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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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Adidas City Cup History

Armed with dedication and continuing efforts to produce some of the best skateboarding shoes, Adidas' Skateboarding division went through their archives to find inspiration for their next release. The brand's rich collection of diverse shoes did not disappoint, as two iconic silhouettes from the 90s - the Montreal and Powerphase - became the primary influence behind their latest model release called the Adidas City Cup.

Introduced in January 2018, the Adidas City Cup is a heavy-duty skate shoe that features a brand-new silhouette and a classic style. Its name is inspired by designer Scott Johnson's style of enforcing a double cup midsole, which provides support, stability, and visual appeal. It is available in a number of colorways including Miles Silvas' signature colors of black, red, and white.

Adidas City Cup Style

Armed with an old-school style and streamlined silhouette, the Adidas City Cup is a stylishly classic shoe that could still be worn years from now. Its low-top silhouette and monochromatic colors make for an easy mix and match with countless casual outfits. Pair it with shorts, jeans, or joggers for a laidback day or opt for a pair of chinos and a polo shirt for days you want to look dressier.

Fit & Sizing

The Adidas City Cup is available in men's sizes only. The gentlemen can choose from sizes 6 to 14, while the ladies who would like to own a pair should go 1.5 sizes down from their standard shoe size. This kick generally fits true to size, but some shoe users reported that it felt bigger than expected. Hence, fitting the shoe in person is best recommended.

Notable Features

This kick's upper is crafted from thick suede overlays with mesh underlays for durability and breathability respectively. The toe area features the brand's AdiTuff technology, which provides longer wear despite performing board tricks. Perforation detailing is also found in the toe area and the tongue for maximum ventilation.

The most notable feature of this shoe is its double-cup midsole that provides added flex, support, stability, and aesthetic appeal. The shoe's herringbone tread pattern extends up to the sidewalls of the midsole which offers maximum grip especially when skateboarding.

Additional Info

  • The Adidas City Cup is available in D Medium width.
  • This kick’s tongue is made of leather.
  • The insoles are detachable.
  • An Adidas City Cup Challenge has been created on Instagram wherein skateboarders from different countries are seen wearing the Adidas City Cup shoe and performing tricks using the shoe.

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