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    24 Shoes Your Baby Needs In Their Wardrobe

    I'm buying all of these for my future child who doesn't exist yet, cool?

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    1. Nikes with decorative laces and an adjustable hook-and-loop strap that'll give every other kid at daycare's micro-fashion a run for their money.


    Promising review: "My son is 16 months old and he can run in these no problem. He gets excited to put on his shoes in the morning and these seem to be very comfortable for him. I love the look of them. They are also super light weight. Definitely recommend them!" —Anonymous Zappos Customer

    Get them from Zappos for $43 (available in sizes 2–10 and five styles).

    2. Mary Janes your little one will look simply picture perfect in as they learn to take their first steps. Fingers crossed they don't figure out how to undo Velcro anytime soon., Amazon

    Promising review: "This shoe is cute, sturdy, simple, AND incredibly comfortable! I've been especially impressed by the soft leather that gently conforms to baby's foot and doesn't pinch or squeeze or cut into her sweet chubbies! Hard to find affordable shoes like this. So happy. —Aisling

    Get them from Amazon for $8.88+ (available in sizes 6 months–3 years and 13 styles).

    3. Scalloped sandals with a buckle closure to match the ones you just picked up for yourself and prevent your mini-me from easily removing (and losing) their shoes.

    Janie and Jack

    Get them from Janie and Jack for $27.99 (available in sizes 4–5K).

    4. Faux fur slides for the baby who is destined to be an Instagram style star (at least on your own personal handle).


    Promising review: "These are just the cutest! I was stopped three times while grocery shopping to let me know how cute they are." —Daniela

    Get them from Walmart for $7.59+ (available in sizes 0–18 months and five colors).

    5. Toddler-sized Saucony sneakers with excellent traction, perfect for when your kiddo is suddenly trying to run in every which way. You should probably invest in your own pair to try and keep up.


    Promising review: "These shoes are fantastic! So easy to put on and take off and he can wear them all day with no complaints. He has had a few different brands of shoes and boots in the past and after awhile he has started to whine and point at his feet letting us know they hurt or are uncomfortable. He has never done that with these once. In fact, this pair was a replacement pair we bought for an identical set that was lost at some point on a trip. We even paid to have them expedited because it is worth it. I even bought myself a pair of matching Sauconys and they are my favorite daily shoe as well!" —Adam

    Get them from Amazon for $17.19+ (available for toddlers and kids aged 1–8 and 40 styles).

    6. Slip-on sneakers covered in glitter to bring some real ~razzle dazzle~ to your little one's footwear collection.


    Get them from Carter's for $38 (available in sizes 4–12).

    7. Shark-print flip flops, because you might as well just embrace the fact "Baby Shark" is going to be in your life for a long, long time.

    Old Navy

    Promising review: "I bought these for my son a couple days ago and he loves them! They’re not harsh or rough on his foot and they’re actually the only sandals he’ll keep on! And the little sharks just make them super cute. I’d definitely recommend these!" —JaySN

    Get them from Old Navy for $4.99 (available in sizes 0–18 months).

    8. Or no-slip leather shoes with cute details you'll love so much you'll want to take a million photos of your kiddo wearing them.


    Promising review: "My 12-month-old daughter just started walking consistently but was refusing to wear regular hard soled shoes. I wanted something to protect her feet when walking outside or in public places. I tried these soft sole first walking shoes and they are perfect. She is able to walk in them and doesn't get mad they are on her feet. I think the hard soled shoes were just too difficult for her to walk in because she is just starting to walk. These shoes are the perfect transition shoe until she is ready for hard soled shoes. They fit well and don't fall off her feet." —Buttercup

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes 0–18 months and 30 styles).

    9. Suede boat shoes that'll have your usually messy little kid looking fresh put together (or like a tiny frat boy...either way these are SUPER CUTE!).

    Janie and Jack

    Get them from Janie and Jack for $51.99 (available in sizes 4–5K).

    10. Soft-soled hightop sneaks you can put on your tyke and watch them live out the punk rock style dreams you had as an angsty teenager — oh, and they'll help them transition into wearing shoes full-time.


    Promising review: "Sooo cute! They are sized a little big but that’s okay, she can grow into them. I get more compliments on these shoes with the pink dots on the bottom than I do when she wears her real Converse tennies. Also love that they stay on and don’t slip off. I’m going to buy all the different colors!"—Kealin Erin

    Get them from Amazon for $9.01+ (available in sizes 0–18 months and 38 styles).

    11. Sandals with tassels that'll pair perfectly with your toddler's sassy attitude and wardrobe. These are shoes she'll look back on in photos and think "wow, my parents had great taste."


    Get them from Walmart for $8.99+ (available in sizes 11–13 and in white or pink).

    12. Or slip-on sandals from Carters to add some bohemian vibes to your tyke's footwear options, because even if you have never been able to pull 'em off your kid just might., Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought these for my 4-month-old (he is on the larger side) and these fit him just slightly big. They are made well and just super cute — I love that they Velcro and stay put on my little man’s feet. The sole is nice as well — durable and not flimsy! They look like mini Birkenstocks!" —KPITT

    Get them from Amazon for $11.91 (available in sizes infant–12 months).

