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These homegrown brands prove that the local footwear industry is on the rise.
When it comes to fashion, there's no doubt that Filipinos possess a flair for new trends and movements. The local footwear scene in particular has seen an upsurge in the number of small businesses, thanks to young and up-and-coming entrepreneurs who acknowledge
Romanian designer Ancuta Sarca makes sustainable footwear and easier and chicer option.
Some think that one's taste in footwear is either black or white—one is either a high heel afficionado or a trainers gal. That's not if Ancuta Sarca has anything to say about it. The up-and-coming Romanian-born, London-based designer made her big debut
In case you needed a little boost.
We hate to be the ones to ask but… have you hit the gym this 2020? Like, even once? Hey, we get it—if it were up to us, life would be all hearty meals, icy desserts, and nap breaks in between. But
From white kicks to height-boosting picks!
Everyone has a go-to sneaker, and we wouldn't be surprised if your personal favorite is a pair of clean, white sneakers. Well, we've asked a couple of influencers to share what their current go-to kicks are and found that versatility doesn't depend
We love the colorways!
With the popularity of sneakers nowadays, you can cop all sorts of cool designs—be it festive, party-ready, with bright pops of color, or even pairs that match 2020's Color of the Year.You probably own all kinds of kicks to suit different occasions, but
They're perfect for any occasion!
Unlike other articles of clothing, footwear is more challenging to shop for. You have to really consider the shoe's comfort factor. Otherwise, you're in for days and nights of blisters and grueling pain. Yikes! A fashion-savvy girl, however, is wise to choose
If you're looking for top-notch quality footwear, you know where to go.
If there’s a word that can send a voracious shoe hoarder on high alert, it’s this: Marikina. Yup, as in the city.Any shoe connoisseur would know that the city of Marikina is best known for top-notch quality shoes, at an unbelievably affordable
Strut is best known for women’s shoes that are transitional and versatile.
The perfect pair of shoes is one you can wear for the long haul and does not sacrifice comfort for the sake of aesthetic. This is what Strut stands for. The online store is best known for women’s shoes that are “transitional,
Stride Collective is an online store cum cooperative enterprise of Marikina-based shoe brands.
Marikina has long been famously dubbed as the shoe capital of the country, bringing fashion aficionados nothing but high-quality, elegantly-crafted footwear for reasonable prices. Somewhere in the heart of the busy city lies the source of the digital community better known as
Meet the makers of Marquina Shoemaker.
We live in an age where you can start a business on Instagram, sell clothes on apps like Carousell and Shopee, and even put your properties on sale on OLX. But these guys were different.Juancho del Rosario, Kayne Litonjua, and Patrick Kahn created Marquina Shoemaker, a
It's all about being comfortable in your own skin.
Edwin Elliott once said, “By being yourself, you put something wonderful in the world that was not there before.” Most of the time, we forget to acknowledge the fact that life is not always about being “normal” or fitting the standards that
Strike a balance between wearable and stunning.
Mark Bumgarner is expanding his footprint (pun intended) in the world of fashion: The womenswear designer recently released an Insta-worthy shoe collection that offers a little something for everyone. We were instantly smitten with the modern feminine details of the shoes—lush feathers,
Bata Heritage releases an iconic Star Wars Collection this Spring/Summer 2018.
With the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story comes a new shoe collection for every Star Wars fan. Whether you belong to the Light or the Dark Side of the Force, these shoes will get you ready for your next adventure.
Everything you need to know about Bata Shoes.
When Bata Shoes launched in the Philippines in 2016, many were under the impression that the label was homegrown. For one, “bata” is a Filipino word for child; for another, it was local retail giant, SM Retail that brought in the brand.Here,
I survived it!
I’ve always believed in dressing up for a flight. It may not make sense to some people considering how confining the cramped seats are and amenities unappealing that most travelers feel inclined throwing on a comfortable outfit with little regard for how
This local brand is taking one big step forward.
Stacks of dull-brown boxes are lined against the walls of a three-storey home in a relatively quiet street in Marikina. There's leather everywhere. There are rolls of it piled on top of each other on a shelf. There are small scraps of
Picture-perfect footwear and walls to match.
Melissa Shoes places style on the map with the Mapping Holiday 2017 Collection.
There is a saying that if you wear good shoes, you will also end up going somewhere good. It may just be a metaphor, but however you interpret this, the message remains the same—wearing beautiful shoes will make you feel confident and
You'll want one in every style!
According to Christian Louboutin himself, nude is a concept—not a color. And his eponymous brand's line of diverse nude pumps literally walks the talk!IMAGE Christian LouboutinInitially released with only five shades, the Nudes Collection soon after expanded into seven colors that include
And they're made to empower female athletes.
When in doubt, we always pick a pair from our growing collection of sneakers. But there's always one from the bunch that has been on regular rotation—the reliable pair of white sneakers. So if you've fallen into the trap of wearing the