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Sneaker convention Sole Superior to return after two-year hiatus

This year marks the 9th year of Sole Superior since its inception back in 2013.

Amanda Tan

Published: 2 November 2022, 5:01 PM

Streetwear and sneaker enthusiasts, unite! Sneaker and streetwear convention Sole Superior will make a return on Nov 26 at club DRIP, after a two-year hiatus.

As Sole Superior celebrates its ninth edition since its inception in 2013, it is “delighted with the opportunity to finally reconnect with friends, partners and the community at large”.

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Here are some highlights you can expect:

Sole Superior x Saint Barkley sneaker collaboration preview

After a two-year delay, these collaborative sneakers by Sole Superior and Indonesian footwear store Saint Barkley will be revealed for the first time this November.


This collaboration comes after a five-year friendship between the brands. IMAGE CREDIT: SOLE SUPERIOR


Inspired by scratch and sniff stickers of the 80s, guests can expect a fresh pair of kicks that looks and smells “hella dope”.

SUPERIOR THINGS Exclusive SS 2022 Event Merchandise

Designed by Singaporean artist JL and produced by Indonesian streetwear brand YAUDS, the merchandise line includes adult and kids tees featuring artwork inspired by Netflix hit show Stranger Things.


There will also be stickers available. PHOTO CREDIT: SOLE SUPERIOR


Only 80 pieces will be available on the day of the convention.

Binary Chiptune Showcase

Binary is an electrifying collective of self-described “Low Tech Electronic Music” acts that traverse underground genres such as Chipdoom, Chiptune, Industrial Dark Synth and Digital Punk Rock.

The eclectic lineup set to grace the decks at Sole Superior 2022 includes Singapore-based musicians SWITCHBLADES , Sludgefeast, Microchip Terror and N3M3515.


In celebrating nine years of artist collaborations and friendships, Sole Superior will launch its first online gallery and digital showcase, presenting works with past collaborators and new talents.


Participating artists include Preety Chill and Zayrerboy. IMAGE CREDIT: SOLE SUPERIOR


Bids can also be placed on the Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) available for auction.

“This generous patronage funds the digital gallery, more beer for the artists and Sole Superior, which ultimately helps keep the creative spark alive and inspire future generations of diverse talents,” shared Dexter Tan and Jonathan Fong, the founders of Sole Superior.

Besides these activities, there will also be lucky draw prizes and giveaways to be won. For those looking to purchase sneakers, apparel and collectibles, there will be a community marketplace and booths by independent vendors.

Sole Superior 2022 will be held at Drip Singapore, 100 Orchard Road, Singapore 238840, from 1pm to 7pm. Tickets start from $10 and can be purchased via Eventbrite.

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