It’s the time of the year once again where shoe enthusiast gather as Sole Slam, the country’s premier sneaker event hosts its 9th edition at the World Trade Center. Sneaker as the main focus of the occasion, beginners, collectors and veteran attendees got a glimpse of the wide array of sneakers being displayed.
. Some of them are also for sale ranging from affordable to not so sneaker friendly price. Aside from sneakers they also added Streetwear, Street Culture and Music to light up the festivities. Some special guests included adult stars Tera Patrick, Charmane Star and import model Ashley Vee. With the enormous crowd showing up during the one day event, we witnessed how the shoe culture grows year by year and take it as a positive note for future generations of Filipino sneaker fans.
Another retro kicks that will make the sneakerheads drool again as the Jordan Brand continue to release the Air Jordan 1 pairs. After the release of Air Jordan 1 High Chicago, UNC and Air Jordan 1 High Shattered Backboard, Nike will now set the sneaker world on fire again as they release another pair of Air Jordan 1 High OG Metallic Navy.
Bannering the colorway of the original pair of OG in 1985, this new release has a pure white upper with Metallic Navy contrast right at the Nike branding, collar, lining, outsole and Nike Swoosh and white midsole. This pair is set to be released on June 4, 2016 at $160. Another pair that we should watch and check out as the Jordan brand era continues.
The Adidas Ultra Boostkeeps right on running into 2016 with brand new looks dropping left and right. The latest edition we’ve spotted is designed just for women, with a blend of black and bright purple hues across its Primeknit upper.
Sole Slam, the original sneaker event in the Philippines, has made its comeback this year. Despite the threat of the typhoon ‘Lando’, the Filipino sneaker-heads still flocked in the World Trade Center to catch up, trade, buy and sell sneakers. It is the biggest and best sneaker event up to date–making it the perfect place for the sneaker fanatics to show the heat from their closets. Everyone was dressed up for the event, all of them rocking their best kicks.
The event also featured a number of DJs and rappers who lighted up the venue, but the guest appearance of the legendary rapper Bun B who was a member of the duo UGK brought the house down. There are also vendors offering very good prices which are really tempting for sneaker addicts and streetwear enthusiast.
This event really showed that the sneakerhead community here in the Philippines is growing and nothing can stop the passion and love for the shoe game. This one-day event indeed united all the Filipino footwear folks and fanatics alike with one passion and one love for sneakers.
DJ Base scratching for the crowd at Sole Slam Manila
Sole Slam Manila united every sneaker head and different groups with the same interest
Kendrick Lamar x Reebok Ventilator “Neutral” spotted at Sole Slam Manila
Premiere vixens added heat in the event
Every sneaker head knows the Jumpman
The crowd at Sole Slam Manila 2015
A little remembrance from the Hip-Hop legend Bun B.