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Younger children's shoes, clarkes/ startrite alternative

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GoingforGoingforGOLD Wed 12-Sep-12 14:31:29

Ds is 3. I've looked at both Clarkes and startrite and they are d u l l

There used to ve a website called lillifoot that did other, more interesting makes but I can't find it anymore

Can anyone recommend other makes to look at?


piemashandliquer Wed 12-Sep-12 21:22:26

Have you tried bobux iwalk junior - ollipops website?

Happygirl77 Thu 27-Sep-12 18:41:35

You could try an independent shop (usually in nicer towns) which will stock a wider range. John Lewis or similar sells all sorts otherwise. I'm a fan of getting my kids properly measured then looking online for lovely shoes (eBay has a lot, many new...)

sleeplessinderbyshire Thu 27-Sep-12 18:43:53

DD started out in Aster and has since had a mix of start rite and pepino. I always go to smaller independent shops. She has v narrow feet so I am limited a bit. If your child has normal/fat feet there is tons of choice out there

sleeplessinderbyshire Thu 27-Sep-12 18:45:05

This site looks fab

not bought from them (yet) though

FairyPenguin Thu 27-Sep-12 18:47:56

Hush Puppies and Ricosta do nice designs. Our local independent shops stock them.

AuntPepita Thu 27-Sep-12 18:52:43

Ecco are fab, agree about Clarks and startrite

Francagoestohollywood Thu 27-Sep-12 18:58:22

Go on and have a look. I warn you, they are expensive, but good to decide what sort of style you like.

GracieGirl Thu 27-Sep-12 18:59:45

My DD has some really nice Hush Puppies as the minute from a small independent shop. Jones Bootmakers stocks them too I think.

it really helps her not to get them mixed up at nursery. She can't read her name label in them as she's only 2 and when she's had Clarks shoes often there's about 5 kids with the same shoes.

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