We know that getting boys into dressier shoes can be a challenge. If it seems like he can’t wait to get out of those clunky dress shoes, it might be time to try out ankle boots.
With an ankle-length cut and minimal construction, ankle boots have been a staple on the menswear scene for a while now, and they’re popping up more and more in boys sizes.
They’re an appealing choice for boys who are used to sneakers, because they’re easy to lace, usually come with some tread on the sole, and offer extra support because of their high cuff.
They also come in splashy colors, like this pair:
These Florsheim ankle boots are genuine suede – very luxe.
These opt for a more toned-down look. The slightly pointed toe makes them extra sleek:
Even infants can get in on the trend!