Judging by the weather, spring travels to Ukraine on one of the world-famous Hyundai trains, which broke down along the way and is steeply delayed. But, despite the snowy notes, we firmly believe that very soon they will turn into flowering beds. By the way, in between these states there will be colossal pools - freedom for our little ones. And this means that now it is time to think about buying demi-season children's shoes.
Naturally, the choice is to stop on those boots / shoes that will not get wet. And this largely depends on the method of fastening the top of the shoe and the sole.
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Existsglue-castmethod, when the sole on the finished shoe is fixed with a special form. This method of fastening provides the greatest tightness of shoes.
You can also buy baby shoes usingadhesive method(he, by the way, is the most common).The sole is fixed with a special glue. This method is quite reliable, but you should not wander through the puddles in such shoes.
Another popular mounting method isglue-piercingwhich is used in the manufacture of fashion shoes. For wet weather, such shoes do not fit perfectly, because through the holes the water without obstacles gets inside.
What to look for when choosing demi-season shoes for a child
You can buy shoes without a child: take the insole from the current shoes with you to the store, but remember that the new pair should be 1.5 cm longer than the current one
If you decide to buy shoes made of genuine leather,don't stumble on a fake, because many manufacturers have already learned how to mask substitutes for "natural resources". Remember that skin has heat dissipation. The easiest test: attach the back of the hand to the skin surface. In a few minutes the hand should feel warm, if it is really natural leather. Otherwise, the surface of the shoe will sweat.
It is important that the shoes for the baby was strong and reliable. Therefore, in the store, do not hesitate,bend the shoe in half. Synthetic materials leave characteristic wrinkles that are not typical of natural leather. Another distinctive feature of artificial material is textile or polyamide base and a sealed edge.
Also consider the country of the shoe manufacturer. Because the favorite "our brother"Italian shoes are not adapted to the conditions of our latitudes. Shoes with Scandinavian roots are best suited to the natural conditions in Ukraine. Next comes footwear of Austrian and German origin, as well as domestic.
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When choosing children's demi-season shoes, you need to considerbasic requirements for its correctness: wide nose, rigid but flexible sole, small heel, rigid heel, reliable fixation on the leg, insole-instep support.
remember, thatshoes for baby should not be tightespecially leather. Stretching, the skin loses its moisture-proof qualities.
Also do not forget that demi-season shoes are necessaryspecially treated with water repellent sprays. Moreover, this should be done in advance, for example, in the evening, and not before going for a walk.Boots shoes must be well dried, so for the spring and autumn, it is better to have two pairs of shoes.
By the way, it is not necessary to remind you how difficult it is to make your baby try on shoes if he does not want it. To make a purchase without the crumbs, arm yourself with a pencil and a sheet of cardboard. Circle the baby's leg, but only when he is standing! Because it is in this position that you can identify the real size of the leg. You can also bring to the store the insole of the shoes that the child is wearing at the moment. Just remember that new shoes should be 1.5 cm longer than a child's foot.
Enjoy the shopping! And remember that if the shoes did not fit, you can exchange them for another pair within 14 days or take your money.