Living / 8 September, 2023 / Christina Walter
Who says a little drizzle should dampen the playtime spirit? Introducing FitFlop’s pint-sized take on the world’s comfiest wellies, here to sprinkle joy in every puddle and chase those rainclouds away! Say hello to WonderWellyTM kids’ wellington boots – for juniors and toddlers. Make way for a burst of fun and a splash of playfulness, ensuring your little champs are ready to take on any weather tantrum Mother Nature throws their way. These mini marvels aren’t just cute and stylish – they come packing some seriously cool tech. They’re like biomechanical superheroes for small feet, letting them dance, jump, and explore without a care in the world.
Dr. Kim Lilley, the biomechanist extraordinaire in FitFlop’s corner, spills the beans: “Kids’ feet need footwear that won’t interfere with their natural development. So, these lightweight unisex wellies feature our WonderWellyTM kids’ sole. They have a wider, slimmer, lighter base while keeping all the adult WonderWelly’s comfort features: anatomically contoured cushiony footbeds; impact-absorbing ‘honeycomb’ cushioning in the heel; and springy ridges under the forefoot.”
And as for style, hold onto your umbrellas – FitFlop’s WonderWellyTM lineup is bursting onto the scene in the boldest, brightest colour crushes of the season.
Allow us to introduce the WonderWelly Kids Junior Ergonomic Wellington Boots. Because growing feet are like little magic beans, and they need footwear that’s just as enchanting. These wellies feature the WonderWellyTM Kids Junior sole, a masterstroke of design – wider, slimmer, and lighter, with a generous toebox that’s like an open invitation to wiggle those toes. The sole bends with kids’ feet so they ‘feel’ the ground helping with balance and coordination. And what are these wellies made of, you ask? Soft, natural flexi-rubber that’s waterproof – because puddles are nature’s way of saying, “Jump in, kids!” Plus, the ergonomic tread design ensures slipping is a no-go, even in the slipperiest of puddly pavements.
Did we mention they come with a heel kick for superhero-style taking off once the adventures are done for the day? Rain, you’ve met your match – and it’s all in a day’s play for FitFlop’s WonderWellyTM kids’ wellington boots.
These feature FitFlop’s WonderWellyTM Kids Toddler sole, a wider, slimmer, lighter base, with a roomy toebox, giving freedom to move and space to grow.
For toddlers, the focus is all about flexibility – the sole is ultra-flexible and the whole welly is made from a soft natural flexi-rubber mix. This means tiny feet don’t work hard wearing them, can move however they want, and are able to ‘feel’ the ground helping with balance and coordination. There are removable footbeds for cushioned comfort and a smart tread design for slip resistance. Plus, these wellies are waterproof (of course), making them a dream for sticky mud or sandy shores. And when it’s time to head home, a heel kick makes taking them off a breeze.