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Step Out In These Understated Sneakers For Spring/Summer

Featuring Clarks’ new Craft Sports collection

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. It’s free of bells and whistles. Yet, it effortlessly commands admiring glances (and nods of approval) from fellow style-conscious dressers in the room. With the Clarks Craft Sports Spring/Summer 2021 collection, simplicity is right at your feet — literally. Read on to discover the brand’s latest range of athleisure-inspired shoe staples.


Craft Sports: retro-inspired designs with modern touches


Models in Clarks Craft Sports collection

The Clarks Craft Sports Spring/Summer 2021 collection stars ‘70s-inspired designs that have been thoughtfully updated with innovative features.


Featuring three key styles for both men and women — CraftRun Lace, Hero Air Lace and SprintLite Lace — these understated shoes promise style and comfort with their on-trend, ‘70s-inspired designs and new, innovative technology features. Dress them up with a two-piece suit for smart-casual affairs or pair them with your favourite t-shirt and jeans on lazy, laidback days. Either way, these versatile, wearable shoe staples are set to become your new favourite footwear companions.


CraftRun Lace: Comfortably chic


Women's CraftRun Lace shoe and Men's CraftRun lace shoe

(Left) Clarks Women’s Craft Sports CraftRun Lace, SGD229. (Right) Clarks Men’s Craft Sports CraftRun Lace, SGD229.


Athleisure fans, this one’s a keeper. The CraftRun Lace perfectly complements your repertoire of fashionable sweatsuits with its heritage suede and hand-finished leather material. Offering an authentic approach to the popular fashion trend, this shoe is available in three colourways for women (white suede, mint green and light pink) and two for men (white and olive). Go for crisp whites if you’re fond of sleek and chic ensembles, or opt for a touch of colour to your feet with their mint green or olive options.


The CraftRun Lace also comes with Cushion PlusTM Eco Foam footbeds and padded toplines to provide your feet with much-needed comfort. Finally, its breathable leather linings ensure that your feet feel fresh all day.

Hero Air Lace: Casually cool


Hero Air Lace Women's and Men's

(Left) Clarks Women’s Craft Sports Hero Air Lace, SGD199. (Right) Clarks Men’s Craft Sports Hero Air Lace, SGD199.


Ready to elevate your casual ensembles? The Hero Air Lace helps you do just that as its clean sports profile and cool design features make it an effortless, everyday shoe staple. Available in a variety of colours for men and women, this versatile footwear design features a retro-inspired perforated laced upper and a lightweight flexi sole for that “ light-as-air” feeling. Speaking of which, it’s also designed with Active AirTM technology to help promote the movement of air around your foot for an all-day fresh feel.


SprintLite Lace: Charmingly cultured


sprintlite lace shoe clarks

(Left) Clarks Women’s Craft Sports SprintLite Lace, SGD199. (Right) Clarks Men’s Craft Sports SprintLite Lace, SGD199 (available in Clarks stores).


Sprint to the end of the fashion finish line in the SprintLite Lace; a contemporary sneaker that features a part-recycled lightweight sole. Available in light pink for women and taupe nubuck for men, this shoe makes a subtle style statement with its simple detailing and sleek design lines. Furthermore, it comes with padded toplines for improved ankle comfort, removable Cushion PlusTM Eco Foam footbeds and breathable leather socks to keep your feet feeling fresh all day.


Step out in style with the Clarks Craft Sports collection today, which is now available at clarks.sg and in-store at Clarks ION Orchard, Suntec City and Jewel Changi Airport.