The City Kids edit of the coolest, yet most practical footwear as you prepare to go back to school
If you’ve ever seen the Motherland sketch when Julia goes searching for school shoes, you know what an ordeal it can be. So, it pays to go early, even if you haven’t got your head around them going back to school. Some schools are more strict than others so make sure you’ve checked the school uniform list before you turn up with pretty patent leather shoes, only to be told they’re not allowed! Most of all, any podiatrist will tell you that making sure you get a good fit is the most important job. There are home measuring kits if you’re ordering online, but sometimes booking an appointment at a retailer can be the best way to find a pair of shoes that works for your child. Here’s some ideas for fashionable and practical footwear.