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BUY: Start 2023 off well with these footwear picks

Opportunities to go in the correct path present themselves with the start of a new year. It’s also a justification for getting new sneakers! To help you step confidently into 2023 with a new look, we’ve chosen some women’s shoes from your favorite brands.

Keds Kickstart Leather CNY 2023

With its limited-edition CNY Kickstart in Leather, the iconic women’s footwear company Keds is commemorating the Lunar New Year. Three pairs of laces—classic white, crimson, and glittering gold—rather than just one, are included with the shoe. In 2023, you can pretty much wear any outfit with your shoes if you switch them around whenever you want! Purchase this pair and the rest of the Keds Bounce collection at any Keds location nationwide or online at

Merrell Bravada Edge

If you’re looking to pick up a new hobby this year or just go for a quick refresh, try going on a hike or a walk through nature. Merrell, the leader in outdoor lifestyle has just released a stylish women-specific hiking sneaker that can easily go from the streets to the mountains (the Falcon colorway looks especially cute!). Check out the full Bravada Edge collection at and Merrell concept stores nationwide.

Sperry Bahama 2.0 Platform

Sperry’s latest spin on its iconic topsider is something you’ll want for your daily rotation. The platform version of their Bahama boat sneaker is a no-fuss silhouette you can pair with khakis, denims, and even skirts. Best of all, the upper is made with breathable 100% recycled cotton. Shop the Bahama 2.0 Platform and more at their official webstore and Sperry retail stores nationwide.

Polo Ralph Lauren Theron II

Dress in something bold yet still relaxed and sophisticated with Polo Ralph Lauren’s Theron II sneaker. The shoe features an embroidered Polo logotype that matches its retro tennis vibe. Navy and red accents add a nice touch to these vintage-inspired kicks. Check out these and more at and Complex Lifestyle Store nationwide.

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Watch out, A new Sperry store has opened in Lucky Chinatown

The renowned boat shoe firm debuts a new style with its new location in the center of the city.

The renowned American shoemaker Sperry has opened its newest shop location in Manila’s Lucky Chinatown Mall. This is the first of many new stores that will open with this sleek, contemporary look, and it features a revamped new design that supports water for everyone. I’m so excited about this as they produce great quality shoes, and I’m such a fan of the shoe’s stylish look and fashionable style. It is such a go-to shoe for everyone.

New Look

The location where adventures on the water begin is modernly portrayed in Sperry’s new contemporary store concept. The store itself exudes excitement for your upcoming beach vacation. The first store in the world to feature this new and interesting design is Sperry Lucky Chinatown.

Iconic Classics

Fans of Sperry will be happy to learn that there is a wide variety of boat shoes, sneakers, and sandals available, including the iconic Topsiders. Additionally, the store offers items from their iconic SeaCycled Collection, which was produced using recycled and eco-friendly materials and methods to prioritize sustainability without sacrificing design. To give you a head start on your holiday shopping, Sperry is giving early birds 20% off on their normal Sperry footwear on December 14!

Immersive Experience

Sperry will conduct a special exhibition at the Lucky Chinatown Mall Activity Area from December 11 to December 20 that will showcase the brand’s most recent collections as well as its illustrious history. There are also events to take part in where participants can pick up prizes and buy the newest discounts.

Holiday Escape

An everlasting summer is conjured up by the Holiday Escape collection, which was recently released by the renowned footwear company. Any outfit gets a whimsical touch with cute and thoughtful tropical accents.

Sperry is situated close to the Lucky Chinatown Mall Activity Area on the Ground Floor.

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5 Essential Campus Shoes That Won’t expense a fortune

The return of face to face class necessitates the purchase of brand-new sneakers to rock around campus. Here are some choices that are both fashionable and reasonably priced that you ought to include in your daily wardrobe.


The crew-neck sweatshirt of sneakers is the Keds Jump Kick Rib Knit Collar. They combine comfort and casualness with a touch of prep school cool. This shoe is perfect for you if you want to channel your inner Riverdale character. Visit any Keds location nationwide or online at to purchase this and the Varsity collection.


Simplicity is key with these Striper II sneakers from Sperry. These classic oxford-style kicks go well with almost anything – shorts, jeans, chinos, joggers, and cargos – making them the perfect all-rounder for your closet. Even better, they’re environmentally friendly too – made with recycled materials and sustainable manufacturing processes. Shop the SeaCycled™ collection and more at their official webstore and Sperry retail stores nationwide.


If you’re looking for a comfy closed-toe alternative to flip-flops and sandals, Merrell’s Hydro Mocs are your best bet. Style them with or without socks as you please! These easy-on, easy-off water shoes are hardy enough for daily wear and are adaptable to any weather, especially during the rainy season. Check out the full Hydro Moc collection at, Merrell concept stores, and Complex Lifestyle Stores nationwide.


