Everything you need to know about Sneaker Con SEA in Singapore

Everything you need to know about Sneaker Con SEA in Singapore

Sneaker Con SEA 2023, happening from April 1 to 2 in Singapore, will play host to an exciting series of installations, brands and discussions to bring together sneakerheads, influencers and streetwear fans from across the region. Here’s everything you need to check out.

2023 Sneaker Con SEA Singapore

It’s happening! After a two-year delay due to the pandemic, “THE GREATEST SNEAKER SHOW ON EARTH” is finally coming to Singapore. The inaugural Sneaker Con SEA event is an extension of their global celebration of the love of rare sneakers, coveted collaborations, grail-worthy releases and long-admired creators and brands. With the growing roster of special installations, booths and discussions, Sneaker Con co-founder, Alan Vinogradov, says, “It’s going to be wild.”

The Southeast Asian outpost of the event stays true to Sneaker Con, which is that it will offer everything sneakerheads need to buy, sell and trade their sneakers. As the hot spot for resellers and collectors, you can rest assured about any transaction thanks to dedicated marketplaces, trading pits and even a free legit check service!

Not convinced?  Here are reasons why you mustn’t miss Sneaker Con SEA happening from April 1 to 2. Grab your tickets today at sea.sneakercon.com!

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Meet Jeff Staple


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The mind behind the brand Staple and the iconic Pigeon Dunks and its headlining ‘sneaker frenzy’ drop, Jeff Staple will make an appearance at Sneaker Con SEA 2023. His presence usually spells a special sneaker drop or even a collaboration launch — only time will tell what the sneaker OG is cooking up for his visit to Singapore!


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Jeff Staple will also be giving away three pairs of his custom NB 2002R Protection Pack by @staniflou! The sneaker draws inspiration from the Singapore crest, sporting gold accents with hits of red, gold, pink and blue. Buy your tickets to enter!


Celebrate 20 Years of SBTG


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Mark Ong, better known as Mr Sabotage, is a local legend in his own right. With countless collaborations with Nike, Asics, Puma, New Balance and more under this belt, Mr Sabotage has represented Singapore on the global street culture stage. His collaborations are inspired by his life in Singapore, creating designs that are inspired by military patterns and motifs, skate culture and our tropical climate – a combination that has resonated globally and built a cult fanbase that includes hip-hop icon Travis Scott. As the brand SBTG celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, could Mr Sabotage have a massive drop or collaboration prepped for Sneaker Con SEA?


Cop limited edition Ageless Galaxy merch

A juggernaut of Indonesia’s streetwear scene, Ageless Galaxy (AGLXY) will be releasing exclusive limited edition merch for Sneaker Con SEA 2023. The brand often utilizes sneakers and apparel as a canvas for Indonesian street culture. We can probably expect brand new designs that are inspired by Singapore culture.


Find your grail at the Marketplace and Trading Pit

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Whether you are a collector, trader or reseller, the Marketplace and Trading Pit is where you need to be. It’s the perfect place to source or sell any sneaker, from GRs to grails, especially since Sneaker Con SEA has gathered over 200 international brand and local renowned labels and collaboration to set up shop at the event. Could a buyout be in your near future or a steal on your personal grail sneaker? Make it happen at the Marketplace and Trading Pit.


Feel the Puma SUEDE 

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Inspired by the iconic SUEDE sneaker, Puma is setting up a three-part experiential space at Sneaker Con SEA titled The News Stand, The Barber Shop and The Mural. Moving from one to the next, you will get to learn about the sneaker’s storied legacy, gain new knowledge about maintaining the SUEDE and contribute to a growing mural. Design one of the top 10 SUEDE shoe stickers and stand a chance to win a pair of PUMA SUEDE sneakers. 


Get creative at Ace of Customs

Custom sneaker at Sneaker Con SEA Singapore

Sneaker customization is an art form that uses sneakers as a canvas for creative self-expression. At Ace of Customs, you get to watch some of the best customizers come together and put everything they’ve got into their art. They will get a rare opportunity to have influencers and prominent personalities from the sneaker community judge their creations and give them valuable insights into sneaker design and customization.  


When in doubt, Legit Check

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Sneaker Con has always been the best place to buy, sell and trade sneakers. But with more fakes starting to float around, ensuring the authenticity of a sneaker has never been more important. If the toe box of a sneaker looks out of shape or a product code doesn’t match up, head over to Legit Check to verify its authenticity. Especially when it comes to high-value sneakers, it’s always better to be safe than sorry. 

Get ahead of the queue by becoming a Singtel Red member to enjoy exclusive access to the express queue.


