Fashion is all about self-expression. It’s a reflection of your thoughts and vibes and all that jazz. This makes hitting the stores for clothes and kicks super lit! Mixing and matching pieces is like curating a playlist that matches every mood we've got.

When it comes to shoe shopping, knowing your kicks is key for a bunch of reasons. You want to make sure you’re buying the right shoe for the right activity. You need the perfect fit for the occasion, comfort is key, and obviously, your shoes need to survive all the adventures.

Peep this list of some cool kicks to get you started on your journey! 

Athletic Shoes / Sneakers

Perhaps the type of shoes we’re all familiar with. Athletic shoes or sneakers are super comfortable and can be used for a wide range of activities. From hanging out with friends, running errands, traveling, or even exercising, this type of shoe is equipped with cushioning support and offers stability to get you through activities with such high impacts.

Style pick: These Nike Zoom Vomero 5 sports a retro design from the 2000s while also equipped with the shoe tech of today for maximum all-day comfort


Dress Shoes

If you’re attending a wedding, a business meeting, or other formal or semi-formal events, then these dress shoes are what the men should be wearing. Oxfords, loafers, or derbies fall into the dress shoes category, and are often made of leather or suede material. 

Style pick: Bradford is known for their height-increasing shoes. These oxfords are not only classy and stylish, they also help increase your height by up to 3.5 inches!




Ballet flats, to loafers, to mules—collectively called flats—are also for casual, dress-down occasions, like a stroll in the mall, a walk in the park, or even to date nights with the boyf. They are more feminine and sophisticated in style, but have almost the same functionality and comfort as an athletic shoe or sneakers.

Style pick: These flats from CLN are made of knit material, which make them very light and super comfortable to wear, even on long days!



Boots are more than just rain gear. They’re stylish and versatile, which makes them suitable for a variety of occasions. Ankle boots or even knee-high boots are good for casual outings like shopping trips or weekend brunches. Sleek Chelsea boots are also suitable for the corporate setting, especially in business casual or creative work environments. They can also be used for hiking, camping, or for nature trail treks and are even better than rubber shoes in such events. 

Style pick: These ankle boots from Geox are made of pure leather. Its dark brown suede material makes it an all-rounder shoe, perfect for an active lifestyle.



Now here is something that’s perfect for the Philippine weather! With its open style, sandals offer breathability and comfort thus making them super ideal for our warm weather. Whether it’s a slip-on, strappy, made of leather, or even made out of rubber, there’s bound to be a pair that’s perfect for your feet.

Style pick: Birkenstock’s Arizona in the EVA material is light, durable, and versatile. You can wear it to the mall, to a picnic with friends at the park, or even to the beach. It is also super stylish and pairs well with anything from your closet!


Get ready to conquer the world, one step at a time, with the right footwear to match. Head over to your favorite SM branch where you can shop the latest shoe designs from the hottest shoe brands today. Also, don’t forget to follow us on Facebook, TikTok, Instagram, and X to know about the latest trends, helpful tips, and recent updates from us here at SM Supermalls.