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Skate Shoes PH - Manila's #1 Skateboarding Shoes Blog | Where to Buy, Deals, Reviews, & More

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Vans Old Skool Ochre True White

The first Vans skate shoe to rock the iconic sidestripe, the Vans Old Skool will surely be an all-time classic. From skateboarding to the casual wearer, these shoes present a versatility and style for all types of cultures. 

Check out this Vans Old Skool Ochre True White which is on sale over at Vans.com. Rock these with shorts or pants and you'll be set for the summertime! $29.95 (WAS $60).


carpet company dunk website
Image Credit: Nike

The Nike SB Carpet Company is yet another collab between Nike and carpet company skate shop. We have featured this carpet company sb a few days ago and today we found out that this skate shoe looks better distressed - revealing a yellow layer underneath its white leather and “Royal Pulse” fabric upper.

Honestly, I am not into highs, and I think this version would look better in low-tops. Anyway, it feels also that Nike SB is running all their dunk motifs into the ground - as this ain't the first tearaway they've done. I don't like the pre-aged midsoles also. In fact, I am using Salon care 40s to whiten all my sb dunks' yellow midsoles.

Carpet Company Nike SB Release Date

Carpet Company Skate brand released the carpet company nike dunks sb over the weekend. However, a wider release is slated for February 26, which will land on Nike’s website. Expect to see carpet company nike sb raffles, right after the release too. 

Nike Sportswear Windrunner Windbreaker

Inspired by an Icon, the Nike Sportswear Windrunner Windbreaker is made to look and feel just like the original Windrunner from 1978. This skateboarding-turned-everyday windbreaker jacket is still as relevant and exciting as it was back then. It features a 26-degree chevron styling, breathable mesh lining, ribbed cuffs and the iconic chevron at the chest. The Nike Sportswear Windrunner Windbreaker is now on sale at Nike.com for only $59.97 (was $100).

Nike Sportswear Windrunner Windbreaker Features

  • Shiny taffeta fabric is lightweight and durable.
  • Mesh lining adds breathability.
  • Chevron at the chest gives throwback Windrunner style.
  • Water-resistant finish helps keep you dry in light rain.

Nike Sportswear Windrunner Windbreaker Information

  • Loose fit for an oversized, roomy feel
  • Zippered pockets
  • Adjustable hood
  • Fabric (colors 010, 012, 011, 438, 464, 657, 728, 041, 658, 833): Body: 100% nylon. Mesh: 100% polyester.
  • Fabric (colors 133): Lower body/hood/mesh: 100% polyester. Upper body/lower sleeves: 100% nylon.
  • Fabric (colors 100, 072, 101): Lower body/mesh: 100% polyester. Upper body/sleeves: 100% nylon.
  • Fabric (colors 681): Body: 100% nylon. Lower sleeves/mesh: 100% polyester.
  • Fabric (colors 271): Lower body/hood/lining: 100% polyester. Upper body/lower sleeves: 100% nylon.
  • Machine wash
  • Imported
  • Shown: Black/Black/Black/Sail
  • Style: AR2191-010

Nike SB GTS Return Black Gum

The Nike SB GTS Return Black Gum is a classic skate shoe with upgraded durable materials and plenty of breathability. It comes with fresh design updates like the traditional cupsole that is lighter and more flexible than a standard rubber cupsole. Also available in various colorways, the  Nike SB GTS Return Black Gum is now available at Nike.com for only $80.

Nike SB GTS Return Black Gum Features

  • Soft foam sockliner and midsole cushion every step.
  • Shown: Black/Black/Gum Light Brown/White
  • Style: CD4990-001

Etnies Cartel OG

The Etnies Cartel OG has a classic mid-puff silhouette design, combining the comfort, style and performance of a bulky skate shoe with a sharp, fast and clean design on a new 300 NBS rubber cupsole. The Cartel features the brand's Arrow logo, beveled edge for extra style, and STI Foam Lite Level 1 footbed and padded tongue and collar for comfort and protection. Available in black and grey colorways for only $27.99 (was $69.99).

