada Dunks Its Loafers Into a Pot of Rhinestones and Studs

Holiday season is upon us, and putting a dazzle in your step is Prada with its latest sparkling offering -- the black brushed leather loafers with studs and rhinestones.

Here, Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons' team cover the black leather base with hundreds of hand-applied appliqués, ranging from small silver-toned metal studs to larger diamond and sapphire-like rhinestones, working themselves across the silhouette organically, as if you've stepped into a pot of glitter -- in an even more manic fashion than last year's pair.

Quintessential house cues like the triangular Prada enamel plaque take center stage on the throat of the loafer, while a clean bumper of leather has been left un-adorned all around the shoe before leading to the un-rhinestoned heel tab at the rear. With 35mm of sole height, the loafer's notched welt lightweight sole unit and leather insole ensure all-day comfort, making this a pair fit for not just the Holiday period, but all year round.

Take a look at the Prada loafer above, and pick up a pair online or in boutiques around the world now for $2,400 USD.

For more must-have footwear, check out the soon-coming inaugural sneaker from Casablanca.

Click here to view full gallery at HYPEBEAST