Getting the right fit with Start-Rite Shoes

It is almost back to school time and time to start the hunt for the perfect school shoes. I am really lucky that my kids feet grow slowly, but even I was shocked when we did our measurements over the summer to discover Sebby has gone up two shoe sizes, whereas Eliza and Isaac are just half a size up. A Start-Rite survey regarding parent priorities revealed 80 per-cent of parents let shoe fitting drop to the bottom of the list when buying school uniform even though half of parents surveyed knew wrong size school shoes could cause their child future foot problems. Thanks to lockdown, measuring …

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Back to School with Brantano

I cannot believe I am saying this but it is time to start thinking of picking up the kid’s school uniform already as the new term starts in just a couple more weeks. I always recommend your start buying new uniform essentials as early into the summer as possible as the size you need invariably goes out of stock if you leave it to the last-minute, or the shops become packed solid with people all trying to get feet measured and buy shoes. A couple of weeks ago we were invited to our local Brantano to check out their new …

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First Shoes

To enable parents to mark the special milestone of buying their child’s first pair of shoes, Start-rite has developed a magical personalised storybook set in Start-rite shoemaker Mr Smith’s workshop, starring your child’s momentous firsts. Each film comes free with selected First Shoes. It’s very simple to create your personalised video, which you can then keep and share with friends and family via email, Facebook and Twitter. This is how it works: Within each shoe box of selected First Shoes styles is a unique six digit code – customers simply log on to to enter their code and create their personalised video. I think it is a really lovely idea and the perfect way to remember buying …

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