Meet the closure system that will revolutionize the way you "lace."


Customize your ride with the modular INNERSPACE™ insole fit system, or custom print your own!

Events + Collection debuts

First Friday OSA Event @ SoleSpace Oakland

We teamed up with local sneaker shop SoleSpace for a fundraising party for Oakland School for the Arts—complete with a student gallery, live local artists, and fresh beats.

Adult launch party @ Coin-Op Game Room

We kicked off the debut adult collection in style, with a special night of play at the Coin-Op arcade.

Fall 2017 fashion show

Lights, camera, blast off! Cat-walking kiddos rocked futuristic fashion from the interstellar collection.

Fall 2016 fashion show

Kicks just as home on outdoor adventures as on the catwalk! The first annual PLAE fashion show, featuring the elements collection.

Spring 2017 launch event

We debuted the yin/yang collection with awesome parkour performances and interactive exhibits inspired by the theme of balance.

The yin/yang collection

Our spring '17 collection is inspired by complementary opposing forces that remind us to seek harmony in ourselves and our world.

The elements collection

Our fall '16 collection takes inspiration from the powerful elements of nature and the wild imaginations that kids bring to their playtime every day.

PLAE @ X Games

Kids have no limits and never stop playing. Whether it's a skateboard ramp or splattering paint on a shipping container, the world is your playground.

The PLAE story

Craft of PLAE

Every shoe has a story. Every pair of PLAE shoes is hand-crafted by many hands adding their special touch. Learn more about how PLAEs come to life.

PLAE story

What happens when a big kid has kids? Well if you're a design guru for the likes of Puma, Diesel, and UGG and live in San Francisco, you launch a start-up for kids (of all ages) and name it PLAE.

Art of PLAE

Art of PLAE: The artist

For the inner Basquiat or Botticelli in every kid, the "Art of PLAE" is a special limited-edition series that celebrates expression and free play.

Art of PLAE: Oliver Black roan

The debut shoe of Oliver’s collaboration with PLAE features hand-drawn characters inspired by real life personalities.

Art of PLAE: chloe marin madia

A modern floral pattern inspired by Oliver Black's young niece and his roots in Marin County, California.

Art of PLAE: max odyssea

Join Oliver Black on this voyage and see what wonders you'll discover within an aquatic maze.

Art of PLAE: thandi cloud 9

Oliver's twist on a rain boot, inspired by his life-defining artistic journey to India.

Art of PLAE x the Kinjaz

The Kinjaz may be living the dream touring the world, but teaching their fusion and art and play to kids is what inspires them most.


Swap out interchangeable tabs

Not sure how our tabs work? Take a look and see!

Write on LCD tabs

Create your own message and share with the world. These interchangeable tabs work with any PLAE kids shoes.

How to wash PLAE shoes

Kids put their shoes to the test. PLAE kids shoes are built kid-tough. Got dirt? just throw them in the wash.

5 "golden tips" from Amy Chow

Olympian Amy Chow helps us kick off the summer games collection with healthy tips for families.