#WhichGolaAreYou UK's Gola Sneakers Launch

Monday, July 11, 2016

     If my memory serves me right, I've seen an old friend wearing Gola sneakers ten years ago. I was in college back then and in one of our unplanned meeting, he was sporting a brown sneakers with the word Gola printed on the lower side of the shoes. I think that was one of the sneakers in the heritage model collection that I've seen in Gola's international website while browsing.

     Well, UK’s Gola brand of sneakers brings its coolest collection for the classic, sporty, trendy and edgy sneaker aficionados in the country. Thanks to ELRO Retail Corporation (ERC), a leading player in the footwear retail and distribution industry in the country, by bringing the different styles and collections from UK’s hippest lifestyle sneaker – Gola! More photos of the collection and highlights of the event below :)
#WhichGolaAreYou UK's Gola Sneakers Launch
Why Gola?

  • Drawing on its British roots which dates back to 1905, Gola has truly stood the test of time and has made its mark in the fashion world. 
  • Designed with different personalities in mind, each style complements the unique taste, outlook, and individualities of independent-minded Gola wearers.
  • Gola is known for its unique versatility that made it possible for the brand to come up with four distinct looks that will surely match the fashion sensibilities of today’s sneaker-loving generation.
  • There are 2 core collections: Harrier, which just gets better and better each season. The collection retains Gola’s original style but carries key look of the season. Harrier is bold yet absolutely wearable -- a wardrobe staple that’s guaranteed to make a trend statement. Another one is Bullet which celebrates its 40th anniversary as this top selling training shoes makes a comeback as a timeless season all-rounder.
#WhichGolaAreYou UK's Gola Sneakers Launch
     From these Harrier and Bullet, Gola unveils four distinct looks: Classic, Sporty, Trendy and Edgy. Let me ask you a simple question: #WhichGolaAreYou? If asked, my answer will be- I'm the sporty Gola! 
#WhichGolaAreYou UK's Gola Sneakers Launch
Wearing the Gola Sporty Sneakers
     You've seen me wearing sneakers in my ootd (outfit of the day) lately, I've been sporting sporty sneakers and rubber shoes as I find them very comfortable to wear and I can mix and match them to all the outfit that I have in my closet. Look at my photo above wearing one of the sporty Gola sneakers :) The color is very pretty in person, even though the style is sporty, there's still chicness in my outfit if I may add.

Now, get to know more of the four distinct looks that I presume fits your personality :)

1. Gola’s Classic 

  • These pieces stride forward with a simple and laid back vibe. 
  • Designed for those who go for basic style and comfort.
  • Classic pieces feature single-color toned sneakers with a breathable or monochromatic outsole that denote enduring timelessness.
#WhichGolaAreYou UK's Gola Sneakers Launch
Gola Classic
2. Gola Sporty

  • For individuals who love the athletic vibe, Gola ushers in its Sporty look. 
  • Featuring bold colors with a more athletic profile.
  • These Sporty sneakers carry the trademark Gola stripes and feature a more road-hugging rubber sole.
#WhichGolaAreYou UK's Gola Sneakers Launch
Gola Sporty
3. Gola Trendy

  • Are you the Trendy type – one who likes to stand out from the crowd -- and is always up to date with the latest fashion trends?
  • For you, Gola whips out this collection featuring bold colors and splashy, artsy prints that sets it apart from the entire collection. 
#WhichGolaAreYou UK's Gola Sneakers Launch
Gola Trendy 
4. Gola Edgy

  • For fashion-forward sneaker lovers, Gola presents its Edgy collection featuring playful, offbeat designs. 
  • Designed for individuals who make it a point to go against the grain, take risks, and do things in their own terms.
  • This collection takes the sneaker to the edge of style and fashion. 
#WhichGolaAreYou UK's Gola Sneakers Launch
Gola Edgy
     There's short program during the event. A mini catwalk happened where the models strutted the runway wearing these Golas! Looking at the photos, you can see them wear their Golas in different outfits that's wearable and stylish. 
#WhichGolaAreYou UK's Gola Sneakers Launch
     Gola also introduced their brand ambassadors who joined these models wearing their favorite Gola sneakers. These brand ambassadors are television and showbiz personalities who have distinct personalities that matches their chosen Gola footwear styles. Congratulations to Paolo Paraiso, Carla Humpries, Anton del Rosario and Kelly Misa for representing Gola sneakers here in the Philippines.
#WhichGolaAreYou UK's Gola Sneakers Launch 
Paolo Paraiso, Carla Humpries, Anton del Rosario and Kelly Misa for representing Gola sneakers here in the Philippines.
     Whatever your sneaker personality – Classic, Sporty, Trendy, and Edgy – there’s sure to be a Gola that’s fit for you! Gola sneakers price points are reasonable so I highly recommend the brand. I've seen most of the styles above and all of them are worth keeping :) See my picks below.
#WhichGolaAreYou UK's Gola Sneakers Launch
     Gola is available in the following outlets: SM MOA, SM Makati, SM North Edsa, SM Aura, SM Fairview, SM Lipa, Landmark Trinoma, Bambu Trinoma, Bambu Abreeza, Bambu Gateway, Bambu Pacific Mall, Bambu Nuvali, Bambu Ayala Legaspi, Bambu General Trias, Bambu Glorietta, Bambu Highstreet, Bambu Cebu, Bambu Gaisano Mall, Bambu Limketkai, Bambu Dumaguete, Bambu Ermita, Bambu UP Town, Bambu Subic, Bambu ATC, Bambu Ilo-ilo, Bambu Tagum, Davao and Bambu Butuan. Gola is distributed by ELRO Retail Corporation.

For more information on Gola sneakers, visit their website:

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  1. They were very helpful and did anything and everything to try and please me in what I was looking for. Very great people better than other shoes. Had hard to find Bright shoes in there but was overall a regular shoe store. Would go back definitely. Five stars for service but also selection was not too good for anything of lately.

    1. Hi,

      Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts. Hope you'll find a perfect pair.


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