Here are the best sneaker stores you can find in Quezon City:
1. Sole Republiq
Located right across Ateneo is Sole Republiq—a streetwear paradise where you can shop the latest drops, score hard-to-find kicks, and even try your luck at winning a pair when you give their sneaker arcade a go (P50/token). Apart from sneakers, they also carry streetwear brands like Supreme, BAPE, Anti Social Social Club, and more. If you’ve got kicks you haven’t worn but want to sell, you can consign with them so they can help you find a buyer. Some of the sneakers we spotted include Air Jordans, Ultra Boosts, and Yeezys.
Sole Republiq is at 3/F Regis Center, Katipunan Avenue, Quezon City. For more information, log on to Sole Republiq’s Facebook page.
2. Complex Lifestyle Store
If you ever find yourself in Trinoma, Eastwood City, or Fairview Terraces and feel like treating yourself to some brand-new kicks, check out Complex Lifestyle Store. This multi-brand store carries sneaker brands like Keds, Pony, Sperry, and Saucony. Who knows? You might just score some pairs on sale!
Complex Lifestyle Store is at 2/F Trinoma Mall, Quezon City; 2/F Eastwood City, Bagumbayan, Quezon City; and 2/F Fairview Terraces, Novaliches, Quezon City. For more information, log on to Complex Lifestyle Store’s Facebook page.
3. Rock n Sole
Rock n Sole started out as an online store but they eventually set up their very first shop on the ground floor of Imperial Palace Suites in Tomas Morato. Here, sneakerheads can get their hands on the most coveted pairs, from Yeezys, Adidas NMDs, Nike Air Force 1s, Adidas Ultra Boosts, and more. Get excited because it looks like they're opening another branch in the Metro very soon!
Rock n Sole is at G/F Imperial Palace Suites, Tomas Morato Avenue corner Timog Avenue, Quezon City. For more information, log on to Rock n Sole’s Facebook page.
If you’ve been trying to get your hands on a pair that’s constantly sold out, chances are, you’ll find it at SneakPeek. This sneaker store is home to a number of brands like Nike, Adidas, Puma, New Balance, ASICS, ASICS Tiger, Saucony, and Tretorn, to name a few. They also carry other cool stuff from brands like shirts and pins from Staple Pigeon, socks from Stance, and caps from Mitchell & Ness. You can also shop shoe-cleaning essentials from Sneaky Brand in the store.
SneakPeek is at 2/F Trinoma Mall, Quezon City and G/F Eastwood Citywalk, Bagumbayan Quezon City. For more information, log on to SneakPeek’s Facebook page.
Whether you’re into the classics or new iterations of popular silhouettes, there’s something that’s bound to catch your eye at Capital. Shop the latest pairs from sneaker brands like Adidas, ASICS Tiger, Converse, Fred Perry, Nike, New Balance, Puma, and Veja. The best part is that with every sneaker purchase, you get one voucher that entitles you to a free sneaker-cleaning service care of their official partner, Sneaker Support. They also hold free sneaker-cleaning events from time to time, so keep your eyes peeled for their posts on their Instagram page.
Capital is at 3/F UP Town Center, Katipunan Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City; G/F Trinoma Mall, Quezon City; and 3/F The Block, SM North EDSA, Quezon City. For more information, log on to Capital’s Facebook page.
6. Pumped Up Kicks
If you’re on the hunt for hard-to-find kicks, chances are, you’ll spot them at Pumped Up Kicks’ store at Fisher Mall. This sneaker shop plays home to hundreds of sneakers from brands like Vans, Nike, Adidas, and more. They carry sought-after pairs like Yeezys and Air Jordans, as well as Off-White sneaker collabs. You can also go crazy with their sneaker arcade (P50/token). Be warned: Winning is tricky and it can get pretty addicting.
Pumped Up Kicks is at 2/F Fisher Mall, Quezon City. For more information, log on to Pumped Up Kicks’ Facebook page.
7. Urban Athletics
Feel like window-shopping for potential additions to your growing sneaker collection? You won’t go wrong stepping into Urban Athletics. The sneaker store has been around for 10 years now, serving you the latest drops from brands like ASICS Tiger, Adidas, Fila, New Balance, Nike, Puma, Skechers, and more. They also carry men’s and women’s apparel, as well as sneaker cleaning tools such as Clyde Shoe Cleaner and Crep Cure.
Urban Athletics is at 3/F UP Town Center, Katipunan Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City. For more information, log on to Urban Athletics’ Facebook page.
8. Sole Academy
Since 2011, Sole Academy has been a go-to sneaker store for the latest pairs from Adidas, ASICS, Converse, New Balance, Nike, Puma, Reebok, and more. Apart from being a multi-brand sneaker store, Sole Academy also carries apparel from SA'ICHI—their own streetwear brand that has some cool T-shirts, bucket hats, sweaters, and hoodies. They also occasionally hold free sneaker-cleaning events, which they announce on their Instagram page.
Sole Academy is at 2/F Trinoma Mall, Quezon City and 2/F UP Town Center, Katipunan Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City. For more information, log on to Sole Academy’s Facebook page.
9. The Athlete’s Foot
Fun fact: The Athlete’s Foot has been in the country since 1995 but they’ve been around much longer than that. The very first The Athlete’s Foot store in the world opened in Pennsylvania in 1971, making it the first athletic footwear specialty store in the U.S. In the Philippines. The Athlete’s Foot is home to brands like Nike, New Balance, Puma, Adidas, and Jordan. From comfy runners to on-trend kicks, there’s something to suit every lifestyle here.
The Athlete’s Foot is at G/F Ayala Malls Vertis North, Quezon City; 2/F Robinsons Magnolia, Quezon City; and 2/F Ayala Malls Cloverleaf, Quezon City. For more information, log on to The Athlete’s Foot's Facebook page.
*This story originally appeared on Spot.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.