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IN PHOTOS: Binibining Pilipinas candidates 2020 model Bragais shoes

Jul 04, 2020 - 9:45 PM

The candidates wear shoes by designer Jojo Bragais for the shoot

If the shoe fits: Are you sporting the right footwear?

Feb 28, 2020 - 5:53 PM

Hustle checks if we really need more than one pair of sport shoes

Photos from and

Lazada’s 11.11 sale has shoes that’ll take you where you want to go

Nov 08, 2019 - 4:16 PM

Expect discounts from brands such as Keds, Sperry, Adidas, and Converse

G-Dragon to release Air Force 1 collab with Nike

Nov 04, 2019 - 9:47 PM

Behold, 'Para-noise'

IN PHOTOS: The force is strong in this Star Wars-inspired Adidas collection

Oct 30, 2019 - 6:50 PM

Which pair of shoes is your Chosen One?

GALACTIC KICKS. The Adidas Star Wars collection features pieces inspired by a galaxy far, far away. Photo courtesy of Adidas

World record: Nike sneakers sell for $437,500

Jul 24, 2019 - 12:20 PM

The buyer of Nike's 1972 'Moon Shoes' is over the moon, adding to his rare shoe collection of 99 pairs

LOOK: The Adidas x Game of Thrones collab drops March 22

Mar 18, 2019 - 8:22 PM

A limited-editon Ultraboost collection is coming

CAN'T WAIT? The GoT x Adidas collection drops ahead of the final season's premiere. Image courtesy of Adidas Philippines

Designer Spotlight: Jojo Bragais

Jan 28, 2019 - 10:00 AM

The shoemaker is not just known for pageant shoes anymore

LOOK: Nike self-lacing shoes finally a reality

Jan 16, 2019 - 11:12 AM

Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum gets first dibs on the 'Back to the Future' shoes

FIRST PITCHMAN. Jayson Tatum gets to wear first the Nike pair that’s controlled by the touch of a button or a smartphone app. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Puma rereleases the 'OG Smart Running Shoe,' a 1986 shoe with fitness tracking

Dec 14, 2018 - 11:50 AM

It records time spent running, the distance covered, and calories burned, just like fitness trackers today

3,000 pairs: The mixed legacy of Imelda Marcos' shoes

Sep 21, 2018 - 8:45 PM

From Marlet Shoes to Christian Dior – this is the good and the bad of the shoe collection Imelda Marcos left behind

Shoe collection of former First Lady Imelda Marcos on display at the Shoe Museum in Marikina City, September 18, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

LOOK: Gold-coated LeBron 15 sneakers fetch P5.4M price tag

Sep 05, 2018 - 11:52 AM

A shoe designer unveils a royal footwear to commemorate LeBron James' 30,000-point milestone set last season

GOLDEN KICKS. Will you buy LeBron shoes worth P5.4 million?

NHCP calls shoe brand out for using Philippine flag on sneakers

Jul 18, 2018 - 5:44 PM

The National Historical Commission of the Philippines says the use of the elements of the Philippine flag by Love the World on the sneakers violates the Flag and Heraldic Code of the Philippines

Shoe picks for your rainy day outfits

Jun 14, 2018 - 4:30 PM

They’re cute and waterproof!

LA Tenorio thrilled to see another Pinoy-inspired LeBron shoe

Jun 10, 2018 - 6:26 PM

The PBA star says it's a big deal to have someone like LeBron James give a nod to Filipinos' on-court toughness

AGIMAT. LA Tenorio gives the LeBron Soldier 12 'Agimat' a try as the head coach of the winning squad in the media trialing hosted by Nike last June 7. Photo from Nike

Gilas 3x3 squad hopes to walk the talk

Jun 07, 2018 - 7:15 PM

The Philippine 3x3 team gets to wear the early-release LeBron 'Agimat' shoes

NATIONAL PRIDE. Philippine 3x3 players (from left) Stanley Pringle, Christian Standhardinger, Troy Rosario and RR Pogoy vie to keep up with the world’s best.

LOOK: LeBron James gets another PH-inspired shoe with Soldier 12 'Agimat'

Jun 05, 2018 - 11:23 AM

Carrying the line 'Mula Mandirigma Sa Mandirigma,' the LeBron Soldier 12 'Agimat' is LeBron James' gift to Filipino warriors on the basketball court

PHILIPPINE-INSPIRED. The LeBron Soldier 12 'Agimat' features unique symbols that give a nod to Filipinos. Photo from Nike

LOOK: Find your perfect Marikina-made shoe in this Makati 'shoeroom'

Jun 04, 2018 - 12:51 PM

Marquina Shoemaker's 'shoeroom' is a shoe store with a twist

Jimmy Choo set to launch makeup line – report

Apr 24, 2018 - 11:07 AM

Jimmy Choo CEO Pierre Denis confirms the news to 'WWD'

7 pairs of shoes to buy for summer

Mar 15, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Keep your feet cool and comfy this season!

