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.
Adidas Gazelle Cutout History
The Adidas Gazelle, released in 1966, was the first ever Adidas shoe to use suede. Adidas wanted to come out with a lighter weight model and the suede material made this possible. The Gazelle debuted in two colorways, the Gazelle Rot (red) and the Gazelle Blau(blue), which not only differed in color but purpose as well. The red colorway had a gum rubber sole for outdoor use while the blue one had a microcell ripple sole for a firmer grip on indoor surfaces.
Six years since its first release, in 1972, the Gazelle’s microcell sole was updated by Adidas with hexagonal tread patterns which the new Adidas Gazelle Cutout now sports. As a testament to the silhouette’s popularity, Adidas has launched many variations of this model throughout the years, and it continues to be one of the best-selling models they have.
The Adidas Gazelle Cutout is one of the newest iterations of the popular silhouette. It was launched in the first quarter of 2017 as a women’s exclusive line and featured a geometric cutout design and a synthetic leather and nubuck upper.
Adidas Gazelle Cutout Style
The Gazelle Cutout classic silhouette has a casual feminine vibe that looks great when paired with dresses. It also looks good with short skirts, distressed or slim jeans, leggings, and shorts.
Fit & Sizing
The Gazelle Cutout is available in women’s sizes which range from 3 to 11. Several buyers have warned that the shoe runs a bit small so buying a size larger might be ideal.
The overlapping geometrical cutout patterns on this classic low-top silhouette sets the Gazelle Cutout apart from most other shoes. The shoe’s sole which features a distinctive hexagonal tread design gives the shoe enhanced grip and support.
- The Gazelle Cutout features an embossed logo on its heel patch and tongue.