Top 10 Summer Shoes for the Under 10’s

A brilliant new exhibition hits the V&A this month – Shoes: Pleasure and Pain. This exhibition will look at the extremes of footwear from around the globe, presenting around 200 pairs of shoes ranging from a sandal decorated in pure gold leaf originating from ancient Egypt to the most elaborate designs by contemporary makers. All I know is that in my life, it always seems the prettier the shoe, the more pain!

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Caroline Groves Parakeet Shoes 2014 courtesy of ‘Shoes: Pleasure and Pain’ Exhibition’V&A

And if that’s not inspiration enough to get busy with summer shoes, here’s something for you.  My Top 10!

Well, according to the bleeding calendar – summer is upon us. Now for me, who is always cold, the idea of my little pedicured tootsies even peeping out of a sandal, sends shivers, literally, down my spine. However whether we like it or not, summer stock will be exiting stores soon to make way for winter clothes – so we need to get our kids’ summer shoe act together. Pronto. Let’s go!

1. I love everything by fave brand of mine Louise Misha – she owns summer! €65

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What We Wore – Smarty Pants

We all like to dress up. God knows my kids do. They go over to a friends house – or their friends come to ours. Within about 30 seconds – they’re all down to their knickers and busy in the dress up drawer. Always.

Kids Dress Up Clothes

But today – I’m talking about dressing up – in the – wow what an effort way – rather than a cheap, itchy, tacky, princess-dress way.

Over the summer – we’ve had a few ‘do’s so I thought I would share what the girls wore – as I was rather happy with how they scrubbed up! Here we go..

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