Keen – Durand Mid WP Hiking Boot

Styling-wise, they’re definitely on the contemporary end of the scale, with Keen’s trademark big rubber toe rand, and that chunky sole with red flash down the side. The uppers are fairly complex affairs with a lot of stitching that may put some people off. I have to say that I’ve never had a pair of Keen shoes where the stitching has started to rot or break though, and I’ve worn them in a pretty unforgiving manner over the years.

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Keen – Newport H2 Toddler shoes

The thickness and height of the rubber toe rand means that your child will never be able to kick enough stones or crawl around sufficient quantities of rough ground to penetrate the shoe or even damage it sufficiently to make it look tatty. In fact, I think I am setting a challenge right here and right now to toddlers the length and breadth of the land to try and prove me wrong!

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