Bobux Shoes Review & Giveaway

I have always been a believer of soft soled shoes. When Monkey was tiny it was all I would entertain, I am the same with Kipper. So when I was contacted by Bobux they felt like a good fit for us (sorry excuse the unintentional pun). You see the first shoes Bobux ever designed were soft soled shoes for the founders daughter. Now they are all about teaming healthy foot development with good design that us mums will love. They have a wide range of shoes from soft soled ones, to first walkers to trainers, sandals and shoes for Monkey’s age and beyond. They very kindly offered to send both boys a pair from their website.

For Kipper I chose some soft soled boys navy sandals. I fell in love with them the moment I saw them,  I much prefer traditional designs for the boys. I like that there was a huge choice to choose from many in neutral designs and colours. Although there were some adorable pink polka dot Mary Janes which I am sourly tempted by for a friend of mine who has just had a little girl.

Things I love:

  • The leather is so soft and because they have a velcro fastening so easy to put on. Even with Kippers big chunky feet.
  • To test them out we headed to the park, as its been so dry recently theres not loads of grass so I was expecting them to be put through their paces. I was surprised to find despite Kipper crawling around they were scuff free
  • I feel like I have got a quality product with straight stitching, beautifully dyed leather thats thin enough to be supple around baby’s feet but strong enough to withstand a work out.
  • Kipper is happy in them. For the first time in a long time he’s not tried to pull them off, even when sitting in hit buggy he was more than happy to keep them on.

For Monkey I wanted a shoe which would looks smart enough for outings but be cool enough for our holiday at the end of the month. So I opted for Chill Navy which is a canvas and leather mix. I like that it has a leather toe to try and protect the shoe from the battering a four year old puts their footwear through.

Monkey instantly liked them and was off and running happily around the park. The rubber sole is really lightweight and they look slightly wider around the toe area. I have wide flat feet which Monkey has inherited which means I can be confident that he’s comfortable. Monkey can not tie laces yet although we are trying to learn, so the fact these have a velcro fastening is also a big tick in my book. It also means he can adjust them to make sure they fit perfectly.

Things I love:

  • Monkey tore round the park, played in the sandpit, jumped in the mud and climbed over everything in sight. Yet they still looked as good a new (minus a little bit of mud of course).
  • I like the little details which make these shoes look different to those available on the high steet, such as the tan leather strap and embossed eyelets
  • The soles are so light weight you really need to try them to believe it

I would without doubt recommend Bobux shoes to friends and family. It will not be long until Kipper is walking so I already have my eye on a pair of first walkers. My only wish is that they develop a range of adult shoes so that I can benefit from the best foot health practice too. After all with all the high heels with work (and in my youth) I think my feet could do with some love.

If you would like to try out Bobux shoes yourself, they are offering one of readers the chance to choose a pair from their website. You can enter via the gleam application below, please note the T&Cs.

Bobux Kids Shoes

  • Competition is open to residents of UK aged 18 or over
  • There is no cash alternative offered
  • The winner will be drawn at random and will receive their choice of shoe from the Bobux website – subject to availability.
  • The competition will close on 15th June at 11.59pm, the winner will be notified through Twitter
  • The Winner will be asked to provide an email address and full postal address

I have some other giveaways running at the moment so please check them out in the Blog Giveaways Page above. Good Luck

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112 Comments

  1. Tracy Nixon
    May 15, 2017 / 5:12 am

    Lovely shoes lovely brand!

  2. Lara latchem
    May 15, 2017 / 6:21 am

    Just had a browse on there site. Such lovely looking shoe. sometimes its hard to find nice practicle boys shoes. These look great xx

  3. Joanne Curtis
    May 15, 2017 / 7:11 am

    I haven’t seen this brand before, they’re gorgeous!

  4. Anthony Harrington
    May 15, 2017 / 7:21 pm

    perfect for my little Grandson

  5. May 15, 2017 / 8:05 pm

    Those shoes look gorgeous. I love the cute blue sandals. Little Mister H has started crawling so I definitely need to get him some soft soled shoes and he will definitely be walking soon. Bobux are such a fabulous brand. I have bought a few pairs of their shoes (and the most divine red leather boots) for Little Miss H before and they are amazing! Brilliant quality and you know that they are fab for your little one’s feet. Perfect. Hugs Lucy xxxx
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  6. Martina Pichova
    May 15, 2017 / 8:25 pm

    Thank you for running the giveaway! I love Bobux.

