Start-rite Reflector Shoes, Black

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Product information

A casual shoe made for active feet. Crafted from soft leather and with a scuff-resistant toe to withstand wear and tear, these shoes feature a twin rip-tape fastening for all day comfort. The flexible rubber sole is highly durable and the breathable textile lining will keep little feet dry.

Measure and Fit at Home:
Start-rite believe it's really important to measure a child's feet accurately before buying them every pair of shoes, as ill-fitting shoes can have a serious impact on your child's foot health. To be sure that your child is wearing shoes that fit properly, you can either visit one of the John Lewis stores, where trained staff will measure and fit your child with shoes, or if that's not convenient, use one of our specially developed fitting gauges to help you measure your child's feet at home.

Click here to find out how to measure using the gauges and to watch step by step videos of how to fit your child’s shoes.

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How to measure & fit Start-rite shoes video: fitting gauges

Use the measuring video to check your child's size before you buy their shoes online

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How to measure & fit Boys' Start-rite shoes video

Once you've bought your child's shoes, this video will help you confidently check the fit of their shoes

Editor's Notes

Start-rite's history dates back to 18th century Norwich, where a leather worker called James Smith began offering the first ready-made, off the peg footwear. Following the First World War, the company began to produce footwear specially designed for children, which gave their unique feet room to grow. The name "Start-rite" was first used in the 1920s and the iconic twins logo was introduced a decade later. Start-rite began to focus primarily on children's shoes in 1952 and after extensive research they noted the need for shoes to be fitted by trained people, developed multiple width fittings and introduced their "heel stiffener" to help balance and growth. They received the Royal Warrant in 1955 after supplying the Windsor children with shoes. In recent years they have evolved to use two hundred years expertise to meet the needs and desires of today's children.



We want you to be happy with your purchase. If you're not, depending on the type of product, you can make free returns in the UK via John Lewis shops, Royal Mail, Collect+, or MyHermes. If you need to arrange collection of large or heavy items, call us on 03456 049 049. For international returns queries, call us on +44 1698 545 454. Find out more about returns.

You'll find returns information on your delivery note. Unless faulty, we'd like you to make your return within 90 days of purchase. Exceptions apply to certain products - find out more about our refund policy.

Q & As

Rated 5 out of 5 by 4 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Won't buy anything else! My son has worn this make and style of shoe over the last four years and they are exceptionally robust and comfortable. They cope very well with daily playtime football along with the other activities boys partake in. I have never had to replace a pair due to wear only due to size and my son is a slow grower and will always get between 9 months and a year of use. 05 October 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great quality product These shoes are excellent quality - much superior than other well-known brands. They lasted my son a whole year at school - bought last September. He used them to play football in the school playground during lunchtimes. Will definitely be buying these again this year for my boys. No contest! 16 August 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Does the job Great quality school shoes, still looking good 3 weeks in. 16 September 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Awesome shoes! My son finds these shoes very comfy. Excellent quality as always from startrite and great service as ever from John Lewis. 15 April 2014
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