Gain insights at Sneaker Conversations

2023 Sneaker Con SEA Singapore stage events

Learn about the underpinnings of sneaker culture and the opinion leaders shaping it at Sneaker Conversation. Gain firsthand insight and better understand the forces that keep sneaker and streetwear culture alive. 


Put your kicks to the test! 

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For Southeast Asian sneakerheads, the culture is intrinsically tied to sports like basketball, football and skateboarding. For their SEA debut, Sneaker Con will make these sports the cornerstones of the event, offering attendees a chance to put their kicks, and their skills, to the test through special sport-inspired installations or activations. 


Your chance to support local 


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As probably the largest sneaker event taking place in Singapore, Sneaker Con SEA is the best spot to discover the local streetwear labels. You will have a chance to view their collections, understand their unique take on streetwear and support them by adding pieces to your rotation. There’s no better way to support local! 


Cop exclusive merch from @twojskicks


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Jaysee Lopez, aka @twojskicks, will be making an appearance at Sneaker Con SEA and is dropping exclusive tees only available in Singapore. The founder of global sneaker retailer and reseller Urban Necessities is known to attend sneaker conventions where he will conduct massive buyouts for the store’s inventory. We can only imagine what he has planned for his first visit to Singapore.


Ace of Customs with ABSNC & Grail Crew Customs 


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ABSNC (pronounced absence) and Grail Crew Customs are customizers based out of Singapore and Australia respectively – most notably, the latter won the Ace of Customs competition in Australia. They have come together for a special series of workshops at Sneaker Con SEA to teach you the art of sneaker customization. Priced at S$188, the comprehensive workshop package includes a fresh pair of Air Force 1s, a regular pass to Sneaker Con SEA, access to the customization workshop, and an exclusive Ace of Customs tote bag designed in collaboration with the customizers. 

ABSNC will also be soft launching its first collection of apparel alongside a special collaborative capsule with Grail Crew Customs. 

Book your slot here: SneakersClinic.com 


Special prizes from Foot Locker 


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Basketball is a pivotal segment of sneaker culture and it should come as no surprise that Foot Locker is getting in on the action at Sneaker Con SEA. The global sneaker giant will not only be taking over the basketball court at the Expo hall, they have also readied a slew of prizes for lucky draws, games and giveaways! It’s time to dunk on the competition and score some new kicks! 


Change your sneaker cleaning game with Phillips 

The domestic appliance brand is set to unveil a brand new piece of technology that will forever change the way you clean your sneakers. Phillips promises to make cleaning your entire rotation quick, fast and easy. It might become an essential piece of every sneakerhead’s home.


SNKRDUNK delivers heat!

Japanese resale platform SNKRDUNK is going big at Sneaker Con SEA! Besides releasing exclusive tees from ANREALAGE and FACETASM – two avant-garde Japanese brands – they will also be giving away the Louis Vuitton x Nike Air Force 1 Low “White” by Virgil Abloh (valued at approx. SG$8,200) and Travis Scott × Fragment × Nike Air Jordan 1 High “Military Blue” (valued at approx. SG$4,500) as part of the event raffle.

If you are ever unsure about the authenticity of a sneaker, they will be offering sneaker authentication services in the trading space.


Score a W with Limited Edt


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Missed out on recent drops? Limited Edt will be giving you a second chance to score pairs of the hottest releases from the last year. This includes coveted Air Jordans, Nike Dunks, Adidas Sambas and most importantly, the newly launched Puma x Staple collection.


Adidas brings the football


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The Brand With Three Stripes is bringing futsal to Sneaker Con SEA. Step up to the court and stand a chance to win crazy prizes. You can choose to test your creativity with a freestyle challenge or test your accuracy with the top-bins challenge. Adidas invites everyone from seasoned pro to amateur players to join the contest and embrace futsal at Sneaker Con SEA.


Crocs brings back the pollex clog


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For a limited time only, Crocs will be bringing back the Sasquatch colorway of the Salehe Bembury x Crocs Pollex clog. Need we say more? The drop will be happening on Day 1 of Sneaker Con SEA at 2pm. The WFH-icons will also be releasing event-exclusive Jibbitz and clog colorways.


It’s not just sneakers, it’s a lifestyle 

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Being a sneakerhead or a fan of street culture is more than just owning a few grails and wearing oversized tees. It’s a lifestyle – one that influences the accessories you rock, the homeware that decorates your walls and the tools you use to keep your kicks clean. As a gathering point for like-minded peers and brands, it will be the best time to embrace different facets of the lifestyle. 


Use code Straat10 for 10% off your tickets when you purchase your ticket at sea.sneakercon.com. Follow @sneakercon_sea and @straat0sphere on Instagram for more updates.

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