Top 10 independent sneaker stores in Asia

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It’s a big mistake not to consider Asia as a top location for sneaker releases because there are quite a few independent stores that managed to land with exclusive deals in the last few years. Asian sneaker fanatics are definitely keeping up with all the major releases in United States, and luckily for them their stores don’t fall off behind either.

We managed to gather the most impressive sneaker shops in Asia. Take a look at what we have, and find out where to do your shopping next time you’re traveling over there.

THE GOODS DEPT – JAKARTA, INDONESIA

The Goods Dept has an interesting concept standing behind it with the store trying to bring together top quality goods from independent designers combined with brand new international items that are currently buzzing. There’s also a coffee place located in the store so the shop definitely deserves a place on our list, no doubts about it.

TITAN 22 – MANILA, PHILIPPINES

Titan 22 focuses on basketball shoes only, and they’re doing a great job supplying sneaker heads with new and old releases. The shop was founded back in 2010, and it’s a hoop sanctuary as the owners like to call it.

ATMOS – TOKYO, JAPAN

Atmos was one of the first independent sneaker stores to collaborate with major sneaker brands. They have 2 worldwide locations, in New York and in Tokyo, and the owners stay active when it come to finding new ways to getting all the fresh kicks and releasing exclusive collaborations.

CHAPTER WORLD – TOKYO, JAPAN

Chapter World has been one of the best spots to shop for sneakers in Tokyo for years. They managed to land with a few exclusive collaborations along the way, and their online store is available for worldwide deliveries as well.

WARPED STORE – SINGAPORE

It seems like Warped Store in Singapore focuses on the best releases from Nike, Adidas, Puma, Reebok, and Vans. Their store setup is creative, and it’s without a doubt a must-visit destination if you ever find yourself in Singapore.

LEFT FOOT – SINGAPORE

Founded in 2003, Left Foot stands as a pioneer store in South-Asia while focusing on limited edition sneakers and the best releases of the last few years. Their Singapore store layout is simplified, and on point.

SOLE WHAT – KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA

Edwin Choong decided to create Sole What back in 2007 when he noticed that Malaysia is lacking from a wide range of sneakers that shoppers can opt for. Back then this was the first store in Malaysia dealing with kicks, and soon after the owner opened two more locations.

SOLE ACADEMY – MANILA, PHILIPPINES

Sneak Peak managed to get a loyal following since their 2011 opening, and from that moment on they’re holding the flag high while being a top Philippines sneaker location. Their setups are simple and straight forward, and you should definitely consider visiting one of them if you find yourself in Manila.

LIMITED EDT. – SINGAPORE

With an established stores chain in Singapore, Limited Edt. constantly works hard to supply their sneaker fans with all the new releases coming in the form of exclusive, skate, and basketball shoes. Each of the four stores have a different theme and every one of them is doing a great job.

MITA SNEAKERS – TOKYO, JAPAN

Mita Sneakers not only has an impeccable customer service, but their Tokyo location is also outstanding. The store managed to land exclusive deals with Reebok, ASICS, New Balance, Le Coq Sportif, and BEAMS in the past few months alone and by the looks of it they don’t plan on stopping here.

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