  7. jessica woods
    May 15, 2017 / 9:45 pm

    Perfect for my son

  8. Carolyn Heyworth
    May 15, 2017 / 9:45 pm

    Fingers crossed for this giveaway

  9. iain maciver
    May 15, 2017 / 10:44 pm

    fab giveaway

  10. Harline Parkin
    May 16, 2017 / 2:55 am

    They look extremely well made some beautiful shoes

  11. Graham Ross
    May 16, 2017 / 3:21 am

    what a fab prize to win

  12. Solange
    May 16, 2017 / 5:38 am

    Bobux have some lovely shoes.

  13. Katie
    May 16, 2017 / 5:47 am

    Lovely shoes. I’d treat my nephew.

  14. Sue McCarthy
    May 16, 2017 / 6:19 am

    They look very smart!

  15. amy bondoc
    May 16, 2017 / 8:35 am

    these look very good quality id treat my neice 🙂

  16. MANDY DOHERTY
    May 16, 2017 / 8:52 am

    Beautiful shoes, I’d love to win for my grandson

  17. Nicola Marshall
    May 16, 2017 / 9:30 am

    Beautiful shoes, I would give to my son if I won.

  18. Suzanne Jackson
    May 16, 2017 / 9:42 am

    Lovely giveaway thank-you

  19. Marycarol
    May 16, 2017 / 10:01 am

    Gorgeous would love to win for my baby nephew x

  20. stuart hargreaves
    May 16, 2017 / 11:04 am

    NICE GIVEAWAY- BEST OF LUCK TO YOU ALL

  21. Jen Schofield
    May 16, 2017 / 11:17 am

    Fantastic prize!

  22. Karen Barrett
    May 16, 2017 / 11:57 am

    I’ve always love these shoes, they remind me of “pram shoes” back in the day 🙂

  23. Susan Smith
    May 16, 2017 / 3:08 pm

    Wonderful shoes for children

  24. Andrea Fletcher
    May 16, 2017 / 4:14 pm

    These would be perfect for my grandson.

  25. Helen Stratton
    May 16, 2017 / 4:32 pm

    These shoes are fantastic for little ones. Great giveaway – thank you.

  26. Chanise Kemp
    May 16, 2017 / 4:45 pm

    Great giveaway! Lovely shoes

  27. May 16, 2017 / 5:19 pm

    Great little shoes would like some for my grandson if I’m lucky

  28. Lorna Ledger
    May 16, 2017 / 7:16 pm

    Lovely smart shoes, tough looking too 😉 xx

  29. Nicola cowdell-murray
    May 16, 2017 / 8:39 pm

    LOVELY, MY LITTLE GIRL WOULD MAKE GREAT USE OF SOME FAB NEW SHOES

  30. kate kathurima
    May 16, 2017 / 9:45 pm

    perfect for my son

  31. rebecca smith
    May 17, 2017 / 5:52 am

    O wow i would love a pair for my son Harry

  32. Faith Paul
    May 17, 2017 / 7:49 am

    I would love to win a pair for my best friends son.

  33. Ursula Hunt
    May 17, 2017 / 9:32 am

    Lovely shoes

  34. Chloe Davies
    May 17, 2017 / 10:55 am

    What a fab giveaway and lovely shoes x

  35. Jo Carroll
    May 17, 2017 / 12:24 pm

    I like the fact that they seem to have wider toes…plenty of room for little feet to wiggle in. x

  36. Jo Carroll
    May 17, 2017 / 12:24 pm

    I like the fact that they seem to have wider toes…plenty of room for little feet to wiggle in. x

  37. Angela Boucher
    May 17, 2017 / 5:57 pm

    These look like great shoes, fingers crossed.

  38. Maria Hackett
    May 17, 2017 / 7:35 pm

    I would love a pair of quality shoes for my toddler twins 🙂

  39. Rachel Butterworth
    May 17, 2017 / 9:02 pm

    Perfect shoes for my niece. Fingers crossed.

