What did you do during the Mother's Day weekend? I bet you were out with your loved ones celebrating that special day in a restaurant or perhaps a more private and cosy celebration at home. For us, we spent the afternoon at Waterway Point, a late lunch at Genki Sushi with a trip to Skechers to get some new shoes for the family. I know right! Weird celebration plan but what matters most is we are out as a family.
Skechers Waterway Point was opened in January this year and we only managed to check it out now because of our busy schedule. We know Waterway Point is a big mall and with malls as big as this one you can expect a lot of crowd at any time of the day. Despite that, you can spot Skechers easily as it is located at level and fairly near to the main West Wing entrance. Or if you are arriving by cab, enter from the entrance near the drop off point, Skechers is just 2 doors away from that entrance.
When we enter the store there were already a crowd inside, seems that there are many Skechers fans in Punggol~ We met up with Vincent, the store supervisor (not revealing his name due privacy) who was busying attending to customers, so we made ourselves comfortable on one of cushion seats while waiting for him. In the mean time I took the opportunity to take a few photos around the shop but it was challenging because there were customers at almost every corner.
|My ever-ready model|
The store is bright and tidy, although there were quite a few display racks or islands around the shop it does not look nor feel cramp. There were ample space for customers to try on the shoes and yet not blocking other customer's way, plenty of cushion seats to go around too.
Now, we all have to agree that there is a mystical power that causes women to be obsessed with shoes, not just sexy stilettos but any kind of shoes; for some of us even slippers or flip flops too. We get all excited when we shoes and I was absolutely in Shoe Heaven when I was at Skechers.
There were shoes of different style, designs, colors. I love the candilicious bubble gummy shoes and the mesh fabric ladies slip on shoes. The men's loafers are not as dull as we think, they are trendy and colorful too. Oh and how can we miss out the bling-bling shoes for the girls?
Skechers shoes comes in different material such as soft woven canvas fabric, soft jersey knit, soft suede, smooth oiled leather, just to name a few, different fabric to suit different type of shoes for different function.
|Store supervisor still busy with customer|
After a while, we managed to speak to the store supervisor who brought out our shoes for us to try, a few seconds later he apologised to us before zipping off to serve other customers. Don't take it the wrong way, he was not showing me minimum attention just because "I'm a blogger and there to pick up free shoes", but it was really a busy afternoon, there were many customers who needed attention and only 4 of them to assist them.
Next it's DinoPapa turn to choose his Skechers shoes. Despite the trendy style and colors, he decided to opt for something basic, a pair of black shoes which is easy to match his clothing.
I want to share this ultra short video that I took with every one, to applause the service by the store supervisor. While trying out the shoes, DinoPapa had problem bending forward to tighten the shoe laces, before I can react, the store supervisor stepped in almost immediately to help him. He pulled the shoe laces, ensuring that it is not too tight for DinoPapa, tied a perfect knot, checking again that its ok before stepping away. We appreciate his attentiveness and quick reaction, a service which we don't see or experience often from the service industry.
Before we left the store I suddenly remembered that I have to get a new pair of running shoes for DinoBoy coz he out grew his current pair. He needs a new pair urgently for a family race event that is happening at the end of the month. I let the store supervisor know, he went off and came back with this pair of beautiful grey and blue running shoes. DinoBoy tried it on and "okayed" it after walking and running a little in the store, which surprised me because he's quite fussy with his shoes. The shoes must have felt comfortable on his feet that he did not ask for alternative choice.
Take a look at our family's GoWalk-ing Shoes from Skechers. Spot DinoBoy and myself in our new shoes at the NTUC Walk with U 2016 that is happening on 14 May 2016.
Tel : 6385 8155
Disclaimer : We received a pair of Ladies & Kids Skechers shoes for the purpose of this post and for our participation in the NTUC Walk with U event. We also received a one time discount for DinoPapa's shoes, we paid full price for DinoBoy's running shoes. No other compensation was received. All photos in this post belongs to The DinoFamily, you may not use them without seeking our permission. All opinions in this post are 100% ours and based on our shopping experience at Skechers Waterway Point.