If you have little ones and you're on social media, or if you watch Shark Tank, its likely you've heard of Freshly Picked Mocs. The popularity of these moccasins is quickly growing with Shark Tank success, celebrity love, social media, great style, comfort, and quality. They are the "it" shoe for trendy babies & toddlers (or their moms). What's fun in watching the soaring success of FP is knowing the back story. You all know I love supporting momepreneurs, and Susan Peterson, founder of Freshly Picked Mocs is an inspirational momepreneur for sure. She started making her mocs in 2009, determined to make a better designed baby shoe, with scrap leather and on a shoe-string budget. The way she has perfected her moc design and grown her business and visibility is fantastic. I've been dying to get my hands on a pair on these to check them out for myself. We got the Prince George Mocs (pictured above) for Calvin, and have been putting them to the test; my full review is below:
Overview: Freshly Picked Mocs are quickly becoming the shoe of choice for fashion forward babes/moms :-) The trend is taking the mommy social media world by storm. Its not doubt, these mocs are edgy, innovative, well made (with love), come in great colors, and are SO cute! They are suitable for infants and toddlers, available in sizes 1-10.
The Downside/Areas of Improvement:
Recap/Recommendation: NO denying that Freshly Picked Mocs are amazingly cute, stylish, and well made. If you have the money to spend, you'll get what you pay for. They are made with 100% leather, are high quality, and well designed. For babies and younger toddlers, these shoes really are great for every occasion. They are versatile, go with everything, are easy to get on and off, and the soft sole allows them to get their footing as they're learning to walk. Because they can wear them everyday, it makes the purchase feel a little more justified. For an active older toddler/preschooler, they aren't (at least in this house and with this budget) going to be an everyday shoe. Calvin has had his mocs for a few weeks now, and has been wearing them a lot in the house or on running errands etc, but they are not going to be his outdoor play shoes, he's too busy and messy going from the house to the swing set or puddles in a blink of an eye. At the stage we're at it's hard to justify more than one pair. While they are a great shoe, at this price tag, most of us can't afford to fill our kid's closet, its just not realistic. But, if you're like me and loving the look, quality, and great design of this soft sole shoe option, choose your favorite color (or two) and you won't be disappointed by the product. You can learn more about Freshly Picked and see their full line up of colors on their website. You can also keep up with them of course on Facebook, Twitter, Pintrest, and Instagram.
Drooling over these mocs? I'm so excited for you all!! Freshly Picked has kindly offered to give one lucky Mainely Mama reader a pair of mocs of their choice! Note the winner can choose any in-stock color and size. You must be over eighteen years of age and a legal resident of the US to enter. The Mocs will be mailed to the winner within 3 weeks of confirmation. To enter use the Rafflecopter form below (you have lots of entry opportunities)!
Thanks as always for stopping by and entering! Good luck, and happy Friday!!
disclosure: Note that I was not paid to write this post. These are all of my own thoughts and opinions. I was given a pair of mocs for my son to be able to review accurately, but that in no way swayed my review. As always, this is 100% my honest opinion!
I'm Rebecca, a Maine mom of three energetic young boys and wife of a lobsterman, living in my favorite place, the coast of Maine. You'll find me here talking about my parenting journey, mom style, recipes, running and exercise, travel, stories from our life in Maine and so much more! Most days I'm just figuring it out as I go - Thanks so much for stopping by!