  40. ADEINNE TONNER
    May 18, 2017 / 9:27 pm

    This is such a fantastic giveaway for a pair of beautiful shoes too

  41. Isabel O
    May 19, 2017 / 6:01 pm

    I used to be a kids shoes fitter and I know how important it is to have good shoes for little feet. These look lovely. 🙂

  42. Ruth Harwood
    May 20, 2017 / 4:23 am

    My little girl would love these! xx

  43. Margaret gallagher
    May 20, 2017 / 12:34 pm

    PERFECT for my beautiful neice Esmay

  44. Rich Tyler
    May 20, 2017 / 1:41 pm

    My little boy would love new shoes

  45. Suzie Wilder
    May 21, 2017 / 6:57 pm

    Very very cute shoes!!

  46. T Brailey
    May 22, 2017 / 4:54 am

    So cute – they look soft and comfortable.

  47. Lisa Wilkinson
    May 23, 2017 / 8:41 pm

    Thanks for the giveaway. I love these shoes

  48. May 24, 2017 / 7:01 pm

    Would love a pair for my little grandson Lovely little shoes.

  49. Katie Skeoch
    May 28, 2017 / 8:00 am

    They’d be perfect for my youngest son’s first steps!

  50. Laura Walker
    May 29, 2017 / 4:18 pm

    They look so stylish and comfortable

  51. claire griffiths
    May 29, 2017 / 11:43 pm

    some lovely shoes on the site

  52. Emma Louise Elliott
    June 1, 2017 / 8:03 pm

    I think the shoes look wonderful and very well made xxx

  53. Deborah Mackenzie
    June 2, 2017 / 12:18 pm

    I love these shoes and would be great for my friends little girl

  54. Jodie W
    June 2, 2017 / 12:23 pm

    These look really nice quality shoes

  55. Kelly B
    June 2, 2017 / 12:59 pm

    I love the look of bobux shoes! They look very stylish and comfy too! I would love to get a pair for my little boy!

  56. Victoria Hall
    June 4, 2017 / 11:04 am

    They look so comfy!

  57. adrian price
    June 4, 2017 / 11:59 am

    really good,practical prize

  58. Karen Early
    June 4, 2017 / 2:41 pm

    Wow such lovely shoes. I have never heard of this brand before but some gorgeous boys shoes

  59. Jayne Townson
    June 6, 2017 / 8:17 am

    Those shoes are lovely. Thanks for this giveaway.

  60. tracy sinclair
    June 6, 2017 / 10:10 pm

    Some lovely shoes, I would choose a pair for my little Granddaughter, thankyou x

  61. Hazel Christopher
    June 6, 2017 / 11:20 pm

    These look like lovely little shoes. Thank you for the lovely giveaway.

  62. Stevie
    June 7, 2017 / 1:16 pm

    I think the Desert Caramel boots would suit my young nephew.

  63. Theresa Alison
    June 7, 2017 / 8:26 pm

    Wonderful shoes made to last 🙂 look comfy too xx

  64. Laura Whittle
    June 8, 2017 / 12:49 pm

    Lovely giveaway x

  65. Rhiannon Healey
    June 9, 2017 / 11:03 am

    Thanks for the chance x

  66. Lynn Neal
    June 10, 2017 / 8:07 pm

    Lovely styles!

  67. Andrea Lloyd
    June 10, 2017 / 8:54 pm

    My niece is always in need of new shoes

  68. Colin Gault
    June 10, 2017 / 9:21 pm

    Fabulous prize draw as always

  69. Kerry Taylor
    June 11, 2017 / 7:03 am

    I’m always looking for a decent pair of shoes for little ones. Will give these a try!

  70. Robert Price
    June 11, 2017 / 12:13 pm

    Great shoes

  71. Anthea Holloway
    June 11, 2017 / 5:15 pm

    What a lovely prize. Thank you for this super giveaway.

