When buying any shoe, getting the right fit is crucial. Harrison’s range school shoes make this hard – they are sold in UK sizes.
Head into your local shoe shop to get the right fit.
Or consult this conversion chart. For example: if you normally wear an Australian size 8 women’s shoe, buy your Harrison t-bars in size 6.
Some mums reminisce about the t-bar shoes they used to wear to school.
Bilby: Still have stock of the popular girls school shoe by ROC in lace and Tbar.
Shirley: Look very much like the Harrisons that our girls used to wear…
Bilby: Yes, one is a copy of the other, but this one has leather lining
Shirley: I am talking about quite a few years ago, the Harrison shoes were all leather and had a cork lining between soles and inner…..
Anni: I had shoes like that back in the 1950s & loved them they were actually comfortable !
There aren’t many schools in Melbourne that have brown shoes as part of their uniform. So finding brown school shoes is hard, as this mum discovered.
February 2nd 2014
Shu Way – Shoes At Bargain Prices
This shopping feat of finding cheap brown school shoes is getting tougher to achieve. I was told by Shu-way that many of the manufacturers are thinking about stopping the production of brown school shoes. I hope they tell the schools that have them as core uniform that they are phasing them out.
I have been going to Shu-way In Macleod for ten years, having four kids needing brown shoes. I have rung around to find somewhere closer to no avail. Even the outlets that have several shoe stores do not stock them.
In addition to brown school shoes they also stock men’s, women’s, children’s, formal, casual and fitness footwear, along with slippers and baby shoes.
Shu-way has been located in Macleod for forty years. It is near La Trobe Uni and the West Heidelberg factories, but not near many other retail stores. This out of the way shoe shop always seems to have specials.
Found on Yahoo Answers.
Q: MELBOURNIANS! omg does any1 know where BROWN t-bar school shoes/sandal are sold?
everyone has them BUT IN BLACK! i know they sell them… i think the brand is Harrison’s but they definitely don’t sell them a lot anymore! they have that cut out pattern on the arch/toes bit and a buckle.
sorry this is the photo of them i could find…..IN BLACK!
A: I know exactly what you mean.. but can’t think of where to get them… not many Melbourne schools have a brown uniform anymore… so maybe that’s why they’re hard to find? Try somewhere that stocks ‘Clarks’ shoes… or a shoe shop near Sienna College (the private school with a brown uniform), they might have them? If you have small feet you might be able to find them in a (large) kiddies size somewhere. Good luck in your hunting!
I think my sister had some of them back in the primary school days…
Salski · 7 years ago
A: yeah either in Myer or David Jones
but you have to go to the kids section because well there for school
you can also try like williams?
but they might just have black
wow.natalie · 7 years ago
Welcome to my shoe shop. Which school shoes can I interest you in? A nice pair of t-bars? A mary jane? Or does your school require laceups?
It’s that time of the year – back to school! Are your school shoes ready for the new year? If not, better get the shoe polish out!
Back to school is a busy time. Especially for all the girls who need new school shoes.
Plenty of new shoes to be rung up on the cash register.
This young lady is now old enough to have her first pair of Harrison T-bars school shoes fitted!
And even luckier is this schoolgirl – her school still permits the classic brown T-bar.
But these girls are not so blessed – boring black laceup school shoes for them.