You need good quality kids shoes in Singapore. From flip-flops to sandals and school shoes – everything gets a bit of hammering in this climate, and we know how kids can be hard on their shoes too. They’ve also got to be comfortable and cool, and look good enough so they’ll wear them! So we’ve rounded up a list of shops of some of the best children shoes stores and online shopping options for you.
Happy Step Store – Kids shoes online
Happy Step Store stocks orthopaedic-approved baby and kids shoes that are both trendy and comfortable – perfect for discerning, fashion-conscious younglings who want the best of both worlds. Shop a fab selection of good quality kids shoes, from beach-friendly open sandals in irresistibly cute prints, to stylish sneakers for dressier days. This online store is perfect for parents with picky children!
Currently, the online store offers two reputable Italian brands, Falcotto and Naturino, with shoes for toddlers taking their first steps all the way up to size 35. We’ve got our eye on the anti-slip, lightweight sandals from Naturino, which are a best-seller in hot and humid Singapore.
Havaianas – comfy sandals for children
These fresh, fun and casual sandals from Brazil are perfect for Singapore’s weather! Available in a wide range of sizes, they’re suitable for children of all ages. There are three kids shoe lines: Baby Brasil Logo, a mini-me model adapted for toddlers, equipped with a back strap for additional grip; Baby Chic, uber cute flip-flops in tropical colours and bright prints; and Kids Move, sandals that combine lively colours with a comfortable and secure design. Look forward to exclusive collaborations with popular movies.
The ShoeCo – quality school shoes in Singapore
Apart from casual options like sandals and sneakers for boys and girls, The ShoeCo also offers a range of smart black shoes for regular school days. They stock popular Australian brand Ascent, known for their stable, durable and well-cushioned school shoes. Featuring a cushioned heel and forefoot for all-day comfort and a slip-resistant rubber outsole for stability, they work great as cross trainers for running, walking and jumping around. Another one to look out for is Danish brand Bisgaard, popular for their ultra-plush, real leather shoes. The ShoeCo also stocks a selection of stylish women’s shoes suitable for work or play, meaning mums can treat themselves, too!
For premium branded shoes
The home of premium clothing for little fashionistas, Angelibebe stocks classic and contemporary kids shoes and clothes mainly from Europe and America. Shoes wise, the online-only store carries Spanish hand-made brands like Manuela de Juan and Belle Chiara ballerina shoes. For casual options, we recommend the dapper, eco-friendly Veja sneakers from Brazil for the boys. Girls will also love the colourful, glittery designs from Italian brand Lelli Kelly, great for both everyday wear and dressier occasions. Their easy-to-navigate site makes shopping for kids a total breeze.
Twelve by Elly – casual daytime kids shoes
This multi-label lifestyle store stocks a wide range of casual clothing, kids shoes and accessories for children aged six to twelve. They stock shoes from the US and Australia, such as Old Soles, Converse and Livie and Luca. Perfect for the fashion-conscious growing tween, Twelve by Elly offers both practicality and style with its selection of beautiful ballet flats, sporty sneakers and chic sandals. Our favourite pick? This pair of white sandals that are great for hitting the beach.
Mothercare – popular kids shoes at wallet-friendly prices
A familiar name for all things mums and bubs, UK-based retailer Mothercare has been in the local scene for more than 30 years. With 14 stores island wide, this specialist store has a strong reputation for its carefully curated selection of brands and products for mothers-to-be, babies and young children. Mothercare carries a comprehensive range of baby and kids shoes from canvas and sneakers to sandals and flats. Be spoiled for choice with popular brands like Clarks, Pediped, Mini Melissa and Havaianas.
Hopla! Kids Shoe Shop – For a wide range of sizes and shapes
Inject some fun into your little one’s outfit with some bright colours and fresh designs from this specialty store. With a variety of established European brands to choose from, including Froddo shoes from Croatia and Victoria shoes from Spain, there’s something for every kid. What’s more, sizes run from Euro 18 all the way to 42, and you can find kids shoes with wide, medium and small widths. The store only partners with manufacturers who produce in an environmentally and socially responsible way so you can be sure your shoe purchase doesn’t contain harmful compounds and toxins.
Ten Feet Tall – For a proper shoe fitting
Founded by two expat mums who struggled to find quality school shoes for their children here in Singapore, Ten Feet Tall stocks 16 styles for girls and 10 for boys from three leading European brands, Start-rite, Petasil and Ricosta. Prices range from $95 to $150, which is in line with what most expats would expect to pay back home. With over 6000 pairs in stock, you can save the plane ticket (and luggage space) and get your little ones fitted at their studio in Holland Village. Just remember to bring along any old pairs of school shoes; Ten Feet Tall has a School Shoe Bank where they’ll polish, pack and send used shoes to children in other parts of Asia who really need them.