This is what Nike's new running shoe feels like

Mar 08, 2018 - 8:08 PM

The Nike Epic React Flyknit promises to be lighter and more comfortable than ever – but does it measure up?

EPIC REACT FLYKNIT. Nike's new running shoe can be worn from exercise to errands. Photo courtesy of Nike

Can Marikina become a football mecca?

Mar 07, 2018 - 11:45 AM

JPV's home just might have what it takes to be a magnet for the Beautiful Game.

SPREAD THE WORD. Marikina football evangelist Tetel Siasoco. Photos by Bob Guerrero

You don’t have to be a bride to rock these Kate Spade bridal Keds

Feb 19, 2018 - 7:00 PM

The collection is pre-selling online today!

KEDS X KATE SPADE. The sneaker brand and fashion house come together for a bridal collection. Photo courtesy of Keds

LOOK: Nike's new running shoe will put a spring in your step

Jan 24, 2018 - 12:31 PM

The sports brand says the Epic React Flyknit is the 'running shoe that can do it all'

EPIC REACT FLYKNIT. Nike's new running shoes were designed with athletes in mind. Photo courtesy of Nike

LeBron James continues campaign for 'equality' in fashion statement

Dec 18, 2017 - 6:34 PM

'Equality is all about understanding our rights, understanding what we stand for and how powerful we are as men and women, black or white or Hispanic,' says James

EQUALITY. LeBron James makes a statement on his shoes during his game against the Wizards. Photo from Twitter (@cavs)

WATCH: Kyrie Irving dishes game-worn shoes to lucky kid

Oct 07, 2017 - 3:57 PM

Kyrie Irving scores 21 points in the pre-season win over the 76ers, but it's his assist to one young fan that is most memorable

BIG ASSIST. Kyrie Irving makes one young fan's night, dishing out his Nike Kyrie 3 shoes. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Cute and comfortable shoes you can wear all day

Sep 18, 2017 - 12:00 PM

You don't have to sacrifice comfort for style with this fashionable footwear

Nike's most iconic sneakers get an Off-White redesign

Aug 31, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Can we have this in the Philippines please?

VIRGIL ABLOH. The designer describes his collaboration with Nike as "state-of-the-art design." Photo from Nike

Roadtrip: Liliw, Laguna

Aug 08, 2017 - 11:23 AM

Famous for its shoemaking industry Liliw is a hidden gem among the highland towns of Laguna

WATCH: Liliw, the tsinelas capital of Laguna

Aug 08, 2017 - 10:55 AM

Did you know that Liliw is known as the Tsinelas Capital of Laguna ?

Proyek kolaborasi DC Shoes bersama Darbotz, street artist dari Indonesia

Jul 14, 2017 - 9:19 AM

Hasil karya Darbotz seniman asli Indonesia akan dipasarkan secara global lewat kolaborasi bertajuk DC Shoes X Darbotz

KOLABORASI. Darbotz, seniman street art asal Indonesia berkesempatkan berkolaborasi dengan DC Shoes. Foto oleh Dzikra Fanada/Rappler

LOOK: Gilas Pilipinas armed with Lebron James’ 'Agimat' in SEABA

May 11, 2017 - 6:18 PM

Gilas will be wearing a special good luck charm on their feet for the SEABA Championships

BEAST MODE. Gilas player Calvin Abueva shows off his kicks for the SEABA Championship. Photo from press release

Under Armour disappointed in Curry 3 shoe sales

Apr 28, 2017 - 5:01 AM

Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank says the Golden State Warriors guard s shoe sales showing were a disappointment

DISAPPOINTING SALES. Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank says "a sluggish signature market and a warm consumer reception led to softer than expected results" for the Curry 3 shoe. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Curry's game-worn shoes sell for $30,000

Dec 31, 2016 - 1:35 PM

The price is a record for a player currently in the NBA and the money will go to the Oakland Fire Relief fund

A close-up of the shoes that Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors wore during their game against the New York Knicks at ORACLE Arena on December 15, 2016 in Oakland, California. The shoes are a tribute to all the lives that were lost in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland on December 2. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: Kobe Bryant’s first post-retirement signature Nike shoe

Nov 02, 2016 - 5:22 PM

Kobe may no longer be dropping buckets on the court but he s still coming out with new installments for his Nike signature shoe series

