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#1 soapy

Posted 12 February 2013 - 01:01 PM

Hi! DS birthday is coming up. He will be six. Since he was four he has wanted light up sneakers. I thought he would have grown out of it by now but he still wants some. He is too old for the character ones so I thought I would get some Skechers online. Not so easy. Skechers don't have a store in SA and I cannot seem to find them anywhere here! I have found some great ones in the USA for $32 but the postage is $38!! Does anyone know stores that carry them apart from the Skechers stores. I wonder if I rang the stores in other states if they would post them out? I figure if he has wanted them for so long I should get some for his birthday. Can anyone help? I have emailed the Skechers site (yesterday) but no reply yet.

TIA!

#2 kadoodle

Posted 12 February 2013 - 01:03 PM

Clarkes stores stock and fit them in Vic, they might in SA too.

#3 ~ Ohana~

Posted 12 February 2013 - 01:07 PM

You can get them in the DFO store in canberra- they might post them to you. I've seen the light up ones there.

#4 ~Jodama_Feral~

Posted 12 February 2013 - 01:13 PM

They are $60 to $70 brand new. So the ones from the Us even with postage are not to bad.

DD2 loves hers. Every time someone comments she has to give them a demo.

http://www.styletread.com.au/skechers. They have a couple of boys pairs

#5 soapy

Posted 12 February 2013 - 01:19 PM

Thanks guys. I did ring the DFO and they are $70 and $13 to post to SA so might got the USA ones even though they may or may not get here on time. Wow, we really do get jipped in Australia don't we. sad.gif I would rather buy Aus but hey...

#6 3inJune

Posted 12 February 2013 - 01:24 PM

We got the girl version from Tea Tree Plaza Kids Betts original.gif Not sure if they had any boy styles though...

Edited by 3inJune, 12 February 2013 - 01:25 PM.


#7 kristin5

Posted 12 February 2013 - 01:25 PM

I bought some for my nephew for Christmas. Bought them from Amazon for around $20 plus postage (which was $4, but only because I was buying other items. If you only buy the shoes I think postage is around $14). Arrived in around 1-2 weeks.

#8 tazcan

Posted 12 February 2013 - 01:29 PM

I got some for my DD (size 12 or 13) from Myers in Dec 2011 and at the time I also saw them in Shoes & Sox.

ETA - I wasn't looking for boys ones at the time so didn't notice if they had them or not.

Edited by tazcan, 12 February 2013 - 01:30 PM.


#9 lactasticmama

Posted 12 February 2013 - 01:57 PM

Try US eBay.

#10 Caitlin Happymeal

Posted 12 February 2013 - 02:00 PM

Shoes and Sox up here have them.. but i can see on their website they dont list any SA stores sad.gif What a bummer! And no DFOs in SA?

#11 FeralLIfeHacker

Posted 12 February 2013 - 02:02 PM

Have you tried Harbourtown near the airport?  specifically the Converse store.  They used to have Skechers but I haven't been for a while, maybe try phone them and see?

#12 Jaffacakes

Posted 12 February 2013 - 02:06 PM

I'm pretty sure I've seen the girls styles at our local Betts Kids (Perth and also online).... maybe they have boys ones as well

#13 Have3Wanting4

Posted 12 February 2013 - 04:12 PM

Amazon.

#14 ~littlebirdy~

Posted 13 February 2013 - 07:52 AM

I bought my DD some from javari.de which is a german site (powered by Amazon I htink) and they charge 10 euro for delivery. I love this website, every order I have done has got to me in 4 days original.gif There is a tax that gets removed at check out too, which usually covers the delivery charge (although I have always bought more than one pair at a time). It is all in German, so Google translate is your friend wink.gif

ETA here's a link to the boys Skechers  I'm not sure which ones are the light up ones though as I'm used to the girls' sparkly diamonte ones!

Edited by ~littlebirdy~, 13 February 2013 - 07:56 AM.


#15 kitkatswing

Posted 13 February 2013 - 08:23 AM

Check out Amazon.com!!! I buy all my sketchers from there original.gif

#16 Appletree25

Posted 13 February 2013 - 08:31 AM

I ordered Sketchers from a US department store called Macys. Postage is not that expensive and discounted during certain offers. You could also try Nordstrom.  Both sites have an Australian delivery notation with all prices shown in Aust. dollars.




#17 CrunchyNut

Posted 13 February 2013 - 08:38 AM

Betts Kids at Marion have them.

#18 DavidZuckerberg

Posted 23 April 2013 - 09:55 PM

Yeah..I wonder about their features why they don't list it ..Can't find the reason yet..but they have wide collections of awesome shoes for all ages..Distinct colors with distinct styles.


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Edited by Jupiter, 23 April 2013 - 09:58 PM.


#19 Kasey5

Posted 23 April 2013 - 09:59 PM

Stride rite also have some that light up - great quality shoes. Have a look on Amazon, there are a few brands with lights

#20 liveworkplay

Posted 23 April 2013 - 10:01 PM

Our local Betts and Betts have them




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