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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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.
The low-top Adidas Advantage Bold is presented in women's sizing from 5 to 11 US in regular width. This pair used the conventional fastening system using the satin laces to provide an adjustable fit and personalized comfort to its wearers.
Adidas inserted cushioned insole and textile lining that hug the feet comfortably, allowing its users to experience smooth strides all day long.
The clean and low-key leather upper of the Adidas Advantage Bold makes it a versatile pair that could easily be paired with almost any everyday outfit. The upper is made of leather material added with the iconic 3-Stripe perforation and embellished with the shimmering heel detail. Meanwhile, the satin laces add a plush and girly charm that will elevate their typical ordinary ensemble.
This women's Adidas lifestyle footwear is offered in various hues, such as Feather White, Core Black, and Copper Metallic. This kick looks excellent when paired with skinnies or joggers and plain tees or button-down shirt. A lovely dress or mini skirt also will look nice when matched up with the Adidas Advantage Bold sneakers.
The iridescent detail on the heel of the Adidas Advantage Bold parades a striking appeal. This prismatic element adds a pop of color to the monochromatic leather upper, giving a whole lot statement to its wearer's outfit.
Tennis footwear has undergone constant evolution since it was initially unveiled as a simple rubber-soled plimsoll. Over the years, many tennis players chose vulcanized plimsoll, developed by Charles Goodyear, as it was easier to navigate and steer the green and clay courts using the flexible vulcanized sole. Several brands introduced their versions of vulcanized rubber-soled footwear, such as Keds, Converse, and the Jack Purcell trainer, which was later on purchased by Converse.
In the 60s, Adidas launched its very first leather tennis footwear, endorsed by the French player Robert Haillet. This sneaker worked better for the players as it provided more excellent stability and support on foot. When Haillet retired and left Adidas, the brand looked for another player who will serve as the new face of their revolutionary leather tennis footwear.
The Adidas Stan Smith
Adidas commissioned Stan Smith, an American player, to replace Haillet as the leather tennis footwear's endorser. Under Smith's aegis, the shoe has undergone several tweaks, such as non-moving tongue and better heel padding. Since then, Adidas Stan Smith has cemented its status as one of the most iconic footwear silhouettes in history.
Adidas Stan Smith has served as the beginning of the revolution of tennis footwear. Several brands unveiled their takes of tennis shoes, such as K-Swiss, Puma, Nike using new and lighter materials to deliver more stability and support. Meanwhile, Adidas has been consistent in coming up with several iterations molded from the colorful history of Adidas tennis shoe archives. And because of the minimalist and versatile appeal of the tennis kicks, it seamlessly crossed the lifestyle domain, which many found easier to mix and match to their casual attire.
One iteration that was introduced by Adidas that features the tennis kick aesthetics is the Adidas Advantage Bold shoe. These tennis-inspired shoes bring back the classic tennis footwear design added with bold detail on the heel for a fashionable style. This pair has a smooth leather upper that sits atop a thick rubber sole added with few iconic Adidas details to complete its charming aesthetics.
- The Adidas Advantage Bold sneaker comes with extra regular laces.
- This pair's rubber outsole furnishes dependable traction on different surfaces.