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 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.
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.
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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.
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.
Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.
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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.
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A masterful team-up between two or more entities, usually between brands and artists, pro-athletes, designers, and boutique labels. Limited Releases are very popular and are normally sold out in just hours or minutes upon release despite the hefty price tag. Collaborative works for General Release regularly come with a decent price tag, but can sometimes cost an arm and a leg because of hype, social media anticipation, or marketing strategy. Kanye's collab with Adidas is one such example.
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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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Indoor soccer shoe-inspired and made of durable suede, expect this sneaker to keep your feet well-supported and protected. Its low-cut construction also allows wearers to move without restriction. This men’s skate shoe is available in sizes 5-13 and often fits according to size. Its narrow build, though, may feel tight for consumers with wide feet.
Perform hair-raising skate tricks and stunts in style with the low-top Adiease Premiere x Bonethrower. David Cook indeed made the right decision of keeping its look clean and simple as well as adding just a few, small yet eye-catching details. These subtle modifications just made the shoe’s classic look even more attractive.
Released in gray, blue, navy and red hues, this model is lauded for its versatility. Those who have copped a pair matched it with jeans and tees, khakis and polos, shorts and hoodies and ended up looking fashionable in a snap.
Bonethrower’s custom artwork not only added style to the Adiease Premiere’s fashion-forward silhouette, but it also made this shoe even more distinguishable. The unique deco-stitching on the forefoot area and the long, rippled tongue also set this model apart from others.
Since its inception, the classic Adidas Adiease has been known for its clean look and superior skate functionality. Its reconstructed version, the Adiease Premiere, matched its predecessor when it came to aesthetics and performance. The updated version, however, stood out when it came to durability.
Introduced in the early months of the year 2016, the Premiere version of the Adiease remained loyal to its roots. This rendition, though, boasted enhanced durability. With a toe box underlaid with abrasion-resistant AdiTUFF rubber, moderate and hard-core skaters hailed this shoe for its resilience.
In 2017, visual artist and illustrator David Cook (aka Bonethrower) made Adidas Adiease Premiere’s clean, classic soccer shoe-inspired silhouette his canvas. The addition of his psychedelic artwork on the removable insoles and his “crossbones” insignia on the heel, although subtle, added major style points on this shoe’s already attractive silhouette.
It is notable that this talented artist has already teamed up with Adidas and unveiled the Matchcourt which featured his unorthodox design. This product, known as the Matchcourt x Bonethrower debuted with much hype. The Adiease Premiere x Bonethrower, however, dropped under the radar. Despite its unannounced entry, sneakerheads noticed its presence and had since gained in popularity.
- In-shoe feel and impact protection is improved with the help of the molded PU sockliner as well as the thinly padded tongue and collar.
- The Adidas Adiease Premiere x Bonethrower features a flexible vulcanized sole, with a grippy rubber outsole, that offers increased maneuverability and precise board feel.
- The shoe's interior is lined with textile.
- The locked-in fit is achieved with the help of the lace-up closure. Eyelets have metal grommets to prevent lace tearing or snapping.
- For better airflow, perforations were placed in between the serrated “Three-Stripes.”
- The iconic “Trefoil” logo is placed on the heel tab, undersole and tongue label for branding.