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Where would you take your 11yo DD for school shoes?

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70isaLimitNotaTarget Thu 11-Apr-13 19:16:00

I usually take DD to Clarks but she got some Kickers for winter that she loves (too warm for summer though)

She needs strap (Mary Jane style) or lace-up. Must be Black

Where would you go?
I need to go to a shop rather than online.
I can get to Bluewater /Lakeside or (at a push) Westfields Stratford City.


70isaLimitNotaTarget Thu 11-Apr-13 19:17:06

She's a size 5 , so can wear Ladies sizes.

Theas18 Thu 11-Apr-13 19:18:27

John Lewis.good choice of styles and still fitted.

noisytoys Thu 11-Apr-13 19:27:39

Schuh or Office in Lakeside. Loads or choice smile

CointreauVersial Fri 12-Apr-13 00:35:07

Clarks, even for my teens.

Startail Fri 12-Apr-13 00:48:27

DD2 (12) wears Clarks kids brogues.
DD1 (15) is a nightmare and wears Clarks adults Velcro strapped things that are comfortable, but not stylish.

If any one can link to school friendly, stylish shoes with laces or straps other than brogues I would love you forever.

Brogues are out because DD2 has them <Grrrrrrrr>

EverSoYoni Fri 12-Apr-13 00:48:32


HelloThisIsYoni Fri 12-Apr-13 01:00:59

I still take DD2 (13) to Clarks. Probs won't get away with it next year though as she'll be in Y9.

Clary Fri 12-Apr-13 01:03:05

Lots of girls at my school wear these [[ DMs] which I think are really cool (tho the fatc that I say so probably immediately makes them uncool! grin

Clary Fri 12-Apr-13 01:04:02

Oh link fail, that's unuaul
patent DMs

SavoyCabbage Fri 12-Apr-13 01:06:51

Startrite have an older range now. I haven't seen it in real life though.

bigTillyMint Fri 12-Apr-13 01:23:09

DD(13 3/4!) wears her Kickers all year round. She had a brief fling with Clarks brogues but prefers her Kickers! We just go along the road to our local shoeshop!

bigTillyMint Fri 12-Apr-13 01:25:38

Oh and 70, do not wish your DD into womens sizes - childrens shoes are much cheaper!

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