A penny for your thoughts?

Or for your loafers?  Fall catalogs arriving in the past week all seem to have one thing in common - penny loafers!  Whether heeled or flat, classic or brightly colored, they are everywhere... 

Tory Burch Penny Loafer (Image credit to Tory Burch)
G.H. Bass & Company Wayfarer Loafer (Image Credit to Bass)
J.Crew Biella High-Heel Loafers (Image credit to J.Crew)
Anthropologie Muted Shades Loafers (Image credit to Anthropologie)
Kate Spade Jolene (also available in a deep red) (Image credit to Kate Spade)
J.Crew Biella Patent Loafers (Image credit to J.Crew)
Cole Haan Air Marion Moc Pump (Image credit to Cole Haan)
Boden Uptown Flats (Image credit to Boden)
Me Too 'Nerissa' Flat (Image credit to Nordstrom)
Salvatore Ferragamo 'Deka' Loafer (Image credit to Nordstrom)