Finally, 51 years after the most perfect boots in the world appeared in that excellent book, the Ladybird edition of The Elves and The Shoemaker, you can now buy a reasonable approximation.
The Elves and the Shoemaker (1965)
PERFECT BOOTS (especially for going to school in).
Esmerelda Boots by Rayne - pretty good. 9 out of 10
Vanity boots by Hotter - surprisingly funky. 8 out of 10