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.
The Adidas HAGT Superstar is available in sizes 5 to 14 for men only. Because it runs big, getting a size smaller is recommended. Women who wish to get this kick should go down 1.5 sizes from their usual pair.
Strut the streets like a superstar with this fashionable kick. Highlight its iconic shape and shell-toe with a pair of joggers pants or cropped jeans. This low-top Adidas Superstar sneaker can also be worn with sports dresses and even midi skirts.
This sneaker features a soft leather upper with a lace-up closure. A cheeky “Have A (Trefoil) Time” can be seen on the lining and collar of this shoe. The bone-colored midsole comes with a debossed logo hit on its lateral side.
Have a Good Time, also known as HAGT, was conceptualized in 2010 in Nakameguro, Tokyo. It is famous for its casual vibe and laid-back designs. They quickly established a large number of followers as one of Tokyo’s fastest rising streetwear brands. This led to their collaboration with Adidas in 2018.
In 2019, HAGT collaborated with Adidas again to re-create their 2 classic silhouettes, namely the Gazelle Super and Superstar 80s. These special-edition sneakers are dressed in fresh, eye-catching colors and co-branded detailing. The Superstar 80s iteration is dressed in a black-and-white upper combo with a graphic lining. The tongue also features a “have a good time” print instead of the usual Trefoil branding found in the Adidas Superstar 80s model.
- The Adidas HAGT Superstar 80s was launched in January 2019.