Kids' school Shoes with Laces, Velcro, and Buckles—You Name It, We've Got It at Everflex!

Do you know how long your child will wear a pair of school shoes in their lifetime?

This footwear is something they wear 30 hours a week, which adds up to more than 15,000 hours over the course of their academic careers. With this amount of time, school shoes can affect the development of your child's feet, which only stops when they reach puberty.

School shoes boys and girls should choose must be supportive and well-fitted. One of the necessary features to consider is fastenings or closures, which play an essential role in saving the health of your child's feet from permanent issues like hammertoes and clawed toes.

School shoes with laces, Velcro or touch-fastening straps, and buckles are available at Everflex! 

Parents always have difficulty finding shoes that meet school requirements and protect their children's feet. But you are not alone on this journey; the Everflex team is here to help you better understand each fastening and its many benefits. First, we'll go over each style of footwear that has a fastening.


Fastening 1—Laces

Let's begin the fastening discussion with laces, the long, thin strings you use to tie school shoes. It works by moving through the footwear's eyelets, enabling uniform tension throughout the foot by minimising pressure points and boosting blood flow below the ankle.

Kids' school shoes have a breathable mesh lining, a padded collar for comfort, a removable insole for dual fit, and a reinforced toe and heel for support and stability. These school shoes are available for girls and boys skilled in tying their laces independently. 

Thanks to the laces, the children can tighten or loosen their school shoes when they want to, providing them with the adjustability they need to remain comfortable throughout the day!

In need of additional laces or new pairs? Purchase from Everflex!


Fastening 2—Touch-Fastening Straps

Everflex also offers Velcro or touch-fastening straps as school shoe fasteners. Touch-fastening straps are two nylon fabric strips—one with tiny hooked threads and the other with a rough surface—that lock and form a solid bond when pressed together.

Your child can quickly seal their school shoes shut with one hand. However, pulling the two strips apart will require more force if they want to open the footwear. 

A distinctive ripping sound will alert your child to the progress of pulling the strips apart. Unfortunately, there is a limit on the number of times your child can open and close the straps—around 8,000 times before their adhesion runs out. Once this happens, you have no choice but to purchase a new pair for your child, rendering their school shoes useless.

Some drawbacks of this fastening include:

  • Straps frequently pick up lint, dirt, or other stray particles that can reduce their effectiveness. However, household items like tweezers and duct tape help you keep them clean.
  • The straps attach to materials and can damage them.
  • The noise they make when pulling the touch-fastening straps apart.


Double Straps

An Everflex style perfect for boys and girls is the double strap. These school shoes utilise two touch-fastening straps to secure the footwear in place. This fastener can be adjusted, but not as quickly as laces.

This style is excellent for the classroom and the playground, especially for sporty kids, because the soles are sturdy and supportive.


Mary Janes

This classic school shoe style has been a uniform staple since it came out. The open top lets air in, and the flexible outsole and slightly cushioned insole give your child the most comfort and support possible. In addition, Mary Janes use a single touch-fastening strap to hold the footwear on your daughter's feet.

These school shoes are a favourite among young girls because of their shiny finish, round toe, and flexible but durable sole.


Fastening 3—Buckles

Buckles are the final Everflex fastening that you should be aware of! They are a tool that fastens two loose ends of school shoes in a safe but adjustable manner by holding one end by an attachment and the other by a catch.

The school shoes typically use a strap with holes that the buckle latches onto for tightness. Students who prefer this type of fastening are slightly older and have outgrown touch-fastening straps but still need to be fully ready for laces. The child can adjust the tightness of the school shoes by selecting which hole to hook the buckle.



Girls adore T-bars, a classic style of school shoes with two or more straps forming one or more T shapes. Your child will benefit from the well-known footwear for children with higher insteps in several ways:

  • looks good on the feet
  • is comfortable to wear
  • offers excellent support
  • Cushioning that has optimum support and comfort for the ankle area

The laser-cut patterns on these school shoes look cool and let air flow. The flexible design and grooved grip make them comfortable and supportive. The adjustable buckle locks the footwear firmly in place.


Choose the Best Fastening Method for Your Child's School Shoes! 

Determine which fastening works best for your children to keep their feet safe, secure, and pleasant as they go through their classes and activities. You don't need to look far to shop, as the best school shoes are at Everflex. Head to our online store or the store closest to you so your child can have the best school year possible.

The boys' school shoes sold under the Everflex Shoes label are of the best quality and elegance. When you shop from our selection of children's shoes, you can rest assured that your little one will have a fashionable footwear option that is also long-lasting and comfortable. No more pleas for expensive brands like Nike, Asics, Roc, Clarks, Skechers, and Harrison from your kid! These are the kinds of school shoes boys and girls would be happy to wear every day.

Shopping with Everflex is easy and convenient! Choose from a wide range of categories, such as men’s, women’s, boys', girls', and even toddler shoes. You can also use the price, size, and colour filters to narrow your choices. Without worrying about opening hours or traffic queues, you'll be able to find exactly what you need in no time!

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