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Best children’s shoe brand: Bobux

Best children’s shoe brand: Bobux

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BOBUX CELEBRATES 30 YEARS & LAUNCHES ITS AUTUMN/WINTER 2021 COLLECTIONBobux passionately believes that creativity, imagination and a sense of adventure make the world a better place and it’s that philosophy that has helped drive the Autumn/Winter 21 collection. Built on a foundation of family values and a heritage of Kiwi innovation, it’s Bobux’s commitment to being experts in understanding the science of healthy, natural foot development combined with great design, that truly sets Bobux apart, and the 2021 collection promises to deliver on both.HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:*NEW* GRASS COURT SWITCH (MIX & MATCH WITH EXTRA STRAPS) – The Grass Court trainers have been a runaway success the last few seasons, so Bobux has made them even more fun with interchangeable straps. Premium abrasion resistant leather and bright colours complete a playful look, making this street-styled trainer perfect for everyday wear. The all-new Switch is a multi-strap trainer that allows great adjustability, creativity and ease of use with its new mix and match strap design. Each pair has a full set of matching straps as well as two contrast-coloured straps to create a versatile trainer that little feet will love. Colour options include gold metallic (white + seashell extra straps), navy (red + silver metallic extra straps), white (raspberry metallic + peacock metallic extra straps) and red (blueberry + white extra straps).

ALLEY OOP – Introducing our first ever lace up basketball inspired boot.

The Alley-Oop will have your little ones running and jumping, trying their best lay-ups in this fresh new style. Featuring both adjustable laces and a side zip, the dual opening makes this boot super convenient, comfortable and the metallic colourways are simply made for play. Available in gold metallic, peacock metallic and raspberry metallic.

HI COURT – The new Hi Court enters the fray to complete the Grass Court collection. Featuring hook-and-loop straps and a higher padded ankle collar – this boot will put a smile on every little kid’s face. Premium matte-finish leather is super stylish, while bright colours complete a playful look. Available for AW2021 from Step Up to Kid+. Available in classic black, navy and red. WATERPROOF COLLECTION: PADDINGTON – This ultra-waterproof, soft leather boot features a side gusset and SplashTEX® internal waterproof membrane, and a fine merino lining to keep feet warm, dry and healthy in wet conditions.

Masquerading as a traditional wellington rainboot with a rubber-like overcoat finish, the Paddington makes use of the foot-health centric qualities of true premium leather. Updates for 2021 include a larger dome, and increased flexibility through improved internal construction. New colours for 2021 include cherry, black onyx, white opal as well as classic navy and yellow. GRASS COURT WATERPROOF – The Waterproof Grass Court trainer returns for 2021 in a range of rain-ready colourways.

The Waterproof Grass Court features a SplashTEX® waterproof membrane that keeps growing feet dry and healthy in wet weather, and a cotton knit lining offers comfort and breathability. 2021 sees enhanced flexibility through improved internal construction. Available in cherry, black onyx, white opal, navy and yellow. BOOTS:JODPHUR – The classic and much loved heritage style, the Jodphur has been given some extra special treatment for 2021 with a premium, velvety suede with a foil snake laminated finish. Available in both soft dusk and luxurious charcoal ‘Kaa’ edition is that extra something special this winter.

Timeless navy, toffee, rose gold and black colourways are also included in the range. POPULAR STYLES UPDATES FOR 2021 Desert / Timber / Tahoe / Tahoe Arctic – these customer favourites will all remain in the 2021 collection with subtle design features and some exciting new colourways introduced.TRAINERS:

RILEY – Leather trainers are the biggest trend in kids footwear and building on the success of the retro inspired Ryder, for 2021 is Riley. Riley is an understated classic with pared back styling, embossed detailing and contrast heel tab and racing stripe. Feature double strap closures, this shoe is made for great looking play. Available in boysenberry + chartreuse, slate + caramel, dusk + silver pearl, navy + red, olive + boysenberry, chartreuse + navy.GRASS COURT – This street-styled trainer is perfect for everyday wear. Premium matte-finish leather is stylish, while bright colours complete a playful look.

Multi-strap fastenings from Step Up through to Kid+ are adjustable, easy to use and on-trend. Available this season in seashell, navy, smoke, black, navy, raspberry, blueberry, DIMENSION II – The evolution of our globally award-winning Dimension, the Dimension II is a highly flexible performance shoe with an ultra-lightweight, durable sole. The twin-face merino/nylon knit lets kids’ little feet breathe comfortably, and a wraparound collar with elastic attachment keeps their feet secure. Iconic Bobux branding across the hook-and-loop strap makes these shoes ready to play. Available in three colourways – black + white, silver metallic + candy and a new navy + red.AND NOT FORGETTING…Bobux not only ensures there’s a style to suit every developmental stage, but also guarantees the collection comprises a design to suit every occasion and taste. So, with that in mind the much-loved Bobux styles that will still appear in the AW21 collection include Delight / Louise / Port / Marvel Xplorer / Marvel Arctic Xplorer / Go Xplorer and its School by Bobux collection.

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