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    Default Where do you buy your toddler shoes/recommendations?

    DD is 2 yrs 4 mths. Plays outside all the time and destroys cheap shoes. Every time I get shoes from Betts or Shoes n Sox they last much better. She needs sandals soon as it warms up but nobody has a sale on. Do I bite the bullet and spend $70-80? She generally gets 6 months or until she outgrows them.
    I've bought Target/Kmart shoes before and got literally like a weeks wear so not even worth bothering, plus their fits are awkward and straps feel rough and plasticky.
    She has tiny narrow feet.
    Where do you get your kids shoes? Any recommendations ??
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    Dd1 has narrow feet and, so far, all of her sandals have been from Payless Shoes or Mathers. She outgrows them before they wear out.

    She has always just put on a pair of thongs or crocs to play in the backyard as they're easy to slip on/off and to clean.

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    I've got the same problem with my Ds. I bought three different pairs of shoes on sale at Myer just the other day, $20-30 down from around $60. I've learnt to stock up whenever there is a good sale on. I'll usually get some in the next size up too.

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    Crocs, always last until they grow out of them. There is a narrow Mary Jane sort of style that is nice.

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    Usually from a kids shoe shop. DD (almost 4 now) ruins cheaper shoes in literally days & has since she was in shoes. I figure spending the $60-70 every 6 months is the better option.

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    In summer my kids have crocs and winter, converse. They both have really narrow feet and this is what works

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    I think spending $60-$80 on good quality shoes is definitely worth it. We have one good pair of shoes for day to day playing but cheaper shoes for going out to a party etc. good shoes will promote good feet, knees and back. Apparently shoes like cons don't have arch support which can cause problems down the track.

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    I am definitely happy to spend $60-$80 on kids shoes from a specialist shoe shop. They last much better and I know they fit well.

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    I'm not sure where you are. ..but an online store..littlebigfeet is called (based in Brisbane ) sell some very reputable brands. Like bobux and ecco etc. And I think they're having a sale right now too.

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    I buy the expensive ones. By the time you're up to your 3rd pair of cheapies you could have still been on your first expensive pair.

    Asics for winter, crocs for summer. Thongs when they can walk properly in them.

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