Need help finding school shoes? Here’s where to buy school shoes in Singapore – from white school shoes for local schools to black leather shoes for international schools!
If your child has already outgrown their school shoes, here are the best places to get white and black school shoes in Singapore. There’s nothing quite like going back to school with new gear! Now that you’ve hunted down the best school bags and supplies, it’s time to hit the shops to look for some white school shoes for local schools or black leather school shoes as required by many international schools to start the new school year in style.
Most local schools in Singapore require all white school shoes and most international schools require black leather school shoes. So if your child needs cool new kicks, whatever the colour, the shops below are perfect for you. PS: If your little one needs rain boots for stomping in muddy puddles at preschool like George and Peppa, the usual suspects like Amazon.sg and Lazada should have a decent selection.
Bata: Black school shoes & white school shoes
Bata is the Singaporean go-to when it comes to footwear. Here, you’ll find well-priced school shoes in a range of comfy, kid-friendly styles, black and white school shoes included!
Bata, multiple locations in Singapore
Lim’s School Shoes: Black leather school shoes
Lim’s School Shoes at Holland Road Shopping Centre stocks a selection of black leather school shoes from Start-Rite school shoes to Australasian Podiatry Council-approved brand Ascent Trista. Lim’s School Shoes is part of Lim’s Uniforms, the official uniform provider for many international schools in Singapore so you can do all your shopping for school in one place.
Lim’s School Shoes, #02-18, Holland Road Shopping Centre, 211 Holland Avenue, Singapore 278967
Marks and Spencer: Black leather school shoes
This UK company has a strong local presence, and we love their range of all-black school shoes for durability. Marks and Spencer also retails plenty of other colourful options if you’re looking!
Marks and Spencer, multiple locations including Wheelock Place, Waterway Point and VivoCity, Singapore
Next: Black school shoes & white school shoes
UK company Next is another option for great quality and affordable black leather school shoes. All Next school shoes have a microfresh lining, featuring breathable fabric (so important for this humid climate) and enhanced treads to improve grip (to help support endless playground running). Next has a Singapore website and delivery is $10 and usually arrives within five working days – need we say more?
Queensway Shopping Centre: White school shoes & school trainers
This old school shopping centre in Singapore has everything sports – and shoe-related under the sun. You won’t find black leather school shoes here though, just white school shoes and trainers. You can always go for Classic Keds or Chuck Taylor All-Stars, while style hawkers might prefer Adidas Stan Smiths or Tretorns. This is a good place to pick up sports shoes to go along with PE uniforms at international schools.
Queensway Shopping Centre, 1 Queensway, Singapore 149053
Ten Feet Tall: Black leather school shoes
If your child’s school has stricter requirements about footwear, Ten Feet Tall offers a proper measuring and fitting service and they stock a range of smart black leather school shoes and trainers for boys and girls aged three to 18 across leading European brands.
Ten Feet Tall, 211 Holland Avenue, #02-16, Holland Road Shopping Centre, Singapore 278967, Tel: (+65) 6493 7244
Skechers: White & black school shoes
Skechers has some really comfortable footwear, including simple white and black styles that are perfect as school shoes. Go for the Microspec style from the kids’ range, or those with bigger feet (and can wear adult sizing) can go for the California Pack (pictured above).
Skechers, multiple locations including Suntec City and Plaza Singapura, Singapore
Vans: White & black school shoes and slip-ons
Vans is one of the stalwarts in school shoe options here in Singapore, and while they’re a little higher priced than most, we can vouch for its quality. Our kids will be wearing them almost every weekday of the year, after all! The Old Skool, Slip-on and Authentic styles are our recommendations for school shoes – plus they each come in white or black too!
Vans, multiple locations including JEM, ION Orchard and Tampines 1, Singapore
VEJA: White school shoes & trainers
If you’re after high-quality velcro sneakers, the stylish eco-friendly French brand VEJA makes beautiful shoes in a variety of colour combinations and offers free worldwide shipping on orders over 150 Euro (why not grab a pair for yourself why you’re at it?).
Decathlon: Black school shoes & white school shoes
Most schools are very specific about the type of school shoes needed. However if the rules are more relaxed and you are after some trainers or affordable black school shoes (non-leather) or white school shoes then there is a small selection of wallet-friendly shoes that might fit the bill at Decathlon. Definitely a good spot to pick up trainers for PE uniforms!
Decathlon, various locations across Singapore
Superga: White school shoes
Superga’s velcro sneakers are great for kids to wear as school shoes! They’re lightweight, highly breathable thanks to the pure cotton upper and have decent friction. No black school shoes here though, so best for kids whose schools require white school shoes.
Superga, multiple locations including Takashimaya and Westgate, Singapore
Geox: Breathable school shoes
Geox is a solid choice for a breathable great-quality school shoe (though prices are steep) but in return you’ll get great comfort and durability. There are black school shoes (mostly trainers) and a small selection of white school shoes for boys and girls.
Geox, various locations across Singapore including Paragon, Raffles City, IMM Outlet
With March Love: Preschool school shoes
Most preschools don’t have set rules about school shoes for kids so just buy something that fits your little one well, is breathable and has good support! With March Love stocks little kid shoes made from sturdy leather, there are multiple colours to choose from and each pair is easy to break in.
Native: Preschool shoes
Perfect for little kids at preschool, as the shoes are lightweight, waterproof, washable, comfy, and easy for little ones to slip on and off. You can find them at Amazon.sg, Hopla, and The Elly Store. Alternatively, buy direct from the brand, as they now ship directly to Singapore.
Adidas: white school shoes
Fancy getting school shoes from a reliable brand? Adidas sells white shoes that kids can wear for school. This pair is made from recycled materials and is extra comfy, thanks to the Cloudfoam cushioning that will make your kids feel like they’re walking on clouds!
Adidas, multiple locations in Singapore including Bugis, Punggol, Marina Bay and more
Nike: white school shoes
These easy-to-wear white shoes for kids are made of sustainable and durable materials so your little ones can run and play in comfort and style. They have also carefully designed these velcro shoes with extra room in the front so that little feet have room to grow. The laces are elastic to expand with your child’s feet throughout the day for optimal comfort.
Nike, multiple locations in Singapore including Suntec City, Jurong East, Jewel and more
Amazon.sg: white and black school shoes
Who doesn’t love shopping on Amazon? You can find almost anything here including white and black school shoes for kids. Simply searching ‘black school shoes’ will bring up a range of options to choose from including black shoes from Adidas, Nike, Skechers and more.
If your kiddo’s too cool for school, CottonOn Kids is where you’ll find stylish threads and socks that’ll help them express their colourful personality! You’ll find loads of cool printed socks for less.
Socks are one of those things that seem to always go missing no matter how many you buy, so getting a few pairs at ‘wholesale’ price is usually the way to go. Giant offers a variety of sock styles at super low prices and there’s tons to choose from – high cut, low cut, thin, thick, ribbed, seamless, you name it!
Giant, multiple locations including Northshore Plaza and IMM, Singapore
Looking for good quality toddler shoes and socks for your littlest littlies? Mothercare has a cute collection of shoes for little tots however there is not much for older kids here. Prep them for Playgroup with Mothercare’s cute collection of socks, which are all available in sets of three, four or five for more print options.
Mothercare, multiple locations including Harbourfront and Paragon, Singapore
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