We hand-pick the brands we sell and many of them are the very same brands that we choose for our own kiddos. They come from far and wide; Japan, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the UK as well as from the USA - truly international!
Wherever they're from, they all have unique qualities that make them special. We look for shoes that grow with your kids, are washable, waterproof, flexible and light, narrow, wide, allow for wriggle room and not to mention stylish, cool and fun.
Our clothing range brings initiative design, organic or sustainable technologies and materials for babies, toddlers and kids up for size 10.
Birkenstock; Form meets function. Comfortable, iconic design in a wide selection of colors, textures and patterns. Perfect for your little ones.
Bobuxdelivers a range of kids shoes showcasing superior durability while allowing your children’s feet to move naturally. From New Zealand this range of award winning footwear for babies, toddlers & preschoolers is podiatrist approved and not to mention beautifully designed and produced.
EeBoois a boutique, woman-owned toy manufacturer that specializes in useful, beautiful and well-made educational games and gifts.
Falcottodesign soft and flexible shoes for your kiddos very first steps. With back support at the ankle and at the same time always in line with the latest fashion trends, they accompany children in their first adventures to discover the world. Footmates specializes in traditional and classic patterns and offers products that define "Classic American" and uses the finest leathers and materials to provide not only the perfect look but the perfect fit and comfort for your child.
Jack Rabbit Creations creates classic wooden, tin, and plush toys for kids. Their toys are tested to the CPSC USA Toy Safety Standards and our paints are non-toxic.
JoJo Maman Bébé specializes in baby and children's clothing inspired by French nautical themes combined with quirky British design.
Kamik is a brand with history and proven quality. In existence now for 4 generations they are still looking for new, sustainable ways to improve - from our manufacturing process right down to the finished product. It’s a longstanding commitment to keeping feet warm, dry, comfortable and happy.
KEENwas founded on the principle that a sandal can protect your toes. Their creation was the Newport, a waterproof sandal with patented toe protection. The kids' colleciton was designed with outdoor play in mind. It provides the comfort and protection children's feet need for any summer activity on land or in the water.
Little Green Radicalsis a UK born award winning organic baby, boys, girls, unisex, babygrows, bodies, joggers, t-shirts, dresses, pyjamas, jackets and trousers - from newborn to eight.
Livie & Lucadesign girls and boys shoes that support healthy foot development without sacrificing style. Durable & comfy shoes, sneakers, boots, & sandals for baby, toddler little kids & youth.
L'ovedbaby manufactures all of their products with 100 percent organic cotton, in an ethical and safe processes.
Magnetic Mebaby clothing is created with patented magnetic fasteners - the absolute easiest way to dress a baby.
Me & Henryis a boys clothing line catering for little chaps 0-10years. Inspired by a bygone era where people properly dressed for an occasion. Using amazing fabrics in quirky ways on classic styles, the entire line is created in London with a very European aesthetic.
Merrellhas a mission to encourage parents and children to get out on the trails and have designed shoes and boots that can go straight from play to hike
My L'Amourcreate updated classic shoes for kids. Made with love for darling feet.
Naturinoshoes are designed by experts. For more than forty years they have been working to develop safe and comfortable shoes to give your children only the best. But they do not only focus on the technical aspects – they also concentrate on the design, because they know that kids are fashion-conscious as well as very demanding on their shoes.
New Balancebelieve in one simple truth: we were born to move. For more than 100 years, New Balance has worked to move the world around us.
Old Solesis an Australian brand and take kids shoes a step up from the crowd. With a passion for fashion, the Old Soles range has been inspired by the latest runway designs, and attention to detail makes them perfect for playful feet. Handcrafted from butter soft leathers, Old Soles shoes deliver ultimate comfort, fit, and flexibility.
Pebble Kids is 100% made by Bangladeshi non-profit Hathay Bunano. Women hand-knit these creations knowing that they have sustainable, regular and flexible employment and a chance to give their own children a better life. Creating cute rattles, hats and other kids toys and accessories, we love the simplicity of this brand and their values. PediPedfootwear offers a variety of stylish and comfortable shoes for children that promote healthy foot development.
