Start-rite recommends parents measure their children’s feet and check the fitting each and every time new shoes are purchased.
(PRWEB) October 4, 2010
As children across the UK settle into a new school year, leading children’s shoe specialist Start-rite is urging parents to pay close attention to ensuring their children are wearing correctly fitted school shoes.
Recognised in over 35 countries for providing high quality, children’s fitted footwear, Start-rite is using its expertise to educate parents on the importance of buying shoes that provide long lasting comfort and support for delicate growing feet.
Start-rite recommends parents measure their children’s feet and check the fitting each and every time new shoes are purchased. To help, Start-rite has devised a series of easy to use home video fitting guides showing what to look for when fitting different types of shoes, including popular lace ups, buckle ups and rip tape school styles.
Start-rite is renowned for the superior quality, style and fit of its shoes, providing an excellent range of boys and girls shoes, all which fit with school uniform requirements. Found on the website startriteshoes.com the fitting videos talk parents through how to measure and fit their children’s feet at home, ensuring their school shoes are the best possible fit.
Popular lace up styles for example, have been specially designed to support growing feet and offer all day comfort, and added durability to withstand the playground. For girls Start-rite recommends ‘Holly’ or ‘Neptune’ which both feature a padded ankle support and full leather lining for comfort. ‘Holly’ features decorative heart details, while ‘Neptune’ available in five width fittings D-H, features pretty floral eyelets.
For boys, ‘Issac’ is a smart school shoe that is both durable and lightweight. ‘John’ is a classic style lace up shoe ideal for both school and formal wear. Both designs feature a flexible sole and padding around the ankle, and are made from premium dyed through leather.
Parents wishing to learn more about how to fit children’s school shoes and what to look for when fitting their children’s shoes at home should visit the Start-rite website http://www.startriteshoes.com and view the online fitting guides.