Classic white sneakers are a must-have for any closet. They’re a simple, no-fuss piece that pairs well with anything. Polo Ralph Lauren’s Theron sneaker is a classic silhouette  that you can dress up or down as you please. Shop Polo Ralph Lauren at Complex Lifestyle Stores nationwide and online at


If you prefer an attitude-driven style, PONY’s kicks may be exactly up your alley. The Shooter Hi draws its design cues from basketball sneakers from the 1970s, giving the pair a retro vibe. The Atop, on the other hand, has its roots in skate culture and features striking, eye-catching color accents. Visit PONY’s first concept store in TriNoMa, their official website, and department stores all around the country to see these and other items.


PONY has opened its first concept store in TriNoMa

In TriNoMa in Quezon City, PONY, a company whose name is synonymous with attitude with a capital A, debuts its first physical location. The store, which is on the second floor next to the food court, offers a wide range of footwear, from the company’s classic models to its most recent releases.

Product of New York, or PONY, was established in 1972 on Madison Avenue in Manhattan, New York, with the intention of being worn by actual people.

Due to the wear and endorsement of renowned athletes like basketball player Spud Webb and soccer player Pelé, PONY gained icon status in the 1970s and 1980s. Since then, it has been spotted on a variety of musicians and celebrities, including Hailey Baldwin, Justin Timberlake, Snoop Dogg, and others.

You can take advantage of 10% OFF on ordinary items as an opening bonus through August 17, 2022, exclusively. Visit the official PONY website at and department stores all throughout the country for more styles.



Founded on Madison Avenue, New York in 1972 as the original sneakers designed for real people, the PONY chevron continues to point forward, seeking inspiration and collaboration with creative individuals all over the world. PONY was originally known for athletic footwear, but now it has expanded towards, sports, clothing, and street wear.

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The Merrell Women’s Hydro Moc in Stonewash (P2750). Please embed from

We’ve selected practical and stylish footwear that will keep you looking and feeling your best despite the gloomy weather, as rain forecasts have recently become the norm. These top five pairs are perfect for going to work, school, or your upcoming trip with the barkada!


From Left: The Merrell Women’s Hydro Moc in Stonewash (P2750). The Merrell Women’s Hydro Moc Drift in Pine/Marron (P2850). The Merrell Women’s Hydro Moc in Iris (P2750). The Merrell Women’s Hydro Moc Elements Water (P2850)

From its introduction late last year of a few mens colorways, we’re super excited that Merrell just dropped new Hydro Moc colors and ladies options. It’s garnered rave reviews from users in the city, trail and beach with its lightweight comfy clog design and strategically placed perforations draining water instantly, leaving your feet feeling fresh all day. What’s more, they’re now made with 10% BLOOM® algae making it more eco-friendly! Cop them at, Merrell concept stores, Complex Lifestyle Stores, and top department stores nationwide.

From Left: The Merrell Women’s Hydro Runner in Oyster (P4295). The Merrell Women’s Hydro Runner in Black (P4295).

For those seeking a more covered shoe that gives major sneakerhead vibes, Merrell’s new Hydro Runner is for you. Like the Hydro Moc, it features a perforated EVA shell for a lightweight and flexible fit, but this shoe is further equipped with breathable mesh lining and a grippy lugged outsole. Rain or shine, Merrell’s Hydro Runner is perfect for swagging your streetwear style while keeping cool. Find them at Merrell concept stores and department stores nationwide.


From Left: The Keds x Rifle Paper Co. Rowan Rain Boot Menagerie in Navy (P4590), The Keds x Rifle Paper Co. Rowan Rain Boot Menagerie in White (P4590), The Keds Rowan Rain Boot in Black (P3795). The Keds Rowan Rain Boot in Burgundy (P3795).

Best known for their fun and feminine sneakers, Keds is giving us a reason to love the rainy weather with its cute new rain boots. The Rowan is fashioned after the sleek Chelsea boot silhouette and has a waterproof rubber upper. For something a little playful, check out the Keds x Rifle Paper Co. versions featuring the latter’s signature floral prints and patterns. If you want a little rocker edge to your look, nothing beats solid black or burgundy. Check these out and more from and retail stores nationwide.