  72. JULIE WARD
    June 11, 2017 / 7:25 pm

    Just right for youngest grandson, these look really comfy

  73. maria
    June 11, 2017 / 9:33 pm

    there are so many adorable shoes it would be hard to choose a pair

  74. Tricia White
    June 11, 2017 / 11:40 pm

    They have a fab reputation

  75. Michaela Hannah
    June 12, 2017 / 5:34 am

    Such a great selection of shoes, fab giveaway

  76. Carly Belsey
    June 12, 2017 / 6:45 pm

    Ah I would love to win a pair of these lovely shoes for my daughter. Thanks for the chance

  77. Tracey F
    June 12, 2017 / 7:43 pm

    They are just lush! I’d love to get a pair of sandals for my beautiful daughter.

  78. Kirsten Barthy
    June 13, 2017 / 10:00 am

    I have 2 little girls so it would be a difficult choice. But I think my little one, who just started walking, could do with some soft soled sandals

  79. Katy Malkin
    June 13, 2017 / 3:12 pm

    Love well made shoes, the sandals look perfect!

  80. karen hill
    June 13, 2017 / 5:14 pm

    So much choice , i’d love some for my littleboy , thanks for the lovely giveaway x

  81. donna l jones
    June 13, 2017 / 7:18 pm

    lovely shoes

  82. Kat Allinson
    June 13, 2017 / 9:49 pm

    Gorgeous shoes

  83. Lesley Bain
    June 13, 2017 / 10:06 pm

    Great brand and incredibly cute shoes! Thanks for the giveaway 🙂 x

  84. Rebecca Powell
    June 14, 2017 / 11:00 am

    This is a great giveaway, thank you

  85. Tracy Hanley
    June 14, 2017 / 11:35 am

    Love all the shoes on here

  86. Maria Jane Knight
    June 14, 2017 / 12:38 pm

    These shoes are just gorgeous!

  87. June 14, 2017 / 5:20 pm

    Love to win a pair for my little grandson lovely shoes!

  88. olivia Kirby
    June 14, 2017 / 5:25 pm

    They look so comfy and soft!

  89. Chris Fletcher
    June 14, 2017 / 7:09 pm

    These shoes are fantastic – very good quality!

  90. Laura Pritchard
    June 14, 2017 / 7:43 pm

    I’d love to win some shoes for my daughter!

  91. Mrs Rachel Heap
    June 14, 2017 / 8:11 pm

    Wow love to win this thank you

  92. Fiona Fuller
    June 15, 2017 / 7:59 am

    Not familiar with this brand, but their shoes look lovely! Perfect for my little one!

  93. Vicky Allum
    June 15, 2017 / 10:01 am

    The shoes look lovely, would like a pair of baby ones for my daughter Grace

  94. Corinne Wright
    June 15, 2017 / 11:14 am

    These look lovely and perfect for my little dude 🙂

  95. natalee gosiewski
    June 15, 2017 / 12:08 pm

    oh wow these look so cool and stylish

  96. Dawn Samples
    June 15, 2017 / 1:10 pm

    I’ve never heard of the brand before but they look like very good quality shoes and the little details will make them stand out x

  97. carol boffey
    June 15, 2017 / 2:08 pm

    Great prize thank you

  98. Hayley Colburn
    June 15, 2017 / 2:47 pm

    The baby shoes look perfect for new walkers, our little girl will be walking any day now, thanks for holding the giveaway

  99. Kim Neville
    June 15, 2017 / 4:24 pm

    They have some nice designs and look comfortable

  100. Hayley Todd
    June 15, 2017 / 6:44 pm

    I absolutely adore the Floral Trainers – they are so cute!

  101. Fiona jk42
    June 15, 2017 / 8:21 pm

    These shoes look very good quality, and on trend too.

  102. Lia Burns
    June 15, 2017 / 8:43 pm

    We love bobux shoes they are super comfy and durable x

  103. Hannah Scudder
    June 15, 2017 / 8:51 pm

    Have had a pair of shoes from this brand before and they are great!

  104. paula cheadle
    June 15, 2017 / 8:57 pm

    perfect ffor my granddaughter

  105. Alison Macdonald
    June 15, 2017 / 9:48 pm

    Love Bobux! My daughter (now 15) used to wear these shoes. Would love some for my new little niece, Jessica x

  106. Natalie Crossan
    June 15, 2017 / 10:38 pm

    This’d be great please xxx

  107. Eve ogden
    June 15, 2017 / 10:39 pm

    Love these shoes

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