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The three shoe styles your kid needs this summer

This post is sponsored by Clarks

With summer fast approaching it’s time to start thinking about the kids wardrobes! As Marilyn Monroe said, “Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world.” And the same can be said for kids. In the right shoes they can run, jump and play their way through a magical summer of fun and adventure.

The sandals

It’s not summer if you aren’t wearing sandals! The staple shoe of the season, particularly for kids, you want to look for something that gives the support their growing feet need, fits securely and allows their feet to breathe on those hot days.

For a shoe that they will be wearing for the majority of the season, you will want to ensure that the shoes fit well and aren’t going to fly off every step they take. Children’s feet are constantly growing and need the support and room in their shoes to do so. Take them in store to get them sized up and find the right shoe for them.

Clarks Magical Fun

Clarks designers have come up with a modern sports inspired take on an archive summer style. Italian leather features decorative punching for a vintage look and stitched rand detailing shows off the craftmanship. A flexible and lightweight EVA sole adds the contemporary touch and with the unique Air Spring FX technology underfoot, comfort is guaranteed. The adjustable upper features two velcro fastenings for a secure fit.
$89.95, Available from Shoes and Sox

Clarks Magical Fun kids sandals

Clarks Softly Mae

From the beautiful First Shoes collection, these girls sandals are made from the softest premium leathers woven to protect little toes and feature a secure velcro fastening and classic T-bar shape. Padded toplines, a suede sock and a lightweight, flexible rubber sole ensure a comfy fit for all day exploring.
$89.95, Available from Clarks

Clarks Softly Mae girls leather sandals

Clarks Fear

These boys sandals are perfect for the beach or holiday wear. In a breathable fabric and on a flexible lightweight sole, they team bright colours with sporty styling and adjustable velcro straps.
$39.95, Available from Clarks

Clarks Fear boys sandals

The party shoe

With all the celebrations that happen over the summer season, a party shoe is a must have! I can’t go past a patent leather or metallic shoe for girls. For boys a stylish sneaker will give a younger, funky look.

Clarks Little Weave

Archive inspired detailing on the toe in the form of sweet punching creates a vintage style for Clarks pre-walking shoes. The glossy patent leather is teamed with a durable rubber sole that features toe and heel bumpers for added protection. Side stitch construction shows crafted detail and ensures flexibility while padded collars and a suede sock offer great cushioning for little feet.
$89.95, Available from Clarks

Clarks Little Weave baby shoes

Clarks Starlet

This classic mary-jane features a full leather upper, lining and sock that feels comfortable on little feet and allows them to breathe. A padded collar and adjustable velcro strap give a secure, adjustable fit.
$89.95, Available from Clarks

Clarks Starlet kids shoes

Clarks Rebel

This classic style sneaker features a stretched knit lining teamed with a contrast white sole and perforated detailing to give a sporty edge. A padded collar and lightweight sole make these shoes comfortable enough to run around in all day.
$59.95, Available from Clarks

Clarks Rebel sneakers

The sneaker

Despite the warmer weather and the desire to keep those toes free, sometimes you need a little more coverage. Particularly if your kids are into bike riding or skateboarding!

Clarks Norton

This on trend sneaker features three velcro straps for a secure fit and easy foot entry. A contrast white sole and feature stitch detailing give a pop of interest. Suitable for children aged 4 years to 9 years.
$59.95, Available from Clarks

Clarks Norton boys sneaker

Images by Elise Garner

Thanks to Clarks you have the chance to win a pair of Rebel sneakers valued at $59.95. Enter using the form below. Competition closes at midnight AEST on Sunday 17 September 2017. Please read the competition terms & conditions before entering.

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