The Swoosh and the "3 stripes" may be cooler and more iconic than Makati's official city seal when it comes to sneaker-logo use.
But don't tell that to those who've sampled the new kicks dubbed "Air Jejomar 1" or "Air Binays."
According to the website Shoephoric.com and heard through Spin.ph, the shoes were distributed by former vice president and former long-time Makati mayor Jejomar Binay to residents of the city as his "humble way of giving back."
"Definitely a one-of-a-kind release that has its heart under its sleeve, this shoe knows no boundaries," the anonymous review on Shoephoric.com read.
"It's a collectible sneaker and a pair that sets standards. They may be ridiculed by some but for the most part, this pair serves its purpose as 'The People's Shoe.' "
Carlo Ople, an online entrepreneur, produced an unboxing video on his YouTube channel of the shoe.
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