Etnies Cartel OG Features 

  • Padded tongue and collar for comfort
  • Triple-stitched toe cap
  • Heel pull for easy entry
  • STI Foam Lite Level 1 footbed
  • Stitched cupsole construction
  • Outsole flex grooves
  • 300 NBS rubber outsole

Etnies Cartel OG Information

  • Item Code: 4101000402/360 | 4101000402/540
  • Color: Grey and Black
Etnies Cartel OG


Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski OG Black White

Can’t beat the OGs! Stefan Janoski’s OG design with a low profile, breathability and durability that can’t be beat! Every Janoski head and/or skateboarder has worn a pair of these classic skate shoes. It features a full cut of strong, durable suede uppers which has perforations to the toe for breathabiliy and air flow. It comes with a simple construction with a band running around the back, working with a rubber heel cap to provide awesome support and stability. The Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski OG also comes with a Zoom unit in the heel and the insole provides shock-absorption and for added comfort. Moreover, it comes with vulcanized rubber outsoles with the original herringbone thread. The Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski OG in Black White colorway is available at Nike.com for only $49.97 (was $85)

Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski OG Black White Features

  • Streamlined leather upper adds durability.
  • Zoom Air unit in the sockliner gives you responsive cushioning.
  • Rubber outsole with herringbone tread pattern offers superior grip.
  • Traditional autoclave construction has a streamlined look.

Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski OG Black White Information

  • Colors 001 and 002 contain pig leather
  • Shown: Black/Gum Light Brown/White
  • Style: 833603-012

Where to Skate In Manila - Skate Shoes PH

Despite the growing community of skateboarders here in the Philippines, skateboarding still carries a stigma, as many still consider skateboarders as some sort of rebels (worse: dugyots LOL)

Skateboarders here in our country have to resort to streets as they don't have a lot of options when it comes to skating areas. As such, they skate at night, when the streets are empty. Some set up their skating "ramps" and/or grind rails in abandoned areas. While there some who dare to skate in places that don't really allow skateboarding such as promenades and sidewalks.

As of this writing, there are still no laws or regulations on skateboarding in our country. In contrast, countries like in the U.S. or U.K. have lots of skate parks, as well as skateboarding laws that require skaters to wear protective equipment.

So, Where to Skate In Manila?

Thankfully, there are some skate parks/spots in Metro Manila where you can pursue freedom from the limits of your minds. 

Here are some skate spots/parks in Manila to name the few:

  • Jackass Project Skatepark in Pasig City
  • Bonifacio Global City
  • The Streets of San Juan
  • Mendiola
  • Vitas Park, Tondo
  • Lawton Post Office 
  • Manila Skate Park
  • Mountain Dew Skate Park
  • Vitas Skate Park and Aquatics

Suede Vans Sport

Suede Vans Sport
aka Epoch Sport boasts one of the most recognizable silhouettes in the industry, and thanks to its deep-rooted heritage as the go-to skate shoe way back in the 90s, even to this day. The brand has indeed etched its name into the annals of history. 

Like the original version, which was released all the way back in 1994, the Vans Sport aka Epoch Sport features many of the Vans signatures that we all know and love: that low-top silhouette, the waffle outsole, and the extremely '90s looking “V” stripe at the side. The Vans Sport has already had an impressive colorway releases this year, including this Suede Vans Sport in black/white that is now on sale for only $29.95

Suede Vans Sport

Suede Vans Sport


Vans Sk8-Low Breds

Vans has just released a leather Sk8-Low option that would be a welcomed addition to virtually any arsenal. The Vans Sk8-Low Breds, a takedown of the legendary Vans high top skate shoe that has been done up in sturdy leather and suede uppers, re-enforced toe caps to withstand repeated wear, padded collars for support and flexibility, and signature rubber waffle outsoles. The Vans Sk8-Low Breds is now available at Vans.com for only $29.95 (WAS $70).

