International Women's Day
FOOTWEAR Published: March 7, 2019 Updated: March 11, 2019  |  WORDS: Amirul Shazzani

Celebrate International Women’s Day with these awesome kicks

International Women’s Day is happening this Friday, March 8.

International Women's Day

We’ve got just the perfect thing for you ladies to kick off the celebrations.

We think there shouldn’t just be one day to celebrate women, but nevertheless International Women’s Day does encourage positivity. It’s a day for all women to band together and celebrate each other’s achievements, raise awareness on gender bias and express what it means to be a woman.

One way you can do that is with sneakers that just speak to you and your femininity. Some of the biggest brands in footwear have a dedicated women’s lineup and there’s bound to be something that expresses you best. We’ve narrowed down some of the newest and most expressive women’s exclusive sneakers just for you. For the guys out there, it’s a perfect chance to show your appreciation to the important women in your life. Need help with suggestions? Check out our best picks below.

Nike Air Max Dia

International Women's Day Air Max Dia

The new Nike Air Max Dia makes it on this list with its non-conforming design that is just as stylish as it is expressive.  Developed by a four-woman footwear collective, the sneaker comes in a beautiful mix of colorways, featuring a slim and dynamic toe-box and translucent uppers atop an imposing Air unit on the sole. These days, simply putting on your sneakers just won’t cut it. You have to bring your best sock game as well to showcase your personality. This is especially so with these sneakers, given their deconstructed translucent uppers.

Where to buy:

  • Nike.com and selected retail stores – From S$179

Puma Nova 90’s Bloc

International Women's Day Puma Nova 90s bloc

For the woman who embraces bold choices, the all-new Puma Nova 90’s Bloc boasts five colorways, fusing the classic ’90s running design with fashion-forward detailing. Worn by Puma ambassador Cara Delevingne, it is an ideal companion that’s versatile enough for both work and play.

Where to buy:

  • Puma retail stores, AW LAB, DOT, Robinson, The Social Foot and Star 360 – S$159
  • JDSports.com.sg – S$159

Converse “Love The Progress” Pack

International Women's Day Converse love the progress

The “Love The Progress” sneaker pack comprises 17 designs featuring bold graphic statements that are a call to women to lead their lives on their own terms. Each of the sneaker iterations come in soft premium leather in an array of colorways and bold graphic statements that speak of the potential that lies in love, unity, and community. Keen to join the progress? Find out how you can cop one for yourself.

Where to buy:

  • Converse Ngee Ann City, ION, Bugis Junction, Vivo City, Changi Airport Terminal 2 – From S$75.90
  • Converse’s official Lazada online store – From S$75.90

Adidas Sleek

International Women's Day Adidas sleek

The Adidas Sleek is available in four gorgeous colorways that are edgy, bold and classic all at once. You can also cop the Adidas Sleek S, which comes with two large velcro straps in lieu of the classic lace closure. Despite the stylistic adjustments in terms of color and features, you’re still looking at a “Sleek” sneaker that’s perfect for those who love a modern yet classic style.

Where to buy:

  • Adidas Originals Pacific Plaza, Bugis+ and VivoCity – S$140
  • adidas.com.sg – S$140

Which sneaker would you cop for International Women’s Day? Let us know in the comments below.

Read more: ‘GIRL is”: Converse’s “Love The Progress” celebrates what it means to be a woman today