What’s Selling: Children’s

Retailers share their top sellers for the week:

LITTLE’S SHOES, Pittsburgh
1. Nina Kids Cassina
2. Merrell Jungle Moc
3. Stride Rite lighted shoes
Top trend: “People were really shopping for dual-purpose shoes at back-to-school time — shoes the kids can wear outside on the playground and with their uniforms,” said Justin Sigal, president of Little’s. “Now that the weather is getting colder, Ugg Australia, Kamik and Sorel boots are picking up.”

1. Naturino any style
2. Stride Rite any style
3. New Balance 990
Top trend: “Bright pops of color and rainbow colors are really hot for kids,” said Ivan Castro, store buyer and manager. “The colorful soles and combination of colors on the uppers are big for not just adults but kids, too.”

1. Sperry Top-Sider Bahama and Cupsole
2. Nina Kids Marnee
3. Sam Edelman Fiona
Top trend: “Ballerinas are still big for us and so are the Sperrys,” said owner Eddie Quintana. “We’ve still had hot weather down here, so those categories are huge for us and controlling a lot of our business.”

HANSEL & GRETEL, Wilmington, Del.
1. Jumping Jacks Anaa
2. Livie & Luca
3. Lelli Kelly Mary Jane styles
Top trend: “We do a lot of dress shoes at our location,” said owner Carol Harvey. “People like the Livie & Luca [label] because it has really well-made dress shoes for kids, and Lelli Kelly because of the soft soles.”

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