It is not surprise, that Russian valenki, felt boots are the most popular footwear among children in winter. Don't think, it is a fashion tribute. Every caring mother thinks about most ecological shoes for her children. And you can't invent anything better than Russian valenki, since they are made of 100% sheep wool by a special felting technology, seamless and soft.
Kids love to spend as much time as possible outside especially when the day is crispy-snowy and the frost is not so severe and valenki are just perfect to warm small delicated feet. After all, Russian valenki easily resist a temperature to - 40 degrees Celsius. The best combnation is take valenki with rubber shoes which are put on the soles to get protected from getting wet.
Additional tips to know more about valenki: Valenki are very light and made of 100% wool. It is recommended to buy for kids 1-2 sizes larger than the actual size. First, because kid's feet grow very fast, second, valenki may shrink a little bit after getting wet and, third, you may pull a warm sock inside on your baby. The new ones may be a little stiffy but the more they are worn, the better feet form they take.