Kate Middleton Gives Birth: 5 Shoes for the New Royal Baby Boy

It’s a boy!

Kate Middleton has given birth to her third child — a little prince of Cambridge and fifth in line to the throne — after several hours of labor at St. Mary’s Hospital in London. According to Kensington Palace, the Duchess of Cambridge’s son weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces, and husband Prince William was also present upon delivery.

In honor of the baby, FN has rounded up shoes perfect for his induction into royalty.

1. Start-Rite Baby Jack Sand Nubuck T-Bar Buckle Pre-Walkers

Start-Rite’s children shoes have long been trusted by the royal family, so it’s no surprise these classic Baby Jacks are making the list. The T-bar design allows for secure fastening, and the flexible sole is ideal for both crawling and walking when the infant transitions into toddlerhood.

Start-Rite Baby Jack Sand Nubuck T-Bar Buckle Pre-Walkers.
CREDIT: Start-Rite

2. Trotters Hampton Canvas Nantucket Canvas Shoes

Here’s a pair that takes a cue from big brother Prince George: the Trotters Hampton Canvas Shoes. Middleton’s eldest son notably wore this go-to summer shoe in official portraits celebrating his third birthday. It’s only fitting they’d be passed on to the new family addition.

Trotters Hampton Canvas Nantucket Canvas Shoes.
CREDIT: Courtesy of Trotters

3. Polo Ralph Lauren Kids Morgan Hard Sole Shoes

Every little one, particularly a royal child, requires a pair of formal dress shoes. These hard soles come with a suede upper, leather lining and a durable rubber sole with elegant laceups — proof that one doesn’t need to sacrifice comfort for style.

Polo Ralph Lauren
Polo Ralph Lauren Kids Morgan Hard Sole Shoes.
CREDIT: Zappos.com

4. Crocs Kids’ Crocs Littles

A staple in every infant boy’s shoe closet, these cerulean blue clogs are must-haves with their buoyant, roomy feel and rubber material that can hold up to wear and tear — complete with the brand’s original Croslite foam cushion.

Crocs Kids’ Crocs Littles.

5. Adidas Originals Superstar Crib Sneakers

What footwear arsenal would be complete without a signature sneaker? This pair of Adidas Originals hails from the 1969 basketball shoe that made international waves. With easy on-off strap closures and an iconic design, this is one pair that certifies the royal baby’s style game.

Adidas Originals
Adidas Originals Superstar Crib Sneakers.
CREDIT: Kids Foot Locker

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