Back-to-school season is upon us, though it's likely to be happening from home for most people. From the ultimate pencil case to work from home slippers, our Homecoming: Preparing for a Back-to-School at Home hub is a virtual class in new-age school essentials.

Schools have reopened and universities are looking for new ways to keep the education rolling. But, looking at the state of things right now, we’re assuming that things aren’t going to go back to normal for a fairly long time. That said, we're looking to make the most of the home-schooling situation with the best slippers.

Have you, like us, always wished you could wear slippers to work or school? If so, this is your term. You may never get the chance to learn while wearing slippers again, so listen up. We’ve scoured the net and rounded up the most comfortable, brain power-enhancing slippers around. We know that when you’re working from home, even the smallest discomfort can distract you, so from Birkenstock to Gucci, these slippers will take care of business from the ground up.

Check out our selections of the best house shoes below.

UNIQLO Open Toe Corduroy Slippers

Open Toe Corduroy Slippers

$15

UNIQLO

Buy at uniqlo

At $15, UNIQLO's corduroy slippers are definitely one of the most affordable pieces in our roundup and you won't even be sacrificing any comfort for that price tag. The suede upper is soft and warm, but you might want a stylish sock pairing to keep the toes warm.

UGG Tasman Slipper

Tasman Slipper

Tasman Slipper

from $70

UGG

(Available at 2 Merchants)
(Available at 2 Merchants)

Invented for surfers to don as soon as they left the ocean, UGG reached astronomical heights of popularity in the early 2000s, and we're just now seeing a resurgence of new styles. This pair of suede slippers is definitely one for the cozy boys.

JW Anderson Round Buckle Open-Back Slippers

Round Buckle Open-Back Slippers

Round Buckle Open-Back Slippers

$409

JW Anderson

Buy at Farfetch

JW Anderson's slippers are one of the label's most-loved avenues. While the curb-chain slippers break the internet every time they release, this round-buckle pair offers up the same dose of oversized impact while retaining a sense of restrained minimalism.

Jacquemus Les Mules

Les Mules

Les Mules

$570

Jacquemus

Buy at Highsnobiety

Mule lovers the world over rejoiced earlier this season when Jacquemus released Les Mules. This pair features a luxuriously soft, nubuck leather upper which contrasts with the utilitarian sole unit and velcro heel strap.

visvim Christo Shaman-Folk Fringed Suede Sandals

Christo Shaman-Folk Fringed Suede Sandals

Christo Shaman-Folk Fringed Suede Sandals

$860

visvim

Buy at Mr Porter

In the world of sandals, the visvim Christo is up there with some of the best ever. This masterful suede sandal features typical Americana fringes throughout for that coveted visvim feel.

Suicoke MOTO-VS Sandals

Moto-VS Sandals

from $235

Suicoke

(Available at 2 Merchants)
(Available at 2 Merchants)

Suicoke’s iconic MOTO-VS slide gets a pared-back, all-grey outfit that's perfect for hiding underneath your desk. A neoprene vamp fastens with two chunky velcro straps for a utilitarian aesthetic.

Crocs Classic Clog

Classic Clog

Classic Clog

$50

Crocs

Buy at Urban Outfitters

Crocs have suffered more than a decade of incessant hate for their overt ugliness, but in recent months the world has come round to the shameless, punchy style and undeniable comfort of the design. Think you’re too cool for them? Even Pharrell has donned a pair of bright yellow Crocs during lockdown.

Birkenstock x Stüssy Boston Clogs

Boston Clogs

Boston Clogs

$270

Birkenstock x Stüssy

Buy at StockX

Birkenstock’s Boston Clogs have been around for a long time and they’re not going anywhere anytime soon. This collaboration pair with Stüssy features a cork sole that works in tandem with a corduroy-texture, one-piece upper for comfort and durability.

Havaianas Flip Flop

Top Mix Flip Flops

$24

Havaianas

Buy at Havaianas

The footwear choice of Brazil, the iconic Havaianas was born in the 1960s, a golden era for style in the South American country. Originally inspired by the Zori — a traditional Japanese sandal — Havaianas soon became, and still are, the go-to foot companion for sun-lovers. Available in a wild number of colorways, the rubber flip flop is the ultimate laid-back option that will see you right wherever you're wearing them. We’ve picked the black one here which can be styled with pretty much anything, should you happen to venture out.

Reebok Beatnik

Beatnik

Beatnik

from $120

Reebok

(Available at 2 Merchants)
(Available at 2 Merchants)

The Reebok Beatnik saw its rerelease in 2020. What was — before that — one of Reebok's lost styles has made a splash on its return. This iteration features a textured, brown upper as well as the characteristic ridged sole unit.

Loewe Toes-Embroidered Canvas Loafers

Toes-Embroidered Canvas Loafers

$631

Loewe

Buy at Farfetch

If you don’t like to get your real toes out, allow Loewe to make it look like you do anyway. This pair features an embroidered upper as well as appliqué detailing that catches eyes while a leather sole with embossed branding ensures unmistakable luxury status.

Celine Jacno Calfskin Babouches

Jacno Calfskin Babouches

$640

Celine

Buy at 24S.com

Celine’s understated style has always brimmed with sophistication, and while we all miss the Phoebe Philo era, this pair of Jacno Calfskin Babouche slippers proves that not all is lost.

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