Travel Guide

Shopping for shoes

While the shopping malls might be well-stocked with every possible brand of shoes you can think of, we took the liberty on listing some of Singapore's distinctive brands and outlets to check out as well as those suited for both genders.

Local brands Charles & Keith and U.R.S. & Inc have certainly made their mark locally and around the world. Offering reasonable mid-range shoes ranging from S$20 to S$60, it's easy to find a perfect fit whether you're looking for something formal or casual.

Pedro is another popular brand among the working class. Offering formal dress shoes for both men and women, the prices are slightly steeper, Pedro does well in terms of matching its prices with good quality material as well as design.

Check out a host of shoe outlets located all over Far East Plaza, a hit with the younger crowd, be spoilt for choice at the sheer volume of shoes available before you. While some shops might appear dubious than others, famous outlets such as Gripz and Covet will not disappoint.

Canvas lovers would love the variety of brands housed by Leftfoot. Located at Far East Plaza, Cineleisure and the Cathay, our fellow male shoppers can get their hands on a whole range of shoes from Adidas, Alexander McQueen, Converse,Dr. Martens, Nike and Hussein Chalayan. As far as brand goes, be prepared to set aside $200-400 on these ones.

Sports fans would love Queensway Shopping Centre. If you're not looking for the latest season, this place still manages to houses last seasons' stocks. Regardless of whether you're looking for tennis shoes, sneakers, trekking shoes, racers or cross-trainers, Queensway is definitely the place to strike a good ideal for no less than S$100. To make sure you are getting the best deal, browsing around the various shops is highly recommended.


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