Wednesday, 18 June, 2014 - 17:44

Superga: my favourite Italian shoes

by EleanorC

You’ve surely heard of Converse shoes, the American brand of basketball trainers. I have fallen in love with their Italian equivalent, a kind of trainer called Superga.

Superga trainers are great for both summer and winter. They are made of light canvas with a thick rubber sole. They come in countless different colours and patterns, for both women and men. I have three pairs now, one bright blue, one navy and one white. My favourite ones are the navy blue ones because they are so versatile. I have worn them so much that one of the shoes is starting to get a hole in it. My newest pair is white but they are very difficult to keep clean.

These shoes have recently started to become more popular in the UK but everywhere I look in Italy, I see someone wearing them. Italians really love to wear fashion items made in their country. The Superga brand also makes platform shoes, which are really in fashion among Italian teenage girls but not very trendy in Britain. They look quite nice on other people but I’m not sure I would wear them because I’m afraid that they would make my feet look big!

I started collecting Superga because they are so comfortable, perfect for a day standing up at work or for walking around a city. As well as the everyday style, you can also buy trainers with studs and glitter on them, to wear on special occasions. Whatever your style, Superga will have a shoe for you!

Note from editor: the shoes in the photo aren't Superga shoes, but they are quite similar! 

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What's your favourite brand of trainers? What's in fashion where you live at the moment? 

Submitted by hermione123 on Tue, 07/20/2021 - 03:24

I never really heard of superga before. I think they sell it online, i'm not sure if there is superga official store here. Superga isn't really famous in my country, i guess.

Submitted by Jill on Thu, 04/11/2019 - 14:09

It’s really difficult to choose one between Converse and Superga. These two are both my favorite brand of trainers. Most of my friends know Converse. Since Converse is very popular in my country that most of my friends have one. But I have both of them. I think Superga is very comfortable and durable. It’s really exciting to see the article introducing Superga here.

Submitted by Bianca_Caramel on Tue, 01/22/2019 - 18:57

My favourite brand of trainers is Geox. My pair of trainers is grey and pink with a thick rubber sole. Geox makes very comfortable and elegant trainers and other shoes. Nike, Adidas, Vans are popular in my city.
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