    13. Tiny UGG boots you won't be able to help but squeal over. Is there anything cuter than miniature versions of adult clothing? I honestly don't think so.


    These lil' boots will keep your kiddos feeties warm and cozy all winter thanks to the UGGpure™ wool-lined insole. So snuggly!

    Promising review: "These little Ugg booties are even cuter than pictured, if that's possible. I purchased them as a gift for an 18-month-old and they fit perfectly! They are ideal for our chilly Colorado mornings as an alternative to socks. Her little feet and toes stay toasty all morning long! Definitely a great, satisfying splurge!" —Liz L

    Get them from Zappos for $49.95 (available in sizes 2–7 and in chestnut or baby pink).

    14. Casual canvas sneakers you'll want to snag in every color so there will be one less thing you have to think about when trying to get your family out the door on time., Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought these shoes because my son is starting to walk. Since he had never worn shoes before I wanted something comfortable but also something that had enough grip to keep him from slipping. When I ordered them I heard that they run big. I do think that's the case but I purchased the 12–18 month and they fit perfectly with him wearing socks. I find that he doesn't try to take them off since they're soft. They look exactly like the picture depicts. I originally purchased the gray color but have now come back and purchased two other colors. They're only $10, so it's incredibly affordable!" —Lauren

    Get them from Amazon for $5.99+ (available in sizes 0–18 months and 35 styles).

    15. Embroidered espadrilles that might just make you jealous of your child. The flowers! The bows! They're just so darn cute!

    Janie and Jack

    Get them from Janie and Jack for $23.99 (available in sizes 4–5K).

    16. Lil' sneakers featuring a double velcro closure and a super soft bottom your tyke will love just as much as they love dousing themselves in spaghetti sauce during dinner.


    Promising review: "I bought these for my 9-month-old, and I got the 12-to-18-month size. They fit him well. I bought the bigger size expecting them to fit, because my son has big feet. We tried clogs and he would freeze when he had them on. With these he will still crawl, climb and stand just like he does without shoes. I am glad we bought them, they are a great transition shoe." —TMos

    Get them from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in size 0–18 months and 10 styles).

    17. Or faux suede colorblock shoes with decorative laces can have your kiddo stylin' before they even know how to utter the word "fashionista."

    Old Navy

    Get them from Old Navy for $13.50 (available in sizes 0–24 months and three styles).

    18. Moccasins starring tiny bows and fringed edges for a super chic look any new parent will appreciate because it'll SEEM like they put a lot of effort into their baby's #OOTD.


    Promising review: "I got the lavender for my daughter, she wears a toddler size 4–5, I got the 12–18 month size and they fit perfectly. She is a good walker already and these are so easy for her to get around in because of the soft sole. They also slip on and off nicely. She has worn them outside in the grass and spring mud, and they wiped off well." —Erica

    Get them from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in sizes 0–18 months and 26 styles).

    19. Or Disney Princess Freshly Picked moccasins fit for royalty. I can't think of a better way to add some ~magic~ into your tyke's wardrobe.

    Freshly Picked

    Promising review: "I was reluctant to buy my 7-month-old shoes, but I couldn’t resist with this print! They do not slip off and are perfect with any outfit." —serena t.

    Get them from Freshly Picked for $60 (available in sizes 1–7).

    20. Hightop sneakers from OshKosh B'gosh that'll have your kid looking like an MVP before they even learn how to walk without holding onto something for support.

    OshKosh B'gosh

    Get them from OshKosh B'gosh for $42 (available in sizes 4–12).

    21. Shoes for the parent who is DELIGHTED by dressing their baby up like an adorable grandpa. They'd also be great for any tiny ring bearer!


    Promising review: "Very nice shoes. He is 10 months with really big feet. I originally ordered 12–18 and they were way too big. Then I got 9–12 and they were perfect. They looked really nice with a suit for my sisters wedding. My son has thick feet so it was tough to get on but overall we were very happy." —Danielle

    Get them from Amazon for $13.99 (available in sizes 6–24 months).

    22. Quilted mint green slides to add a whimsical pop of color to your little one's summer style.

    Janie and Jack

    Get them from Janie and Jack for $13.99 (available in sizes 4–4K).

    23. Holographic sneakers with padded insoles and a triple Velcro closure that'll show the world your kid's sense of style is ~out of this world~.

    OshKosh B'gosh

    Get them from OshKosh B'gosh for $38 (available in sizes 4–12).

    24. And baby Yeezy Boost 350 V2s — a must-have for any child of a sneaker head or wannabe member of the Kardashian clan.

    Stadium Goods

    I may or may not have snagged a pair of these for my future child. They're currently on display in my bookshelf (yes, really) but I can't wait for the day a little one is running around looking like a BOSS in these fashion-forward sneaks.

    Get them from Stadium Goods for $279+ (available in sizes 6K–10K

    Sigh. Don't they look like precious angels when they're not taking off their shoes and leaving them to never be found again?

    The Walt Disney Company

    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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