Vans Sk8-Low Breds

Vans Sk8-Low Breds


Nike SB Janoski Multi-colored Pinstripes

Remastering the classic silhouette, this new Nike SB Janoski Multi-colored Pinstripes is indeed summer-ready. Streaks of red orange, light blue, light green, yellow, and navy line the Janoski‘s entire canvas upper: forefoot detailing is oriented horizontally, whereas the midfoot and heel stripes are stacked vertically. It comes with a new plush sockliner and a flexible all-“White” sole unit for better boardfeel right out of the box. The Nike SB Janoski Multi-colored Pinstripes is now available at Nike.com for only $67.

Nike SB Janoski Multi-colored Pinstripes Features

  • Zoom Air unit in the sockliner provides responsive cushioning.
  • Tacky rubber outsole gives you grip and traction.
  • Vulcanized construction fuses the outsole to the upper for a flexible, broken-in feel.
  • Sockliner has been re-engineered for improved cushioning and lasting comfort.

Nike SB Janoski Multi-colored Pinstripes Information

  • Embroidered Janoski logo tag
  • Shown: Sail/Sail/White/White
  • Style: AQ7878-100
Nike SB Janoski Multi-colored Pinstripes

Nike SB Janoski Multi-colored Pinstripes


Nike SB Dunk High Unlucky

The Nike SB Dunk High “Unlucky” was released way back in 2004 alongside an accompanying “Lucky” colorway, representing the two sides of fortune.

The Nike SB Dunk High Unlucky features a premium black upper constructed in a mix of suede and leather with contrast Yellow stitching. There's an unlucky number “13” embroidered on the lateral forefoot completed with a Black midsole and Red rubber outsole.

You can still find the Nike SB Dunk High Unlucky available on resell sites like eBay, like this Nike SB Dunk High Unlucky in size 9US for only $400.

Nike SB Dunk High Unlucky

Nike SB Dunk High Unlucky

Nike SB Dunk High Unlucky Information

Nike SB Dunk High “Unlucky”

Color: Black/Black

Style Code: 305050-001

Release Date: July 2004

Price: N/A

Nike SB Dunk High Carpet Company

Carpet Company, a Baltimore-based skate brand founded in 2015 by two Arab brothers – Ayman and Osama Abdeldayem, has collaborated with Nike SB to release their own Dunk High collaboration during 2021, the Nike SB Dunk High Carpet Company.

The Nike SB Dunk High Carpet Company is dressed in a White, Dark Sulfur, Coconut Milk, and Royal Pulse color blocking. It features a premium white leather upper covered in graphics print appearing on the wear-away blue canvas overlays. Other salient features include hidden branding on the tongue tags, heels, gum soles, aged midsoles, and graphic insoles.

Nike SB Dunk High Carpet Company High Release Date

Carpet Company has confirmed that this will be releasing this weekend at its Baltimore location. Raffle info has been announced as well. The brand has also shared a special friends and family version featuring metal packaging. A wider release at local skate shops will take place on February 26th.

Nike SB Dunk High Carpet Company Information

Color: White/Dark Sulfur-Coconut Milk-Royal Pulse

Style Code: CV1677-100

Release Date: February 20, 2021

Price: TBA 

Shop Nike SB Shoes Now

Nike SB comes through with a new selection of shoes that are ready to serve the feet of skateboarders. The swoosh once again proves why it is second to none, offering superb comfort matched with technology made specifically for skateboarding. Check out the latest selection of favorites like the Blazer, Bruin React, Nyjah Free, Janoski, and so much more! Shop Nike SB Shoes Now!

VTG 1996 Airwalk Unit

Back in the day, an overwhelming majority of the reviews state that the Airwalk Unit is a comfortable skate shoe. Some skateboarders with wide feet are delighted at this pair's fit. A couple of long-time Airwalk users share that they bought this pair to relive the memories from the 90s. Most buyers deem this kick to be a very affordable kick. If you want a pair of this vintage skate shoes, you can get a pair of 8.5 US over at eBay for $29.99.

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