Dad Shoes: Take a Look at This Sneaker Trend!

When we say bigger is better, we mean dad shoes!
by Mark Baccay

Dad shoes have always been around, and we are giving it its well-deserved recognition. Also called the Chunky shoes from its huge and bulky exterior, this trend is undoubtedly a weird one. But here’s the catch, these types of shoes are also the nicest as you wear them and as it grows on you. But the real question that has sufficed in the past months is that will this trend continue this year?


Well, if you thought you had seen it all, you are probably wrong. Because a hit from the ’90s has been revived by Fila launching the Fila Disruptor 2 “GUM SOLE.” Bringing us the retro feels we all secretly wanted.

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The saw tooth-soled giant initially released in the ’90s is back, and we can’t help but stare! This chic and sleek white finish was given a new look with the new “GUM SOLE.” Posing and strutting up for your Instagram photos can never go wrong with these chunky pair.


When we say bigger is better, we mean chunky shoes.

Talking about revivals, the chunky shoe capital of the industry; Sketchers are bringing up and updating the classic sketchers d’ lite. Wear these chunks in any occasion and be prepared for those eyes to stare because the new sketchers d’ lite shouts class with a little dash of adventure.

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These revivals and updates surely are amazing, and we are thankful for that. They are giving the old “dad shoes,” a new name and reputation. Who would’ve thought that these chunky pair can be as cool and sleek as this?

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