We’ve been saying summer is the time for clean whites and loud patterns, but it’s also high time to get some really colorful kicks as well. Outshine the sun with these bright boys that go beyond your “safe” shoe colorways.
1) adidas Alphabounce x Kolor
The Alphabounce is a nice silhouette, but you can make them stand out even more by adding some Kolor.
Sole Academy, Commonwealth, P6,500
2) Nike Airmax 270 "Tiger"
These are Nike's latest creations, taking some inspiration from the Airmax 93 and 180 models. Yellow will definitely catch attention, so wear these with caution.
Online retailers, P7,645
3) adidas DEERUPT
The newest model of adidas was designed with social media in mind. If you wanna get that IG perfect shot, you'll need these on your feet.
adidas, Sole Academy, Capital, Urban Athletics, Commonwealth, P5,800
4) New Balance 574S "Copper Rose"
The old adage "real men wear pink" applies to sneakers as well. A great summer sneaker that is surprisingly easy to pair with the rest of your clothes.
Sole Academy, Urban Athletics, Capital, P5,495
5) adidas Gazelle "Stitch & Turn"
This classic adidas silhouette took it up a notch by hiding the stitches on the three stripe logo. A subtle way of differentiating yourself from the crowd if its soft pastel tones wasn’t already enough.
Sole Academy, Urban Athletics, Capital, P5,500
6) Asics Gel Kayano Trainer Knit "Mint"
If you wanna look cool while in the blazing summer heat, wear some mint colored sneakers. The knit material will also help keep your feet cool—literally.
Urban Athletics, Capital, P8,400
7) Converse x GOLF le Fleur
Tyler the Creator adds his personal touch to a timeless silhouette with some flower power and fresh color.
Commonwealth, online retailers, P6,950
8) Revenge x Storm
These aren't some knock-off Vans, but actually designed by the infamous Ian Conner (Kanye protégé anyone?) These aren't readily available in the country so be ready to shell out some reseller prices for these.
Online retailers and resellers, USD 200
9) Vans Authentic
Adding color to your wardrobe doesn’t have to mean breaking the bank. The Authentic is your best option if you want go easy on the wallet while being fly.
10) Converse CT70s
A timeless sneaker, you can never go wrong choosing Converse. Just don’t try to ball in these like the old days.