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Vans X Bodega OG Style 36 LX

Boston-based retailer Bodega is celebrating their 15-year anniversary in style, collaborating with Vans for a special Vans X Bodega OG Style 36 LX. 

Inspired by the DIY nature of custom designer goods, Bodega has reworked the OG Style 36 LX and gave it a touch of luxury. Dressed in black and white, the Vans X Bodega OG Style 36 LX is constructed in a premium mix of luxe materials inspired by DIY luxury. 

‘The goal was to take a more timeless and elevated design approach while retaining the ethos that Bodega was built upon over the past 15 years, especially in relation to our partnership with Vans,’ says Matt Zaremba of Bodega.

The Vans X Bodega OG Style 36 LX is now exclusively available in store at Bodega Boston and Bodega Los Angeles.

Globe Sabre 2021 Black/Grey/Multi

The Sabre from Globe is an iconic skate shoe that is a tank! You'll be very impressed with this new colorway that is reminiscent of the famous SB colorway, the chromeball. By the way, just like the OGs, these shoes are well built and also feel incredibly solid and durable.

Globe Sabre 2021 Black/Grey/Multi Features

  • Ultra heavy duty skate style with step in sock liner
  • Integrated inner sock for a secure fit & ankle support
  • Nitrocel airbag sole for impact control
  • Globe's S-Trac for ultimate grip and flex

I would highly recommend these Globe Sabres to anyone who likes the bulky shoes or laments the death of the Chet Thomas IV like me. You can buy these over at Ebay.

Globe Sabre

Globe Sabre


Nike SB Team Classic

Flexible design for a broken-in feel, the Nike SB Team Classic combines an inner sleeve with a butter-smooth sidewall for a seamless connection between the outsole and upper. Designed with flexibility in mind, its minimized break-in time means more skate days. $65.

Nike SB Team Classic Features

  • Inner sleeve creates a sock-like fit.
  • Perforations on the vamp enhance breathability.
  • Stretchy tongue allows for easy on and off.
  • Smooth sidewall helps deliver consistent flick.
  • Auxetic traction pattern helps disperse pressure with each step.

Nike SB Team Classic Information

  • Suede and textile
  • Mystic Navy
  • Style: AH3360-402

Etnies Windrow Vulc

The Etnies Windrow Vulc is a single wrapped vulcanized constructed shoe with single wrap foxing. It has a Foam Lite 2 molded EVA footbed and Geo-Hex tread pattern. Rubber heel wrap for support with 400NBS rubber outsole. Available in various colorways. $64.99.

Etnies Windrow Vulc Features

  • Force Shield reinforced upper
  • Single wrapped vulcanized construction
  • Single wrap vulcanized foxing tape
  • Foam Lite 2 molded EVA footbed
  • Geo-Hex tread pattern
  • Rubber heel wrap for support
  • 400NBS rubber outsole compound
  • Suede/Synthetic

Etnies Windrow Vulc Information

  • Item Code: 4101000543/313
  • Color: Green/white/gum

Nike SB Blazer Low GT Bred

Classic design for daily use, the Nike SB Blazer Low GT Bred pairs a supportive feel with lightweight, responsive cushioning for everyday use. Just like Grant Taylor, it blends contemporary style with old-school traditions. $67.97 (WAS $75).

Nike SB Blazer Low GT Bred Features 

  • Flexible Grip. The suede upper offers durability with a premium look while the vulcanized sole delivers flexibility and grip for great boardfeel.
  • Responsive Cushioning. A Zoom Air unit in the heel gives you low-profile cushioning that’s lightweight and responsive day after day.

Nike SB Blazer Low GT Bred Information

  • Color: Black/Black/White/University Red
  • Style: 704939-005

Etnies Joslin Vulc Pink

etnies is proud to introduce two firsts, the Etnies Joslin Vulc, designed by Chris Joslin himself, featuring the first ever Michelin Vulc outsole, designed for extended durability and high performance. The Joslin Vulc is created with a durable Michelin tread pattern inspired from the Marana, a Pro Foam 1 PU insole, rubber to underlay and double wrap vulc foxing. For even more durability, we've added a rubber heel wrap for additional support. The Joslin Vulc offers another option for the skater craving a slimmed down Joslin Pro model, that can still skate anything and everything Chris does. $84.99.

"Super hyped on how this etnies colorway turned out! I’ve gotten a lot of good feedback on them so far. If you haven’t seen them yet, I hope you're stoked on them too 🙏👊" - Chris Joslin

Etnies Joslin Vulc Pink Features 

  • Designed and tested by Chris Joslin
  • Durable Michelin tread pattern inspired from the Marana
  • Pro foam 1 insole
  • Double wrap vulcanized foxing tape
  • Rubber heel wrap for support and durability
  • Optional lace holes for lace protection
  • Hidden lace loops
  • Thin rubber undertoe
  • Suede/ Synthetic

Etnies Joslin Vulc Pink Pink Information

  • Item Code: 4101000534/650
  • Color: Pink

The We Legendary X GT Performer BMX

The Performer has been a staple in freestyle for numerous years and today it is just as equipped to give you the confidence you need to make the most of every session.

THE WL x GT PERFORMER features an aluminium removable skateboard rack, for you to take your boards wherever you can ride.

It also highlights a ghost blasted limited edition markings of WELEGENDARY on the fork and the LIMITED NUMBERED serials on the middle part of the frame.

A special embroidered seat with the WELEGENDARY WINGMAN logo is also mounted on the pivotal GT saddle. 18,000PHP

The We Legendary X GT Performer BMX Features

  • Frame - Hi Tensile Steel
  • Forks - Hi Tensile Steel with Tapered Legs
  • Bars - Hi Tensile Steel 8.5" Rise
  • Headset - Intergrated
  • Brakes - Alloy U-Brake
  • Front Hub - Sealed 10mm
  • Rear Hub - Semi Sealed 14mm Cassette
  • Rims - Alloy Single Wall
  • Tyres - GT LP-5 2.35" front, 2.2" Rear
  • Gearing - 25t-9t
  • Cranks - GT Power Series Crmo 170mm 3pc
  • Pedals - GT Low Profile
  • Seat - GT Pivotal
  • Stem - GT Top Load 50mm

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


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