What Replaced It: Crepe-Soled Everything
These soft-soled creepers were one of the "essential" items every guy needed to transition from unlovable slob to #menswear inductee. Throw a slim-fitting oxford and a pair of A.P.C. New Standards on, and the uniform is complete. Then, designers like Mark McNairy and Rancourt started fucking up the game with crepe-soled double monks and loafers, giving guys plenty of options to get their crepe on, and with better-made materials.