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Stepping into the 80s with the Brooks Chariot

Posted by on 9. October 2015

Life was much slower and laid back in the 80s. The easy-going attitude comes more time to enjoy life and hang out in cool sneakers.  Brooks brings the vintage feel of the 80s in the Brooks Chariot.  The past meets the future as it combines the old-school look of the original legendary Brooks Chariot of 1982 and latest shoe technology of today. It’s fashion and functionality all rolled into one. Brooks Chariot is now available at Urban Athletics Greenbelt, Urban Athletics UP Town Center and the SM Store Mall of Asia.

Brooks Chariot

Brook Mens Chariot

I was just a kid in the 80s but even on my first few years of my existence, I witnessed how simple and laid back life was.  People didn’t have to worry much about traffic jams or the unpredictable weather or polluted atmosphere.  People enjoyed a good stroll in the park or a scenic walk.  With that much time to enjoy the simple things in life comes a really comfortable sneakers.  As a throwback to those times, Brooks brings back a vintage running shoes in the Chariot which has been among the most popular shoes in the 80s. The legendary Brooks Chariot was born in the 1982 and is now all grown up.  The rejuvenated award winner delivers all of the original high-tech features, combined with updated style for a vintage look with modern appeal. As the newest addition to Brooks’ lifestyle footwear collection, the Brooks Chariot celebrates another historic running era for the company.

“The Brooks Chariot is the perfect embodiment of the fashionably functional Brooks Heritage Collection, further illustrating our rich history in the run and catapulting the line into a new generation,” said Shane Downey, Heritage Creative Director and Business Manager. “The addition of the Brooks Chariot is a sign of things to come as we continue to evolve the collection, delivering compelling and exciting product stories that celebrate our 100 years of running and the iconic models that have defined them. “

Capturing the essence of the original model, the reborn Brooks Chariot features the same tech qualities pioneered during the decade including a Diagonal Roll bar which was a breakthrough in motion control technology, molded tri-layer insole for cushioning, solid rubber outsole for shock absorption, and reflective hits for visibility.  Fusing the past with the present, this reborn classic has been updated with modern details such as the iconic suede logo on the original color way and an opulent leather chevron on the rich varsity color ways, which pay homage to the leading schools and teams of the 80’s while also adhering to current fashion trends.

Brook Womens Chariot

The Brooks Heritage collection is available at Urban Athletics Greenbelt, Urban Athletics UP Town Center and the SM Store Mall of Asia and retails at P4,195.

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