That one pair you always need in your collection

Everyone has a type of shoe that they need in their rotation/collection. It’s that one pair that has to be there or your set isn’t complete.

For me, it has to be the Chuck Taylor All Stars from Converse.

It’s that one pair (or three) I always need to have no matter what.

You can literally use it for any occasion. Dress it up or dress it down, it really doesn’t matter.

I’m not even going to edit how my shoes look. I love it even more when my Chuck Taylor’s start to look dirty and worn out.

The dirtier it gets, the more character it has. Even the box is dirty and I don’t care I care, actually.

I clean them every now and then, and you guys should as well with any of your sneakers, but I’m not as O.C. with them as I am with my other shoes.

Among the three pairs that I have, I really love the white Chucks, but this has got to be my grail, the Greenday X Converse Chuck Taylor All Stars (separate post on them soon).

What I want to know now, what’s that ONE PAIR that you’ve gotta have in your collection no matter what? Lemm know by sounding off in the comments section down below! See you on the next post!

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BOOST

Boost for days.

I’ve tried different cushioning setups. I’ve had some good ones. I’ve had some bad ones. But none of them as comfortable as Boost. Don’t get me wrong, some of you might prefer the Bounce cushioning (also by Adidas), some of you might prefer Zoom, Air (by Nike), or plainly a different setup.

I have tried Boost on my D-Rose 5 (semi full length/ can’t fully feel it that much), and my John Wall 2s (heel part only), but nothing compared to when I tried using the Pure Boost 2017 with it’s full length Boost setup.

I copped the white colorway coz it’s so clean and hella sick.

Nothing fancy. Plain and simple.

You can see the arch support on the inner side of the pair.

The upper is made of circular knit. It’s a bit stiffer than Primeknit or Flyknit but, it’s still soft compared to most materials out there on other pairs.

On the inside, there’s an internal heel padding for added comfort. There’s also those things on the outside which are for external heel ventilation (which I think acts like a TPU heel counter as well).

As you can see, there is no insole. That’s just a thin layer of fabric inside so that you could feel the cushioning better.

The Lacing was inspired by the Yeezy 350 and 750.

IS IT WORTH IT?

100% YES.

Hands down the most comfortable pair I’ve ever had.

PRICE:

PHP 6,500/ USD 122

(I got this at a discounted price of PHP 3,900/ USD 73)

Even if it wasn’t on sale, the regular price isn’t as bad as it sounds when it comes to sneakers these days.

Thoughts on the Pure Boost 2017? Leave ’em down below!

MORE AIR

It’s actually Air More, but you get the point.

Finally was able to get my hands on a classic pair that was on sale (fortunately). It’s not an OG colorway but it’s beautiful anyway. It’s a classic pair that is well known because Scottie Pippen used to rock these on court. Nowadays, it’s used mainly off court.

Just your typical Nike box, nothing fancy.

I got the White/Gum sole colorway (as you can see).

  • • White leather upper, even on the letterings.
  • • Full length Air Midsole.
  • • Pull tabs in the heel area

    • Thick gum sole/outsole

    • Elastic bands work perfectly (for me) if you go half a size down so that even if you decide to go loose laced, it still fits your feet perfectly.

    It’s a solid shoe. Hands down. I mean, I wouldn’t buy a pair that I don’t like. I ain’t like that. I personally won’t use it for hooping, that’s for sure. I know it’s a basketball shoe, but it is NOT COMFORTABLE (for basketball). If you’re using it casually, it’s great. I just don’t think I’d last long on the court with this pair.

    IS IT WORTH BUYING?

    If you’re into retro/old school shoes, YES.

    For hooping? Solid NO. But that’s my opinion. If you feel like you can use these on the court, by all means, go ahead. It can get pretty hot though.

    I got this pair for, PHP 7,500 (USD 141) and it was on sale. The price is usually around PHP 8,500-9,000 (USD 160-170).

    If you guys like (or love) collecting cool looking sneakers, OG retros, hyped up kicks, I recommend going to Got Goods (the address is in the link).

