Whether gracing a metallic gladiator or as a forefoot pom-pom effect, fringe details filter into children’s styles for a flouncy and feminine look.
Left, top to bottom: Zodiac fuchsia gladiator with braid detail; gold fisherman sandal by Goldbug; Me Too T-strap. Right: Me Too studded ballet flat.
Rainboots in vibrant stripes, plaids and solids will distract children from gray skies, while colorful pull-ons offer young fashion plates a source for artistic flair.
Above, from left: Little Laundry watercolor boot; cross-hatch style by Sperry Top-Sider; Hunter boot with brogue detail; Agatha Ruiz de la Prada drawstring boot. Left: Dingo moccasin-inspired boot.
Shimmer and Shades
Metallic materials put a techie spin on classic silhouettes for pre-walkers. For older children, soft shades of aqua feel icy-fresh this season, especially when topped with brass and silver studs and ethnic embellishments.
Above, clockwise from far left: Umi fisherman sandal; multicolored fisherman by Rachel; Diesel soft-sole sneaker; ruffled crib shoe by Trimfoot. Left: fashion sandals by Me Too.