12 Adorable Baby Moccasins to Up Baby’s Shoe Game
August 6, 2020
It’s hard to find something cuter than baby feet, but a pair of baby moccasins certainly comes close. These tiny, flexible infant footwear come in punchy colors, patterns and styles and add a perfect exclamation point to baby’s outfit of the day. No wonder they inspire us to buy our little ones their own shoe wardrobe.
These adorable shoes are great for babies of all ages, from newborns whose tiny feet chill easily to teetering tots braving their first steps. Flexible materials like fabric and soft leather mimic baby’s bare feet to allow natural movements and support the growth and development of baby’s feet—just make sure you pick out baby moccasins with non-slip soles to provide your early walker with enough traction.
Ready to shop? Here, we’ve gathered up the best baby moccasins that’ll up baby’s shoe game to next-level cuteness.
Freshly Picked seems to have started the current baby moccasins craze, and the brand (featured on Shark Tank) still has the most swoon-worthy newborn offerings. The First Pair line is baby-shower bait; once you see the tiny (size 0) leather moccasins for babies you can’t imagine getting an expectant mama anything else. The baby fringe moccasins come in solid shades (black, white or pink) ready to wear home from the hospital.
Buy it: Freshly Picked The First Pair, $45, Freshlypicked.com
Toms baby moccasin boots are designed with a faux-fur lining that are perfect for the colder months. And you can feel good about each pair you buy: For every purchase of the vegan-friendly shoes, the company donates a pair of shoes to a child in need.
Buy it: Toffee Microfiber Tiny TOMS Cuna Crib Shoes, $39, Zappos.com
These sweet suede baby moccasins are a dream wardrobe item for any baby girl. The soft Italian suede leather is safety-tested to ensure these shoes are baby-friendly. They feature a non-slip suede sole and elastic openings for easy on-off. The top bow and side fringe add the finishing fashion-forward touches.
Buy it: Bow Baby Leather Suede Moccasins, $30, MacandLou.com
Minnetonkas have been around since the 1940s, no wonder they’ve been popular with our parents and grandparents’ generations. Now the heritage brand has dreamed up a miniature pair of Minnetonka leather moccasins rocking the signature fringe for baby. The booties come in gorgeous colors, including pink, purple and turquoise, but you can’t go wrong with traditional taupe for baby boys or girls. Bonus: These moccasins for babies feature rubber soles—offering durability once your little one starts to stand.
Buy it: Minnetonka Double Fringe Bootie, $35, Zappos.com
Robeez has always made super-soft leather baby shoes in a wide variety of styles, including solids, patterns and kid-loved motifs (dinos, kitties, construction trucks—you name it, they’ve designed it). But if you’re looking for an all-purpose pair that mixes and matches well with baby’s #OOTD, you can’t beat these blue-hued camo baby moccasins.
Buy it: Robeez Classic Moccasin Crib Shoe, starting at $23, Amazon.com
If you need to subsidize your addiction to little slippers, take a look at these affordable baby moccasins on Amazon. Mejale offers genuine leather moccs with suede leather soles for better grip for under $15, earning them rave reviews.
Buy it: Mejale Soft-Sole Leather Baby Moccasins, starting at $13, Amazon.com
These vegan-friendly baby moccasins are handcrafted from 100 percent GOTS-certified organic cotton with an organic cotton knit or velour lining of your choice. Because these sport fabric soles, they’re best for pre-walkers (although the Etsy seller also offers a non-slip collection). This gorgeous feather pattern won us over, but the seller has tons of adorable prints and fabrics to choose from.
Buy it: Little Pitterpat Organic Knit Soft Sole Baby Shoes, $30, Etsy.com
Handmade, small-batch—no, we’re not talking about chocolates or cheese, we’re talking about Chérubin’s leather baby shoes. The Missouri-based company makes an array of styles, all 100 percent made in the US by local artists. We can’t get enough of this gender-neutral ikat pattern, but there are plenty of other unique options to choose from.
Buy it: CherubinShoes Blue and White Ikat Leather Baby Moccasins , $38, Etsy.com
If you prefer more subtle baby moccasins but still appreciate a good pattern, you can’t go wrong with trendy metallic polka dots. These moccasins for babies are made from genuine suede leather and offer an elastic band to ensure they stay on your little one’s feet.
Buy it: BirdRock Baby Moccasins, $25, Amazon.com
Augusta Baby moccasins are mini versions of adult driving moccasins. Made of leather with rubber soles, they’re great for babies who are spending more time upright and accommodate sizes that go up to playground-age. And with colors ranging from basic white and black to on-trend metallics, every kid will have a pair of happy feet.
Buy it: Augusta Baby Loafer Moccasin with Gommino Sole, $17, Amazon.com
It’s a sock! No, it’s a shoe! No, it’s both from the ingenious folks behind Nowali baby moccasins. The Swedish brand has been making colorful sock moccs since 1950 and is seeing a revival in popularity thanks to the current baby moccasins craze.
Buy it: Konfetti Navy Colorful Stripes Moccasin, $29, MyKonfetti.com
Moccasins for babies are fabulous fashion accessories, but they should be as much about function as they are about form. These hot pink baby moccasins certainly make a statement, but they’re designed to support little ones learning to walk. They’re easy to slip on and off but stay firmly in place, and feature special soles with rubberized “pebbles” for superior traction.
Buy it: TOT Moccasins, $75, MaxOla.com
Updated September 2019
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