Start-rite Charlotte Leather Shoes, Black
- Riptape fastening for secure fit & ease of getting on/off.
- Padded ankle for extra comfort & support.
- Breathable linings to absorb moisture & keep feet fresh.
The Start-Rite Charlotte leather shoes offer a premium Mary Jane look to last all-year-round.
The snazzy flower etchings give an attractive edge, while the convenient rip-tape makes them quick to slide on. With a sturdy rubber sole and a heel stiffener, this pair delivers in durability and comfort.
- Leather upper, rubber sole
- Shoe Style
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.
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If you’ve changed your mind about keeping your purchase, please return it in its original condition with proof of purchase and we’ll exchange or refund it. Unless faulty, this should be within 35 days of receiving your order. By original condition, we’d expect this to mean that you’ve kept packaging and labels, and that the item is undamaged and unused.
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