Posh Peanut is committed to providing fashion forward, excellent quality and adorable children’s clothing & accessories as well as serving our customers with above satisfactory customer service. Posh Peanut truly understands a mother’s love and we take all appropriate actions to measure up to that specific love.
Primigicreates fine shoes to look at and to wear, built for the well-being of children, allowing them freedom to run and jump while protecting them and accompanying them on their extraordinary adventures.
PLAEis the next generation of kids shoes, Designed using premium quality products that are fun, engaging and built for the way kids play. PLAE knows that kids put their shoes to the test so they make their shoes washable with removable insoles, active traction, breathable, flexible, lightweight and premium quality materials.
Reefsandals create the very best shop surf-inspired kid's sandals.
Robeezfootwear mimics bare feet by flexing and bending with every step. Supporting not constricting growing feet, they promote good balance and unrestricted growth, while protecting little feet from the world. They stay on too, with elasticized ankles to ensure a perfectly snug fit.
Rookie Human designs the most magic crib sheets. Every sheet is a backdrop to a delightful story, and every baby is the protagonist.
Sauconyhas been loyal to the sport of running, building goodness into every product and inviting millions around the world to run with them including kids. Their sneakers are bright, cool and fun.
See Kai Run use the science of proportional engineering to build footwear to support the stages of early childhood foot development and features shoes that are lightweight and ultra-flexible. The See Kai Run® team constantly studies kids’ feet and carefully considers every detail that goes into each shoe, to ensure all styles deliver the best in fit from the crib to eight years old. Their footwear meets the American Podiatric Medical Association's rigorous standards for foot health and functionality and has been awarded the APMA's prestigious Seal of Acceptance.
Steiff only use the best-quality materials to create their gorgeous stuffies and toys. They use only the finest natural fibers – such as mohair and alpaca or woven fur made of synthetic fibers.
Stride Riteis an American brand that have been building shoes for kids since 1919. Their styles of kids’ shoes are created with their development in mind, providing extra cushioned comfort, protection, and stability for hours for playtime and years of growing. Find the best in kids’ shoes for every stage!
Tea Collection began with the dream to inspire global connection and curiosity for little citizens of the world. Their designers travel the world bringing the beauty of different cultures and modern design to children's clothing and every season they give back 10% of their profits to projects and organizations that create a better world for kids everywhere.
Tsukihoshi, specialist kids brand from Japan designs shoes that allow toes to splay naturally mimic barefoot walking motion and enhanced grip and balance.
Vignette's inspiration has driven them to design clothes that make young girls feel inspired.
Zutano are best known for the award winning baby booties that are soft, comfy, and designed to stay on even the most wiggly little feet.
Some of our brands you'll find right here at this online store and other only in our physical stores in Oakland & Berkeley. Can't find what you're looking for online and not near the East Bay, CA, don't worry - get in touch and we'll be happy to help you over the phone or by email.
Standard shipping is $6.95 and for orders over $100 shipping is free. We only ship within the US.
During the Covid-19 Crisis we offer free store-front pickup from both stores at the following times:
During the Covid-19 Crisis, returns must be handled differently and our store-front is not available to receive mailed packages. Please email us to arrange our current return options.
Once the Covid-19 Crisis is over, returns should be sent to:
GoldenBug 5509 College Avenue Oakland, CA 94618
Please note that you are responsible for the expense of returning an order.
Returns of online orders:
Full-priced items will be refunded if postmarked within 14 days of delivery; store credit will be issued if postmarked within 15-30 days of delivery. Please note that store credit may ONLY be used for In-store purchases or phone payments.
No returns after 30 day from delivery.
Sale items are FINAL SALE
Returns of in-store purchases:
Full-priced items will be refunded within 14 days or original purchase; store credit will be issued within 15-30 days of original purchase.
No returns after 30 days from original purchase. Sale items are FINAL SALE