Nike Footscape Free For Kids - One of Nike’s newest cult classics, the Footscape Free, is now available in Toddler and Pre-schooler sizes. The hybrid sneaker, which married the Footscape’s upper with Nike Free’s sole, is a perfect combination of style and substance.
It’s quirky asymmetrical appearance, its fun combination of bright colours and its light barefoot-feeling stride puts these mutts at the top of our list when it comes to kids footwear.
Air Jordan 8 GS “Laney” - Tomorrow, Saturday April 13th, Jordan will launch an exclusive Air Jordan 8 for grade school girls. The Jordan 8 “Laney” will boast a grey upper, with blue and yellow accents - gender neutral in our opinion.
While dads will have to wait until next week for their “Bugs Bunny” Air Jordan 8s, your girls can kick it in their strapped up jays.
Available at premiumboutique.com
Keds x Taylor Swift Collection - Keds has launched its first footwear collaboration with seven-time Grammy Award winning and multi-platinum singer-songwriter, Taylor Swift.
A dozen new pairs of Keds’ classic “Champion” sneaker are available now world wide printed with polka dots, stripes, mini guitars, flowers, nautical themed patterns and more.
In addition to the collaboration, Keds’ has wisely chosen miss Swift as an ambassador for their new Bravehearts initiative. Slogans such as “Life is something you have to take head on,” “Try things lots of times” and “Say Hi,” are part of Keds’ efforts in helping young women feel confident and courageous when encountering their every lives. What better choice then this self-made, valiant and beautiful young artist!?
The Taylor Swift for Keds collection is now available at retailers worldwide and online at keds.com. Select styles will be sold exclusively at Nordstrom.com and Journeys.com.
Nike Lebron X Mid “Easter Pack” in GS - This coming Saturday, Nike will release their Lebron X “Easter Packs” at Nike retail stores. Along-side the adult sized Lebron X Low’s, Nike is dropping a Lebron X Mid for your grade school kids. Both adult and GS will feature a Crystal Mint, Fiberglass, and Poison Green colorway along with bright inverted Nike Swoosh resting comfortably on the heel.
We are proud to say that your kids have the better pick this time around. These mids are killing it. Available March 30th.
Also, props to the guys at Sneaker Politics on these dope photos.
Nike Air Max 1 GS in Sport Turquoise - On March 20th, Nike will releases a sick new colourway on their compact-sized Air Max 1. A well-selected combination of turquoise, black and greys decorate this sneaker’s upper, while hints of the turquoise can also be seen in the heel bubble and peeking out from under the white sole. So dope.
This GS release will be available at shops such as overkillshop.com and Titolo.ch.
Dr. Martens “Brooklee” Boots For Kids - For those who are eternally in awe of the classic 8-eyed Dr. Martens boot, check out these pint sized versions for your tykes. These tiny reproductions offer “first-step friendly” flexible, yet sturdy soles combined with soft and durable leathers. To help avoid hassle, Dr. Martens has added a side zip to help parents get the boots on and off lil feet quickly and easily.
The Brooklee boot is offered in red and black soft leather, hot pink, black and red patent Lamper leather and black floral mini Tydee leather.
Now available drmartens.com.
Vans x Marvel Comics Footwear Collection - Vans and Marvel Entertainment have announced a new collection of collabo footwear featuring some of Marvel’s iconic Super Heroes. The collection will feature Iron Man, Spider-Man and The Avengers each individually portrayed on classic Vans models for adults, kids and toddlers.
Although the initial release will include really cool Spider-Man and Iron Man Vans Eras and Sk8-His, your kids will have to wait about a month for their release which will boast the power of The Avengers. The Avengers collection release will include a Sk8-Hi and Era for adults and kids, along with a Slip-On for your toddlers featuring the bold cast of the beloved all-star team. The Sk8-His will highlight Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor while the Eras and Slip-Ons will feature a super-team collage on the front and back of the shoes.
Retail prices will range from $37 - $50 for toddlers and kids models at select Vans retailers.
