Nothing could be more appealing in this toe numbing cold than to steal the style of British lords in their oak panelled libraries and a cigar-smoking Hugh Hefner. Though it's not the silky dressing gowns we're coveting, it's the footwear inspired by these unlikely style icons we're after.
And when it comes to 'smoking slippers' Christian Louboutin has the trend nailed. The gleaming studs and plush material choices make sure there's still a firm distinction between the kind of slippers that should most certainly never been seen anywhere but behind closed doors. Both classic and edgy they're more durable than the ballet pump and more feminine than a brogue, plus of course, really rather comfortable.