The lazy days of summer have barely begun and the back-to-school signs are already on display in stores. Filling a backpack with school supplies is just part of the process of heading back to class.
Boys also need to be equipped with the right footgear to safely and comfortably take them through their day — from a pair of performance kicks to weatherproof boots for those stormy days ahead.
Here, FN has done some shoe shopping homework for you with looks to fill every part of a kid’s wardrobe.
Multi-purpose athletic looks continue to dominate the boys’ footwear category, the go-to everyday look in a school wardrobe.
1. Nike Kids Ashin Modern
This all-purpose sneaker incorporates lacing for a customized fit and a breathable mesh upper that keeps odors at bay.
Basketball continues its popularity in school and out. To enhance the on-court experience, a pair of performance shoes is required gear.
2. Adidas Kids Ilation Mid Basketball
B-ballers can seriously go up against their opponents in a mid-cut design for added ankle stability, complete with plush tongue and collar for comfort.
With a renewed emphasis on fitness, schools are encouraging outdoor activities that include a group hike through a local park in shoes that can stand up to the toughest terrain.
3. Keen Kids Oakridge Mid Waterproof
This hiking boot features Keen.Dry waterproof leather upper with mesh overlays and a hydrophobic mesh lining to wick away moisture for comfort.
Special school functions call for trading in a pair of kicks for dress looks, done comfortably on flexible rubber outsoles.
4. Florsheim Kids Midtown Plain Oxford
A classic oxford has year-round appeal, the perfect footnote for parent’s day or attending a school play.
The global warming date may continue, but the rainy days of fall are a sure thing, so be prepared with rain boots that do double duty in the snow.
5. Bogs Kids Glosh Solid Rain
This waterproof pull-on style features Aegis antimicrobial insoles for enhanced breathability.
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