Running faster with Tsukihoshi

By Tuesday, November 13, 2012 17 , , , , Permalink 0

J. always liked shoes. I think he still does but not the same extent as he did one or two years ago. I mean, yeah, he does wear mom’s and dad’s shoes around the house, but he is just being a goose. Back in the days he would wear shoes all day long. Now, as soon as we get home they are off his feet!

Since boys grow extremely fast I like to keep an eye out for shoes, specially sneakers because it is a well known fact that they make you run faster! Right?!

 

Tsukihoshi Shoes

This is how I learned about Tsukihoshi, a brand established in Japan back in 1873! With years of experience to back them up, Tsukihoshi is by far the best pair of shoes my boys have ever owned.

Tsukihoshi Shoes sent J. a pair to review. I must say that I chose the sneakers. If I would have let him do so, well, it would have taken him weeks! It might have been his love of shoes or his love of mommy’s computer, it would have taken a while.

 

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So, I chose the Child o1 sneakers in navy and red (RV $56). It simply screams boy all over!

The Child 01 sneakers are made with synthetic leather and a nylon mesh. Their sizes run from children’s 7 to 13.

Features:

  • Balanced landing to keep arches healthy.
  • Cup-insole with Green-Tea Polyphenol to eliminate odor.
  • Great arch support that mold’s to your child’s feet.
  • So light and flexible they feel like you are not wearing them!
  • Machine washable! We all know this is a must with little kids that love to play in the dirt and jump into puddles (specially mud ones).

 

Tsukihoshi Shoes

Even though this model of Tsukihoshi shoes are machine washable, flexible, and stink-free, my favorite feature is theirVelcro Fastener.  It makes it easy for little kids to put their own shoes by themselves. The velcro strap is wide enough that it covers most of the top part of the shoe. The tongue is only sewn to one side of the shoe so that you, or your child, can put this shoe without fighting (we’ve all been there, trying to push a shoe onto a limb foot).

 

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The straps on the back also help great for taking the shoes off. Or to tote them around the house, as it has been known to happen at my house!

 

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J. has been using his new Tsukihoshi for a while now. He doesn’t complain at all (he had a pair of sneakers which made him very uncomfortable).

The shoes are so light he does run faster!! I have been trying to get a video of him running in his new Tsukihoshi shoes but he just doesn’t want to cooperate! If I have the video camera he doesn’t run; if I don’t have the video camera he runs like a lunatic! I will get him sooner or later.

 

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Disclosure: This was not a paid post. The opinions stated are my own and were in no way influenced by the Hosting Company who graciously provided the product for me to review.

17 Comments
  • shelly
    November 13, 2012

    I like how they seem easier to have your child put them on by themselves!

  • Liz (Woof Woof Mama)
    November 13, 2012

    I love how cute those are…and the really wide velcro strap and loose tongue sound like smart design features for kid’s shoes!

    • Sofia
      November 13, 2012

      The velcro strap is my favorite feature!! It is big enough that it won’t come off!!

  • Chelsea Harris
    November 13, 2012

    These do scream “boy” and they are adorable! Kinda wish I had a pair now 😉

  • Amber Edwards
    November 13, 2012

    Oh goodness; those are AWESOME!!!! Completely the style I love for my kids. Although they love the light up shoes..but these definitely scream BOY and I love it! They look great and look sturdy and comfortable. I want a pair!

  • LaVonne
    November 13, 2012

    These are very cute tennis shoes. I had not heard of this brand before but if they have been around since the 1800s then they must be great shoes! Thank you for sharing.

  • Jennifer Young
    November 13, 2012

    These are really cute. I like that they are machine washable- a MUST in our house, lol!

  • KIM
    November 13, 2012

    Really love these….would let Brody run even faster!!! If I could pry off the Spider Man shoes he wears, I’d love to buy him another pair.

  • Nickida
    November 13, 2012

    Those are some nice shoes. Good shoes are always key. We always have to treat our feet well.

  • NYCSingleMom
    November 13, 2012

    Wow I like those, love the color

  • Susan
    November 13, 2012

    These are adorable! I’ve seen the brand at StyleSense (like a TJ Maxx) before…

  • Cheryl
    November 13, 2012

    You always feature the cutest products! We just bought winter boots yesterday. We have SO much snow already! 🙁

  • Kandi
    November 13, 2012

    those look so adorable!

  • Tina 'the book lady'
    November 13, 2012

    I love the bright colors and they look really comfortable. Thanks for sharing!

  • Melissa S.O.S. Mom
    November 13, 2012

    Such adorable shoes! I really need to get a pair for my son… Their style, characteristics and design is all awesome! They’re a a little pricy but I think so worth it!

  • Susan McNeill
    November 14, 2012

    Adorable. I love velcro — so fast and easy!

  • Jenn
    November 17, 2012

    I won a pair of these for my Nephew and he loves them. Now I only need to buy for his 4 other brothers