When it comes to a kid’s shoe wardrobe, there are usually very few styles that can really take the wear and tear of everyday use. When you find a pair that can, it’s worth spending a little extra. This is the case with Chelsea boots this fall. Sure, they’re trendy and cool, but when you choose a high-quality pair, you’re virtually assured that they can take it when your kid decides to put them on every single day. Oh, and back to the fashion part: the wonderful thing about this easy-on style is that it goes with practically everything for both boys and girls.
J. Crew Kids’ Oiled Suede Chelsea Boots, $110, jcrew.com
Sperry Top-Sider Chelsea Short Boot, $60, amazon.com
Timberland Leather Chelsea Boots, $92.50, alexandalexa.com
Naturino Leather Wingtip Chelsea Boots, $78-$82, saks.com
Also in cognac/green.