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Freshly Picked Moccasins Review

Freshly Picked Moccasins Review

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Freshly Picked moccasins were created by a mom to meet the needs of moms. They are made under the strictest quality standards, using soft and supple leather. They are durable and created with the goal of providing easy to use and practical footwear for infants and toddlers. You all I am a handmade junkie – I appreciate the quality and effort that each piece contains. I also love baby shoes – my baby has had shoes since the day he was born! I am SO excited to be able to bring this to you as part of my First Birthday Gift Guide.

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First Impressions:

The “steel” color that I requested is a classy gunmetal shade – one of my favorites! I was surprised at how soft the leather feels. I had no problem using the size charts provided to order the correct size. I actually went ahead and ordered one size up and he can wear them just fine. My baby has huge feet, but he did not look awkward in them at all, as I had feared when I first saw how big they are. As a matter of fact, he looked adorable! We went to the beach that Sunday, and couldn’t resist taking loads and loads of photos. I had trouble choosing a few to share in this review – this is the best that I can do!

I love this timeless, classic design and it was immediately clear to me why Freshly Picked moccasins are king!


  • Each moccasin is hand made with love
  • Made of durable leather
  • Elastic at the opening so it’s easy to take on and off
  • Available in children sizes 1-10 for infants and toddlers
  • Made in the USA
  • Available in a HUGE variety of colors and patterns
  • Designed to stay on baby’s feet

What I liked:

The design did not look clumsy on Shmunchkin’s huge feet. He was able to wear them comfortably. They did not inhibit his mobility in the least, which is crucial at this developmental stage.

Freshly Picked Moccasins Review

Did I mention how adorable they look? Even he loves them – he has rediscovered his feet! And we’ve gotten loads of compliments… Even though he keeps playing with them, he can’t take them off. They have stayed on throughout an entire hour of free play which is nothing short of a miracle… You can also see from our beach photo shoot above that we weren’t exactly sitting still some of the time, and they still stayed on.

Freshly Picked Moccasins Review

With winter coming, I want Shmunchkin to have more than socks to keep him warm, and at this age shoes are tricky. Babies need to have a good feel of the floor to be able to learn to walk properly. These moccasins seem to do the trick – he was able to stand and take those few steps holding on just the same as without them. I also like that it’s real leather and therefore breathable  – since we are still wearing them in the summer as well!

The stitching is careful and secure. The shoe seems to be very durable. The leather handled his dragging while crawling very well.

Freshly Picked Moccasin Review

We were able to put them on already even though they’re a little big. I love that they have a long wear time, so you get more wear time for your money.

What I Didn’t Like:

I did find that it was not as easy to put on as promised. This could be because he curled up his toes when I put them on. I do assume that this does contribute to the fact that it does not come off.

Who It’s Best For:

  • Early walkers who need shoes for protection, but need to feel the ground

Freshly Picked Moccasins Review

  • Stylish moms who want their children to be best dressed
  • Special events or just for fun! (we hope to wear this at Shmunchkin’s aunt’s wedding!)
  • Moms who want an extra layer of warm for baby’s feet in the winter

Final Score *****

Final score is 5/5 stars. I just love these – the price might be high at $60 but the quality is clearly superior. These are comfortable for baby and definitely fill a need.

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Disclaimer: I received the above product free of charge for review purposes. As you can see, all opinions are my own and remain unbiased.

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Christine Beasley

Monday 17th of November 2014

These moccasins sound like what I want to get for our grandchild. Appreciate your detailed review.

Melissa Stephens

Friday 14th of November 2014

I have been wanting a pair of these for my daughter! She's only 11 weeks but I just love them! I would love her to learn to walk in them as I heard they were good for that as well! There so cute!!! Thank you for this article!! :)

Michele Ash

Tuesday 11th of November 2014

I absolutely LOVE this moccasins! I fell in Love with them the first time I saw them and said to myself "My granddaughter definitely needs a pair of these"! She would look so adorable in them! She's 1 1/2 and she's pretty big for her age as well. I want to win this giveaway so bad!!!! There are gifts to give to my granddaughter and gifts to give to my soon to be niece! I love all of it! Thanks so much for your review on these Fantastic moccasins! I Love Freshly Picked Moccasins!!!!!! Thanks again, Michele :)

Kathy Haury

Wednesday 5th of November 2014

These moccasins look so comfortable and cute! Perfect for new walkers! Hope to get some for my new grandsons.

Sarah Hayes

Sunday 2nd of November 2014

they are fabulous! I love how comfy they are for new walkers. I wish Id had some for my LO when she was younger. I def have my eye on a few of their colors.