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.
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.
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.
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.
Good to know
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.
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.
Men’s sizes from 4-14 in medium width are offered for the Adidas Originals Gazelle Super HAGT. It has a lace closure to adjust the fit, while the suede upper delivers a solid and durable feel. The low-cut silhouette enables ankle mobility.
Released in a Clear Blue/Core Black/Chalk White colorway, the Adidas Originals HAGT Gazelle Super delivers a sporty yet classy appeal. It can be dressed down or up, paired with a variety of pants, chinos, jeans, joggers, and shorts along with t-shirts, button-downs, sweatshirts, and polo shirts. Neutral colors would emphasize the soft colorway best.
The low-top Adidas HAGT Gazelle Super features a luxurious suede upper. It also has the classic Gazelle details, such as the T-toe design and the original sleek silhouette. On a logo window near the eye stay is the Have a Good Time branding.
The Adidas Trefoil logo is embossed on the tongue and heel. On the padded collar is the printed graphic lining featuring the Have a Good Time label. Lastly, the sides showcase the serrated and stitched Three Stripes logo.
The iconic Adidas Gazelle first debuted in the 1960s as a training kick. From there it made its way into the lifestyle scene and has been a solid sneaker for many years. Today, it continues to be a highly popular model, leading to more shoes released in the series.
There are many kicks in the Adidas Gazelle collection, proving just how classic and versatile the sneaker can be. Each edition features the timeless, sleek silhouette of the original, along with its characteristic T-toe detail. The balance between sporty and casual enables each release to have a charm of its own.
In 1987, the brand released the Adidas Gazelle Super in what was then Yugoslavia. It was such a sought-after edition that, on its 30th anniversary, the brand reintroduced the design to the delight of sneakerheads. It has since become another mainstay in the Gazelle line, with such versions as the Adidas HAGT Gazelle Super following its lead.
This Adidas Originals model was created in collaboration with the Tokyo-based streetwear brand Have a Good Time. The cult label brought its signature subtle touch to the Gazelle Super, giving it an eye-catching yet soft colorway. The minimalistic flair is complemented by the graphic print on the collar lining, and the exclusive Have a Good Time branding detail.
- This model’s rubber outsole features a hexagonal pattern for superb traction.