Kids come First
I’d like to introduce you to this really cool guy, ‘Franco’, owner of this wonderful little kids shoe shop, up in old town Paphos, with an excellent reputation and equally impeccable selection of quality kids shoes for boys and girls, from toddlers to teenagers … Outside it looks welcoming, lots of colours … Inside, there’s lovely displays of the latest kids fashions, nice garden benches, and naturally, it’s extremely child-friendly and even has a little Toy Area with building blocks and an activity centre for toddlers.
Franco goes to Milan in Italy twice a year, to the MICAM Fair, the biggest and most important Shoe Fair in Europe and orders new lines for the seasons, just before launching either his Spring & Summer Fashions or their Autumn & Winter Collections … his carefully made selections are mostly Spanish, crafted from top quality leather, with his favourite designers names include; Garvalin, Prada, Agatha, Ruz de la Prada, and Plakton for the summer …
When in Rome
Franco is Italian, born in Udine, near Venice, he moved to Cyprus in 1996 and married into the Natiotis family, so tbh, shoes are a family tradition on his wife’s side, for many years. Franco, is very chatty and friendly, and of course, he has children, so he knows his kids’ shoes from experience and treats all children’s feet with the same respect and tbh, has a complete understanding of their needs and comforts.
Also stocking and specialising in ‘Biomecanics’ a top children’s shoe design, of excellent quality and a favourite of my very good friend Kyps’ daughter Zoe, who has worn them for years … Kyp tells me he highly recommends them as a very comfortable, durable shoe and excellent value for money.
In the sports section, you’ll find a gorgeous selection of sports shoes by Adidas and Nike, boasting the latest styles from these top name kids’ trainers.
Every January & February and again in July & August Franco holds his end of season sales with crazy reduced prices …
Open all year
Daily: 9 am ’til 1 pm & 4 pm ’til 7 pm
Daily: 9 am ’til 1 pm & 3.30 pm ’til 7 pm
Half-day closing: Wednesday & Saturday
You’ll find Di Lenardo at 17, Pafou Chrysanthou, Old Town, Paphos … it’s on the corner, just along from Brouska Blue Fashion and it’s opposite Kalamaki Souvlaki … See Map below … GPS: 34.779265, 32.421173