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Ballet flats and boots for slim child

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joliejolie Wed 29-Jul-09 16:28:25

DD has very slim feet (barely a D) and legs and finding shoes and boots is impossible!
Does anyone know a good place to buy shoes for children who are so slim?

My dd is 8 and wears a 34 or 35. Mini Boden did a silver ballet flat last year that were perfect, but for some reason they have really changed them this year and they are now too wide!!! angry
If anyone has a silver pair from last year (with the purple interior) in a 35....I would like them PLEASE!

Also, most knee boots look like wellies on her, but she really likes the style.

mrsmerryweather Wed 29-Jul-09 17:17:27

James Ingles is a specialist narrow shoe shop- they do mail order- they may not cater for age 8s, but she's almost into grown-up sizes.

My daughter was the same- C fitting in Start Rite- she was in T-bars til she was almost 13!

www.jamesingles.com

mrsmerryweather Wed 29-Jul-09 17:18:14

www.jamesinglis.com

Marthasmama Wed 29-Jul-09 17:20:34

34/35 is almost a grown up size. <hides tiny size 35 feet under a minuscule cushion>

joliejolie Wed 29-Jul-09 17:41:29

Yeah, she is just almost there. Most shops start at 35 or size 3.
I will be so relieved when she is a bigger size because her feet have been so frustrating!
She has ridiculously slim calves as well! The Boden super slim jeans look huge on her!

joliejolie Wed 29-Jul-09 17:42:03

Thanks mrsmerry, off to check them out.

mrsmerryweather Wed 29-Jul-09 17:59:33

they are very old fashioned but you might JUST get something sometime!

Jewelsandgems Wed 29-Jul-09 19:31:49

joliejolie there is always duo boots too? They do loads in narrow calf fittings and start at a 35.
www.duoboots.com

joliejolie Thu 30-Jul-09 21:21:32

I like duo, but they are so expensive!

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