Best Walking Sticks for Young Adults
We associate walking sticks with older people, but young people also get injured or can have health issues necessitating a bit of extra support, and it's hard to argue that a striking walking stick doesn't add to an outfit! Likewise, young adults with walking difficulties deserve the support a cane could provide, so what's standing in the way?
Do Young People Use Walking Sticks?
Walking sticks are often associated with older people, even though many younger people use them. Embarrassment and awkwardness can lead young people to try and struggle through without a cane, or end up going out in public less often. Thankfully, with our range of stylish and appealing walking canes, this doesn't need to be the case.
We have a number of walking sticks that are perfect for any occasion. Check out our handy selection below to find your dream walking stick.
- Colourful Walking Sticks
- Patterned Walking Sticks
- Animal Print Canes
- Animal Handle Walking Sticks
- Wooden Walking Sticks
- Funky Walking Sticks
- Novelty Walking Sticks
Colourful Walking Sticks
Top Recommendation: HurryCane Walking Stick (Blue)
Forget boring, traditional walking sticks, the HurryCane Walking Stick is sure to catch everyone's eye. This truly electrifying design is bringing cane design back to the 21st century, with its cerulean blue chrome metallic finish and three-foot base for added stability. This design perfectly combines style with comfort, allowing users to rise, sit and lean in style!
Want even more selection? Check out our extensive collection of Walking Sticks By Colour.
Patterned Walking Sticks
Top Recommendation: Adjustable Floral Patterned Derby Handle Walking Stick
The Adjustable Floral Patterned Derby Handle Walking Stick is great for any city Bohemian. The floral pattern is a subtle mixture of red, yellow and blue, and at a music festival you can wave it in the air to let your friends know where you're at! With sturdy support and adjustable height, this is the perfect design for lovers of all things boho-chic.
Want even more selection? Try our extensive range of Walking Sticks by Pattern.
Animal Print Canes
Top Recommendation: Height-Adjustable Mini Folding Derby Leopard Print Walking Stick
The Height-Adjustable Mini Folding Derby Leopard Print Walking Stick is perfect for mashing up the dancefloor. A classically flirty and fun design, Leopard print is timeless and brilliantly versatile, perfect for jazzing up even the drabbest of outfits. Glam up your wardrobe (and posture) with this very iconic design.
Want even more selection? Check out our extensive collection of Animal Print Canes.
Animal Handle Walking Sticks
Top Recommendation: Black Labrador Retriver Hardwood Cane
Country bumpkin or dog lover, the Black Labrador Retriever Hardwood Cane is perfect for a classic yet adorable walking cane. The wood finish and contemporary resin top are the perfect finish to any getup due to their neutral tones. If you're missing your dog at uni, school, or just about anywhere, this design is for you!
Want even more selection? Check out our extensive collection of Animal Handle Walking Sticks.
Wooden Walking Sticks
Top Recommendation: Gent's Acacia Classic Derby Walking Cane
A true staple of every sophisticate's wardrobe, the Gents' Acacia Classic Derby Walking Cane is our most versatile walking stick. The derby style handle combined with Acacia wood is refined yet simplistic, making this perfect for use at fancy and everyday situations. Add some glamour to your wardrobe with this refined cane.
Want even more selection? Check out our extensive collection of Wooden Walking Sticks.
Funky Walking Sticks
Top Recommendation: Height-Adjustable Mini Cartoon Cats Derby Handle Folding Walking Stick
The Height Adjustable Mini Cats Derby Handle Folding Walking Stick is the cat's pyjamas! This walking stick comes in a unique mint colour and features an array of adorable feline friends, purrfect for all the crazy cat ladies out there. Fully height-adjustable for storage in school lockers and gyms, we're pawsitive you'll love it!
Want even more selection? Check out our extensive collection of Funky Walking Sticks.
Novelty Walking Sticks
Top Recommendations: Brown Aviator Duck Head Walking Stick
This walking stick is sure to have your friends quacking up! Flying off our shelves, the Brown Aviator Duck Head Walking Stick is fiercely popular amongst both aviators and duck enthusiasts. If you have a wobble in your waddle, this is a brilliant solution!
Key Features: Unique design, versatile colours for all outfits, hardwearing wood material
Want even more selection? Check out our extensive collection of Novelty Walking Sticks.
None of the Above Take Your Fancy?
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Why Should Young People Use Walking Sticks?
There are many different reasons why a young person might need a cane. Some are temporary, for instance during recovering from surgery or a broken leg. Some are permanent, like juvenile arthritis or multiple sclerosis.
Although for many it may be possible to lean on friends and family, using a walking stick is a far better option. Not only does it grant independence and relief from pain, but depending on the condition it can help speed your recovery.
What If I Feel Embarrassed?
Don't feel embarrassed! Not only are walking sticks symbolic of strength, authority and stability but they can be a striking, unique accessory. If you need any reassurance, it might be worth taking a look at the celebrities who have recently been seen with walking sticks, including Jessie J, Brad Pitt, Halle Berry, and Scott Disick.
Are There Walking Sticks Suitable For Young People?
Absolutely, yes! Dull and bleak canes are banned from this list! Many young cane users are shocked and amazed by how many compliments they get on their statement canes, and an unusual walking stick can be a great conversation starter.
The internet is crammed with young people who aren't sure if they can pluck up the courage to use a waking stick. Body positivity and self-love are continuing to gain popularity and media attention. Accepting yourself, your disability and your walking stick is the next frontier of the movement, so why not be a part of it?