What To Look For In The Perfect School Shoe

Choosing The Best Pair Of School Shoes

Is it time for a new pair of school shoes? Find this season's essential styles when you shop at Spendless today! With thirty years of experience under our belt, Spendless has all the tips you need when you search for school shoes!

Finding the right fit

If you come and visit Spendless in one of our stores. Have one of our team members help you out! Our staff would be happy to sit down with you and your kids to ensure the perfect fit. Otherwise, you can do it yourself! Here are our top tricks for checking your child's school shoes are the right size:

  • Have your child try them on with the same type of socks they would wear during the school week.
  • Make sure there is about 1cm between the sides of the school shoes when they are tied.
  • There should be 1cm of space between the longest toe and the front of the school shoes. Check by pressing down on the top and feeling for the toe position, or have your child wriggle their toes.
  • Make sure there is no pressure, tension, or pinching at the heels.
  • Have the child walk around, and make sure there is no slipping at the heel or creasing on the upper shoe.

Sizes that work with you

When you get school shoes from Spendless, you have the advantage of buying styles that grow as your children do. Our kids' ranges merge straight into the adult ones, so when they start growing out of their school shoes, you can begin picking styles for the older collections immediately.

Shop online

If you're on the hunt for a new set of school shoes, then consider shopping online! Buying with Spendless is fast, easy, and, best of all, convenient! We all know how crazy shopping centres can get in the holidays, and with Christmas right around the corner, you want to get ahead of the crowds! When you shop online for school shoes, you can do it where and when it suits you. We provide all the images, size information, descriptions, and details that you need to make an informed decision.

Plus, we will have your school shoes delivered to your doorstep before you know it!

Our top four designs

When it comes to school shoes, the main styles are lace-ups, sandals, and sneakers. Girls also have to option of class Mary-Jane styles.

Since we cater to students of all ages, our school shoes have some smart design features to make them more age-appropriate and helpful. Our younger styles, for instance, come with either dual touch-fastenings or have designs incorporating both laces and securing straps.

We have sporty styles, classic round-toed looks, and everything in between. With such a diverse range, finding the best pair of school shoes for your kids will be easy!

The best material

There is a fair amount of debate over leather versus synthetic materials. If you want synthetic styles, you should know what the advantages don't stop at environmentally-conscious fashion. Our human-made material designs also correct many weaknesses that occur with all-leather school shoes.

We praise leather for its breathability and allowance for better air circulation. Concerning school shoes, this is beneficial during the summer, where leather can stop feet from being smothered. As such, younger children are less likely to be plagued by warts or blisters that might form because of sweaty socks.

Synthetic materials, on the other hand, have excellent water-resistance and are very easy to clean. For school shoes, they also require far less maintenance and upkeep than leather and mark less easily.

So, what will it be?

Visit Spendless online or in a store for a fantastic new pair of school shoes!

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