Top Picks for Back-to-School Kicks

CafeMom Contributors | Aug 30, 2016 Big Kid


Whether your kids are going back to middle school or just getting started in kindergarten, back-to-school shopping isn't complete without a pair (or two or three, let’s be honest) of new shoes. You’ll want your little learners feeling cool and confident when they take that first step into their new classrooms. From homeroom to home again, they need shoes that showcase their sense of style while providing serious comfort, too.

Rack Room Shoes has all the top brands and a trendy selection of shoes that both you and your kids will love for back to school. Be sure they put their best foot forward in these top picks for back to school kicks.

  • Skech-Air Stardust, $54.99


    Your pint-size pop star will feel like she’s jumping over the moon in these out-of-this-world sneakers. The breathable (glitter-infused!!) design and memory foam insoles will cradle her feet in comfort as she skips, jumps, runs, and basically does anything she can dream of!

  • Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Street Ox Shield Canvas, $44.99


    Perfect for your little go-getter, these skateboarder-inspired sneaks rock the classic look that made Chuck Taylors a shoe icon. And they’re even more kid friendly in this easy, slip-on style that also boasts a water-repellent finish for days when the puddles are just too hard to resist.

  • Skechers Twinkle Toes, $54.99


    She’ll shine bright like a diamond in these rhinestone studded slip-ons that light up with every step. Multi-colored laces are an added fun detail, and the sturdy rubber outsole holds up to all kinds of active play.

  • Day Five Haden, $49.99


    Let’s face it – boys can’t live in sneakers alone. Cut in a classic style, this sleek, comfy chukka boot is a versatile addition to his wardrobe, whether he wears a school uniform or is dressing up for a special occasion.

  • Chuck Taylor All Star Low, $54.99


    This classic sneaker is sure to be your teen’s favorite go-to for any look. Designed for the court but stylish enough for the classroom, these shoes couldn't be cooler if they tried.

  • Keds Double Up, $44.99


    A hip quilted design and platform sole dress up these iconic kicks, making them perfect for casual days when she still wants to show off her sense of style.

  • Limelight Kendra, $64.99


    She’ll confidently strut down the middle-school hallways in these totally on-trend suede booties, perfect for going seamlessly from school to social events from now until spring.

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