Daisy Roots baby shoes review and giveaway

As a general rule, I am not a fan of baby shoes. To me, shoes are for walkers, and prior to that stage, little feet should be free to wriggle and grow.
I still stand by this as a general rule, but there are occasions when I feel shoes are necessary for Max now. As a very inquisitive and adept cruiser, he does need something to help him grip on slippery floors – socks and sleepsuits are just too slippy. It is also sometimes nice to have a little pair of shoes to pop on when it’s a bit chilly outside and we are heading out in the pushchair.
So – sometimes shoes are OK. Having said that, I want a shoe that allows Max’s little toes to move, flex and grow with no restrictions. That’s where Daisy Roots have come in. Designed with the input of podiatrists, members of the Growth Foundation, health care workers and mums and the aim to be as close to bare feet as possible, I was fairly confident that these little shoes would be perfect for Max.

I received the Union Jack shoes in navy, white and blue – perfect for any little boy (or girl for that matter). 
The first thing that struck me – apart from the cuteness – was how soft they are. I expected a more structured shoe, but I was pleased that these shoes are just pure, soft chrome-free leather. They bend, they flex and they move with little feet – they will not restrict growth or movement. 
They slide on easily – there is hidden elastic around the ankle section which makes them easy to put on even the wriggliest baby. Once on, Max was unable to pull them off, which is a huge bonus, especially when you are out in the pushchair!

The Daisy Roots shoes have been ideal for around the house too. Max loves to cruise around my kitchen cupboards, but we have had a few slips because socks and sleepsuits have no grip, and it’s too cold on the floor for bare feet. He can cruise much more happily in the shoes as they have a bit of grip to them – not loads, but enough to keep him steady. I don’t think it will be long before he is off on his own two feet.
If you like the look of Daisy Roots (who wouldn’t?) then I have 2 great offers for you! Enter the code FFB0314 at Daisy Roots to get 20% off Daisy Roots shoes. Then, why not enter my competition below, and be in with a chance to win a pair for the little person in your life! 

T&C’s – Open to UK residents only. Winner will be selected from all correctly completed entries and contacted by email. Winner must claim their prize within 10 days or it will be redrawn. 

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77 Comments

  1. April 22, 2014 / 11:53 am

    There are so many gorgeous pairs! My absolute favourite is the Embroidered Pink Star on White Girls Shoes ~ they are beautiful x

  2. April 22, 2014 / 1:06 pm

    Lamb On Pink are gorgeous

  3. Tanya Camilleri
    April 22, 2014 / 1:10 pm

    I would pick the Ladybird on White shoes as my little one loves hunting for ladybirds when we are in the garden

  4. April 22, 2014 / 3:33 pm

    I’d choose the zebra on pale blue as they are gorgeous!

  5. Vicki G
    April 22, 2014 / 3:50 pm

    Rabbit Bunny on Lilac

  6. April 22, 2014 / 4:27 pm

    Lavender Shoe with Butterfly are gorgeous

  7. Anonymous
    April 22, 2014 / 4:31 pm

    The fist video tape i watched was An American Werewolf In London
    and its still one of my favourite films today.

  8. Sarah Saunders
    April 22, 2014 / 6:46 pm

    I would choose The duck in pink wellies

  9. April 22, 2014 / 7:23 pm

    Rabbit with fluffy bunny tail…. in pink..

  10. April 22, 2014 / 7:48 pm

    I would choose the Hearts – 3 Hearts

  11. Anonymous
    April 22, 2014 / 8:41 pm

    The 3 Hearts ones, so pretty and cute.

    Keeley Shaw

  12. April 22, 2014 / 9:54 pm

    I think the Zebra on Pale Blue are super cute ^_^

  13. Charmian Filewood
    April 22, 2014 / 10:19 pm

    The white ones with the bunny face are lovely

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