The Keds Rowan Rain Boot in Black (P3795) worn by Kathryn Bernardo. Please embed from


From Left: The Sperry Women’s A/O Float Boat Shoe in Blush (P2995). The Sperry Women’s A/O Float Boat Shoe in Champagne (P2995). The Sperry Women’s Water Strider in Lavender (P3495). The Sperry Women’s Water Strider in Navy (P3495)

A company called Sperry is most known for its boat shoes, which since they originated from the water already qualify as rainy day necessities. Since then, the company has released two new pairs of EVA-made water-friendly shoes for all-day comfort. With their perforated uppers, the A/O Float Boat Shoes and Water Striders rapidly drain water, making them essentials for every weather situation. Shop these and other items at Sperry retail locations nationwide and on their official website,

The Sperry Women’s Water Strider in Navy (P3495).




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Dad is likely to have picked up a few new hobbies and interests over the last two years after going through various stages of confinement. Now that Father’s Day is approaching, we’ve rounded up some pairs that he’ll love no matter what stage he’s in.


From Left: The Sperry Authentic Original Plushwave 2.0 in Tan (P6295), The Sperry Authentic Original Plushwave 2.0 in Navy (P6295), The Sperry Plushwave Dock Thong in Navy (P3295)

Having a cold beer with the boys is a time-honored tradition among dads. Whether it’s at a neighborhood dive bar or at a friend’s house, gift him with shoes that are not only stylish but can keep him comfy through hours-long catch ups. Sperry’s new signature topsiders and thongs are now feature the latest Plushwave 2.0 technology that gives all day comfort. Shop these and more at their official webstore and Sperry retail stores nationwide.


From Left: The Merrell West Rim Hiking Shoes in Black (P4195), The Merrell Moab 3 Hiking Boots in Espresso (P5395), The Merrell Hydro Moc in Black (P2750)

Having been cooped up for the better part of two years, dad must be excited to get away, go off the grid, and embark on an outdoor adventure. He’ll love hiking boots like Merrell’s West Rim for overlanding trips or the Moab 3 for intermediate hikes. The Hydro Moc, on the other hand, is perfect for river crossings. Find the perfect pair for his next nature trip at and Merrell concept stores nationwide.


From Left: The Pony Fulton II in Navy (P2795), The Pony Fulton II in Black (P2795), The Pony Shooter Mule in White (P2795)

Nothing’s stopping these dads from embracing the skate or rock ‘n’ roll life even with kids in tow. Pony’s classic yet rugged appeal adds a little edge to his everyday wardrobe. Get him the Fulton II for a streetwear vibe or the all new Shooter Mule which has a foldable collar for added comfort and convenience. Pony is available at, The SM Store, Robinsons Department Store, and Complex Lifestyle Store nationwide.


From Left: The Saucony Kinvara 12 (now P2645 from P5295), The Saucony Triumph 19 (now P3375 from P6750), The Saucony Endorphin Speed 2 (now P3995 from P7995)

If dad is a fitness buff, he’ll love Saucony’s signature running shoes for both the gym and on the road. These performance runners promise speed, comfort, and stability with every stride. They’re just as enjoyable for a day of walking too! Buy 1 pair and get your 2nd one free in all Saucony and Complex Lifestyle Stores nationwide until June 31, while supplies last.

You can check out has a variety of running and lifestyle models to choose from. Because Father’s Day only occurs once a year, it’s the ideal opportunity to treat him to a thoughtful present!







Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, and choosing the perfect present for mom can be difficult given the numerous alternatives available. Fortunately, we’ve compiled a handful of our favorite shoes for mom’s daily activities.


Keds Double Decker Crochet in Cream (P3295)

Give mom the gift of an easy-on, easy-off slip-on that she can wear for those trips to the supermarket or the park. The Keds Double Decker Crochet is a crowd favorite for a few reasons: it’s super flattering on the foot), it has cushiony wear-all-day-every-day insoles, and it’s an effortless outfit maker. Mom will surely love the delicate crochet detail as it is equal parts fun and feminine. Shop this and more at and get an additional 10% off on selected items when use the code LBDAY10 here.

If mom wants something that ultra-comfy that shows off her fabulous new pedi, then Merrell’s Terran 3 Cush Lattice might just be the one for her. Take it from Mommy blogger Danie Valdepenas who took them out for a spin on her trip to Universal Studios Singapore. As she puts it, “I don’t know how I would have survived walking for hours in this theme park.” Shop women’s sandals at and take P200 off when you use the code 200OFF here.

Merrell Terran 3 Cush Lattice in Black (P3295). Danie Valdepenas in the Merrell Terran 3 Cush Lattice sandal (please embed from


Sperry Waveside Plushwave Slide in Peach (P3295)

If mom is looking for a sleek and comfy sandal for her yoga sessions with her friends, the Sperry Waveside Plushwave Slide would make for a perfect gift. The simple slide sandal gets a big visual upgrade thanks to a premium leather upper with a double strap detail and oversized decorative hardware. Lightweight PLUSHWAVE cushioning technology provides an all-day comfort boost. Shop this and more at or through the Sperry Viber Community.