    That’s it for today, leave your thoughts in the comments section down below!

    Slept on

    Don’t you just hate it when there’s this certain model of sneakers that you just absolutely love and yet everyone’s just sleeping and passing on them? Those to me are the, ZX Flux, from Adidas.

    The design is very simple, nothing too extravagant or flashy. Just a pair of plain rubber shoes that are hella comfy. Just a plain heel support at the back, the Adidas logo on the tongue, and the iconic three stripes on the sides.

    I love this pair. This is actually my second pair because I had already retired the first one. I really want this pair hyped up coz for me its a great addition to your daily sneaker rotation. There are tons of other designs out there for this model if you don’t fancy this one.

    What are your fave kicks that are slept on? Lemme know below! Also! On my next post, you guys will find out what pair of shoes is my fave of all time.

    HONG KONG OOTDs

    I kept it chill.

    Decided to whip up some comfy sets of clothes for each day of our stay in Hong Kong (if you were wondering, yes I made a checklist of what I was supposed to wear per day).

    DAY 1:

    SET 1:

    I wanted to go a bit retro with the colors.

    (No pic of me wearing this fit coz I forgot to take one, unfortunately)

    DAY 2:

    SET 2:

    • R2-D2 Tee (Folded & Hung)
    • Track Pants (Penshoppe)
    • Star Wars Socks (Iconic Socks)
    • Adidas Superstars

    I had to wear a Disney related shirt. Only right coz we were at Disneyland.

    DAY 3:

    SET 3:

    • Calle Ropa Tee
    • Gray Sweatshorts
    • White Socks
    • Adidas Superstars

    It was shopping day. It had to be something simple and comfortable.

    DAY 4:

    SET 4:

    • Striped Tee (Aeropostale)
    • Sweatpants
    • Nike Air Presto
    • Retro Reebok Jacket (optional)

    I wanted to relax on the trip back to Manila. Sweatpants and a loose shirt was the way to go. The jacket was optional.

    Here’s something to remember: Dunks and Superstars are not very good partners when it comes to long walks. Choose something lightweight and has a comfortable cushioning system (I only chose these because I had no problem with them getting dirty).

    Love it? Hate it? Comment down below!

    Nike Air Presto

    Finally copped one!

    I’ve been dying to get my hands on a pair of these since forever and I was able to do just that during our trip to Hong Kong.

    Originally, I was going to get Sockdarts, I just had to change my mind when I saw this pair. Who could pass on a black and white colorway? No one, right? Right?

    Damn that’s sexy.

    A black synthetic upper with a matching black cage and a white midsole along with a black swoosh. Plus, this pair is COMFORTABLE AS HELL.

    You could use this pair for running, walking, even when going to the gym. You can dress it down or dress it up and you’d still look fine with it.

    If you guys were wondering, I got this pair for only 480 HKD (Hong Kong Dollars) or roughly, 3,263PHP, or, 61.16 USD. Head on to Fa Yuen Street or what they call, Sneaker Street in Hong Kong.

    Check out my unboxing video:

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    You got any questions? Hit me up down below!

    DUNKS

    My first pair of Nike Dunks.

    Never thought I’d own one coz I never thought of buying one. I didn’t actually buy this, my parents did during their trip to Singapore. Mom messaged and she was like, “Would you wear something like this? (She sent a pic)” and I said, “Yeah” or something like that.

    The design is unique and fresh. First pair and it stands out in the crowd.

    I did a bit of research on the pair and I believe it is the, Nike Dunk Low “Baseball Pack” MLB Oakland A’s, from 2006.

    Not much to be said about this pair, I just wanted to show you what I just got recently.

    It’s made mostly of leather, some stitching designs on the side just like a baseball or a catching glove/mit (whatever you call it, I don’t play baseball), baseball bats design on the tongue, and the sole is the same as the Jordan 1 and the Air Force 1.

    That’s about it. I just wanted to showcase what I copped. Comment down below if you have any questions or you just wanna say something.

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