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Represent the RP in the International Footwear Competition!
Shoe-in Represent the RP in the International Footwear Competition!

The International Footwear Competition is fast-approaching, and we Filipinos have got to represent!

The Philippine Footwear Federation Inc. (PFFI)is looking for designers with serious flair to do what they do best and design, design, design! Think you'd be a shoe-in to represent the RP? Send in your entries. Now.

Contestants can choose to design for all categories or may choose specific ones:

Classic Trendy (Male / Female):
Footwear designs that are on trend with the Spring/Summer 2009 fads.

Classic Formal (Male / Female):
Footwear that is suitable for formal social events, such as a weddings, debuts, and other dressy occasions.

Classic Casual (Male / Female):
Light, casual, slip-on shoe designs

Classic Children:
Footwear designed for children- infants until kids aged 12.

Footwear made of indigenous materials & inspired by Filipino designs. It's all about Filipino pride.

Experimental and innovative shoe designs that push the boundaries, without neglecting the elements of comfort and style.

People's Shoe; create & design the next big thing. Pop is an innovation that appeals to anyone and everyone. It's sure to be the shoe worlds's next big thing

How to Join

1.Download application form (one per design) from

2.Accomplish application form and submit design (showing the top, side and front views of the shoe) mounted on an A3 sized illustration board.

3.Submit at any Rusty Lopez, Celine (Celine Mix Group), or GIBI House (GBX) store located in Metro Manila or mail designs over to:

Philippine Footwear Federation, Inc.
22 Russet Street, SSS Village, Marikina City, Philippines
Contact person: Ms. Josielin Go

Deadline is on November 30,2008. Winners will be announced by December 15, 2008.

Criteria For Judging

35 % Innovation & Creativity

20 % Practicality & Functionality

20 % Material Selection

20 % Aesthetic & Popular Appeal

5 % Safety

100 %

The Seven finalists will receive P10,000. The top three will receive additional prizes:

3rd prize: P15,000.00 and a trophy

2nd prize: P20,000.00 and a trophy

1st prize: P30, 000.00, a trophy, and a round-trip ticket to China (including hotel accommodations).

All winners will pay a visit to a Marikina shoe factory and will have the chance to have their shoe designs produced by a PFFI member company.

Check out for more details

-Renee Puno, Editorial Assistant

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