THE MARK - BROWN

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THE MARK - BROWN

68.00

Simple brown leather shoe with contrasting red stitching and laces

This pre-walker shoe is created with a soft but durable leather upper, wider foot bed, a soft, flexible rubber sole, and a layer of padding in the insole for extra cushioning. Each pair of BU-KIN Booties comes in its own special cotton shoe bag and cardboard box for preserving as a keepsake.

BU-KIN Booties are constructed in the heart of Lancaster County, PA, by Amish leather workers and craftsmen. I then complete the finishing details in my Brooklyn workspace. 

 ~  If you see an item or size that is sold out, please contact me and I can always get one made for you, for a small additional fee .  Please allow 1- 2 weeks for production time once order is confirmed for this type of arrangement as all shoes are made  by hand in Pennsylvania.  ~

SIZE CHART

0-3 Months = 3 ¾” L x 1 ¾ “ W

3-6 Months = 4 ¼” L x 2 1/8” W

6-9 Months = 4 ¾” L x 2 ¼” W

Notes from the American Academy of Pediatrics about baby shoes: 

 - Look for shoes with rounded toe boxes to give the toes more room for movement. 

 - The upper part of the child's shoe should be made of leather, canvas, or the newer mesh materials. Children's feet perspire heavily, and the upper part of their shoes should be made of breathable materials. Leather or canvas allows the foot to breathe. Avoid man-made materials, such as plastic.

 - Make sure the insole is made of absorbent material. You may want padded insoles. Most children do not need a special arch support. All toddlers younger than 16 months have flat feet and only fully develop an arch by the age of 6 to 8 years.

 - The shoe should be flexible rather than provide rigid support, and it's very important that the shoe be shaped like the child's foot. 

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-Is this item a gift? let me write a card for you to  send along with the package! 

-Do you know the name of the little one receiving the shoes? I will stamp their name on a little leather tag  attached in the packaging for a more personalized touch.

 

Click on the "contact" section of the website and tell me what you would like to say on your card and the name of the baby .