LIT UP 21 at Mount Austin, JB

Throughout the years, sneakers have evolved from practical accessories to symbols of pop culture. Limited-edition drops now draw crowds, with enthusiasts camping outside stores for hours, eagerly anticipating each release.

If you’re in search of your next footwear obsession, you might want to give LIT UP 21 in Johor Bahru a visit. It’s a 2-storey sneaker store in Mount Austin with a wide range of shoe options, so you might want to check this place out if you’re looking to score a new pair of kicks.

How to get to LIT UP 21?

Store front of LIT UP 21

Image credit: LIT UP 21

Located along a row of shophouses in Taman Mount Austin, JB, LIT UP 21 is a 30-minute drive away from Woodlands Checkpoint. You can choose to book on a ride-hailing app or rent a car in JB, should you plan to have a more convenient transportation option.

Wide range of shoes & apparel from S$22.24

Many different types of Nike shoes
Image credit: LIT UP 21

With a vast inventory of over 1,000 shoes and apparel to choose from, you’ll be able to find something for every budget. Prices for apparel begin at RM79 (~S$22.24) for an ELEMENTARY cap.

Nike x Powerpuff Girls collab shoes stocked at LIT UP 21Nike SB Dunk Low Pro x Powerpuff Girls
Image adapted from: @lit.up21 via Instagram

They’re also up to date with stocking up on the latest releases and brand collaborations, like the recent Nike SB Dunk Low Pro x Powerpuff Girls collection (from RM580, ~S$163.26). Plus, you can also cop some nice drips from brands like Off-White (from RM550, ~S$154.81) and Balenciaga (from RM1,599, ~S$450.08).

Nike and Louis Vuitton shoes available at LIT UP 21Image adapted from: @lit.up21 via Instagram

Other shoe models you can find include the popular Jordans and Dunks, Supreme, Samba, and Kobe, to name a few.

Different types of Bearbricks available in stores at LIT UP 21Image adapted from: @lit.up21 via Instagram

Besides sneakers, you can also expect to find collectible toys like BE@RBRICK, as well as apparel from streetwear brands like Fear of God Essentials (from RM450, ~S$126.66), Bape (from RM289, ~S$81.35), Drew House (from RM399, ~S$112.31), Knowone Studio (from RM99, ~S$27.87) – you name it, they’ve got it.

Services like shoe cleaning, sole protection & repainting

Shoe services like upper/midsole unyellowing and sole protection can be done in storesImage adapted from: @lit.up21 via Instagram

Should you want to freshen up your beloved pair of kicks instead of getting new ones, services such as shoe cleaning from RM30 (~S$8.44), repainting from RM20 (~S$5.63), upper/midsole unyellowing from RM30 (~S$8.44) and sole protection from RM79 (~S$22.24) are also available in stores.

If you’ve got an old pair of shoes that need some lovin’, bring them along with you. Do note that a processing period of 1-5 days is required depending on the shoe service, so you might want to drop them a message on WhatsApp to enquire first before sending your kicks for a refresh.

What payment methods are accepted at LIT UP 21?

A variety of payment options are available at the store. This includes credit cards, Atome, PayLater, ShopBack, and bank transfers – pretty similar to regular payment options in stores in Singapore. In addition to that, you can also pay using the Touch ‘n Go card or eWallet.

Check out LIT UP 21 the next time you’re in JB

Be sure to check LIT UP 21 out the next time you are in JBImage credit: LIT UP 21 via Facebook

Sneakerheads, it’s time to bookmark LIT UP 21 for your next JB trip. With an endless selection of shoes and apparel to choose from, coupled with a menu of shoe services, you’re bound to leave LIT UP 21 with a new and refreshed wardrobe every time you pop by. 

Cop your next drip at LIT UP 21

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Cover image adapted from: @lit.up21 via Instagram & LIT UP 21 website

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