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.
Stella McCartney recreates the fit and hold of the regular Adidas Ultra Boost model. The sneaker has decent interior for a comfortable fit without being sloppy. It comes in women’s sizing.
Adidas offers a running-inspired hold for those who are inclined to use the shoe for a few rounds around the track. The shoe has sufficient toe room while the midfoot has a nice hold. This is basically the Ultra Boost with Stella McCartney's own imprint where design goes.
The Adidas by Stella McCartney Ultra Boost is a combination of fitness and style. The shoe can be a great choice when going for a run or training in the gym. It can also be a great complement for a chic street-style outfit as well without risking comfort.
The comfort and style of the Adidas by Stella McCartney Ultra Boost are what the buyers really loved about the shoe. They loved how comfortable the shoe feels on the foot and how long-lasting the comfort is. They were also highly appreciative over the look and style of the shoe and how Stella McCartney gave a fun and vibrant vibe on it through its colorways.
In August 2015, Adidas and Stella McCartney gave birth to a new addition to their partnership and a special version of the Adidas Ultra Boost: the Adidas by Stella McCartney Ultra Boost.
The Adidas Ultra Boost has gained quite some attention since the shoe was seen worn by big names such as Kanye West. The Stella McCartney version of the Adidas Ultra Boost was made exclusively for women. The shoe showcases a Primeknit upper in a mixture of Black, Grey, and Light Pink colorway on its first release. The Flywire detailing is present and the White Boost midsole compliments the whole look of the shoe.
The following year, Adidas and Stella McCartney teamed up again to give the Ultra Boost a fresh look in a brand new colorway. The shoe rocks a White Primeknit upper with black overlays, an orange detailing on the side panels of the shoe, and pink laces. A grey heel counter, a mesh cage, a white BOOST midsole, and a black rubber outsole, finish up the whole look of the shoe.
Also by summer on that same year, as a celebration for the 2016 Summer Olympics, she partnered with Adidas again to bring a new addition to their footwear collection. McCartney picked the Ultra Boost and Pure Boost profiles and shot up their sneaker’s performance roots with fashion senses. McCartney ditched the Primeknit on the Ultra Boost with a softer, glitter fuelled weave, which is rendered in an eye-catching gold knit. The laces and lacing system of the shoe were complemented with some white accents.
Another addition to the Stella McCartney and Adidas Collaboration is a new iteration to the Adidas Ultra Boost. This time, McCartney created a glow in the dark colorway for the shoe. The Primeknit upper of the shoe was covered in a grey color with hints of some TPU detailing. Bits of volt/neon that glows when the lights are off was an addition to the Primeknit material of the shoe.
In the 2016 Fall Collection of the brand, Stella McCartney made a new iteration to the Ultra Boost, giving the shoe a vibrant colorway. The shoe showcases a mesh outer cage system in black and purple. A red and white pattern covers the upper and white color on the toe, heel, laces, and midsole unit to complement the whole new look of the shoe.
By early this year, McCartney ditched her usual colorful colorways and decided to go all white for the Adidas Ultra Boost and released the Adidas by Stella McCartney Ultra Boost Triple White. The shoe is covered in a white Primeknit upper with some hints of black. A matching white cage, heel counter, Boost midsole, and Continental rubber outsole is the finish to the new look of the shoe.
Stella McCartney has managed to give the women’s version of the Adidas Ultra Boost a brand-new look with its clean and vibrant colorways.
- A product of the collaboration between Adidas and Stella McCartney.
- The pricing of the shoe may vary depending on its colorway.
- A stretchy knit upper can be observed on the shoe.
- A Stella McCartney branding pull tab can be seen on the tongue of the shoe.
- A lace-up closure is observed.
- The shoe showcases a sock construction.
- The shoe is partially lined and with removable insole.
- The shoe has a white Boost midsole.
- The shoe is provided with white round laces.