WATCH: Kiefer Ravena receives shoes, letter from LeBron James

Oct 05, 2016 - 9:05 PM

You want to become the first Filipino player to make it to the NBA Don t let the dream go LeBron James tells Kiefer Ravena in a letter

GIFT FROM THE KING. Kiefer Ravena gets a pair of shoes and a letter with a motivating message from 'The King' himself LeBron James. Screengrab from Ravena's Instagram account

Michael Jordan shoots down kids' shoe dreams

Aug 01, 2016 - 7:06 PM

Kids at a basketball camp learned the hard way never to bet against a legend like Michael Jordan

GOAT. Michael Jordan proves he's still the Greatest of All Time. Screengrab from Instagram/@coachspoon2

Duterte shows off Marikina-made leather shoes

Jul 27, 2016 - 9:51 PM

The President a self confessed shoe addict shows Cabinet members shoes given to him by the daughter of a Marikina shoemaker

SHOE ADDICT. President Rodrigo Duterte shows off to his Cabinet members a pair of leather shoes sent to him by a shoemaker from Marikina City on July 27, 2016. Photo by King Rodriguez/PPD

Ivanka Trump accused of ripping off Italian shoe design

Jun 24, 2016 - 10:38 PM

Italian shoe brand Aquazzura files a complaint against Ivanka Trump because she copied nearly every detail of their design

IVANKA TRUMP. Donald Trump's daughter is accused of copying the shoe design of Italian brand Aquzzura. File photo by Justin Lane/EPA

Shoe shopping with Muhammad Ali in Zurich

Jun 08, 2016 - 1:08 PM

In 1971 a Swiss photographer drove Muhammad Ali to a shoe store in Zurich to buy a new pair of boots

SHOE SHOPPING WITH THE GREATEST. Swiss photographer Eric Bachmann poses at his home in Kaiserstuhl, near Zurich, with a photo he took of late US boxer Muhammad Ali in 1971 in Zurich. He followed Ali then as he walked into a shoe store and asked for size-47 boots. Photo by VALERIANO DI DOMENICO/AFP

Adidas wins EU ruling on famous '3 stripes' design

Feb 25, 2016 - 12:30 PM

Only the sportswear giant has the right to its 3 stripes motif in the European Union

epa05178364 (FILE) A file picture dated 10 May 2012 of an Adidas shoe on display during the sporting goods company's general meeting in Fuerth, Germany. The European Union's top court has upheld an appeal by German shoe manufacturer Adidas after a rival company tried to trademark a shoe logo similar to Adidas' triple stripes, in one of several trademark decisions published on 24 February 2016. The EU's courts must weigh in whenever companies complain over decisions taken by the bloc's trademark authority, the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM). EPA/DANIEL KARMANN

LOOK: Adidas, Andrew Wiggins unveil Crazylight Boost 2.5 PEs

Jan 13, 2016 - 1:51 PM

One of the Adidas shoes is dedicated to Wiggins’ mother Marita Payne Wiggins a former Olympic sprinter who helped Canada win two silvers in the LA Olympics

LeBron James signs lifetime deal with Nike

Dec 08, 2015 - 4:35 PM

The deal Nike s first ever lifetime commitment is described as the largest single athlete deal in the company s history

#COP21: Ok to kiss but not to protest in Paris

Dec 06, 2015 - 6:14 PM

Protesters turn the heat up on decision makers as negotiators deliver a draft deal on December 5

Marikina's mega shoe sale starts October 26

Oct 23, 2015 - 6:16 PM

The festival’s launch will be held on Monday October 26 at 8 am during the program of the weekly flag raising ceremony at the Plaza de los Alcaldez

Geox founder: Be unique, protect your ideas

Oct 13, 2015 - 2:54 PM

Mario Moretti Polegato the man behind the breathable shoes brand says innovation is key to succeed in the global economy but it has to be clearly defined

Adidas, James Harden begin ‘game-changing’ partnership

Oct 05, 2015 - 2:35 PM

Harden says having a voice in how he s marketed is one of the reasons why he signed with Adidas

Can expandable shoes help Manila’s poor?

Aug 23, 2015 - 9:40 PM

‘The Shoe That Grows’ expands as a person grows helping poor children stay healthy and happy The man behind it hopes to bring it to the Philippines

Skaters celebrate their passion at DC's Global Skate Jam 2015

Jun 29, 2015 - 5:24 PM

PRESS RELEASE: In line with celebrations held around the globe for the annual Go Skateboarding Day DC rolled out a no holds barred event that gathered skaters from all corners of the metro

Skaters had a day all their own at the Backyard Skatepark in Sta. Rosa, Laguna. Photo by DC

IN PHOTOS: The skater's shoes

Jun 22, 2015 - 4:13 PM

Step into the shoes of a skater and see what motivates them to ride