Comfortable, good quality, quiet-soled slippers.
November 29, 2016 1:02 PM   Subscribe

I'm looking for a pair of comfortable, women's slippers that don't have a clunky or stiff sole.

Preferably walking in them will be as quiet as walking in socks, but I will settle for as close to that as possible. A lot of slippers are as loud as shoes are, and I worry about disturbing the people below me. I won't ever be wearing these out of doors so the soles don't need to be thick or durable. They do need to be an actual slip on slipper though, since I will step in and out of them many times a day. I don't want anything around the heel. They don't need to be especially warm, but warm enough to protect the bottom of my feet from my very cold floors. I am hoping to not spend more than $50 on these. Thank you.
posted by Blitz to Shopping (16 answers total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
 
I have these Muji slippers, and I find them awesome and quiet. They have leather soles, and have lasted about 2 years now. (although I probably should replace them at this point)
posted by larthegreat at 1:06 PM on November 29, 2016 [1 favorite]


I have these mary janes from LL Bean and they're really wonderful, and they slip on very easily.
posted by odinsdream at 1:12 PM on November 29, 2016


I came across this Restoraton Hardwear Luxury Plush Slipper while shopping for some down booties. They seem to fit the bill and they're $18. They also have a couple other options.
posted by Marinara at 1:26 PM on November 29, 2016


I adore felted wool slippers like these. You can browse etsy for a wide variety of them.
posted by spindrifter at 1:49 PM on November 29, 2016


I use these Sorel Falcon Ridge slippers and they have a soft rubber sole. Super warm too!
posted by advicepig at 2:26 PM on November 29, 2016


Glerups booties are outrageously good slippers- comfy, warm, durable, soft-soled, wool but not itchy (I like them best worn over socks though). They're a little more supportive than most slippers but not restrictive. Oh, they are so good. I love them so much that I bring them to wear at other people's houses and if I don't, I regret it.
posted by pseudostrabismus at 2:36 PM on November 29, 2016


I dig the Giesswein boiled slippers. (pronounced "GEESE-vine.') Made in Germany! They are initially expensive, but you'll get your cost-per-wear from them in no time.
I have these. The soles are neither clunky nor stiff, and are quiet in the house, And, penguins!
posted by BostonTerrier at 2:40 PM on November 29, 2016


Oh- I missed "no heel". Glerups makes slip-ons, too.
posted by pseudostrabismus at 2:56 PM on November 29, 2016


I wear leather moccasins with a leather sole, and no lining.
posted by Ftsqg at 5:34 PM on November 29, 2016


L.L. Bean Wicked Good Slippers.

They know from slippers. They also know customer service.
posted by feistycakes at 7:00 PM on November 29, 2016


They're more than your price range, but I have a pair of Haflingers and I love love love them. They're felted wool, have a firm, supportive but not stiff sole. They're warm in winter and relatively cool in summer, but my feet never sweat in them.
posted by mchorn at 7:20 PM on November 29, 2016


I too own a pair of Haflingers that I love. Mine have the indoor sole, which is felt, with a thin layer of rubbery stuff, like a coat of paint, not like a rubber sole. They are virtually silent, and super comfy.
posted by glitter at 8:12 PM on November 29, 2016


I've been ordering these Minnetonka Moccasins Kilty Softsoles since my daughters were in grade school. Simple, no faux woolly lining, no plastic soles or heels, just warm leather goodness.
posted by TrishaU at 8:51 PM on November 29, 2016


Seconding the recommendation for the Halflinger slippers with wool sole. They're above your price range but will easily outlast two pairs of cheaper slippers and are soft and quiet and comfortable. They also come in patterns other than coffee. Mine have cupcakes!
posted by duien at 10:18 PM on November 29, 2016


Fourthing the Haflingers. The best I've ever had. Tip: never get the soles wet.
posted by bz at 5:56 PM on November 30, 2016


Macy's has some cute ones on sale.
posted by Kobayashi Maru at 8:45 PM on December 1, 2016


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