What My Kid Wore Wednesday #3

I am back again this week joining up with the What My Kid Wore Wednesday linky. I have really enjoyed choosing outfits and taking photos for these posts the last few weeks. (Have a look here and here if you missed the first two.)

Elijah's outfit this week:

What My Kid Wore Wednesday #3
What My Kid Wore Wednesday #3
What My Kid Wore Wednesday #3
What My Kid Wore Wednesday #3
What My Kid Wore Wednesday #3

T-Shirt - Primark | Shorts - Sainsburys | Sandals - La Redoute

We got this gorgeous t-shirt from Primark a couple of months before Elijah was born (when I wasn't on crutches or constantly in pain with PGP). It is definitely one of my favourite things we have ever bought for him. I love the way my little monkey looks in a collared shirt. Very dapper! I thought it would look nice paired with some shorts so I picked out these khaki ones. I've never really been a big fan on khaki until just recently. And finally, I featured these sandals from La Redoute in another post a few weeks ago. We bought them for our trip to Australia last year and his little feet can still just squeeze into them. I would love to get him some in a bigger size for our trip in December as it will be summer over there.

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What My Kid Wore Wednesday #1

We have had such lovely weather so far this week - spring has well and truly sprung. Elijah and I have been enjoying going for a walk together during the day and spending some time in the garden in the afternoon while we wait for Joel to come home. We used to just look out the window for him but it's so much nicer to wait outside and Elijah loves having a wander around.

The other day I thought I would snap a few quick photos of Elijah and share his cute little outfit. I also thought I would link up with a new kids fashion linky What My Kid Wore Wednesday hosted by Sarah at This Mama Life and Hannah at Just Hannah Jane.

Here is Elijah’s outfit for this week:

What My Kid Wore Wednesday #1
What My Kid Wore Wednesday #1
What My Kid Wore Wednesday #1
What My Kid Wore Wednesday #1
What My Kid Wore Wednesday #1
What My Kid Wore Wednesday #1
What My Kid Wore Wednesday #1

Top - M&S | Overalls - George at ASDA | Shoes - Purebaby

I love overalls on little people. They are so cute and it's so easy to put together a nice, casual outfit without too much effort. These ones are extra cute with Mickey Mouse on them - I love everything Disney. I love dressing Elijah in grey tops, I think they really bring out his gorgeous blue eyes. And we have two pairs of these little blue shoes that we bought when we were in Australia last year. They are perfect for him to wear while wandering around the house.

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My Top 5 Picks of Shoes for Boys

My top 5 picks of shoes for boys

Over the weekend we took Elijah to the park. Most of the time when we go out on weekends I take him in our stretchy wrap because I find that it's so much easier than getting the pram in and out of the car all the time. And it also means we have more space in the car for our shopping.

He's at this stage where he's so close to walking, but he doesn't quite have the confidence just yet to let go of our hands. Just the last week or so he has started walking beside us holding one hand which is a huge improvement. A few weeks ago he didn't even want to stand in front of us without gripping on to us with two hands and holding on for dear life! Sometimes when we're at home and he's walking around the furniture he will let go and take two or three steps towards us but that's the most he'll do by himself.

So when we were at the park he was wanting to walk up to the other kids to see what they were doing and play with them. And when we were getting ready to leave, he wanted to walk in between us holding our hands as we walked along the path through the park. On the way home, we went to get his feet measured so we could start looking to get him some proper first walking shoes.

Since then I've been looking online to find some to buy for Elijah, which hasn't been easy because his feet are quite small at a size 3.5 UK. However, I have found some that I love so I wanted to share with you a few of my favourite ones. Here are my top 5 picks of shoes for boys:

 

Bobux Swap Shoes - Navy Blue || £35

 

I love navy blue shoes for little boys - and these are no exception. I think this particular style is quite versatile as they are casual enough to be worn as everyday shoes, but they also look quite smart and dressy so would be perfect for a special occasion too.

Bobux Trackside Sneakers - White/Navy || £35

 

Also from Bobux, are these adorable trainers. These are a much more casual, sporty style which I also love. Perfect for little boys who want to run around and kick a football or play in the playground.

Bobux Trackside Shoes

Gap Suede Lace-Up Booties || £14.99 (normally £19.95)

 

Something a little bit different - I adore these suede lace-up boots from Gap. I love Gap for boys clothes and I think these little boots would look so cute with a pair of shorts during the spring and summer months or with jeans during autumn and winter. A great all-year round shoe - and they are on sale at the moment too, bonus!

Office Converse All Stars - Black Canvas || £44.99

 

A bit of a classic - black Converses. These are a casual and comfy everyday shoe. I would love for us all to have matching Converses some day. They have them for men, women and kids from Office - now I just have to convince my husband that we need them!

La Redoute R Essentiel Sandals - Navy Blue || £23

 

A few months before our last holiday abroad we bought Elijah these gorgeous navy blue sandals from La Redoute. They were slightly big for him at the time but he still wore them. I love them so much, I would love to get another pair of these for him in the next size up. They often have sales on La Redoute, which is fantastic.

What do you think of these shoes for little boys (or girls)? What are your favourite places to shop for shoes? Let me know in the comments or send me a tweet.

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