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Where to Buy Shoes for Kids Near Boston

Nothing beats a good old fashioned local shoe store, where you can get your kids feet measured properly for a good fit. They still exist, and here are a few of our favorites in the Greater Boston area.

Clarks4 Locations, $$
Headquartered in Newton, MA, Clarks retail stores can be found at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Wellesley, and Natick Collection where they now carry children's shoes. They are reasonably priced, very comfy, and wear really well.
Marshalls38 Locations, $
Offers a solid selection of name brand toddler & children's shoes at deep discounts. Stride Rite, Keds, & many more at 20-60% off retail.
Michelson's Shoes2 Locations
Solid old-fashioned shoe store with helpful and knowledgeable staff & great service in Lexington Center. Great for odd sizes, and finding a good fit.
NiketownBoston, $$$
Niketown has a large selection of sneakers in infant sizes and up. Most merchandise is on the expensive side. Very trendy, multimedia filled store.
Shoo Shoos - Online Baby ShoesVirtual/Online, $$$
Cute, well made baby shoes, sandels & moccasins. 100% leather, suede soles, elastic ankles, & natural dyes make these designs terrific for tots.
Stride Rite15 Locations, $$$
Stride Rite is a great brand for toddlers and children's shoes. Most stores measure your child's feet to ensure proper fit.
Teddy's ShoesCambridge, $$
Teddy Shoes is a small store with BIG inventory. In short, 'If you can’t find it at Teddy’s, you probably won’t find it.” Great service.
The Red WagonBoston, $$$$
This Charles Street favorite features adorable outfits and accessories for kids from tot to tween in timeless French and Italian designs.
Varese ShoesBoston, $$$
Varese brings 43 years of experience to shoe sales, providing excellent service in fitting children for shoes. Features variety of European imports.
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