Who says that sneakers are only for the gym? They're a must-have for every active Pinay, especially if you brisk walk long distances between sakayan. Wear a pair to work then change into something more corporate, or if you have a relaxed office dress code, keep those fancy kicks on the whole day! Below are some recent releases that are both fashionable and functional, so best budget for them.
P5,800 from Adidas
Slip into something unique, like Adidas’ brand-new sneaker, the Deerupt. It features an eye-catching grid design that envelops the entire shoe. It features a lightweight construction, knit uppers in stretchable netting, as well as foam pockets molded along the shoe’s interior lining, giving you a comfortable fit. Talk about comfort and style!
2. Odyssey React
U.S. $120; roughly P6,250 from Nike
Nike's brand-new silhouette takes the React foam from Nike's latest running technology and updates its outsole, preventing it from flattening out over time. The Odyssey also features a more traditional tongue compared to the Epic, as well as a tapered toe box. It comes in an irresistible pink-and-yellow colorway that gives every step a pop of color.
3. Fila Korea x Pokemon Collection
69,000 Won; roughly P3,340 from Fila
This collab will give you immense amounts of nostalgia. The Filx Korea x Pokemon Collection features the Fila Court Deluxe silhouette dressed in adorable designs and colors inspired by Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle, and Jigglypuff. They all feature velcro straps—another reason why these kicks will take you back to your childhood!
4. Adidas Ultra Boost Laceless in Nude
P10,000 from Adidas
This pair isn’t just gorgeous to look at, it’s designed to be ultra comfy, too! It features a PrimeKnit upper that creates a compression fit, so you can move at ease whether you're running on a treadmill or after a bus along EDSA. It also has a nice collar construction which provides a sock-like fit. It comes in a beautiful pinkish nude color a.k.a. the millennial pink shade that we all love.
5. Epic React Flyknit in "Pink Matcha”
U.S. $150; roughly P7,800 from Nike
Part of Nike's Spring 2018 lineup, the pretty pink runner features Nike's brand-new foam called the Nike React, which will make you feel like you're walking on clouds. The pair smooths bumps in the road, giving you the stability and comfort you need. Plus, it comes in a gorgeous pink color you wouldn't be able to resist!
6. 574 with Swarovski Crystals
U.S. $300; roughly P15,600 from New Balance
Looking for #extra pairs to match your #extra personality? New Balance’s popular 574 silhouette is given a brilliant makeover, featuring full suede construction and pearlized leather accents, with the "N" logo covered with gunmetal and platinum Swarovski crystals. Their matching ribbon laces add even more elegance to the pairs! With that hefty price tag, we’re pretty sure this pair will stay on our wish lists for a really, really long time.
7. Air Force 1 '07 QS "Swoosh Pack"
P5,995 from Nike
Fickle-minded? We found the perfect pair for you! The popular silhouette features monochromatic leather uppers and comes with six detachable velcro Swooshes in different bold colors, so you can keep switching up the look of your kicks depending on your mood.
8. Puma x BTS Turin Sneakers
U.S. $119; roughly P6,180 from Puma
BTS ARMY, we’re pretty sure you’re dying to get your hands on this adorable pair. The sporty Turin silhouette gets a super-cute makeover, featuring a white-and-black colorway and a lovely illustration of a hand holding a flower at the back of the shoe, which symbolizes "thank you." The shoelace is embellished with a gold tag with "20130613" embedded on it, which is the K-Pop group’s debut date! And in true K-Pop merch fashion, the pair comes in a specially designed box with photocards that show all the BTS boys wearing the sneaker.
9. LA Cortez
U.S. $100; roughly P5,200 from Nike
A collaboration between Nike and Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova, the classic Cortez is given a stylish makeover featuring blushing hue and gorgeous soft-gold accents. It's the perfect pair to wear when you want to stay comfortable while still looking elegant and fashionable!
10. Adidas Superstar '80s Half Heart Shoes
U.S. $120; roughly P6,250 from Adidas
We think we might have found the loveliest sneaker in the world. The inner side of each shoe gets half a red heart, so when you put your feet together, it forms a full heart. This pair just proves that you don’t anyone to complete you!
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This story originally appeared on Spot.ph.
* Minor edits have been made by the Femalenetwork.com editors.