For the more active of moms, we recommend Saucony’s Guide 13. They’re the gym and everyday city runs. Saucony Philippines’ ambassador and mother-of-three Silamie Gutang swears by them, often using them while training for her races. Check out for more performance shoes or in-store at Trinoma and Ayala Malls Manila Bay.

Saucony Guide 13 (now P2995 from P5995). Silamie Gutang in the Saucony Guide 13 (please embed from


Keds Ace Ltt Leather in Rose Gold Metallic (P3995)

Sometimes easy dressing sometimes requires a little bit of edge. To show mom still has her flair, we recommend gifting her with the sleek yet sporty Keds Ace Ltt Sneaker. Sporting a metallic rose gold accent on the heel collar, this is shoe embodies understated elegance. Shop this and more at and get an additional 10% off on selected items when use the code LBDAY10 here.

Sperry A/O Float in Coral Floral Pink (P3295)

The Sperry A/O Float in Coral Floral Pink would be perfect for a more daringly fashionable mom. With strategically positioned “gills” on the waterline and breathable “portholes” to keep water out and feet fresh, this reinvention of the traditional topsider puts the fun in utilitarian with its vivid printed upper. Visit or join the Sperry Viber Community to shop the Sperry Summer Vibe collection.



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Summer season again and enjoy the amazing discounts featuring all your favorite footwear and apparel brands at Markdown Madness Super Sale from March 22 to 27 at Glorietta 4!

Discounts up to 50% off on all your favorite brands Sperry, Keds, Saucony, Polo Ralph Lauren, Pony, and No Fear at the Glorietta Activity Center from 10AM to 9PM. You can also Buy 2 Pairs and Get P300 Off your total purchase.

Event starts 10am until 9pm from Mondays to Thursdays and 10am until 10pm from Fridays to Sundays. Customers are encouraged to still observe minimum health protocols while inside the event premises to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Visit Markdown Madness on their official Facebook page and on Instagram @markdownmadness for more updates and more information.


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Sale Alert: This Women’s Month with amazing deals at Saucony, enjoy more (for less)

Good news for ladies who always on the move and who run for good. This March celebrate Women’s Month at Saucony, a leader in lightweight high-performance footwear with great finds and even greater savings made special for ladies.

Saucony women’s Liteform Feel (now P2275 from P3795)

Saucony women’s Stretch & Go Breeze (now P2275 from P3795)

Saucony has a special treat for ladies with their essential running models and lifestyle sneakers going for as low as P2,000. Everyday running shoes like the Liteform Feel and Stretch & Go are a must-cop for those trying to kickstart their fitness journey. Meanwhile Saucony Originals retro runners like the Jazz Original and Jazz Original Vintage are perfect for those who want something comfortable and casual.

Saucony women’s Jazz Original (now P2510 from P3590)

Saucony women’s Jazz Original Vintage (now P2865 from P4095)

Enjoy an additional 10% off when you enter the promo code WOMENS10 upon checkout in Saucony’s official webstore: For more styles, please visit the Saucony Concept Store in TriNoma and Ayala Malls Manila Bay.

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RUN FOR GOOD. Saucony exists to empower the human spirit, with every stride, on every run, and in every community. We give runners more ways to challenge themselves every day, with boundary-pushing products that reinforce our commitment to design and innovation that will help you run faster, easier.




On February 26, CHRCTR Clothing, a premium clothing business originating in Laguna, will open its second store in Tondo, Manila, in honor of its first anniversary. The new entrant apparel business began operations in Bian, Laguna in February 2021, with the purpose of becoming known as a Philippine brand and making a mark in the international streetwear sector.

Strategically located in the most culturally diverse district in the city of Manila, the expansion and opening of CHRCTR Tondo Flagship Store echo the call of the brand to have a bold, compassionate, and distinctive personality for each individual.

“We are confident that in this rich-cultured streets of Tondo, CHRCTR Clothing will open the opportunity to our kababayan to be bold, be distinct, be the person they want to be,” said JB Gajita, Founder and Managing Director of CHRCTR Clothing. “We started with only 100 shirts on stock, now we are reaching thousands of brave souls nationwide.”

The new CHRCTR Tondo Flagship Store, which is located along Velasquez Street, will include the company’s whole product line, including shirts, pants, shoes, caps, socks, and its new HARI NG TONDO branded shirts. “We encourage everyone to wear the brand that best represents their personality since no one else is like you,” Gajita added.

Please see the following links for further information on CHRCTR Clothing: is the company’s website.