8 Pinoy Sneakerheads to Check Out For the Ultimate Kickspiration

The local sneaker community seems to be growing exponentially. More and more people realize how big an impact a pair of shoes can give to your outfit. As they say, one of the things that people notice first about you is your pair of shoes. If you’ve been meaning to search for outfit inspiration, you should definitely check out these folks in the list. We have to warn you, though,  that you will be met with fire overload. Get ready to lay your eyes on the freshest kicks!

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8. Carlo Ople (@carloople)

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Carlo is your guy when it comes to sneaker reviews. So far, his YouTube channel contains over hundreds of shoe-related content. A few exciting topics that he tackles are some basketball shoe recommendations, on-feet reviews, and tips on how to hunt for grails. His Instagram feed is also filled with on-feet pics of various shoes.

7. Thirdy Ravena (@3rd_e)

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The Ateneo King Eagle always makes sure his talons are wrapped with nothing but the best kicks. He tries to incorporate two of his passions–basketball and fashion–by nailing his OOTDs which are mostly basketball-inspired. Based on our observation, he loves wearing his Jordans with high socks along with basketball shorts. He also tries to be creative when it comes to formalwear by pairing his sneakers with blazer and trousers.

6. Nikko Ramos (@nikkorms)

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It’s not surprising for Titan’s brand content director to have A+ shoe game. Whether it’s on or off the basketball court, Nikko surely knows how to style his kicks. If you’re not sure which pants to pair with your brand new sneaks, you would definitely get some inspiration by checking out his IG highlights. Aside from his well-curated feed, he also features his Kicks of the Day in his IG Stories so don’t forget to check it every now and then!

5. Kobe Paras (@_kokoparas)

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The new member of the UP Fighting Maroons never fails to make his audience swoon. A lot of people admire him for his ball-handling skills and his good looks. But aside from those, there’s no denying that his outfits are on-point! Aside from hoop updates, his IG feed is filled with fire sneaks like Yeezy, Jordans, and Vans. Not to mention, he pulls them off well!

4. Julius Babao (@juliusbabao)

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The multi-awarded news anchor in the Philippines is also dubbed as the “hypebeast tito.” It didn’t take long for netizens to notice that he’s almost always wearing a Supreme BOGO hoodie when he’s away from the newsroom. Aside from his affinity with the streetwear brand, he’s also fond of KAWS and sneakers. To celebrate his love for the latter, he even started his own YouTube channel called Julius Babao UNPLUGGED where he unboxes fire sneaks such as the KAWS Jordan 4 and the Travis Scott Jordan 1 Low.

3. Anton Aguirre Jr. A.K.A. Mr. Sole Slam (@antonioaguirre.jr)

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It’s no secret that a lot of people take inspiration from Mr. Sole Slam himself. The creator and curator of Sole Slam is surely one of the first ones to know anything about sneakers. Aside from that, he also has a sneaker collection that a lot of sneakerheads are envious of. From Reeboks to Adidas, it seems like you’ll always see his feet dressed in fire shoes.

2. Maj Veloso (@marcjoshveloso)

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When it comes to the local streetwear scene, one of the first names that come to mind is none other than Maj Veloso. The founder of streetwear community The Third World has made her way into numerous “fit inspo albums” thanks to her unique and original sense of style. Apart from her picture-perfect OOTDs, her sneaker collection is also drool-worthy. Many of her Instagram followers would attest to that! From simple Chuck Taylors to the avant-garde pair of Rick Owens, she surely knows how to incorporate them into her well-curated outfits.

Her adorable French Bulldog named Waffle also makes a cameo on her feed every now and then so that’s another good reason to hit that follow button!

1. DJ Big Boy Cheng (@djbigboycheng)

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If someone asked us whose house we’d like to have, it would be DJ Big Boy Cheng’s. Why? It’s because it contains one of the biggest sneaker collection in the Philippines! It’s so big that even the famous sneaker vlogger Seth Fowler did a video about him. His collection leaves so many people in awe that you would think it’s a sneaker museum!

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