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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.

  • Price
    $70
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Fit & Sizing

The Adidas Lite Racer BYD sports a low-top profile that allows the wearer to have excellent mobility when wearing it. A traditional lace-up closure also gives a secure fit to the foot. The sneaker is available exclusively in men’s sizes from 6.5 to 14 US, although ladies who think they can rock these kicks can get one just by going down a size and half lower than their standard size.

Adidas Lite Racer BYD Style

Versatile in both look and style, the Adidas Lite Racer BYD has all the touches of comfort needed in an everyday shoe. The Cloudfoam tech found in the shoe’s midsole provides excellent support and cushioning. Perfect for completing that casual, all-day comfort look, the Adidas Lite Racer BYD goes well with jeans, joggers, and shorts, as well as hoodies, shirts, and even the occasional simple button down top.

Notable Features

The Adidas Lite Racer BYD has a breathable two-tone stretch mesh upper with a sock-like construction. A Cloudfoam supportive midsole gives the shoe the touch of remarkability it needs to set it apart from the rest. One can find the iconic and classic seamless 3-stripes with logo detailing on the shoe. Upon closer inspection, the Adidas Cloudfoam tongue label can also be seen, as well as the Adidas wordmark on the heel strap and the webbing heel pull with the 3-Stripes detail, too.

Adidas Lite Racer BYD History

Passion and vision are all it takes to make a dream come true and the founder of the world-renowned apparel brand, Adidas, worked on just those two values to realize it. Founded in 1949, Adi Dassler’s Adidas entered the sneaker market with its spiked soccer, and track and field sports shoes. This catapulted the brand into the limelight, raging success nipping at its heels.

Today, Adidas stays both popular and relevant by offering the public shoes that boast a right mix of quality, design, and innovation. When it comes to upping the game with sneaker tech, Adidas is at the forefront of the race with no plans of slowing down. One great example of an Adidas technology that many people have taken a liking to is the Cloudfoam. This sneaker technology offers both instep comfort and cushioning at a superior level.

Adidas’ Cloudfoam-integrated sneakers include the running-inspired Adidas Lite Racer BYD lifestyle kick. Clean and contemporary, the low-top has a nice and snug mesh build to it that adds to its whole “comfort and style” persona, capping of a decent shoe that performs well and gives wearers everything that they are looking for in a sneaker.

Additional Info

  • The collar and the tongue of the Adidas Lite Racer BYD are cushioned and padded for added comfort.
  • It also has a flexible traction outsole that is both durable and reliable.
  • The eco Ortholite cushioned insole is removable.
  • The Adidas Lite Racer BYD low-top comes at a medium width.

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