In addition to the correct shoe length, the correct shoe breadth and shoe width are also crucial for a well-fitting children's shoe. The width is defined by the height of the shaft height of the shoe, the shoe width is determined by the breadth of the sole (outer sole/cover sole).
The SMW footwear stores are equipped with electronic measuring devices for children's feet, which have been developed in accordance with the internationally recognized Width Measuring System for Children's Feet (WMS) of the German Shoe Institute. After all, to ensure the perfect fit of children's shoes, it must be determined how long and broad the feet are.
Children walk about 3.5 million steps a year - we believe this makes children's shoes the most important piece of clothing. Children's feet are growing and are constantly changing.
The pain perception of children's feet is not yet as strong.