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  • Top

    Low Top

    Extremely popular sneakers because of their price range, versatility when it comes to style, and freedom of movement. Almost everyone is guaranteed to have low-top sneakers in their shoe rotation.

    Mid Top

    Mid-top sneakers extend toward the ankle for a little more support and hold. These lie somewhere in the middle between low-top and high-top sneakers in terms of usage and popularity.

    High Top

    Sneakers with collars that go above the ankles for optimal hold and support are some of the most sought-after models in lifestyle shoes. Most of these shoes take their roots from basketball and have easily or fashionably crossed to mainstream wear.

    Good to know

    Regardless of cut, it's always good to start with sneakers that can be worn for the daily grind, also called as "beaters" by some, as these are usually cheaper, easy to clean, and still gives that lifestyle "edge" before going for those wallet-thinning models.

  • Inspired from

    Sports

    Sneakers dominantly take their heritage from running, basketball, skate, tennis, training, hiking, and football. Still retaining a few of their performance-based technologies, these sneakers have transcended their respective niches and have successfully and popularly transformed themselves as staples of fashion footwear.

    Casual

    Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.

    Good to know

    Brands are now blending elements of performance and casual appeal in basically every sneaker. One can hardly go wrong with a sports-inspired sneaker or a simple casual shoe.

  • Collection

    Good to know

    Shoes sharing the same inspiration, history, materials, or technologies are routinely assembled under one compilation for the convenience of those who may wish to categorize or label their own collection as such. The classic collections like the Adidas Originals, Air Max 1, Air Force 1, new balance classic sneakers, and the Classic Leather head the pack of frequently asked about collections.

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    $70
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Fit & Sizing

These Adidas 3MCs are available in men’s sizing, ranging from 4 to 14. Women who intend to grab a pair should go down one and a half sizes from their original sizing. In short, a women’s 10 should get men’s 8.5.

The 3MC possesses a skate DNA. That means a grippy outsole. With its low-top collar and lace-up built, the 3MC provides unhindered ankle mobility as well as a locked-in fit for the feet.

Adidas 3MC Style

Just like its successors, such as the 3MC Vulc and the 3MC Vulc Evisen, the 3MC boast of its straightforward design and function. It looks so basic that it almost looks like a classic staple shoe. That said, as a staple-looking shoe, the 3MC fits the staple choices of clothing, of both sexes. Such as joggers, pants, chinos—and skirts, shorts, and jeans. What’s the secret? First off, its slim, low-profile silhouette essentially looks great on feet and easy on the eyes.

As for colorways, the 3MC has many to offer to fits one’s tastes: Core Black/Cloud White/Silver Metallic, Aero Blue/Cloud White/Gum Red, Collegiate Burgundy/Core Black/Gold Metallic, and more.

Notable Features

First off, the Adidas 3MC almost looks exceedingly minimalistic, and as such, it stands out among most skate shoes, which often look edgy and bulky. The 3MC is a basic shoe, but versatile and elegant in its own simplicity.

Adidas 3MC History

One of the things that the art or sport of skateboarding exemplifies is joy and simplicity in all things. And that is what Adidas looks to embody in the Adidas 3MC, labeled under Adidas Skateboarding, which is a sub-category under Adidas Originals. With the 3MCs, Adidas have kept it straight and simple, as they did in the past, and they were among the ones who did it “simplicity” best.

Additional Info

  • The Adidas 3MC has an EVA sock liner, which welcomes the feet with sought-after breathability and comfort.
  • Some colorways feature a suede toe box instead of just plain canvas.