Stay tuned for a glimpse at Vans and Marvel OffTheWall.Tv episode which features the Marvel heroes on skateboards and legendary skate hero, Steve Caballero.
Vans x Hello Kitty Holiday 2012 Collection - Once again Vans has collaborated with Sanrio on a new collection of Hello Kitty shoes. There are a few toddler and kids sizes, all of which feature a primarily pink and black colorway and feature the cute lil kitty herself.
This time, the Hello Kitty Authentic Kids Hi-Top are our favourite pair in the collection. They feature a charming canvas print with the signature Vans gum rubber micro waffle outsole.
Available now at Sanrio.com
Il Gufo Fall/Winter 2012 Kidswear Collection - We were stopped in our footsteps when we first came upon Il Gufo’s new FW12 Footwear collection and awed and excited when we laid eyes on their Kidswear for this season. These people have got it on lock. Simple but luxurious. Luxurious but easy-to-wear. High quality and fun.
We specifically like brogue suede shoes and the simple details found throughout the collection, like ribbon and bows. Check out Il Gufo’s Store Locator to find a stockist near you.
Reebok Pumps for Kids at L’Imprimerie - To celebrate their history, Reebok is having an exhibition/pop-up store at L’Imprimerie in Paris. The brands most iconic sneakers and collabos are on display for all to see. Pick up shirts, hats, bags and of course these pint-sized Pumps for your lil guys before the show ends on October 23rd. More info at galleryimprimerie.com.
Image via shoes-up
Marni Kids Tomato Red Wellington Boots - Welcome to cold and rainy October. Better embrace it with some stylish rubber boots, because it’s just going to get yuckier. Try slipping your kids into a pair of Marni’s Tomato Red Wellington Boots. These cute lil boots feature cool designs such as a paneled upper, a good grippy sole, contrasted charcoal padding and laces, textile lining and an padded insole for a supremely comfortable fit. No to mention, they are the perfect colour for the season!
Pick up a pair at alexandalexa.com
Jordan Son Of Mars GS in Matte Silver/Metallic Gold - Jordan has reveled their latest Son of Mars hybrid for kids and it’s a sharp one. The sneaker features a chilled out light grey upper, accented with metallic gold Jordan brand logos. Also featured are a couple shades of the iconic elephant pattern at the toe and heel for that lil something something. Beauts!
Now available in stores only at CNCPTS and other Jordan Brand retailers.
Air Jordan VI GS Pink Flash/ Marina Blue - Air Jordan has released great pair of 6s for the young ladies. The trainer features a primarily black nubuck upper, patent leather overlays, a cool candy swirled pink and marina blue midsole and a blue-tinted translucent outsole. The logo hits are also pink.
Super dope. Now available at oneness287.com
LUME Footwear Jr. Sleeve Boots - Portland Oregon based footwear brand, LUME, brings an innovative concept to the outdoor lifestyle market by incorporating a unique pocket in all of their products. Little explores can store away all their favourite small items into their handy boot pocket and know they are safe and dry.
The boots have a 100% waterproof construction, a durable handcrafted rubber overlay, non marking deep lug herringbone rubber outsole and can be worn in below freezing weather.
Plus, they come in a variety of fun colours like carnation pink, mac n’ cheese yellow, hot rod red, inch worm green, Wisteria purple and black of course.
Available in kids size 7 to youth size 6 at lumefootwear.com
New SUPRA Kids Collection - Just in time for the back-to-school season, SUPRA announces the release of a new collection of footwear for the kids. The ever popular and striking Skytops and Vaiders, as well as the more casual Cubans, have been minified for their lil fans. The line offers an exciting array of new colorways and has been engineered to last through your kids’ hard wear and tear.
In addition, SUPRA launches their new exclusive kids model, the Weston. This sneaker was built with a contemporary low top design on a lightweight cup sole. The collar has a padded mesh lining which provides a comfortable fit and keeps feet snug so you kids can run, jump, kick and skate without loosing their kicks.
The four styles presented at the launch are available in a full range of kid sizes (11-6) at SUPRA retailers worldwide, and suprafootwear.com.