• Shopping: Back-To-School Shoes

    Hit your stride with our fab fall footwear picks for kids for back-to-school 2014

    By New York Family

    By Nicole Goldstein & Mia Weber

    We all know that no outfit is complete without a pair of shoes, so make sure your children’s closets are full of glam, spunk, and comfort this season! For back-to-school looks that let your little ones express themselves in the coolest ways, check out some of the latest styles including fun new patterns, animal prints, and vibrant colors.

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      To celebrate Hello Kitty’s 40th Anniversary, Sanrio and Vans have partnered up to create a limited edition line of shoes for women, kids, and toddlers. The Vans x Hello Kitty collection has an assortment of styles that will wow the kids in school—we love the Hello Kitty Authentic for girls in Leopard/True White. $42, vans.com/hellokitty

       

       

       

       

       

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      Let your kids splash in the puddles this fall with TOMS’ new Rain Boot for kids (we love the red/black color combo for both boys and girls). The bright color will match perfectly with fun fall outfits and the vulcanized rubber will keep feet dry when the wet season starts. $59, toms.com

       

       

       

       

    • 3_umi

      No shoe-tying experience is necessary with the Morie M shoes by Umi. With their cool studs, these punk princess-inspired moccasins are a great fit for edgy kiddos ages 1-9. $65, umishoes.com

       

       

       

       

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      Clarks Kids Holbay Hi boots, in navy leather, are comfy and eye-catching with their lime green laces and classic white soles. An inside zipper allows for easy on and easy off. Toddler, $65; junior, $70; tiptopshoes.com

       

       

       

       

    • 5_crewcuts
      Dress like dad from head to toe! Made from genuine Italian leather, the Kids Classic Wing Tips, in Roasted Cider, from J.Crew’s crewcuts line will have your little guy looking oh-so-snazzy for school.
      $118, jcrew.com

       

       

       

       

    • 6_zooligans
      Taking animal prints to the next level, these comfy shoes are sure to delight any animal-loving young students. The Raccoon & Trash Boys; Loafer from Zooligans flex like an animal’s paw and promise comfort from drop-off til the last bell rings. $31.99,
      zooligans.net

       

    • 7_dr martens
      Any former-rocker parents can get ready to feel some nostalgia as Dr. Martens’ Kids’ Delaney boot, in Vinatge Garden Softy, proves that everything old is new again! The flower pattern adds a girly flare to the time-tested footwear statement.
      $85, drmartens.com

       

       

       

       

    • 8_lesters_Ugg
      Get comfy and cozy this fall with the iconic Australian boot that’s here to stay in the States. This season, girly-girls can show off Ugg Australia’s Classic Rainbow Boot for a pop of color and flare that’s sure to pass any style test with flying colors. $100-$140, lesters.com

       

       

       

    • 9_USE THE ANKLE BOOT_lesters_michael kors

      Ivanka Trump’s Chain Boot—with a luxe gold details—will catch the whole class’ attention on the first day of school. Your little lady is sure to exude some high-fashion confidence as she turns hallways into runways. $72, lesters.com

       

       

       

    • 10_venettini_55-GLORY
      The Venettini 55-Glory moccasins aren’t just about their super-fun snake skin-inspired exterior—they’re quick to get on and off in a snap as well. The autumnal maroon color is also sure to be easy to match with any outfit this season. $80, venettini.com

    • SPERRY_HIGH RES
      Boat shoes are always in style for any budding scholar, and Sperry Top-Sider’s Halyard Lace shoe will add a touch of preppy panache to your little sailor’s back-to-school wardrobe. The salt-washed canvas upper also gives the shoe a worn-in look that is super hip. $40, sperrytopsider.com

       

       

       

    • 12_LOW RES_ralph lauren
      They may have a camouflage pattern, but your child will certainly stand out on the playground in Ralph Lauren Kids’ Ethan Mid Canvas Sneaker. Just try keeping up with your little guy this fall as he’s running around in these crazy kicks!
      $40, ralphlauren.com

       

       

       

    • naturinio_HIGH RES
      This shimmery silver Naturino mary-jane will bring out the budding fashionista in your child. Paired with a casual dress or pair of jeans, this fun footwear is sure to add a dose of shimmer to any school day ensemble.
      $32.75-33.75, naturinoshop.com