When it comes to finding shoes for my kids, it seems to be a challenge. Either they’re too bulky, too thin, too heavy or aren’t made very well and fall apart earlier than they should. We had the chance to try out a brand of shoes that I haven’t heard of before called etnies. Just two weeks in to the kids wearing them, I am already in love. They’re so lightweight, the prices are very reasonable and the kids love them!
etnies has already established themselves as one of the top skate footwear and apparel brands in the action sports industry. etnies Kids allows younger generations to take a glimpse into the lives of pro athletes with the same high quality products – built to withstand serious play – especially made for boys and girls, toddlers and infants. Made especially with little ones’ feet in mind & a super-simple faux lace Velcro closure. etnies has adorable shoes ranging from babies to big kids, to adults. etnies is made with the Sole Technology Institute, “Grow with Me” includes features that are specifically designed and developmentally sound for toddlers. As the child’s foot grows, the insert can be removed, creating more room and increasing the time a child can wear the shoes—saving money and protecting little feet!
My son was sent the High Rise Kids shoes; $54.99
The mid-top High Rise Kids offers superb ankle support and protection, and the gusseted tongue keeps water out. The high rise belongs to the uprising and snow collections.
To be honest, I never really thought about a high rise shoe for him, but he loves it and he rocks it! He says he loves the way they fit, they’re easy to get on and off and are very comfortable.
Kambry was sent the Scout Kids in black and pink.
- Scout Kids: $39.99
A new style for spring 2014, the Scout Kids boasts maximum breathability with a mesh-covered upper, and all kinds of comfort with an exposed STI Evolution Foam midsole with rubber pods, STI Foam Lite Level 1 footbed and elastic heel support. As if that weren’t enough, it’s part of etnies’ Buy a Shoe, Plant a Tree reforestation program!
What’s STI Evolution Foam™?
etnies’ innovative and environmentally responsible approach to advancing product with technology, to produce lightweight, long-lasting, impact-cushioning footwear. Kids (and adults 😉 think it’s like walking on marshmallows!
etnies is really big in to giving back. This is yet another reason why I have called in love with them. etnies donates THOUSANDS of shoes to at-risk children and the homeless on an annual basis.
For etnies, they feel that the Planet is their Playground. I love this phrase! etnies has a special Happy Feet, Happy Forests program; for every pair of etnies Kids shoes sold, a tree will be planted. etnies’ “Buy a Shoe, Plant a Tree” reforestation program helps kids see that their happy feet means a happy forest.
etnies #Get4Giving Facebook Giveaway
etnies kids is having a pretty awesome giveaway going on, on their Facebook page that you won’t want to miss! It’s super easy to get started! Visit etnies on Facebook and simply snap & share a pic of you giving back (volunteering, donating clothes/shoes, etc.), and you could win $500 in prizes! Share your photo on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram with #get4giving & it’ll automatically upload to the gallery. Or, upload it here: bit.ly/getgiving.
The pic with the most votes wins the $250 grand prize! *Must include hashtag to count (Runs through Jan. 5)
Here are some sample tweets to help get you started!
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