A pair of Urban Fox men's house shoes

In Search of the Perfect House Slipper

Posted: January 29, 2020 by The Mature Man

A pair of blue Urban Fox house slippers for men, close up.

Great for the Colder Months, Faux Fur Men’s Slippers

As I have gotten older, and even more so since I moved further north, my feet get cold during the winter months. A nice pair of lighter-weight house slippers always seem to help.

My house slippers of many years finally gave up on me, or vice versa. Well, actually I saw my toe poking out one day, so I knew it was time for a new pair.

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Trouble with men’s house slippers is that they are pretty hard to find in stores, and even when you can find them, the selection and sizes is always poor.

Sure you can visit the more fine men’s stores. And yes they may have something that would be called a house slipper, but you will easily end up paying $50, $90 or even more for a pair.

For my budget, and my use a generic pair of house slippers does the trick for me.

I tried to get the same pair that I had before, but alas they were no where to be found. So with that being said, I had to find another option.

I stumbled on these Urban Fox Jackson slippers and after reading the reviews online, I knew that they would be fine for me.

First, they were inexpensive, just a bit over $12 when I bought them.

Faux fur trim on Urban Fox Jackson mens house shoes.

Second, they looked pretty warm, with the micro-suede, rubber-soles, and faux fur trim. Not too much so, but perfect for in the house.

So, I picked out my suggested (normal) size, using the reviews as a guide to how the fit was. They arrived just a few days later, thank you Amazon.

First off, these are actually pretty nice looking. The micro-suede is a rich black color, and looks good. And they offer dark brown and tan too, or at least they did when I ordered them.

The stitching on the shoes looks nice, and everything on the shoe appears to be bonded pretty well.

I am pleased with them except for one, rather two details.

First off, if you are flat footed like me, be aware that they have very little arch support. Sure you aren’t running races in them, but you will want to be aware, especially if you are walking on a lot on hard flooring surfaces. Or if you have flat-feet like me!

Second, and most important is that they fit larger, and on top of that they stretch a bit over time.

Sure, they are comfortable, with the sizing being already larger than the size you buy. They are comfortable from day one, but they become a slipper that sometimes acts like a large flip-flop when they stretch further. Size your house shoes accordingly.

Pair of black Urban Fox house slippers trimmed in faux fur.

I have had these a month now, and wear them almost every day, and they are holding up well, other than the sizing issue. I am pleased with the purchase, and they do keep my feet warm.

To see a selection of Urban Fox slippers, the same house shoes I bought, click here. Want to consider another option in house shoes, or want to compare, click here.

Perhaps you prefer sock feet in the winter. I used to be that way, but with age, my feet get cold, even if the rest of me is having a hot flash.

So, if you are considering a house slipper for these cool months of winter, I would say that this is a good shoe for the money.

Don’t just take my word for it, click here to read reviews, and decide for yourself. Just keep in mind what I said about sizing.

So, do you wear house slippers in the cooler months? What is your preference, a slipper shoe, or a slip on, or maybe some other style? Post your comments or suggestions in the space below.

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1 Comment

  • Jen February 8, 2020 at 6:37 pm

    I’ll have to show this to my husband! He’s a big fan of the house shoe/slipper.

    Reply

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